Is September a good time to get on the market?

By: Raluca Neagu

Is September a good time to get on the market?

Tags: Fall Housing Market, September Market, Homes in Toronto, Home Prices

"In a region where the economy remains strong and the population continues to grow, ownership housing remains a solid long term investment", said Mr. Garry Bhaura, president of the Toronto Real Estate Board. According to the TREB president's announcement at the beginning of this month, the number of sales through the MLS system in August 2018 saw an 8.5% increase...Read More

Four things you should know about staging

By: Raluca Neagu

Four things you should know about staging

Tags: Toronto, Homes for sale, Home sellers, Home buyers, Housing market, Prepare for sale

You've probably heard about "home staging". As the name implies, it's all about arranging each room in your home in a make the best impression on buyers. Here is what you need to know about staging if you are thinking of selling your property: 1. Staging can get you a higher price On average, a fully staged home tends to sell for 17% more than an unstaged home of the same type in...Read More

Not so obvious indicators that it might be time to sell!

By: Raluca Neagu

Not so obvious indicators that it might be time to sell!

Tags: Toronto Market, Home sellers, House market, Time to sell, Markham homes for sale, Richmond Hill homes for sale

There are many good reasons to put your property on the market. Some examples include a relocation, job transfer, kids leaving the nest, need to upsize or downsize and the list goes on. However, there are some less than obvious indicators that it might be time to sell. Consider the following: 1. Your property is no longer a good fit Your home may have been perfect for you when you bought it...Read More

JUST LISTED!
46 Combermere Dr

By: Raluca Neagu

JUST LISTED!
46 Combermere Dr

Tags: Toronto homes, Toronto Real Estate, Homes in Toronto, Home for Sale, Just Sold

Charming 3 bedroom semi-detached bungalow on a large pie-shaped lot with mature trees and a private, fenced, backyard enclave. Nestled in a desirably tranquil cul-de-sac location, this home comes complete with 3 comfortably sized bedrooms on the main floor, a dining and living room featuring hardwood floor and crown mouldings and an oversized picture window that allows lots of natural light. The m...Read More

JUST SOLD !! 166 Cottonwood Crt., Thornhill ON

By: Raluca Neagu

JUST SOLD !! 166 Cottonwood Crt., Thornhill ON

Tags: Thornhill Homes, Highly Ranked Schools, Best neighbourhood, Family friendly home, Bayview Fairways PS, sT rOBERT cATHOLIC sCHOOL

Recently offered for sale, this home sold in 4 days and for 99.5% of asking price. Nestled in the beautiful and secluded neighbourhood of Bayview Fairways this home is steps away from the German Mills Settlers Park that offers extensive walking trails and beautiful surroundings. Schools like Bayview Fairways Public PS, ranked 97/100 as per Fraser Institute and St. Robert Catholic High School, that...Read More

JUST LEASED - in 2 days, for above asking price! 

By: Raluca Neagu

JUST LEASED - in 2 days, for above asking price! 

Tags: For lease, Townhouse, Ravine lot, Thornhill homes

Get lost dreaming while contemplating nature from the comfort of your deck or cuddle up with a good book by the wood burning fireplace... Situated in a family friendly community with high ranking shools and just minutes away from major highways for an easy commute, this end unit townhome is meticulously remodeled to suit any sophisticated, executive lifestyle. The property features 3 genero...Read More

Beware of over-downsizing or over-upsizing

By: Raluca Neagu

Beware of over-downsizing or over-upsizing

Tags: upsizing, downsizing, dream home, homes in GTA, Toronto real estate market

Buying a new car is relatively easy. You work on a budget then decide on the type of car that fits your needs, head over to the dealership to look at different styles and go on a test drive. You will base your decision on budget and style. Buying a new pair of shoes also involves a little decision making. Once you figured out the style you like you will need to try them on and make sure they ...Read More

May 2018 Market Updates

By: Raluca Neagu

May 2018 Market Updates

Tags: Homes for Sale, Toronto Housing Market, Real Estate Updates

  According to the Toronto Real Estate Board, approximately 8000 homes sold across the GTA in the month of April. While a very healthy number, the almost 8000 sales is not the average sales number for a typical April market. The long cold winter as well as changes in the mortgage qualification rules created a “wait and see” situation for many people that were thinking of buy...Read More

The process of buying a home with me

By: Raluca Neagu

The process of buying a home with me

Tags: First time buyers, Homes in Toronto, Buying a house,

1. Set up your budget.  When mentally ready to move on and buy their own place, many people get overwhelmed and not sure where to start. The first step is setting up the budget and figuring out how much your initial investment in your home will be. You will need a combination of a down payment and closing costs.?The down payment may range from 5% to 25% of the total value of the home (or...Read More

Toronto Condo Market in 2018

By: Raluca Neagu

Toronto Condo Market in 2018

Tags: real estate market, condominiums in Toronto, pre-construction

With the residential resale home prices skyrocketing in Toronto and GTA in the past few years, the condo living became the entry point to home ownership fo many Torontonians. The average price for condominium units last December was $532,700 (according to Toronto Real Estate Board), an increase of 14.1% compared with prices in December 2016. Predictions for the condo demand and prices in Toronto ...Read More