I'm sure by now you have read an article or two (or 17) about how competitive the current real estate market is for buyers. Bidding wars, 20+ offers on a home, bully offers, firm offers with no conditions, buyers offering to give away their first born child if the sellers accept their offer. I made that last one up, but I am sure some parents have thought about it.
This week, two men have literally frozen to death on the streets of Toronto - one of them was wearing jeans and a t-shirt in -20 degree weather. This isn't right.
Thanks to a handful of my awesome real estate colleagues who got the ball rolling, the real estate community is running a warm clothing drive this week, called The #RealGiving Project.Read More
Some bidding wars are reasonable, where you’re competing against 1 or 2 other buyers. But then there are the insane kind of bidding war. Where 72 buyers show up, all wanting the same house.
Here are my top 10 tips that can help you in winning that bidding war for your dream home!Read More
This week, a house sold in Toronto’s Yonge and Lawrence neighbourhood. That alone is hardly newsworthy, but the details on how the sale took place has likely been the most talked about real estate story in a long time.
On April 17th, a house on Glencairn Avenue was listed for sale for $699,000 with an offer date set for this past Sunday....Read More
In case you haven’t noticed, it’s a strong seller’s market out there. A low supply of homes coupled with high demand has a way of putting seller’s in the driver’s seat. Unfortunately for buyers, this means that sellers call the shots, for the most part, and buyers are expected to fall in line accordingly.
Here are my suggestions to help you understand the realities of buying a home in a seller’s market.Read More
Every home owner wants their home to sell quickly. The sooner you can stop the parade of curious buyers through your home, the better, right?
In order to make sure your home sells quickly, I've gathered a list of the top 10 things not to do when your house is up for sale, so you're not left asking yourself "why isn't my house selling?"Read More