Jun

26

Today is Toronto’s True First Day of Summer

Yes, I realized that on June 21st Toronto officially welcomed in the start of our summer solstice.  However for years the last Friday of June begins a change in mindset for many of us. The first big indication is this is first day where our elementary school kids are set free from their classrooms. With […]

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Sep

09

Knowing A Streets History Is a Window To The Future

The Devil Is In The Details For those working with me quickly realize that I am a detail orientated guy.   What I mean by this is when I read a listing I try to determine what is being said but almost more important is what’s not being said. A listing came out earlier this week […]

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Jul

23

Buying a House? August Civic Holiday Weekend Is The Best Time

The summer is a time when most Toronto residents look forward to slowing down the pace and relaxing.    One of the key things we all love to do is get out of the city for a couple of days. We have the August civic holiday coming up in a little less than 10 days and […]

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Jul

15

Buying Your First Home? Then Protect It!

  Buying your first home in Toronto is an exciting time.   It’s a big investment for most of us and we certainly want to make sure we keep it updated and protected. Now this is a subjective statement, but I will bet that 95% of homeowners do not know what is and what is not […]

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Feb

24

Toronto Get Ready For The Big Winter Melt

 CHECK THE STREET DRAINS It’s that time again when the snowstorms end and the rainstorms begin.  Today Toronto is expecting 30 to 40 mm of rain and that is enough to put most homeowners’ on the alert for basement flooding.  I showed two houses this morning and both had puddles of water in the basements. […]

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Feb

14

Finding The Perfect Toronto House Is Like Dating…It’s A Numbers Game.

It’s Valentines Day and today is the singular day where couples express their love for each other. Whether it’s my teenage son and his girlfriend having their first or my wife and I experiencing 20+ years it is the day where you celebrate having found each other.  However, the big question is with all the […]

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Feb

13

Buyer? Seller? What’s Up With Toronto’s January Housing Market?

This has been one of the craziest January’s I have ever had.   If you have not heard, there’s definitely a shortage of housing inventory which has created a pumped-up, high-octane seller’s market.   However in saying this, those who are selling a condominium are definitely not feeling the same heat. Let me describe how my days […]

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Dec

02

Buying Your First Home, But Where To Start?

Whether you are buying on your own or as a couple the very first decision you must make before you venture out house hunting is WHERE DO YOU WANT TO LIVE?  If you work downtown do you want to live closer to work or possibly seeing yourself living in the suburbs.  Living in the city […]

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Sep

03

The Longer a House Is For Sale Impacts Selling Price

I see dozens of homes and condos in any given week and there are two things which I always immediately look for: The Listing Price How Long Has it been for sale When my clients and I are looking at a home these two key metrics are always critical indicators whether the property is properly […]

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Jun

18

Buying? Birchcliff Is a Neighbourhood To Consider

When you start looking to buy a home the old rule of location, location, location still holds true.  What we are experiencing in Birchcliff are builders seeing the value of this Scarborough neighbourhood.  On almost every street there is either presently ongoing construction or a completed a large scale renovation. So the question is why […]

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