Buying, Renovating and Selling Real Estate in Toronto
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Market Update – April 14

This week we have good news and bad news. The bad news is that the Toronto Maple Leafs are out of the playoffs. The good news is that without that distraction we can concentrate on Toronto’s next favourite past time…Real Estate. With the Spring market upon us you have to think f
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Market Update – April 7

You’d never know it from stepping outside, but the weather is improving and while we are still waiting for that one last snow fall (yes, you know it’s coming), we know the general trend points to warmer temperatures ahead and that can only mean one thing….more listings. Halleluj
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Market Update – March 31

Do you ever wonder when Toronto’s real estate market will cool down? Some buyers just wait patiently for a little relief but even with this Spring market upon us, it seems that there is a better chance that the Leafs will make the playoffs than a typical buyer paying less than the ask
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Market Update – March 24

What a difference a few weeks make. It wasn’t that long ago when agents were complaining about the lack of new listings. The newspapers were quick to pick up on this as the leading contributor to the number of multiple offers and the near double digit month over month property value i
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How did February 2014 perform?

Check out Bosley’s Fabruary real estate wrap up infographic.  A shocking 64% of homes sold at or over listing.
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Multiple offer season is back!

I used to live on Rhodes Ave in Toronto’s east end…glad to see it doing so well! Shortage of new listings fuelling desperation among Toronto home buyers | Toronto Star www.thestar.com The reason is simple: New listings for houses have been below historic norms yet interest
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Market jumps 9% over last year

Despite the brutally cold winter, the market is red hot. With prices up 9% from last year. Brutally cold February fails to dent Toronto’s red-hot real estate market as prices jump 9% business.financialpost.com The Toronto Real Estate Board said the average sale price for the month was
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Land transfer tax debate is back

Toronto’s land transfer tax debate is front and centre again! To put the tax into perspective, on a $800,000 purchase a buyer will pay over $24,000 in tax (with almost half going to the city, and the balance to the province). Ontario Land transfer tax an election issue www.thest
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Real estate is a good investment?!

We’re getting richer – and the biggest money maker is our homes, says a new Statistics Canada report. Real estate making us richer www.thestar.com Canadian families’ net worth skyrocketing, driven by real estate, says StatsCan
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Must a seller accept a full price offer?

In Toronto, it’s very common for a seller to underprice their home in hopes of soliciting multiple offers, thereby driving up the final purchase price.  Sometimes, the “offer date” passes and the sellers do not receive any offers.  And the very next day, someone will
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