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Throughout 2020 - what is sure to be another dynamic year for housing - be assured that we'll be monitoring and reporting on everything related to Toronto real esate, while continuing to discuss and debate the many facets of house & home! Bookmark the Urbaneer Blog, and we'll keep you informed! Here is what you'll find inside our January 2020 E-Newsletter:
January's installment of our Dear Urbaneer series is entitled, 'So Why Are There New Airbnb Regulations For Toronto?' This time around, I’m answering a client who will be travelling extensively for work and is curious about renting out her Toronto on a third-party platform while she is away. With new regulations surrounding Airbnb, I offer my advice regarding her inquiry: "I’ve just received a promotion at work that will see me travelling extensively every few weeks. I'm considering renting my home out on a short term basis during my absence. I’ve heard a lot about the new rules for Airbnb hosts and wonder if they might impact my ability to do this? Why are there all these rules now? It seems like a reasonable way to help defray my costs while I am away. Just curious as to why they are cracking down." Read my breakdown of the rules and my advice, here!
First, we share our Homewatch News contribution, 'How To Compromise On Design When Sharing A Home'. According to this survey on home design website Houzz.com, 12 per cent of couples considered divorce during their renovation process! The kicker? The major source of conflict is the discovery that their partners have differing styles in mind for renovations! If this sounds familiar, this month's Homewatch could be a valuable read. In it, we discuss ways one can navigate renovating and decorating a new shared living living space, while also keeping the peace. It's all about communication, compromise, and careful planning. Read more, here!
The Urbaneer Team posts a bunch of blogs each week, where we share our love of all things real estate and Toronto! According to Urbaneer.com's manthly analytics, our most read blog was Polling The Pundits: Where Is Toronto Real Estate Headed In 2020? Given housing often occupies a lot of real estate in the media (pun intended), especially in a city like Toronto, where lack of supply, rapidly rising prices and eroding affordability are impact daily living, in this blog we we're distill what the pundits are forecasting about Toronto real estate in 2020. At the beginning of every new year, pundits scramble to share their seasonal prognostication as to what lies ahead in local or national real estate markets, and this year - on the brink of a new decade - the clamour is particularly loud!
The second most popular post was What Does A Toronto Real Estate Lawyer Do For A Property Seller? In this piece, I explain the role and scope of work completed by a real estate lawyer who is representing the Seller of property in Ontario. Buying and Selling real estate in Toronto involves collaborating with a number of different professionals, one of which is a real estate lawyer who ensures a property under contract to exchange ownership completes without issue or delay. And given a property purchase and sale is often one of the largest financial transactions most Canadians will make, it's well-advised to enlist the services of legal experts who can negotiate, problem-solve, and respond promptly!
And - for lovers of unique urban spaces - don't miss our sensational Toronto real estate listed for sale or lease on our site for your consideration!
Browse the January 2020 E-Newsletter here!
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