Exciting New Lakeside Real Estate Development Coming Mississauga

By: Case Feenstra Team

Exciting New Lakeside Real Estate Development Coming Mississauga

Tags: Mississauga Community, New Real Estate, Housing Project

Some may think Mississauga has no more room to expand – except up. Take the new 81 Storey M-3 building for example. But a new development on an old industrial site in South Mississauga is creating excitement.   Inspiration Lakeview, the name of the project, will be extremely sought after not only because of location next to Lake Ontario, but also because of the proximity to Mississauga ...Read More

Real Estate Market 2019 Forecast

By: Case Feenstra Team

Real Estate Market 2019 Forecast

Tags: Real Estate, GTA Real Estate, Mortgage, Housing Market

Predicting how markets will perform in the future is notoriously difficult. But still, regardless of their accuracy, predictions can indicate market sentiment – the way people are feeling about a market.   So what are people feeling about Canada’s real estate market. The good news is that there are no predictions of a market crash. Canada’s housing market in general is expec...Read More

Local Event: Milton’s Holiday Street Market

By: Case Feenstra Team

Local Event: Milton’s Holiday Street Market

Tags: Halton, GTA, Shopping, Holiday Market, Milton

Christmas is about a month away. If gift giving is in your plans this year, the pressure is on to get some shopping done. Look no further than Milton’s Holiday Street Market – the largest of its kind in Ontario.   The Street Market, held on December 1 and December 8 from noon to 7pm, is expected to attract some 150,000 Christmas shoppers from across Halton and the GTA.   The ...Read More

New Luxury Condo in Toronto’s Yorkville

By: Case Feenstra Team

New Luxury Condo in Toronto’s Yorkville

Tags: Toronto Luxury Real Estate, Penthouse Condo, High Net-worth

Are you looking for luxury living options in the heart of Toronto? 621 condo transactions took place from 2017 until now for condos that sold between $1 million and $2 million. That number is growing which means demand from ultrahigh-net-worth individuals is quite high in Toronto.   Unfortunately there has been a limited supply of high-end condos, just like all types of housing in the GTA &nd...Read More

Study: What is more costly? Toronto Vs. the Suburbs

By: Case Feenstra Team

Study: What is more costly? Toronto Vs. the Suburbs

Tags: Public Transit, Housing Development, 905 Region, GTA Real Estate

The cost of a long commute from the suburbs can outweighs the cost of living in Toronto when money AND time are considered, according to a recent study.   Money can be saved if public transit it used instead of driving – but the trade-off is the extra time that commuting takes compared to driving a car.    The further you live from Toronto, the cheaper housing is, but commutin...Read More

Premium Outlets Expansion in Halton

By: Case Feenstra Team

Premium Outlets Expansion in Halton

Tags: Shopping, Halton Hills, Real Estate, Luxury

Montblanc, Prada, Zadig et Voltaire, and Gucci are some of the new luxury stores being opened in Toronto Premium Outlets, by Trafalgar Road and the 401. These stores add to the existing high-end shops including Burberry, Hugo Boss, Jimmy Choo, Stuart Weitzman, and Ted Baker.   The new stores opened the week of November 15th, in time for the holiday shopping season.   A total of 140,000 s...Read More

8 Things to know about Buying a Pre-Construction Condo

By: Case Feenstra Team

8 Things to know about Buying a Pre-Construction Condo

Tags: Down Payment, Condo, Closing Fees, Real Estate, New Buyers

There are obvious cost savings from buying a preconstruction condo over a resale condo. However, there are some key differences that you should know before buying or investing. Keep the following in mind when thinking about a pre-construction condo:   20% down payment Some preconstruction condos can be bought with a 5% down payment at first but this amount will ramp up to 20% through inst...Read More

New 81 Storey Condo coming to Mississauga

By: Case Feenstra Team

New 81 Storey Condo coming to Mississauga

Tags: Mississauga Real Estate, Condo Development, GTA

Toronto may be Ontario’s home of skyscrapers, but Mississauga is up and coming with a new 81 storey condo. The building, named M3, will be Mississauga’s tallest tower and one of the tallest in the GTA.   M3 is one of eight towers of the M City planned community in downtown Mississauga. The plans include a total of 900 units ranging from 480 to 1000 square feet. Two acres of park s...Read More

Private Lending for Real Estate on the Rise

By: Case Feenstra Team

Private Lending for Real Estate on the Rise

Tags: Home Buyers, Renovations, Real Estate Investments, Mortgage

More home buyers and those looking to refinance their mortgage are turning to private lenders for their financing. Why is this happening? Should you use private lending for your real estate purchase, home renovations or refinancing plans?   Canada’s mortgage rules are stricter than before, interest rates are higher, and housing is expensive. Ultimately, home buyers need more money and m...Read More

Amazon HQ and Toronto’s Real Estate

By: Case Feenstra Team

Amazon HQ and Toronto’s Real Estate

Tags: Amazon HQ, Real Estate, Housing, First Time Buyers

50,000 new, high-quality, well-paying jobs will be created wherever Amazon decides to construct their second headquarters. Is the GTA ready for this potential job creator? When it comes to housing, could the GTA housing supply constraints be factor in why Amazon may be looking elsewhere.   Toronto is a technology-hub with many high-skilled workers scattered throughout the Greater Toronto Area...Read More