Trish Bongard Godfrey

Need To Know - Conventional vs Collateral: What difference does it make?

24 April 2017
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Although they share much of the same DNA, conventional and collateral mortgages have crucial and consequential differences.


Spring Cleaning

08 March 2017
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Back by popular demand, here is a summary of where to donate items and dispose of hazardous waste.


Sales Up and Listings Down in February

08 March 2017
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Despite the fact that February 2016 had one more day due to the leap year day, this result was up on a year-over-year basis by 5.7 per cent compared to 7,583 sales reported last year.


Market Watch - Toronto Region - October 2016 Infographic

31 October 2016
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Toronto Market Report October 2016 - Infographic


Market Watch - Toronto Region - September 2016 Infographic

30 September 2016
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Toronto Market Report September 2016 - Infographic


Market Watch - Toronto Region - August 2016 Infographic

31 August 2016
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Toronto Market Report August 2016 - Infographic


Wither the Market?

18 May 2016
Trish Bongard Godfrey

One of the reasons I moved my business to Chestnut Park was because of the affiliation with Christie's International.


Hot New Globe & Mail Real Estate Feature? I don’t think so!

03 May 2016
Trish Bongard Godfrey

The Globe has teamed up with Teranet-National Bank to provide a cool new on-line feature to track prices by postal codes, but it may not be all that useful.


How to Finance a Property in Canada If You are a Non-Resident

22 April 2016
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Foreign ownership in Canada brings a unique set of intricacies and challenges.


Does Your Home Pay for Itself? This Home's Airbnb Pad Generates $3000/Month

22 April 2016
Trish Bongard Godfrey

It’s hard to argue with the benefits of an income generating basement apartment. Even the most modest accommodations can help offset a mortgage.


How Government Is Pushing Home Prices Up

09 April 2014
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Seriously, Toronto real estate prices must be headed for double digit increases this year...


Keys of Various Sorts

28 March 2014
Trish Bongard Godfrey

The key to a successful buyer's property tour is micro organization...


The House Crash Begins... Or so they said

13 September 2013
Trish Bongard Godfrey

"The House Crash Begins." Vancouver house prices have plummeted by 12%. Toronto...


How to Price A Property

14 May 2013
Trish Bongard Godfrey

I am frequently asked to price a property when it is about to be listed for sale...