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
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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

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…
Vaughan Ontario Expo City

Vaughan moves into the 21st century with the arrival of Expo City

Vaughan will soon be home to stylish and spacious suites that will offer picturesque views of the landscape from Vaughan’s tallest tower at 37 story high. Residents will have access to the ultimate in recreation, nightlife, shopping and dining…
York Spadina Subway Extension Vaughan

Update on York-Spadina Subway Line Extension In Vaughan

York Region may need to chip in another $92 million for subway line extension The subway extension of Toronto’s York-Spadina line will eventually see trains serve a Vaughan Metropolitan station at Millway Avenue and Highway 7, but the project…
New Home HST Rebates Ontario Canada

HST Rebate Program For New Home Purchases in Ontario

Did you know that if you purchase a new home in Ontario that you may be entitled to an HST rebate from the government?  Many home buyers do not know this is available as builders may not share this information at the time of purchase. The…
Maple Ontario Santafest Parade 2014

2014 SantaFest Parade in Maple, Ontario

Halloween is just a distant memory and that means Christmas will be knocking on your door before you know it. With the festive season just around the corner we can once again look forward to the 2014 annual SantaFest Christmas Parade in Maple…
Legalizing basement apartments in Vaughan Ontario

Legalizing Basement Apartments in Vaughan: An Update

About a year ago, I blogged about legalizing basement apartments (otherwise known as “secondary suites”) in Vaughan. You can take a look at that past post here. I’ve been following developments on this topic closely and wanted to provide…

House Sells in Vaughan For Over $1M, Beating Neighbourhood Record

How does a house break the $1 million mark in Islington Woods? Location matters, but effective staging and a flexible pricing strategy seal the deal. In July of 2013, sellers from Islington Ave and Rutherford Road approached me with a specific…