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Bully Offers & Bidding Wars - Strategies for Buying and Selling

January 24th, 2011

Whether you’re just keeping tabs or you’re an active participant in Toronto’s real estate market you’ve probably heard the terms ‘bidding war’ and ‘bully offer’. Here’s a brief summary that explains the motivations and circumstances which, in any market condition, create these situations. A ‘bidding war’ is when more than… Read Full Entry

Spring Summer 2011 Real Estate Forecast

January 24th, 2011

Just like Spring flowers bursting into bloom, count on our Toronto real estate market to burst with fresh vigor as early as January with a consistent volume of sales and solid prices. Depending on the price point, location and type of dwelling, we may also see prices blossom in segments… Read Full Entry

Understanding Our Market Momentum

June 30th, 2010

Do you wonder why our real estate economy has continued to grow even when you suspect it should not? As a realtor engaged in the trade of property over the past twenty years throughout the City of Toronto, I’ve witnessed the property economy boom, bubble, collapse and recover into the… Read Full Entry

For the Love of Trees

March 26th, 2010

There is something purely enchanting in those first Spring Days when you can open your windows and breath in the fresh scent of nature waking up from its winter hibernation. As the soil thaws, spring flowers begin to peek out to greet the sun, and garden perennials shift from twig-like… Read Full Entry

Gentrification In The City

October 28th, 2009

Have you ever noticed how some neighbourhoods suddenly transform from a plain unimaginative enclave into the new hot trendy area with sky-rocketing property values? And how is it that in the course of a few years a neighbourhood once renown for it’s Italian shoe stores can become home to the… Read Full Entry

From Boom to Balance in the City of Toronto

July 26th, 2009

After an unrivaled housing boom that has cycled substantially longer than those previous, recent Toronto real estate statistics are reporting a reduction in volume traded and a minor increase in home prices. This signals a shift in the market, with the pendulum swinging from a Seller’s market to one that… Read Full Entry

What is your home worth today?

May 9th, 2009

Have you ever wondered why your bank’s appraiser set the value of your property far lower than you thought fair? Or had your insurance company offer a policy that barely covers your decade’s worth of improvements ? And how come those values seem so different from the sale price your… Read Full Entry

Buy Smart Purchasing the Smart Buy

March 2nd, 2009

By the end of 2008 the global financial calamity was impacting Toronto’s real estate market, prompting a drop in value upwards of ten percent. After a frozen moment of hesitation and Holiday hunkering, Buyers who had been actively home-shopping prior to the financial mayhem leapt into the New Year with… Read Full Entry

What Does Your Home Say About You?

February 9th, 2009

Have you ever walked down the street looking at houses and wondered, “Who lives there?”. Casual observations of the style of the house, its condition, and landscaping can reveal several clues about its residents. And the objects around the property, like a flag hung over the front porch, bikes tethered… Read Full Entry

Toronto - City of Neighbourhoods

January 9th, 2009

Embrace the City of Toronto, the City that works! And more recently, a place of international admiration for being a City of Neighbourhoods—a diverse collection of small communities, each with its own unique imprint, identity and flavour, spread across the city’s inner core and outer fringes. Home buyers are increasingly… Read Full Entry