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From Boom to Balance in the City of Toronto

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  After an unrivaled housing boom that has cycled substantially longer than those previous, recent Toronto real estate statistics are reporting a reduction in volume traded and a minor increase in home prices. This signals a shift in the market, with the pendulum swinging from a Seller’s market to one…
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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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Buy Smart Purchasing the Smart Buy

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By the end of 2008 the global financial calamity was impacting Toronto’s real estate market, prompting a drop in value upwards of ten percent. After a frozen moment of hesitation and Holiday hunkering, Buyers who had been actively home-shopping prior to the financial mayhem leapt into the New Year with…
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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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