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20 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

GTA Home Prices Up in July

Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 7,570 sales in July 2012, representing a decline of 1.5 per cent compared to 7,683 sales reported in July 2011. The decline was most pronounced in the condominium apartment segment in the City of Toronto. Total sales in the rest of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) were up compared to the […]

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20 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

What’s Up In The Resale Condo Market?

Understanding the condo market and if demand and values are rising, flat or declining can be difficult to figure out. There are plenty of opinions relating to new condo sales from a variety of sources (many who piggyback their information from each other) but when it comes to the resale condo market opinions tend to […]

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21 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Build Your Wealth Through Investing In Real Estate

For over twelve years now I have been consulting with clients on how to add wealth by investing in real estate. Using proven strategies, instinct and personal experience has not only generated wealth for me but also for my friends, family and clients who have followed my path. The biggest obstacle I find when speaking […]

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21 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The Next 60 Days is a Great Time For Buyers

With June sales numbers in and sales activity in Toronto down 13% I wonder what is going through the mind of buyers who have been looking for a home or condo over the past 3-4 months? Is this the start of the crash that many media sources have been touting the past 7 years? Sorry […]

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25 June 2012 ~ 0 Comments

For Sale By Owner Sells for Almost $200,000 Less!!

Sell it by yourself real estate companies (FSBO or discount companies) always seem to pop up when the real estate market is hot. And a hot real estate market is what we have been experiencing over the past 10 years. Now normally I’m not the type of person who revels in the misfortune of others […]

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22 June 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Thinking about Buying a Cottage?

The beginning of the cottage season is a good opportunity for a reminder that recreational real estate transactions are unlike any other property dealings. Speaking to about 1,000 real estate lawyers at a Law Society seminar earlier this month, Midland lawyer Fred Hacker pointed out that the main difference in cottage deals is the emotional […]

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15 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

My Thoughts and Predictions for the 2012 Toronto Housing Market

Here is what I think is in store for the Toronto Housing Market in 2012: Let’s start with the good. In centrally located neighbourhoods a continuation of the frantic multiple offer events that we have been exposed to pretty much over the past 7 sevens will continue through the spring and fall markets. Parents with […]

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07 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Pace Of Home Sales Brisk In October

Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 7,642 home sales through the TorontoMLS® in October 2011. This represented an increase of 17.5 per cent compared to the 6,504 transactions reported in October 2010.Monthly sales data follow a recurring seasonal trend that should be removed before comparing monthly results within the same year. After adjusting for seasonality, the annualized […]

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06 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

September Rounds Out a Strong Third Quarter

Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 7,658 transactions through the TorontoMLS® system in September – a 25 per cent increase over September 2010. Sales during the first three quarters of 2011 amounted to 70,588, representing a 2.6 per cent increase compared to the first nine months of 2010. “We have experienced strong growth in sales so far […]

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14 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Strong August Home Sales in the GTA

Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 7,542 sales through the TorontoMLS® system in August – a 24 per cent increase over 6,083 sales in August 2010. New listings, at 12,509, were up by 20 per cent compared to August 2010. Market conditions remained tight as sales growth outstripped growth in new listings.  “Home sales in the GTA […]

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