• 5 Things You Should Know Before Moving to Toronto

    7 days ago - By RIS Media

    Thinking about making the move to Canada's largest city? You won't be disappointed. But there are a few things you should know before you try to navigate this pricey market.
    Real Estate
    Buying a home in Toronto will come with a heavy price tag. Second only to Vancouver in terms of cost of living, property prices have appreciated at above inflation for the past 15 years. The housing market is competitive, and the average price of a home in Toronto in 2017 was $766, 626.
    Foreign buyers will need a 35 per cent down payment in order to get a mortgage here, but new immigrants can look into a...
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  • 5 Things You Should Know Before Moving to Vancouver

    7 days ago - By RIS Media

    While its claim to fame is being the most expensive city in Canada-and also the rainiest-living in Vancouver certainly has its perks. Here's what you should consider before taking the plunge.
    Real Estate
    Buying a home in Vancouver will require more money than it would to buy anywhere else in Canada. While that sounds intimidating, if you have the means, it's a great market to invest in. The average price of a home in Vancouver is $1,056,500-but don't let that scare you off because the late 2016 implementation of a 15 percent foreign buyers tax is slowly helping to curb non-Canadians from...
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