Toronto and Peel to Enter Stage 2 of Reopening on June 24

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Toronto and Peel to Enter Stage 2 of Reopening on June 24

Tags: #Toronto,#Peel,#Reopening ,#June,#RealEstate

As of Wednesday, June 24, Toronto and Peel Region will move to Stage 2 of the reopening plan. The rest of the GTA was allowed to move to Stage 2 on June 19. Please refer to the provincial announcement here. With this announcement, Toronto and Peel Region will be able to ease restrictions on the following activities and businesses: -Outdoor dine-in services at restaurants, bars and other establis...Read More

RE/MAX | Is the Toronto Real Estate Market in Trouble?

By: Mary Jo Vradis

RE/MAX | Is the Toronto Real Estate Market in Trouble?

Tags: TORONTO, REAL ESTATE, MARKET, RE/MAX

Since COVID-related closures and social distancing took effect in Canada, life as we know it has been put on pause within the city of Toronto. As one of the hottest real estate markets within Canada, many have speculated on the impact that the public health crisis will have upon this market. While it is impossible to make a definitive prediction of how Toronto’s real estate market will weath...Read More

Mother day's Brunch Options at Toronto Restaurants doing Delivery and Takeout

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Mother day's Brunch Options at Toronto Restaurants doing Delivery and Takeout

Tags: #MothersDay #Restaurants

Mother's Day brunch in Toronto will look different in 2020 but some local restaurants are still doing delivery or curbside pickup this year even if you can't clink glasses with mom in person. Get breakfast delivered to both your places and have a virtual Zoom version of her special day. Here are restaurants doing Mother's Day brunch for delivery or takeout in Toronto. City Betty (htt...Read More

Things You Can Do To Help Save Our Planet

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Things You Can Do To Help Save Our Planet

Tags: PLANET, ECOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT, EARTH DAY

1.USE YOUR VOICE We are the first generation to know we’re destroying the world, and we could be the last that can do anything about it. Speaking up is one of the most powerful things you can do especially if it’s to the right people. Talk to your MP. Tell them to commit to action to protect our natural world. Contact the brands you buy from and get them to tell you how their product...Read More

TRREB Releases March Report on GTA Housing Market Amid Crisis

By: Mary Jo Vradis

TRREB Releases March Report on GTA Housing Market Amid Crisis

Tags: TRREB Releases March Report,GTA Housing Market, Amid Crisis, COVID 19

The March, 2020 monthly report from the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) shows continued strength in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) housing market, along with the initial signs of turbulence due to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic challenges. A total of 8,012 home sales were recorded in the GTA in March, 2020, increasing 12.3% over the 7,132 sales reported in March, 2019. D...Read More

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Here's The List of Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due to School Closings

Tags: Education Companies, Free Subscriptions, School Closings

Each of these websites will allow you to sign-up for FREE and help your child along with their education. It is perfect for homeschooling which is something we are all needing to do right now.   2Simple (https://2simple.com/blog/using-purple-mash-when-school-closed/) AdmitHub (https://learn.admithub.com/content-covid19support/) ABCMouse/Adventure Academy (https://www.ageoflearning.com/sch...Read More

By: Mary Jo Vradis

TRREB Action on Suspended Toronto City Services Relevant to Real Estate Transactions

Tags: #COVID19 #COVID #RealEstateUpdates #Broker #BrokerLifeToronto #RealtyUpdates

Status of City Planning and Building Services The City has now made adjustments to allow some of these services to continue during the shutdown, while still ensuring the safety of their staff. The following is an update on these services posted by the City: Current Building Department services include: 24/7 emergency building inspections services. Building permit inspection reports can now ...Read More

Housing Affordability in Canada: 75% of Regions “Undervalued”

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Housing Affordability in Canada: 75% of Regions “Undervalued”

Tags: HOUSING MARKET, UNDERVALUED, REAL ESTATE

Despite housing affordability, may buyers being priced out of the market * 62 per cent of brokers surveyed in major Canadian cities are seeing buyers priced out of their market; however, 75 per cent of brokers agree that their market is undervalued * Based on average household income rates and monthly percentage allocated to housing, Canadians can afford homes Despite the commonly held notio...Read More

Key Findings from the 2020 RE/MAX Housing Market Outlook Omnibus Survey

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Key Findings from the 2020 RE/MAX Housing Market Outlook Omnibus Survey

Tags: KEY FINDINGS, 2020,RE/MAX,HOUSING MARKET,REAL ESTATE

  Fifty-one per cent of Canadians are considering buying a property in the next five years. This is up from 36 per cent at the same time last year. The increase is attributed to consumers’ adjustment to the mortgage stress test and increased purchasing power. Only two in 10 survey respondents said the mortgage stress test has negatively  impacted their ability to purchase a home....Read More

Hiring - Client Care Coordinator

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Hiring - Client Care Coordinator

Tags: #jobopportunity #realestate #realestatejobs #realestateto #torontorealestate #urgenthire #torontojobs #opportunity #commercialjobs #adminjobs

Client Care Coordinator Mary Jo Vradis, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd., (Full time)    Toronto’s award-winning real estate broker Mary Jo Vradis, has been helping home buyers and sellers achieve their real estate dreams for over 17 years. With success built on a foundation of trust, exceptional client service and market expertise, I am looking for a multi-talented team player wit...Read More