Duncan Fremlin on Qualifying Buyers

Contributed by Duncan Fremlin Broker, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. If you’re are beginning to think about buying real estate, there’s a good chance  you’ll be searching for houses on the internet and driving by for sale signs.  It also follows that you’ll be calling a few Realtors to view houses and acquire information.  I look […]

A strong sense of togetherness

Contributed by Daniel Bloch Cabbagetown pride is more evident today than it has ever been. There is a strong sense of togetherness throughout the neighbourhood associations, the annual festivals, and the level of care in home ownership on the storybook streets that border Parliament. Visitors to the area are welcomed by beautifully landscaped gardens, smiling […]

The cost of breaking your mortgage

Contributed by Marshall Tully Most homeowners should expect to pay a penalty if they want to break their mortgage to get a better rate, sell their home, pay down the mortgage principal more than your prepayment allows or for a complete refinance.  Homeowners in 5 year fixed mortgages often look to break their mortgage during […]

Phase 3 begins: Toronto Community Housing Kicks off Phase Three of Regent Park revitalization

Toronto Community Housing, The Daniels Corporation, MLSE Foundation and representatives from the City of Toronto joined with Regent Park residents on May 14 to celebrate the launch of Phase Three of the Regent Park Revitalization.   Also on hand were students from Nelson Mandela Park Public School, who unveiled the design for a key highlight […]

Transportation Means Garages

By Kathy Flaxmann Transportation means garages  and, as usual, Cabbagetown has a vast range of sizes and styles. According to real estate agent Duncan Fremlin, a drive down some of the back lanes illustrates just this point.  “Look between Wellesley and Amelia, west of Sackville and you will see some very different styles,” he points […]