Rental Market Declines and Landlords Struggle with Vacant Condos

Toronto Rental Market

2 minute-read It’s not often we witness a declining rental market, but here we are. And, despite popular belief, even the unstoppable Toronto real estate market is susceptible to downward pressure. COVID’s (indirectly) the Culprit of a Declining Rental Market How has COVID impacted the real estate market? As we predicted, COVID didn’t slow the market; in […]

Cottage or Dream Home

cottage or dream home?

2 minute-read A common topic of conversation this year has been whether to invest in a cottage or upgrade to your dream home.  Because of the COVID pandemic, the frequency of this conversation increased ten-fold. Appropriately, I’m writing from the comfort of the deck at my family-cottage in Kearney, Ontario.  This cottage has been in my wife’s […]

How to Elevate Your Rental Listing Game

Virtual Staging

2 minute-read Virtual Staging A typical rental property on the MLS looks fantastic, right? The property is clean, nicely furnished, and decorated, the Real Estate Agent has taken professional photos, there’s a great description, it has been blasted to dozens of websites, has an excellent marketing campaign and it’s all backed up by a hard-working Realtor.  Realistically […]