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The Challenges Facing Toronto’s Condo Market

If you’ve been looking into buying a condo downtown Toronto, you may have noticed a few things that could be perceived as concerning or even bewildering. Maybe the prices are too high and you can’t figure out why or how that could be. Or perhaps you’re finding that every condo you’re interested in is gone before you even have a chance to give it a second thought.

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Do You Need a Home Inspector?

Before you make the big decision of buying a home, it’s a wise idea to get a professional home inspection. They can prevent a lot of issues for both buyers and sellers. It’s important to select the best inspector for the job. Here are some tips to consider when choosing a home inspector.

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How to Price Your Home to Sell

One of the most important – and trickiest – considerations when selling your home is listing it for the right price! An overpriced home is the number one reason it won’t sell. When it’s priced too high it can sit on the market for far too long and turn into a stale listing. Here are some ways to best find out how much your house is worth:

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The Bridle Path: Real Estate’s ‘Millionaires Row’

Referred often as “Millionaires Row”, the area known as ‘The Bridle Path’ is the most affluent neighbourhood in Canada. With an average household income of approximately $1M, and an average dwelling value of $2.24M, this exclusive enclave of homes is located in North York, Toronto and is surrounded by the Don River Valley and lush parkland, which provide the perfect backdrop for The Bridle Path’s stately homes.

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Spring is a Great Time to Sell Your Home!

When spring has sprung, so has the housing market! Spring is typically considered a hot period to sell your home, as it’s the beginning of the busiest season in most areas.

One reason is that people like the warmer weather. Homes look better and days are longer. Families also usually prefer to purchase a home this time of year to be settled before the next school year begins. Homes do not have as much curb appeal during the harsh winter months. Blooming flowers and fresh gardens make the house beautiful and inviting at a first glance.

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2018 Real Estate: Should You Buy or Sell First?

In Toronto’s ever evolving real estate market, both buying and selling a home are very personal decisions. Add buying and selling at the same time, and the process becomes even trickier. The path up the property ladder is different for everyone and which to do first depends on your unique circumstances.

Buying and selling a home at the same time is no small endeavour and involves extensive research and a clear understanding of all the steps involved.

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Top Five Ways to Prep Your Home for an Open House

When selling your home, there are several benefits to having an open house.

It gets eyes on your home, especially for potential buyers who otherwise may not book a showing. Some home buyers prefer the less formal setting of an open house and it gives them the opportunity to easily bring along other family members or friends to view it with them. It is also a great opportunity to receive feedback on your home.

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