Less is More

Take this as a bit of how-to inspiration (maybe? hopefully?) geared to the buyer who really wants to live in Toronto, to enjoy what urban life offers—vibrant, amenity laden neighbourhoods, easy access to everything, including transit; of course ‘vibrant’, amenities galore directly correlates to price here in the city. Detached or semi your target? If you … More Less is More

I spy…2017

What does the future hold? Well, I certainly don’t know, mine nor yours. What does the future hold for Toronto real estate in 2017? I have a better idea there… No need to recount the heat of the market, we all know, those of you buying who’ve missed out in bidding wars know all too … More I spy…2017

Happy Holidays!

The holiday season: a time for family, friends, reflection. I love Christmas, sure there can be frenzied schedules, it’s always a challenge to fit everyone in, but the pace of days slows, the world seems to take a deep pause December 25th (I love that!), there’s food, drink, merriment and time for gratitude. Many of us have … More Happy Holidays!

November: Scorpio or Sagittarius? More to the Point…Buyer or Seller?

November sales stats are in—November ’16 as compared to November ’15 We’re looking at the 416 and 905 regions per the Toronto Real Estate Board. To break it down further: Detached homes: Sales +13.4%, Prices +27.6% Average Price $1.058million Semi-detached: Sales +6.3%, Prices +19.8% Average Price $720,815 Townhouse: Sales +15.2%, Prices +23.7% Average Price $598,432 Condo: … More November: Scorpio or Sagittarius? More to the Point…Buyer or Seller?

Seriously Speaking…

Let’s talk about that elephant now exposed in the real estate room: you may have seen CBC’s Marketplace Friday evening, the show did an expose on realtors and ‘double ending’, no doubt this raised some concerns— A listing will offer a commission, this commission is split between a listing, aka seller, agent and a buyer … More Seriously Speaking…