The Long Game of Excellence

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.

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A Market That's Out Of Time

I don't think it is only heightened demand that is causing the incredible velocity of the Toronto market. I think the real estate profession itself has everything to do with the pace we're now experiencing and so in a way, I do blame the profession itself. 

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The Price Of Moving On Up

Knowing what your current home is worth goes a long way to knowing what you're willing and able to spend on your next home. But with the crazy appreciation in the market currently, this is not a number that can easily be nailed down.

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A Manifesto For Move Up Buyers

Move up buyers are their own special breed of buyer. Unlike their bright eyed and innocent sibling -the first time buyer - they come with the real estate baggage more akin to a middle child. Lost bids, duplicitous agents, unexpected banking fine print, nightmare closings, it only takes one previous real estate deal gone bad to give these buyers a dark and tarnished lens on all real estate, forever.

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Ch Ch Ch Ch Changes

If any change you're intentional about making begins first in your brain, you've already begun your move if you're curious enough about moving to be reading this ... See how easy it was to get started?!

Seriously though, as you mull over the changes your future could entail should you embark on a move, a guide to what you're in for can be a very helpful thing. Sure, there is no tried and true recipe to follow for a move. The only certainty is that yours will not match another's. So instead of a recipe, here is a 5 step guide that follows the flow of moving from ending where you currently are - through the in between - to your eventual new beginning. This is a guide to any sort of change process in fact, but that lends itself particularly well to the changes faced when moving. 

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