The challenge of a move-up buy based on home equity as opposed to improved income = the dream of having a home that suits your current life better, while not spending much more to get it. With such opposing interests at play it's no wonder your search feels like it's against all odds.Read More
Sure ask price is irrelevant, that's been the case for a long time now. But now, market value is too. Oh and stated offer night. And number of offers. And comparables. And...Read More
Since investment opportunities are locally specific in an ever shifting market, many of the age old rules simply don't apply to Toronto investing today. If you're entertaining an investment property, it may help to break down the more common assumptions before you begin.Read More
The home buyer today seeks long term safety at the expense of current comfort. So if feeling at all comfortable is what you're after in a process that is highly competitive and bound to cost you more than you had hoped, you're best to stay home.Read More
The choice of buying through the listing agent is usually based on long held assumptions about the benefits of purchasing that way.
Let's break the most common ones down...Read More
My buyers are often surprised when I tell them we can predict within range, what a property will likely go for and that it has nothing to do with ask price. Here's what you need to know about market patterns and how to predict them - useful stuff for sellers and buyers both.Read More
Admittedly based on Popova's reflections, here are 5 parallel thoughts I stand by for buyers. This goes out to them, to keep in their back pockets, as they attempt to navigate Toronto's highly competitive and often confusing market.Read More
Yes, Toronto’s record-breaking streak of real estate sales continues...
Homes are selling today for 15.7 per cent more than they did in May 2015.Read More
As a Realtor, I see myself at a cross roads in every deal. I’m smack dab at the intersection of the market and a person’s major life choice.Read More