Trish Bongard Godfrey

Toronto Land Transfer Changes Effective March 1, 2017

21 February 2017
Trish Bongard Godfrey

February 16, 2017 -- City of Toronto Council has approved changes to the Toronto Land Transfer Tax that mean additional Toronto Land Transfer Tax costs for some home buyers with a closing date on or after March 1, 2017, when it will be harmonized with the provincial LTT.


Council Considers Citywide Ban on Pad Parking

03 March 2016
Trish Bongard Godfrey

On December 9 and 10 last year, Toronto City Council debated a motion by Councillor Shelley Carroll to extend the moratorium on front yard parking pads to the entire city.


What's On For the Holidays: December Event Guide

03 December 2015
Trish Bongard Godfrey

What's on in Toronto for the holidays in 2015.


The Next Wave of Buyers

02 September 2015
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Here are 3 reasons why I predict increased interest in Toronto real estate from buyers in the US, UK, and Europe.


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...


Hot Market, Warm Homes, Cold City – 2013 Year End Round-Up

06 January 2014
Trish Bongard Godfrey

So after that nasty ice storm over Christmas, I thought we'd get a break from the cold...


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...


What to Do in a (Toronto) Flood

13 June 2013
Trish Bongard Godfrey

When asked about whether all the rain was going to stop, our neighbour in Nova Scotia...


Don't Gamble with Real Estate Values

21 April 2013
Trish Bongard Godfrey

You can’t see the smile on my face, but if you could, it is because a few days ago I got ...


Downtown vs. GTA

04 January 2013
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Happy New Year! According to the Toronto Real Estate Board...


The New Bridgepoint Hospital - Architecture to Serve People

06 June 2012
Trish Bongard Godfrey

My friends Cynthia Webb, Vice President Leadership Gifts, and Catherine Nugent,...


St. Clair West Renewal

03 March 2012
Trish Bongard Godfrey

St. Clair West Renewal The renewal of the St. Clair West area...