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  • What’s on your mind …. something we can help you with or discuss??? Nothing is to trivial to share your concerns or issues with others who may have experienced the same!! We...

    ASK THE EXPERTS!

    What’s on your mind …. something we can help you with or discuss??? Nothing is to trivial to share your concerns or issues with others who may have experienced the same!! We…

  • Once i was working with Buyers, a young professional couple wanting to start a family.  It was an insane Sellers market in the GTA and everybody was overpricing their homes for...

    PERSISTANCE PAYS OFF

    Once i was working with Buyers, a young professional couple wanting to start a family.  It was an insane Sellers market in the GTA and everybody was overpricing their homes for…

  • In my opinion, it would be wise to be sure that you have a clearly defined understanding of the agents obligations and responsibilities to you as a Buyer before committing...

    BUYER REPRESENTATION AGREEMENTS (BRA) THOUGHTS

    In my opinion, it would be wise to be sure that you have a clearly defined understanding of the agents obligations and responsibilities to you as a Buyer before committing…

  • We certainly have lots and lots of real estate agents in the GTA to interview.  The last membership count exceeded 38,000 agents.  Unfortunately a major percentage of these agents have...

    INTERVIEWING AGENTS

    We certainly have lots and lots of real estate agents in the GTA to interview.  The last membership count exceeded 38,000 agents.  Unfortunately a major percentage of these agents have…

  • If you are considering a real estate purchase you have probably heard the expression “the three most important things in buying a home are location, location, location!”  You most likely...

    LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!

    If you are considering a real estate purchase you have probably heard the expression “the three most important things in buying a home are location, location, location!”  You most likely…

  • Many homeowners are on the edge of the fence when it comes to deciding if it’s time to sell their Toronto home and cash in. There are many reasons why...

    Is it Time to sell your Toronto Home and Cash in?

    Many homeowners are on the edge of the fence when it comes to deciding if it’s time to sell their Toronto home and cash in. There are many reasons why…

  • It was a cold January day with fluffy white snowfall.  All the city streets were lined with huge snow piles.  I had a retired Montreal couple arriving in town to...

    STABLE BODY FUNCTIONS!

    It was a cold January day with fluffy white snowfall.  All the city streets were lined with huge snow piles.  I had a retired Montreal couple arriving in town to…

  • This is quite embarrassing.  When an agent sets up a home viewing, we are often advised that there may be a ”friendly” dog at the home or “do not let...

    THOSE PESKY PETS

    This is quite embarrassing.  When an agent sets up a home viewing, we are often advised that there may be a ”friendly” dog at the home or “do not let…

  • Home owners must pay for routine home maintenance, such as replacing worn-out plumbing components or staining the deck, but some choose to make improvements with the intention of increasing the...

    HOME IMPROVEMENTS vs. RESALE VALUE

    Home owners must pay for routine home maintenance, such as replacing worn-out plumbing components or staining the deck, but some choose to make improvements with the intention of increasing the…

  • Buying a home is a very emotional process, but if you allow those emotions to get the best of you, you may fall prey to a number of common home...

    TOP 8 HOUSE HUNTING MISTAKES

    Buying a home is a very emotional process, but if you allow those emotions to get the best of you, you may fall prey to a number of common home…

  • Working with Sellers in this multiple offer frenzy, which we have experienced these past fourteen years in the GTA, was a “no brainer!”  Put a price on the home …. stage...

    MULTIPLE OFFER INSANITY

    Working with Sellers in this multiple offer frenzy, which we have experienced these past fourteen years in the GTA, was a “no brainer!”  Put a price on the home …. stage…

  • The obvious problem with low basements is “height.”  In a finished basement, this is compounded by the strapping and drywall below the floor joists.  Simply there is too little room...

    RENOVATING LOW BASEMENTS

    The obvious problem with low basements is “height.”  In a finished basement, this is compounded by the strapping and drywall below the floor joists.  Simply there is too little room…