Toronto real estate market is shifting. Sellers, choose your strategy wisely.

Toronto real estate market is shifting. Sellers, choose your strategy wisely.
Since Easter, two things have happened to slow down the Toronto market. 1. Many buyers have pushed the pause button in anticipation of the budget and some were just fed up with the manipulation of this market and took a break. 2. A lot of new inventory has come onto the market. It seems that the consumer confidence level has a lot to do with buyer’s buying decisions of late. So how is this affecting the Toronto real estate market? The most desirable houses are still getting bidding wars and selling for record breaking prices, but many are seeing the offer date come and go without any offers at all....
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Simple Solutions For Insomnia And Anxiety

Simple Solutions For Insomnia And Anxiety
Follow these steps to relieve your anxiety and insomnia: You will want to focus on the Heart 7 and Pericardium 6 points. Heart 7 To use the Heart 7 point, take your thumb and press it against the point (pictured above) on your opposite hand. Hold this for about one minute to prepare your body for sleep or reduce anxiety. Pericardium 6 To use it, press the point (indicated above) firmly for one minute if you notice yourself struggling to get to sleep or feeling antsy. Article taken from:...
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Fair Housing Plan? Tax Grab Or Effective Plan?

Fair Housing Plan? Tax Grab Or Effective Plan?
Ontario’s housing market has seen very dynamic growth in recent years, with prices in the Greater Toronto Area and the Greater Golden Horseshoe rising significantly. To help curb this issue, the Ontario government has come up with a plan that they think will cool off this market. House prices have been rising at a high pace in the GTA since the end of the 2008-09 recessions. After two consecutive years of double-digit gains, average house prices in the Toronto region reached $916,567 in March 2017, up 33.2% from a year earlier. Aside from the the obvious factors, which are low interest rates and...
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6 Critical Things To Determine Prior to Offering on a Toronto Condominium.

6 Critical Things To Determine Prior to Offering on a Toronto Condominium.
Typically, in a normal market, you would make your condominium offer conditional upon status certificate review by a lawyer. However, given our current Toronto market conditions with bidding wars, any condition on your offer can kill the deal. It is common in this market, for the listing agents to pre-order the status certificate and there are some things you can pre determine on your own or with your realtor, prior to putting in an offer.   A status certificate contains pertinent information about the individual condominium unit. Among other things, the certificate would indicate if the current unit...
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5 Tips For Keeping A Cool Head In A Red Hot Market

5 Tips For Keeping A Cool Head In A Red Hot Market
Knowing the right questions to ask and steps to take before starting the house hunt is one way to help keep emotions in check. And, many common home buying missteps can be avoided by following these five tips. Read and understand everything before you sign When you hire a real estate representative to help you buy or sell a home, you will be asked to sign an agreement that defines your relationship with the representative’s brokerage. It is a legal contract that contains rights and responsibilities for both parties. Similarly, if you purchase or sell a home, you will be asked to sign a legal...
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