7 Costly Mistakes Home Sellers Make (And How to Avoid Them)

Sunday Jul 3rd, 2022

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7 Costly Mistakes Home Sellers Make

7 Costly Mistakes Home Sellers Make (And How to Avoid Them) No matter what’s going on in the housing market, the process of selling a home can be challenging. Some sellers have a hard time saying goodbye to a treasured family residence. Others want to skip ahead to the fun of decorating and settling in a new place. Almost all sellers want to make the most money possible. Whatever your circumstances, the road to the closing table can be riddled with obstacles — from issues... [read more]

Increasing Real Estate Mortgage Rates Pulling Greater Toronto Area Housing to a more Balanced Market

Monday Jun 6th, 2022

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GTA Housing Market REport May 2022

Increasing Real Estate Mortgage Rates Pulling Greater Toronto Area Housing to a more Balanced Market   Greater Toronto Area (GTA) housing market conditions continued to evolve in response to higher borrowing costs. Similar to April results, May 2022 sales were down on a monthly and annual basis. Conversely, active listings at the end of May were up on a monthover-month and year-over-year basis. More balanced market conditions have provided buyers with more negotiating power. As a... [read more]

Seller’s Checklist: A Timeline to Prep Your Home for Sale

Saturday Apr 2nd, 2022

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Home Seller's Checklick

Seller’s Checklist: A Timeline to Prep Your Home for Sale   We’re still in a seller’s market, but that doesn’t mean your home is guaranteed to easily sell.1 If you want to maximize your sale price, it’s still important to prepare your home before putting it on the market. Start by connecting with your real estate agent as soon as possible. Having the eyes and ears of an insightful real estate professional on your side can help you boost your... [read more]

8 Popular Home Design Features for 2022

Wednesday Feb 2nd, 2022

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8 popular home design ideas for 2022

8 Popular Home Design Features for 2022 There’s a lot to consider when selling your home, from market conditions and appraisals to where you’ll go next. Don’t forget, however, the importance of design. It’s often one of the first things buyers notice when they walk into a home, and it’s also a detail that you, as a seller, can easily control. According to Realtor.ca’s 2022 housing market forecast, October of 2021 saw record home sales.1 Even with... [read more]

A Return to ‘Normal’? The State of Real Estate in 2022

Monday Jan 3rd, 2022

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The State of GTA Real Estate in 2022

A Return to ‘Normal’? The State of Real Estate in 2022   Last year was one for the real estate history books. The pandemic helped usher in a buying frenzy that led to a record number of home sales and a historically-high rate of appreciation, as prices soared by a national average of 19.9% year over year, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association.1 There were signs in the second quarter that the red-hot housing market was beginning to simmer down. In June,... [read more]

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