Meet The Buyers Getting Houses In This Competitive Market

Meet The Buyers Getting Houses In This Competitive Market

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. 

Meet the buyers who are getting homes these days...

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10 Tips For Winning a Bidding War Without Losing Your Shirt or Your Mind

10 Tips For Winning a Bidding War Without Losing Your Shirt or Your Mind

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!

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The Mother of All Bidding Wars, and My Thoughts

The Mother of All Bidding Wars, and My Thoughts

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....

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How To Get a Great Toronto Rental

How To Get a Great Toronto Rental

Finding a great Toronto rental can be challenging when the best properties are being leased within days of coming on the market. I've put together a complete guide to helping you secure the rental of your dreams. 

Get all the details on the necessary documents you will need, whether you should get a real estate agent's help, where to find rental postings, how to submit an offer, what to do once your offer is accepted and a bunch of other helpful tips!

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This Weekend - The Junction Flea

This Weekend - The Junction Flea

The Junction Flea is held once a month on a Sunday from 9am - 4pm at Dundas and Keele, with a $2 admission fee.  For a list of future dates check out the Junction Flea website

 I thought I would share some photos of our experience and possibly tempt you to check out the next Junction Flea, which is this Sunday August 11, 2013.  

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This Weekend: Toronto Flower Market

This Weekend: Toronto Flower Market

The Toronto Flower Market is "Toronto's first outdoor flower and plant market featuring products from local Ontario greenhouses," and is held on the second Saturday of the month (May - September) from 10am - 3pm. The July market will be tomorrow,  so if you're looking for something to do tomorrow, pop by 99 Sudbury St and get your fill of fresh flowers and enjoy a coffee from 99 Sudbury Cafe. 

I was in peony and succulent heaven. They also had lots of hanging baskets, orchids, and lilies. 

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