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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...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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Buying Real Estate is an emotional business, mainly because buying a property is one of the biggest financial decisions for a person or persons who decide to invest in a home. This decision could affect their lives for years to come.   The right neighbourhood, the appropriate schools, community ...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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St. Lawrence Neighbourhood Dog Run; a place for dogs to romp and play and poop.   Most owners’ pick-up after their pets are done, doing what they need to do. However, in this snowy weather, it sometimes sinks beneath the snow, and then reappears when there is a thaw.   Sometimes, a driver would ...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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The College by Tribute Communities   Tribute Communities is building a new condominium complex at College St and Spadina called ‘The College’.   It is a medium-rise building of 15 Storeys with 226 units. The price range is $343,990 to $615,990 for unit sizes ranging from 452 sq ft to 1035 sq ft....
By Diane Plant, Broker, Toronto Home Search: Forest Hill Real Esta
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc, Brokerage)
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Toronto has finally broken the 1 million dollar barrier for the average price of a detached home.   The housing market continues to explode. 6,338 home sales through the TorontoMLS system in February 2015. An 11.3 % year-over-year increase. The overall count of active listings at the end of Febru...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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The Toronto condo market is still very active   Towards the end of 2014, builders were putting the finishing touches on about 10,000 new condo units in Toronto, that were made available to buyers in early 2015. This is eight times more than the monthly average over the past decade. The majority ...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
Comments 1
TTC Fares increase this Sunday   On March 1st 2014, there will be fare increases for those who ride the trains, buses and streetcars.   Children under 12 years of age will ride for free   Cash payment is $3.00 per adult Tokens or tickets will be $2.80 per adult   Weekly pass is $40.75 and Monthl...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
Comments 4
Before undertaking a renovation project …… short list of things to consider.  1.    Hire a reputable contractor and check references.  Also make sure that the contractor is licensed and insured. 2.    Most large renovations will need the contractor to obtain permits example for electrical work. ...

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