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By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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East 55 Condos –a new condo developmentSales  started for ‘East 55 Condos’ in 2015.  This is a new condo development (east of Yonge Street) currently in the preconstruction stage at 53 Ontario Street in Toronto. This project is scheduled to be completed in 2018. This development is going to be 25...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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Supply of low-rise homes, in Toronto  ….. limited Toronto is the largest city in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) and one of the largest regions of activity in the country.  Due to the lack of supply of land it makes sense to build condo towers rather than single-storey houses. This has resulted in...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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Real Estate for Seniors A new service launched this week for investors interested in real estate for seniors.  The ageing population is creating new opportunities in the housing market.  This is a growing sector, with an increasing population of retirees and so property aimed at that demographic ...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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Toronto Foodies  -Top Picks for This Weekend: June 5 to June 7  This weekend, Toronto foodies have many choices – there are several festivals to help you get your pick of food to eat. These include: Mac and Cheese Festival, presented by Metro, providing a gourmet twist to everyone’s favourite chi...
By Diane Plant, Broker, TorontoHomeSearch: Forest Hill Real Estate
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc, Brokerage)
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A New Sales Record for the Month of May  Toronto Real Estate Board President Paul Etherington announced 11,706 sales reported by Greater Toronto REALTORS® in May 2015. This result was up by 6.3 % in comparison to 11,013 sales reported in May 2014. For the TREB market area as a whole, sales were u...
By Diane Plant, Broker, TorontoHomeSearch: Forest Hill Real Estate
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc, Brokerage)
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SOLD86 Winnett Ave, TorontoOur thrird pre-emptive offer won this home   Fantastic 2 storey, semi-detached in Humewood School district.                                          *We provided a very happy buyers for their first home.                                    The property is move-in ready. ...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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Toronto says goodbye to Captain John's This morning Thursday May 28th a giant piece of Toronto history was hauled away from the Yonge St. slip where it has been a fixture for 40 years.  Hundreds came by foot and boat to Queens Quay for the send-off, of the ship, the Jadran. Some came to salute th...
By Diane Plant, Broker, TorontoHomeSearch: Forest Hill Real Estate
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc, Brokerage)
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                     Holding Back Offers or                                   Pre-emptive Bully Offers Holding back offers until a specific date has become the norm-usually a week after the listing appears on MLS. This hold back date is posted on the listing in the brokerage remarks. Holding back...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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Greater Toronto Area – Home Sales a new high …….. Home sales in the first two weeks of May 2015 were 9.6 per cent higher than in May 2014. The Toronto Real Estate Board reported 5,655 sales in the first 14 days of May 2015, compared to 5,160 sales during the same period in May 2014.  The stronges...
By Diane Plant, Broker, TorontoHomeSearch: Forest Hill Real Estate
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc, Brokerage)
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Toronto Real Estate Board announced a 9.6 % year-over-year increase in home sales reported by Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® during the first 14 days of May. There were 5,655 sales reported in the first two weeks of May 2015 compared to 5,160 sales during the same period in May 2014.The average s...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
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Victoria Day 2015 in Canada …...is on Monday, May 18th This weekend is a long-weekend in Canada!  Victoria Day celebrates Queen Victoria's birthday (May 24th).  Victoria Day is always on a Monday; and  is commonly referred to as the Victoria Day Weekend, the May Long Weekend, or the May Two-Four ...
By Diane Plant, Broker, TorontoHomeSearch: Forest Hill Real Estate
(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, TorontoHomeSearch: Forest Hill Real Estate
(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, TorontoHomeSearch: Forest Hill Real Estate
(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, TorontoHomeSearch: Forest Hill Real Estate
(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...

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