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Are you giving Value First? - 04/26/10 04:13 PM
All the information that you need is available to you online; Everything about Toronto Real Estate that you could possibly need to know. We are able to calculate the closing costs for your on a residential real estate transaction, down to the penny. The most often asked questions (and emails that I receive) are about the land transfer tax and differences between the homes in the 416 and homes in the 905. There are two different taxes; being the Ontario Land Transfer Tax that applies in all of Ontario and the additional Toronto Land Transfer Tax that I affectionately call Miller (0 comments)
No Gimmicks No Tactics - 04/20/10 10:32 AM
Check out this SlideShare Presentation: No Pressure No View more presentations from dpylyp. (0 comments)
Bungalow in Cooksville Mississauga - 04/19/10 07:05 AM
Circa 1962 construction 3 bedroom bungalow on a well treed and very private lot backing onto the Montessori School Yard and Park Playing field. Maps street view and Locational Placement Click here Video of Property Click Here Property is incredible, open and suitable for lift or renovation. Yard is facing due west for great exposure. Could be built out to other local streets that are in transition and building to 5 and 6,000 square foot homes. This listing is live April 19th 2010. Last sale is 455K This listing is offered at $459 with a July closing. Yeah, yeah, Hurry It (2 comments)
Newest SEARCH ON feature from Google - 04/14/10 06:40 AM
Help promote yourself with this search on feature from Google. You can open and customize this very quickly to profile your neighbourhood, your localism, your specialty, Add it to the email confirming your appointment. Add it to that relo kit that you are sending. I am very excited by the SEARCH ON tool! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kjsnJqdjGo (3 comments)
Do you want an Opinion of Value or a CMA? Toronto - 04/11/10 07:51 PM
For a little clarity;Online Property EvaluationMarket AnalysisComparative Market EvaluationInstant Property Values Appraisals are done by licensed appraisers or an Agent may provide an Opinion of Value. Appraisers may testify in court related matters; Banks prefer Appraisers because they are not selling or involved in the transaction. The Opinion of Value the legal description on the property as provided by Teranet, recent sales from the street (and surrounding neighbourhood) information as drawn from MPAC, general neighbourhood conditions and any other qualifying criteria. Market value is defined as the highest price in terms of money, allowing a reasonable time period to find a (2 comments)
Well, The “Bubble” did not burst as promised by so many… Record Sales are reported again by the Toronto Real Estate board with 10,430 units sold in the whole region. This indicates a 69% increase in sales with a jump in the number of available listings to 18,900.(42%) So what does it all mean? People are still competing to buy houses but they are a little more resistant and hesitant about prices. Get The Details here.
The CBC decided that I should be interviewed on the evening News regarding the real estate market; Thank you (1 comments)
Cheri DiNovo on Pensions and Getting Old in Toronto - 04/02/10 03:44 PM
Cheri DiNovo, MPP for Parkdale High Park asked Are we doing everything we can for our pensioners? In this day and age, more people are retiring without a pension and our nursing and medical resources are already strained.
This echoes the sentiments of a previous post with an examination of what questions we need to be posing to our parents in their future care issues. When confronting this directly; the Most common response I receive is thats my Mom, or the larger one; She feels she will be better and wants to stay in her home. I agree it (0 comments)
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