Feb 18
How We Sell Properties Other Agents Can’t!

Recently we were asked by @TorontoStoreys to discuss some strategies that we use to sell properties that had previously been listed by another agent. While many different strategies were addressed, we focused our discussion on the importance of having a tailored marketing plan specific to your property. Not only does a tailored marketing plan ensure […]

Apr 11
Market Update

Here is the Annex and Seaton Village Market Update for Jan. 1, 2018 through Apr. 1, 2018. Click the link below to view the larger pdf Make sure to contact us directly for a personalized market update tracking all the neighbourhoods you are keeping an eye on!

Mar 17
Top 5 Things You Shouldn’t Do When Renovating

Nothing gets a homeowner’s juices flowing quite like the prospect of a remodelling job or major home renovation. You’ve been paging through magazines for years and checking out Houzz and other online home design and architecture websites so much, in fact, you feel like an expert. Here’s the thing: you’re not. You may know precisely […]

Sep 16
Annex Market Update

Recently our clients have been asking how this years summer market compared to the summer market of 2012.  We decided to focus on the Annex and compare the sale prices of Attached/Row, Semi Detached and Detached properties for the months of July and August.   Use the link below to view the results    

Apr 18
Mortgage Terms to Understand

Type & Term: Most common are closed mortgages ranging from months to 5 years, a few lenders have terms up to 15 years. Typically, 6 month and 1 year mortgages can be open or convertible. A true open mortgage can be paid in full at anytime without penalty, while a true convertible mortgage can be […]

How to Avoid the Most Common Buyer Errors

Shopping for a new home is an emotional experience. It is also time consuming and comes with a myriad of details. Some buyers, however, get caught up in the excitement of buying a new home and tend to overlook some items. Their home purchase turns into an expensive process. These errors generally fall into three […]

Home Inspections

The Buyer A new home is an exciting, frightening and expensive venture. The single most expensive purchase you will probably ever make is your home. There would probably be no arguments to the benefits of a home inspection. If you are spending so many thousands of your hard earned money to purchase a home, surely […]

Apr 17
The Benefits of Buyer Agency

In an ideal world, every party in a transaction would be fairly represented. When it comes to real estate, however, this may not be the case. The seller and buyer, depending upon the type of agreement with the Real Estate Professional, may not be represented equally. Many people believe that the agent they are working […]

The 9 Biggest Relocation Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

On one hand, moving to another city can be an exciting adventure. On the other hand, it could be a stressful time if things go wrong. This report explains the 9 most common mistakes when people relocate. When you plan ahead, you will avoid these pitfalls and ensure your move is handled smoothly. 1.Lack of […]

House Hunting Hints

You have established your budget. You have been pre-approved for a mortgage. You have contacted a Real Estate Professional to assist you with the purchase of a home. Now the fun, and evaluation begins. You will probably be looking at a few homes before you decide on the perfect one for your family. Before you […]