Monthly Archives: October 2015

THIS is how expensive Toronto Housing Has Become

According to 84% of people surveyed by Angus Reid, “it is unrealistic for young people to expect to own a house and a yard in the GTA.” 45% of those surveyed admitted to being forced to shop outside the GTA … Read More »

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Why Barrie is Amazing in the Fall

Established as a city in 1853, Barrie is the 34th largest city in Canada, sitting on Lake Simcoe. It’s historic downtown and waterfront are at the heart of its tourist industry, and hosts hundreds of festivals, including a Jazz and … Read More »

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Good News. Phantom Real Estate Bids are Illegal

We all know and have probably experienced the “phantom bid.” “I know you need to think about it, but I’ve already got a lot of interest from different people.” “You really should buy now, it probably won’t be here next … Read More »

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Toronto Prices Hit a Record High Over the Summer

July saw a record number of Toronto-area homes sold, with an average selling price of $609,236 for the month. According to Mark McClean, Real Estate Board President: “9,880 homes sold in the Greater Toronto area in July 2015, representing an … Read More »

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How to Avoid a Bidding War on Your Home

  Race to the Bottom There isn’t a single buyer who benefits from a bidding war. When two or more purchasers enter into a bidding war for a home, only the sellers win. Real estate markets with intense competition, in … Read More »

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