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By Diane Plant, Broker, Toronto Home Search: Forest Hill Real Esta
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc, Brokerage)
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TORONTO, May 5, 2015 – The Average Selling Price in Toronto is now $635,932.00 up 10% of April 2014The overall average selling price, which accounts for all homes reported sold by GTA REALTORS® in April 2015, was up by 10 % year-over-year to $635,932. The MLS® Home Price Index (HPI) Composite Ben...
By Wandanna Melliphant, A Name Homeowners Trust and Recommend
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FREE Toronto Power Of Sale Real Estate Seminar!!! You Will Gain Insider Secrets To Purchasing Power Of Sale Properties $$$$ Thousands Of Dollars Below Market Value!!! Seminar Available Date: Saturday May 23, 2015 @ 11amLocation: Markham, ONAdmission: FREE           Register Today @ :www.bankforec...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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Questions about Short-Term Rentals ....... The 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto are just 2 months away. Associated with it are questions about short-term rentals. Should landlords allow their tenants to rent out their properties to short-term visitors? The event begins on 10th July 2015 and is expect...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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  Condo Expenses  -Separate Bank Accounts Condo Corporations have two different types of expenses: 1.    There are the OPERATING EXPENSES such as snow removal, general maintenance and other recurring expenses for the up-keep of the property.and2.    There are the MAJOR PLANNED EXPENSES. These exp...
By Diane Plant, Broker, Toronto Home Search: Forest Hill Real Esta
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc, Brokerage)
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Toronto is undergoing the building of a Light Transit System which is both and underground and above ground route along Elinton Ave. It commenced in the West end and is progressing undergoround along Eglinton. in 2013 at Black Creek and will hit Yonge St in 2016. Last night we witnessed history i...
By Diane Plant, Broker, Toronto Home Search: Forest Hill Real Esta
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc, Brokerage)
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Toronto Mid-Month April Homes Sales Results Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 4,635 home sales during the first 14 days of April 2015. Representing a 3.4 % increase compared to April 2014. New listings were down by 4.6 % year over year.The average selling price for April mid-month home sale...
By Diane Plant, Broker, Toronto Home Search: Forest Hill Real Esta
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc, Brokerage)
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Are Toronto Homes Being Priced For Bidding Wars?  Buyers are frustrated and so are their real estate agents. I have been a Broker in Toronto for 26 years and I have witnessed many market changes and trends. Bidding wars are everyday occurances now in the negotiating process. Pricing a home was al...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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Toronto condo buyers are into the spring marketThis week activity really started up ….... With the coming and going of Easter, Passover and March break, prospective buyers have more properties to view in the downtown condo market. Listings have increased and the number of buyers is increasing as ...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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Renovations that could add value …..   Flooring: engineered hardwood flooring   Countertops: The overall appearance that fits the kitchen best, could be granite or quartz.   Lighting: Light fixtures should match the style in the property.   Hardware: Good quality door handles and cabinet knobs a...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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Housing market headlines …….   Housing market headlines can be confusing: Markets are up. Markets are down. Markets are changing. Markets are about to change.   In some areas sales volumes are down, due to lack of activity. In other areas prices are up, due to lack of inventory. The media has to...
By Diane Plant, Broker, Toronto Home Search: Forest Hill Real Esta
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc, Brokerage)
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Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 3,838 sales through the TorontoMLS system during the first two weeks of March 2015. This result represented an 11.8 % increase compared to the same period in 2014. New listings were also up...
By Diane Plant, Broker, Toronto Home Search: Forest Hill Real Esta
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc, Brokerage)
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   Welcome To  16 Chicora Ave   Offered At  $1,649,000   Prime East Annex Home. Extra wide & enlarged 3 storey semi. A front addition & 2 storey rear addition. Hardwood Flooring, Skylights, Granite, Pot Lighting, Sauna, Many Built-Ins, Abundance of storage. Dressing Room in Master Bedroom Suite. ...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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The two markets (houses and condos) within the Greater Toronto Area housing market …….   RealNet Canada Inc. and the Building Industry and Land Development Association’s research show that in February 2015. 1.     The average price of a new house in the Greater Toronto Area was $733,578 and this...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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Earth Hour is between 8.30 PM and 9.30 PM on 28th March 2015   Our planet will celebrate Earth Hour, on the last Saturday in March.   The lights will be out for one hour in many cities and towns in about 162 countries, across the globe.   It is easy to participate, just switch off the lights!   ...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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Welcome to Spring 2015!   So, Spring arrived at 6.45 PM this evening. It feels good psychologically, even though the temperatures are still low. Ever so thankful that it is not as low as it was for most of February.   In Toronto, it was the first February in 75 years where the temperature did no...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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The Get it in Writing initiative, has been extended for another three years.   The Canadian Home Builders Association, in partnership with the federal government, are overseeing this program that helps Canadians who are planning on having a home built or their current home renovated. It will cont...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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When should you buy real estate?   I say at the earliest possible time you can afford to; more often than not, it is in the 25 to 30 years, age range. So that, by the time you get to the 60 to 65 years, age range; your real estate investment can provide retirement funds.   Many young people in T...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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Plans for 1 Bloor St. W., Toronto.   The Toronto businessman who purchased the Stollerys building at the southwest corner of Yonge and Bloor streets is planning a building, according to him, that will put the intersection “on an international map.” This is one of the busiest intersections in the...
By Wandanna Melliphant, A Name Homeowners Trust and Recommend
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By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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An Assignment of an Agreement of Purchase and Sale takes place when the original purchaser who bought from the builder assigns or sells the contract that was signed with the builder.    The builder Agreements usually prohibit the purchaser to assign the Agreement. However, in the current Toronto...

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