etobicoke homes: Run to Show anyone? Or Qualify the Prospect? - 04/30/14 11:57 PM
As soon as they phone on your listing, do you run to show the property?  Do you ask any qualifying questions?   Can you afford it?  Have you been qualified by a Lender.  When do you need to move.
Are you under contract [Buyer's Agency Agreement] with another Broker?

Hi there can you show me that listing by the water?
No Problem,  Are you working with an agent?
Yes I am. She is in Toronto but she's unavailable right now.
Are you going to have her show you the property? 
Can't you just show me and I can talk … (0 comments)

etobicoke homes: Ever feel you are being watched? - 09/29/13 11:33 PM

etobicoke homes: Our Toronto Life - The adventures of Cy and Judy - 11/12/11 02:59 PM
A wonderful young couple graced my life;  Cyrus and Judy recently married and relocated to Toronto from Vancouver.
Dozens of showings, involvement in a few offers, then success with a multiple offer where a BULLY offer pushed events forward a few days.  We prevailed.   The strategy to have the Buyers standing nearby and actually entering the house for a "refresher" look around afforded the opportunity to meet the Sellers and develop a relationship.
I am pleased and proud to count Cy and Judy as my friends.  Our Toronto Adventure will have a life of its own.  We strolled … (1 comments)

etobicoke homes: Selling your home With Social Media - 09/10/10 06:24 AM
Sell your home using social mediaGone are the days of newspaper classifieds. Savvy sellers are turning to Facebook, YouTube and Twitter to market their homes.
Wanda Reglin recently sold her home in Nanaimo, B.C., after it had been on the market for two years. Described as a "gorgeous four-year-old, executive, level entry home with full walkout basement and brilliant southern exposure within walking distance to spectacular beaches," she had it listed on a variety of websites, including craigslist, Kijiji and the local Still, she turned to social networking in hopes of increasing her listing's exposure.
With such a large captive audience … (6 comments)

etobicoke homes: Lack of Homes for Sale Pushes Prices Up - 10/03/09 12:09 AM
The continuing lack of available home for sale is out of balance to for a city that is our size, Toronto. With fewer available units (homes) for immediate occupancy prices are being forced ever higher.
The strongest demand appears to be in the First Time Buyer starter Homes.
If you are considering a sale I need to meet with you. If you would like a value for your home to consider for the spring of 2010 click here. You will get TOP dollar for your home immediately. … (8 comments)

etobicoke homes: The Sky didn't fall! Toronto Real Estate Results - 04/07/09 05:09 AM
March Resale Housing Results Bring Positive NewsTORONTO, April 6, 2009 - In March 2009, Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 6,171 sales - down seven per cent from March 2008, representing the smallest year-over-year decline in the last five months. The average price for March transactions was $362,052 - down less than five per cent from the same month last year."The Greater Toronto housing market has stood up very well given the challenging economic times the world has experienced in recent months," commented TREB President Maureen O'Neill."In fact, over the past two months, the situation in the housing market has improved."The seasonally-adjusted annual … (1 comments)

etobicoke homes: What's with the new - 10/15/08 12:47 PM
Recently while surfing the Real estate bulletin boards, I found this...What's with the new MLS website?I regularly search Toronto properties on the MLS at and have always used the simple interface to choose my region (W01,C01 etc), price, type of dwelling and the number of listings per page. Well, it seems I can't do that anymore.The site has changed to '' and all of a sudden, there's this hard-to-use map interface that requires you to zoom in on an area (you can't really choose specifically - you have to vaguely zoom in and hope for the best; the map wobbles … (2 comments)

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