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Posts Tagged: Buyers

August 2017 Market Watch

For this month’s episode of Market Watch we will be talking about what the August market looked like. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released their market watch report for the last month and we’re going to discuss the numbers.   We’re through most of 2017, and we’ve witnessed quite a few fluctuations in the… Read more »

5 Ways To Boost Your Home’s Value

Here are some tips for how to get the best bang for your buck on your home renovations, even in a tight real estate market. 1. Curb Appeal     If your house doesn’t look appealing from the outside, chances are a potential buyer will never make it inside. If the color of your house… Read more »

Foreign Tax Coming to Toronto?

    Remember the foreign buyers tax that was implemented in Vancouver to subdue its crazy real estate market? Well, that tax might be making its way to Ontario, specifically Toronto. Finance minister, Charles Sousa says nothing is off the table regarding the tax, which implies anything is game at this point.   As we… Read more »

February 2017 Market Watch

  In this episode of Market Watch we will be talking about how the month of February played through. The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) released their market watch report for last month, and we’re checking in to see how well the year is going. Sales were leaning towards detached homes, low-rise homes making an appearance… Read more »

THINGS TO DO IN JUNE

The weather is finally gorgeous! We have to enjoy the sunshine as much as possible before the long winter returns once again. Here is a short list of some things I thought of doing this June. Read on, perhaps you’d enjoy some of them too! ROAD TRIP TO NIAGARA Niagara has a ton of amazing… Read more »

How can buyers take control in a sellers market

As many of you already know, the real estate market has been completely bonkers in the last few months.  Almost all listings have bully/ multiple offers, and most  are being sold way over what a few weeks ago was considered to be a “normal price”. While this market is amazing for sellers and listing agents,… Read more »

USEFUL INFORMATION FOR FIRST TIME HOME BUYER’S

A few weeks ago I held a first time home buyer’s seminar.  A lawyer, a mortgage advisor, an inspector and I talked about some of the important things first time home buyers should have knowledge of prior to purchasing, and I just thought I would share some of that information with you. ADVANTAGES OF BUYING… Read more »

THE IMPORTANCE OF KNOWING THE BUILDER OF YOUR HOME

When buyers buy a completely new home, conflicts frequently arise between the buyers and builders. These conflicts generally concern building defects, delay in business projects, or changes in contract dates and prices.

REAL ESTATE MYTHS

1. Pricing a home so there is room for negotiation Sellers often believe that overpricing a home is beneficial, because it leaves room for negotiation. This is one of the greatest real estate myths, because an overpriced house generally deters buyers from seeing it altogether. By limiting the amount of people who see the property,… Read more »

WAYS TO GO GREEN AT HOME

Going green has many positive side effects. It helps keep water and air clean, it reduces the effects of global warming, and it encourages and supports the global sharing of scarce resources. In addition to these benefits, going green reduces your electric and water bills, and it improves your overall health and productivity! Check your… Read more »