Toronto Public Transit Ranked Best in Canada- Christine Yang Real Estate

Toronto Public Transit Ranked Best in Canada

  A recent report by Redfin, a technology-based real estate brokerage, revealed that Toronto’s public transit system is the best in the country!   Public transit plays a huge role in real estate. Homes near transit stops, such as buses, streetcars, and subways, have more appeal and value to buyers. Having great public transit is...
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Canada One of the Best Countries for Millennial Homebuyers- Christine Yang Real Estate

Canada One of the Best Countries for Millennial Homebuyers

  As if people needed another reason to love Canada. A recent report released by RBC Economic Research revealed that ownership rates among millennial Canadians were higher compared to other countries.   The report found that more than 40% of homes in Canada were owned by people younger than 35. This is higher than many...
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5 Things Not to Do as a First Time Buyer- Christine Yang Real Estate

5 Things Not to Do as a First Time Buyer

  Buying a home is a huge investment and responsibility. Everyone is a first-time buyer at some point. The process can be terrifying and confusing. Here are five mistakes first time buyers commonly make that you shouldn’t!   Don’t: Forget about Credit Scores Most people don’t check their credit score every day as it doesn’t...
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Ontario Real Estate May Soon Get Transparent Bidding- Christine Yang Real Estate

Ontario Real Estate May Soon Get Transparent Bidding

  Real estate transactions have historically been cloaked in mystery. For years the public and industry professionals have been asking for more transparency. Now it seems the government might finally be listening. The Ontario government is currently looking to modernize the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act (REEBA)   How real estate in the province...
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Best and Worst Cities for Single Home Buyers in Canada

With home prices rising across Canada, affording a house on a single salary becomes tough. If you’re single and looking to buy a home, here are the best and worst cities to do so according to Zoocasa.   Least Affordable It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the two largest cities, Toronto and Vancouver, are...
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This is Toronto’s Most Popular Neighborhood-Christine Yang Real Estate Agent

This is Toronto’s Most Popular Neighborhood

  If you’re looking to buy a home in the Greater Toronto Area, chances are you’ve considered this neighborhood. Anyone who knows Toronto knows that the Danforth is one of the most beloved areas. And a recent study by REW.ca also revealed that it’s also a hotspot for homebuyers.   The Danforth, also known as...
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How to Make Your Home Appealing to Buyers in the Winter- Christine Yang GTA Real Estate Agent

How to Make Your Home Appealing to Buyers in the Winter

Real estate sales across the GTA tend to slow down in the winter months. Centimeters of snow and icy wind make looking for homes less than appealing. However, an appealing property for sale will always draw buyers out no matter the time of year. Here are a few tips for making your home appealing to...
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Canada has the Best Quality of Life in the World- Christine Yang Real Estate

Canada has the Best Quality of Life in the World

  As if we needed another reason to celebrate how great Canada is it was just announced that the country is ranked number for the quality of life in the world. This is the fourth year in a row that Canada has come out on top for this ranking.   US News and World Report...
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Province Looking to Condo Developers to Fund Subway Expansion- Christine Yang Real Estate

Province Looking to Condo Developers to Fund Subway Expansion

  Proximity to public transit is a major factor that condo developers look at when choosing where to build. As the GTA continues to grow and push outwards, developers are always trying to predict or influence where the transit lines will expand as well.   The government has noticed this, as they’re not potentially looking...
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