By: Stephanie Cluett-Eid

Tags: interest rates,style4living,real estate,mortgages,mortgage interest rate,mortgage rate,prime rate,2020,2023,mortgage,toronto,gta,greater toronto area,stephanie cluett-eid,stephanie cluett

The pandemic has forced most of us to learn to live with a good dose of uncertainty when it comes to our ability to make even short-term plans. But despite being faced with unprecedented challenges brought on by COVID-19, Canada’s central bank still has to confidently make strategic policy choices with an eye to the seemingly distant future. So, when the bank said last week during a regula...Read More

By: Stephanie Cluett-Eid

Tags: tipls,financial debt,resolve debt,financial advice,money advice,money,savings,debt,covid19,pandemic,financial difficulty

As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across countries and cities, economies across the world have taken a hit. Uncertainty in the markets, declining economy, and rise in unemployment have impacted thousands of lives. If you’re finding it challenging to pay your rent or meet your mortgage payments, and other expenses, you’re not alone.  Managing your finances during these...Read More

By: Kelsey Pudloski from Livabl_

Tags: home improvement,happiness,renovations,home owner,projects,happy renovation,style4living,kitchen renovation,closet,paint job,renovation,upgrade,basement,bathroom,insulation,hardwood

When you’re in the midst of a kitchen renovation — heating up yet another microwavable meal while surrounded by a thin layer of construction dust — it can be difficult to feel any joy whatsoever. It’s a stressful time, and those soggy chicken nuggets spinning around in the microwave become a direct representation of your mental state.  But there’s light at the e...Read More

By: Sean MacKay from Livabl_

Tags: home prices,2022,canadian market,toronto real estate,toronto market,market update,market prediction,style4living,style 4 living,home price forecast,real estate forecast,capital economics,price increase,home price increase

A surprisingly strong showing from the Canadian housing market in June is leading economists to swiftly revise their forecasts as homebuyers returned to the market in larger than anticipated numbers. June market data published last week by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) showed country-wide home sales up 63 percent over May and more than 15 percent compared to the same period last yea...Read More

By: Sean MacKay from Livabl_

Tags: home price,pandemic,real estate,market recovery,market update,toronto,gta,greater toronto area,style 4 living,style4living,home price gain,june home prices,june real estate,june 2020

Canada’s housing market came roaring back in June, with country-wide home sales tracked by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) returning to normal levels for the month. Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver led the way in sales gains for June, with transactions rising 83.8 percent, 75.1 percent and 60.3 percent, respectively, over May totals. And, according to the data released today, it...Read More

By: Stephanie Cluett-Eid

Tags: bbq,barbeque,hacks,summer hacks,summer bbq,summer barbeque

One thing we’ve all learned this summer is finding fun ways to spend time with our families. One of the most delicious ways that I’ve spent time with my family is by firing up the grill for a backyard barbecue or Bar-B-Que or BBQ. No matter how you spell it, it’s a fun, delicious way to have fun at home. I’ve found a few hacks that might help you up the ante on your ba...Read More

By: Stephanie Cluett-Eid

Tags: budgetting,homeowner,home ownership,homeownership,home owner savings,saving,style4living,homeowner tips,budgetting tips,budget,budget tips

Transitioning from a renter to a homeowner unlocks a whole new level of freedom and responsibility. Now, you can paint your living room walls that Kermit-green colour that you love so much, or adopt 15 cats — sans a landlord, there’s just so much more flexibility. Of course, questionable paint choices and pets aren’t the only things that will change in your life as a new homeown...Read More

By: Stephanie Cluett-Eid

Tags: REAL ESTATE FYI,GTA REALTOR REPORT,GTA REAL ESTATE,TORONTO REAL ESTATE,DURHAM REAL ESTATE,DOWNTOWN,CONDOS,EAST YORK,BEACHES,SCARBOROUGH,MARKET REPORT,REAL ESTATE REPORT,HOME SALES,HOME LISTINGS,CONDOS,SALES,LISTINGS,style4living,stephanie cluett,cluett-eidstyle 4 living,june 2020,june 2019,comparison

If you have questions about any of the below, or any other real estate needs, please feel free to reach out to me - I'd love to help! [Widget(SlideShow)] ...Read More

By: Stephanie Cluett-Eid

Tags: mortgage,mortgage renewal,mortgage lenders,style4living,stephanie cluett,stephanie cluett-eid,toronto mortgage,toronto mortgages,mortgage renewal toronto,suggestions,new lenders

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By: Sean MacKay from Livabl_

Tags: housing,rbc,affordable housing,house prices,housing prices,real estate prices,real estate market,market prices,market update,real estate update,market watch,real estate watch,style4living

The early months of the COVID-19 pandemic will be remembered for the sharp fall in home sales and listings as anxious buyers and sellers moved cautiously to the sidelines amidst unprecedented economic uncertainty. Now, as the landscape tentatively brightens and the outlook becomes clearer, a new report from RBC explores the pandemic’s impact on one of the thorniest issues in Canadian real e...Read More