homes west toronto: 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)

homes west toronto: Your best friend when you need him - 12/10/13 07:16 AM
  David Pylyp is your best friend;
when you need pictures for that insurance claim when you are unsure if its a Landlord or Tenant Problem. when a condo corporation raises your Maintenance Fees. when your tenant won't MOVE. when your house won't SELL. when you don't want to live together anymore. when you want Value in your purchase. You don't have to like me...  but do you need me.

 
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homes west toronto: The answers may be obvious - The Solutions not so simple - 12/08/13 09:35 AM

I agree that the internet has made it easier for buyers to find homes they “want” online this is where my leniency ends. Online property search is simply an entry point into the discovery process and in no way guarantees a home search will take less time than working with a buyer who had no internet access at all. Some buy quickly, others take 4 - 6 months to look at dozens of Homes.


Do you trust the real estate advice on Yahoo Answers?! My  Answers are glossed over, muted, by the advice of a woman with a … (0 comments)

homes west toronto: Is your agent Lazy or frugal? - 11/12/13 07:04 AM

You want your home sold.
You want Buyers to see the value of your home. You negotiate aggressively for the best commission deal. 

Buyers want Pictures, Video, Floorplans and details. Here is a SAMPLE ad of mine from earlier in 2013 for a condo at Humber Bay Shore, Toronto, ON.


Your Pied a Terre in the City.
A newly built and Freshly Painted Two bedroom Suite with two spacious bathroom at the luxurious Park Lake Residences, located at Lake Shore and Ellis Ave., right at Sunnyside Beach.
This building is a two tower structure with a centre podium that houses an open air terrace … (0 comments)

homes west toronto: Why is home Ownership important? - 10/09/13 08:50 AM
Why should having your own home be important to you?
It's where you will be raising a family; having your own place where you decorate the nursery to suit your taste, host the family annual BBQ's in your yard.
Its the door casing in the kitchen that marks everyone's height on their birthday.
Its the house that facilitates borrowing for that future wedding, provides for the bride on the staircase photo opportunity, pays the university tuition, plan for your retirement, borrow for an annuity or investment property.
 

 
If you could - What would your 55 year old … (0 comments)

homes west toronto: Real Estate is Local - 09/30/13 04:49 PM
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homes west toronto: Ever feel you are being watched? - 09/29/13 11:33 PM
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homes west toronto: Buy a House - 09/10/13 03:05 AM
How are your children going to look for a house?
They Google it
 
They google everything
http://tackk.com/l5va7j
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homes west toronto: What should you say when they haggle? - 08/31/13 04:56 AM

I know you know the value of an Experienced Real Estate Agent. 
Thats why you're looking to work with a Professional.
But as you know, I've only got so much time in a day,I'd have to rush through this job.And to be honest, I don't like to rushBecause I like to deliver my best work.If your budget is a problem, I can offer to do something else in that price point, but at this price for what you're asking,I am unable to do it.I hope you understand.I only have room for 10 clients each month to ensure that I can do my … (2 comments)

homes west toronto: WE all want a Home Run with each Pitch - 08/01/13 10:35 AM
We all want those plum commissions for sales of $700k to 800 thousand dollars. While out door knocking, I happened upon a nice fellow who did want to sell his Etobicoke townhouse. 
 
I had the grande tour; made some housekeeping and staging suggestions and prepared for the big question. 
 
How much is your commission rate?
 
I responded with a variety of options to select what might be suitable; The Plus, Premium and Prestige Commission Programs.  Was there another property involved? Was there a purchase on the other side? Was there another "end" somewhere to soften the commission concession.
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homes west toronto: They FORCED me to sign... - 07/16/13 10:58 PM
Dear Seller;
I am sorry your agent is not doing a good job....  I cannot interfere.  No, I cannot call them and explain your position.  You tell them what you want corrected.
14 days later: 
I am sorry   I cannot get involved in an offer that you feel is too low. You already accepted it?  Why did you accept the offer if you feel its low?   They forced you?   Uhhuh ...
when you are not happy with the communication you have with your agent  speak up.   Better you should interview a few agents and get an understanding … (108 comments)

homes west toronto: what kind of Marketing are you posting? - 05/21/13 02:27 AM
Does your work product reflect the creative needs of your market? Are you embracing New Technologies?
 
http://share.echographs.com/eg/echograph/landing/id=EG_b317e63e95c93fb6cf8037e86e0e5396#    
 
 What does your marketing say about you? Walk in the Park? If you have business to or from Toronto Canada give me a call.
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homes west toronto: Multiple Offers; Will you Regret you didn't ANTE UP? - 04/19/13 12:32 AM


When you are in a multiple offer situation and you are unclear of your direction;  here is some wonderful advice I recently absorbed.    
 
Is you offer so good that the Buyer's will Say   Holy Sh**! Once you find out how much the house sold for, Is your response "Holy Sh**! I would have paid that!  
In an effort to Aide transparency  RECO is amending and adding clauses to REBBA
 
 On April 18, 2013, the Minister of Consumer Services proposed new legislative amendments to the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 (REBBA) through the Stronger Protection … (2 comments)

homes west toronto: How do you handle commission questions? - 04/05/13 01:09 PM
Hi I would like to talk to you about listing my house...
Me: Wonderful! Where is your Property?
What is the commission Rate that you charge?
Me;  How long have you been in this home?
What is your commission rate?
 
What would you say?
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homes west toronto: Are you feeling Boxed in? - 04/01/13 09:25 AM
Need a little extra elbow room?

Feeling a little cramped stepping over one another?


Image cred http://kpopaddiiction.tumblr.com/post/46647070988

I can help you with that....

Call me for a larger place of your own.  416 233 9000

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homes west toronto: What is your ROI investing in Toronto Real Estate? - 02/19/13 10:43 AM
Tell me again about the lack of faith in Toronto real estate.

Where would you like to put your 20 or 25 % in the GTA's continuing real estate market.

Just be careful what you buy...   http://www.buyinginToronto.ca

Maybe you would like to conduct your own search. http://homeswesttoronto.tumblr.com/mobile

How can I help you?
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homes west toronto: Why are you seeking Rent to Own? - 02/13/13 02:45 AM

Was it presented to you as a good deal? 

This Rent to Own program that gains favour from time to time.  I ranted about this extensively during the 2008 Credit Crisis when all the North American markets CLENCHED shut for about 6 months into January of 2009 when [Obama] the AMERICAN GOVERNMENT released the Bail out Money. People  will try to take advantage of others misfortune.

http://eleganthomesinwesttoronto.blogspot.ca/2008/09/lease-to-own-housing-plan-leaves.html

Those very same factors are in play right now in Ontario [the Toronto west GTA] with Tightening Credit Criteria from CHMC, shortened amortizations and stricter verification to qualify for a mortgage … (1 comments)

homes west toronto: Let's declutter and use what you already have.... - 02/08/13 03:52 AM

Getting more money for your home is possible. Would you like to know how?



Our Team of professionals can help you Organise and de-clutter to make your home feel larger.

By using your own furnishing we can re-purpose many things in your home to make it look warm, fresh and inviting. Would you like to know more?

Talk to your local Toronto real estate professional now.

David Pylyp Group
416 233 9000

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homes west toronto: We are looking for Seekers and Dreamers - 09/14/12 01:02 AM

Seekers and Dreamers are required immediately for West Toronto houses. 

These houses are being overlooked by those that wish a house prepared for sale by Professional Pillow Fluffers.

If you are serious about rolling up your sleeves; picking through small cosmetic repairs, repainting and stripping dated wallpaper or involving yourself with major structural updates like wiring and plumbing, you could greatly increase your profits in the Etobicoke detached home market.

Trading Broadloom for Hardwood Flooring. Re - sanding Strip floors and planning the renovations yourself will save tens of thousands of dollars.

If you have custom dreams of rebuilding a … (0 comments)

homes west toronto: Attended the NAR tech Day in Toronto - 06/05/12 11:06 PM
And came away with a number of active ideas that can implemented immediately to create content and engage viewers.
 
But first they need to find you online...
 
http://youtu.be/4aKqIg6aMdg
 
David Pylyp
Toronto
 
What are you doing to get noticed?
 
 
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