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By Sham Pathania
(SAVE MAX FIRST CHOICE REAL ESTATE INC.)
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  101 Erskine Ave, Toronto Condos for sale   Smartly Designed1 Bedroom + Den SuitesStunning openconcept designs9’ ceilings & largewindowsPremium planklaminate flooringCustom designedlinear kitchensBuilt-in stainlesssteel appliancesGranite or quartzcounter tops   Elegant lobbySpectacular recreatio...

By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
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So here we go.... 2014.  Low inventories. Heightened Demand and a competitive Toronto market. I learned a great Lesson this year from Leo Bruneau  from Coquitlam BC. We talked at the RE/MAX Kickstart held in Toronto, just last week.    GAZUMPING is where you have a real estate agent (REALTOR®) wh...

By Anne Lok, Toronto Modern Real Estate
(Blue Elephant Realty Inc., Brokerage)
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1 Jump starting the home search without any research Buying a home is more than just signing a legal document and writing out a cheque. Whether you are buying new construction from a builder or an existing resale, it's important to do your research before starting the home search process. Every ...

By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Condo Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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East Bayfront – Bayside Development on Queens Quay E. is being planned, to be a vibrant 24/7 live, work and play community.  About 5% of Bayside’s housing units are going to be 3 bedroom or larger to accommodate families. Bayside is going to be part of a large 55 acre sector bounded by Lower Jarv...

By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
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Fewer homes on the market; stronger multiple offer competition, Buyers prepared with letters of approval from their lenders or standing on the curb as an unrepresented buyer wondering what happened?  2014 will continue to see price increases and competition for detached homes in Toronto that outp...

By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
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What are the reasons to have an online Video? I've spent many hours with agents, looked through their profiles on directories and websites to help them set up with all the benefits that those services offer. Bios, photos, service areas, specialties, skill sets, recommendations and customer review...

By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
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An ipad won't help that older couple that are selling a home after 40 years of memories and not discussing the door frame with Johnny's height carved in every year on his birthday. They crave the comfort of fondling a piece for paper that makes a break with the past. The signing on the dotted lin...

By Sham Pathania
(SAVE MAX FIRST CHOICE REAL ESTATE INC.)
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Core Condos is located in the heart of downtown Toronto at the intersection of Church and Shuter and is within a 5 minute walk to the following major amenities: - TTC Subway at both Dundas (access directly off of Shuter Street) and Queen o Toronto Eaton Centre - Yonge and Dundas Square - St. Mich...

By Anne Lok, Toronto Modern Real Estate
(Blue Elephant Realty Inc., Brokerage)
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  From some of the FAQs from Hive Modular inquiries, we have been looking at financing options with our mortgage broker partner for modular home construction, as a lot of interest is growing in this construction method in the Toronto urban real estate market.  The market place at large has not ye...

By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
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Mark Weisleder reminds us that getting an extension date on your closing date has costs and that needs to be addressed;    Who Pays?  Buyers often need to request an extension to their closing date. The main reasons are as follows:·         The buyers have not yet sold their current home; or·   ...

By Anne Lok, Toronto Modern Real Estate
(Blue Elephant Realty Inc., Brokerage)
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New York City was at 22C over the weekend, and Toronto just got over one of the worst ice storms in history. About 200,000 housholds are still without power due to down power lines and fallen trees. Up to 30mm of ice fell during the storm. Some power will not be restored for Christmas until the w...

By Anne Lok, Toronto Modern Real Estate
(Blue Elephant Realty Inc., Brokerage)
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  As a Toronto Real Estate Agent who specializes in the sale and purchase of homes in master planned communities, I am excited to see how Regent Park redevelopment has been taking shape in East Downtown over the recent years. Selling condos in this community is different than any other. No condo...

By Anne Lok, Toronto Modern Real Estate
(Blue Elephant Realty Inc., Brokerage)
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  Google+ [or Google Plus] I love G+ for it's great curated contents, images and videos. As a novice user, I was recently offered a custom URL by Google+  to plus.google.com/+AnneLok which makes the URL much easier to share. To qualify, your G+ account must be 30 days old, with at least 10 follo...

By Rachel Craggy, CM Staging, Toronto Home Staging
(CM Staging Solutions Inc)
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If you are checking out this blog you may or may not tried to furnish a teeny-tiny condo, and 435 Sqft can often leave buyers' heads scratching as to not only how am I going to furnish such a small space but how am I going to live in it?    Easy!!!  Below are a few tips to successfully staging te...

By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
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When making a multiple offer on a property, we have a form available to Realtors, for the seller to sign, that they have actually seen your offer to purchase. This may not neccessarily get you a sign back, or counter offer, but at least will know for sure that they have been presented your offer....

By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
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It really does smell badly,  Smoking, Cooking Odors. Animals. Many sellers get used to the smell of pets and gym bags in their home and don't realize how overwhelming the scent can be to potential buyers. "These people are not thinking about how this IMPACTS their property,"  My Mentioning the od...

By Anne Lok, Toronto Modern Real Estate
(Blue Elephant Realty Inc., Brokerage)
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  Neighbourhood profile With Walkscore of 90, the Distillery District, a National Historic Site of Canada, boasts more than 40 heritage industrial buildings of the Victorian era, and 80 shops, performance venue, art galleries, make this a vibrant destination and spectacular landmark in East Downt...

By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
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I agree that the internet has made it easier for buyers to find homes they “want” online this is where my leniency ends. Online property search is simply an entry point into the discovery process and in no way guarantees a home search will take less time than working with a buyer who had no inte...

By Rachel Craggy, CM Staging, Toronto Home Staging
(CM Staging Solutions Inc)
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Whether you're a real estate agent seeking to expand your client base and appeal to builders or you're a builder seeking to sell your homes more efficiently, virtual staging can provide an alternate platform that brings concepts and ideas that can now be shared to prospective buyers.  You no long...

By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
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Ongoing Maintenance costs are the biggest concern for ALL condominium buyers.  The largest categories are Hydro Electric, Heat, Security Staff, Water, Garbage Disposal, Management and then the mandatory  Reserve Fund Contribution  mandated by engineering studies of how long things should last [Re...

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