How Canada’s Mortgage Stress Test Affects You

March 7, 2018 at 1:01 PM

You've heard about the changes to mortgage rules. Now we explain what it means for prospective Options For Homes purchasers.

Options for Homes named an Affordable Housing Champion by the City of Toronto

March 5, 2018 at 1:05 PM

Options for Homes (Options) has been delivering affordable homeownership housing for over 24 years, and now we've been recognized as an Affordable Housing Champion by the City of Toronto. We couldn't be prouder!

Mayor John Tory welcomes residents to Danforth Village Estates

January 5, 2018 at 1:15 PM

Top 5 Tips for Downsizing

December 13, 2017 at 11:21 AM

Whether it's because the kids have all moved-out, or you're preparing for retirement, we know moving from a larger home with lots of stuff into a condo can be tricky.

Our prediction for the next up-and-coming neighbourhood

September 19, 2017 at 11:30 AM

So you want to buy a home in a big metropolis city like Toronto, but housing prices are through the roof. What options do you have? You could buy a place with a friend or family member. You could wait it out. You could buy a home outside of the city, far away from your work and social circles. Or, you could buy a less expensive home, within the city, in an up-and-coming neighbourhood.

Top 5 ways to spot an up-and-coming neighbourhood

August 25, 2017 at 1:41 PM

Options has a pretty strong track record when it comes to finding neighbourhoods right before they become coveted places to live (think: the Distillery District, the Junction, Lawrence and The Allen, Main and Danforth).

First Time Home Buyers

May 1, 2017 at 11:27 AM

Buying your first home will most likely be the biggest purchase you'll ever make. Many people take a long time to make the leap because they're uncertain about their finances, credit ratings, the general affordability or how the whole process works.

The National Housing Strategy Must Support Affordable Home Ownership

January 24, 2017 at 1:45 PM

Home ownership creates the kind of financial security that benefits Canadian families and Canada as a whole. It supports the economy of cities; it helps people prepare for their retirement; it frees up affordable rental housing in tight urban markets; and it builds a stable middle class. Canadians value the opportunities and security home ownership creates.

Affordable Ownership Housing, Did You Know?

January 24, 2017 at 1:43 PM

Canada has a housing crisis, and affordable ownership housing offers several solutions. Here are just a few...