What Tenants Need to Know About the New Standard Lease in Ontario

What Tenants Need to Know About the New Standard Lease in Ontario

Ontario is taking steps to protect renters’ rights with the introduction of a standardized lease on April 30, 2018. Previously, landlords created leases on their own, or with help of a lawyer, and they were often missing important information, were written in legalese or included illegal clauses. Although an illegal clause, such as making a tenant agree […]

The GTA Real Estate Market Activity Showed a Slower Start than Expected

The GTA Real Estate Market Activity Showed a Slower Start than Expected

The 2018 housing market is chillier than last year’s thus far, but activity promises to pick up in the coming months, according to analysis from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB). Their January data reveals 4,019 homes changed hands in the Greater Toronto Area last month, a 22-per-cent drop from 2017. New listings also continued their upward climb, […]

10 Best Android Nutrition and Diet Applications

10 Best Android Nutrition and Diet Applications

One of the more difficult tasks in staying healthy is maintaining a good diet. Exercise is also definitely important. However, if you’re eating the worst stuff, it’ll be for naught. There are just too many awesome foods out there that are also horrible for you. In this round up, we’ll go over the best Android […]

Who Are The Richest Canadians And How Did They Make Their Fortunes?

Who Are The Richest Canadians And How Did They Make Their Fortunes?

By Jamie Carlton Mitchell Goldhar – $2.38 billion Ever heard of Smart REIT? We doubt it, but this real-estate company was recently sold to Colloway REIT investment trust for a sizeable $1.16 billion. The smartest part about it? Mitchell Goldhar made a fortune in the sale, but already had a 21% share in the investment trust […]

Equifax breach provokes frustration for Canadians

Equifax breach provokes frustration for Canadians

Equifax apologized Friday for its consumer response to a cybersecurity breach that exposed the information of millions of people. Responding to criticism that its online and phone support systems were either broken or insufficient, Equifax issued a statement saying its customer support website was back up and functioning properly and that it had tripled the size of its call centre team […]

Time To Talk Taxes

Time To Talk Taxes

In Canada, and certainly in the large urban centres, there are few topics that get more press than real estate these days. It seems that few conversations are capable of lasting more than a single digit number of minutes before some aspect of the topic arises. Much of the talk is about how action should […]