The Seasons To Real Estate

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Much like in nature, there are seasons to Real Estate. While there are four distinct seasons in our Canadian climate, the real estate market has but three, each with its own unique characteristics that contribute to the cyclic nature of buying and selling real estate. Think of summer, with its…
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Understanding Our Market Momentum

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  Do you wonder why our real estate economy has continued to grow even when you suspect it should not? As a realtor engaged in the trade of property over the past twenty years throughout the City of Toronto, I’ve witnessed the property economy boom, bubble, collapse and recover into…
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For the Love of Trees

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  There is something purely enchanting in those first Spring Days when you can open your windows and breath in the fresh scent of nature waking up from its winter hibernation. As the soil thaws, spring flowers begin to peek out to greet the sun, and garden perennials shift from…
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Gentrification In The City

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Have you ever noticed how some neighbourhoods suddenly transform from a plain unimaginative enclave into the new hot trendy area with sky-rocketing property values? And how is it that in the course of a few years a neighbourhood once renown for it’s Italian shoe stores can become home to the…
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What Is Your Home Worth Today?

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Have you ever wondered why your bank’s appraiser set the value of your property far lower than you thought fair? Or had your insurance company offer a policy that barely covers your decade’s worth of improvements ? And how come those values seem so different from the sale price your…
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What Does Your Home Say About You?

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Have you ever walked down the street looking at houses and wondered, “Who lives there?”. Casual observations of the style of the house, its condition, and landscaping can reveal several clues about its residents. And the objects around the property, like a flag hung over the front porch, bikes tethered…
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Toronto – City of Neighbourhoods

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Embrace the City of Toronto, the City that works! And more recently, a place of international admiration for being a City of Neighbourhoods—a diverse collection of small communities, each with its own unique imprint, identity and flavour, spread across the city’s inner core and outer fringes. Home buyers are increasingly…
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