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Lisa Sinopoli's 2018 Winter Market Report

As we head into winter and the end of 2018, I always find this time of year helpful to reflect on what’s happening in the local real estate market. Where have we been, and where are we headed? I have a real estate market report to share, but…
Power of Attorney
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Have You Given Powers of Attorney? Lisa's Real Estate conversations

I can’t stress it enough; the Power of Attorney (POA) is one of the most important documents you can have to protect yourself and your family. A Power of Attorney is most commonly needed during difficult times such as times of illness, an…
Home Staging: The Art of Creating a Home
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Home Staging: The Art of Creating a Home

Home Staging is more than just making a home look pretty. It’s one of the best actions you can take for listing your home. Home Sale Photoshop Your home’s value is based on weighing the best features against the property drawbacks. Home…
Choosing A Real Estate Agent
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Choosing A Real Estate Agent

Like with any important aspect in your life – your health, your finances, your education, etc. – you want to find the best resources and professionals available. Selling or buying a home is no different and choosing a real estate agent is…
Commission Free Listings
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Commission Free Listings: The Dangers of DIY

A risky new trend of commission free listings I’m seeing it more and more nowadays: DIY everything – even real estate! Every time I do, I shake my head. Seriously, DI-Why? Commission free listings, or ‘for sale by owner’, is a risky…
Vaughan Neighbourhoods
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Vaughan Neighbourhoods

Is a move to Vaughan on the horizon? This city offers a beautiful range of neighbourhoods for every walk of life. Whatever you’re looking for, I’ve got a place where you belong. Try this list to start and then get in touch with me for…
Rightsizing your lifestyle
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Rightsizing: Helping Seniors Downsize to the Perfect Place

During the glorious time of life that is retirement, downsizing is the trend homeowners are turning to. The market is perfect right now for cashing in on the family home you’ve been living in. With real estate booming, selling a home can make…

Go Train Station Coming To Vaughan - Kirby Road

The Ontario government announced on June 24th that three new Go Train stations will be built in York Region/Simcoe County with Vaughan’s Kirby Road being one of them. The new Kirby station will be located between the existing Maple and King…
CMHC Legal Rental Unit Vaughan

CMHC Announces New Rules to Increase the Buying Power of Purchasers with Legal Rental Suites

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation has announced new rules for mortgage qualification with regards to legal rental suites, increasing the purchasing power for many homebuyers in this market. Currently, CMHC only allows 50% of the rental…
Pre-construction condo in Toronto
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Tips For Buying a Pre-Construction Condo in Toronto

Thinking about buying a pre-construction condo in Toronto? Buying a property is always a big investment, but buying a condo has unique considerations. This is especially true if you are contemplating putting your hard-earned money into a…