How much Value does a Real Estate Agent Add when Selling My Home?

Value of a Real Estate Agent

ALOT!     Alot of things go on behind the scenes in making a Real Estate transaction go smoothly.  Some of the “Added-Value” Skills that a Good Agent possesses are: Support, Empathy, Kindness, Leadership, Loyalty, Creativity and Coaching, to name a few.  Quality of Service is also “Added Value”! Pricing, Negotiating, Marketing, Advertising, Communication Skills, all “Add Value”!  An Agent can spend … Read More

How to Keep Track of the Toronto Real Estate Market

Toronto Market Trends Real Estate

Want to know what’s going on in the Housing Market? Trends? Statistics?  How many Sales of Condos, Townhomes, Detached Homes?  Prices?  TREB (The Toronto Real Estate Board) provides regular data to keep Agents informed of the Market.  These Charts give Agents a better understanding of what the Real Estate Market is doing in Toronto.

Ready to Sell Your Condo? Seller’s Checklist

Ready to List your Condo Apartment / Loft / Townhome?  Here is a Quick Checklist for THINGS TO DO: 1.  It’s always a good idea to Call your Management Office and get the Total Reserve Fund Amount.  This helps the Potential Buyer with making a decision regarding the security of the Building. 2.  Find out if there are any Special Assessments … Read More

Does Cutting Real Estate Commission Really Save Sellers Money?

Should Real Estate Agents Cut their Commission

Asking a Realtor to CUT their Commission – Might just cost you MORE than you are Saving!   Every day Agents are asked by their Sellers to “Cut” their Commission.  Why do they ask?  Do they ask their Lawyers, Dentists, Doctors or Cab Drivers to cut their rate or commission?  My guess is that most Sellers don’t know what Agents … Read More

BIDDING WARS – TORONTO REAL ESTATE

Toronto Bidding Wars for Real Estate Properties

Just How Much MONEY is Enough??? Toronto’s Real Estate Market is: HOT!  ON FIRE! CRAZY! FAST! INSANE! Sellers are spending Money on Getting their Homes ready for the Bidding War Frenzy.  Lawns are manicured, Flowers Planted, Shrubs Trimmed, and why, to add to ‘Curb Appeal’.  Buyers that are driving through Toronto Neighbourhoods, get an instant feeling of ‘Home’ when they … Read More

The Bridle Path – One of Toronto’s Most Expensive Neighbourhoods!

Palatial Palaces The Bridle Path

THE BRIDLE PATH … An exclusive enclave of Multi-Million Dollar Mansions, Estates,  Palatial Palaces and Gated Luxury Residences, most of these Homes are situated on 2+ Acre Lots.  It’s Residents are some of the most affluent in Toronto. Often referred to “Millionaire’s Row”, it sprawls only a few couple of Streets – The main ones are Bridle Path, Park Lane Circle and Post … Read More