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What’s Open and Closed on the Civic Holiday in Real Estate?

August 3, 2020

OPEN: – Me, as your Realtor – if you have any questions for me on Canada Day, then feel free to call/text/email me. – Sellers, for home showings. It is, of course, the seller’s decision whether or not to allow showings at their home on any given day. Generally speaking, ...

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Quote of the Month

August 2, 2020

#quotes #july2020 #GTArealestate #torontorealestate #pickeringrealestate #ajaxrealestate #whitbyrealestate #oshawarealestate #realestateagent ...

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Open Houses Are Back! Or Are They?

July 31, 2020

The ban on in-person open houses has been lifted for any region that has switched from Stage 2 to Stage 3 of Ontario’s Framework for Re-opening. So, in-person open houses are now allowed across the GTA region, except for in Windsor-Essex which remains in Stage 2 for now. But will ...

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Another Great Coaching Session with Jared James

July 28, 2020

Had another great coaching session with Jared James today. This time I was reminded about how important it is to keep in touch with the people who know me. I admit, I don’t spend enough time simply keeping in touch with those of you out there who might enjoy hearing ...

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How Often Do You Move?

July 16, 2020

In the last 16 years alone, I’ve moved 7 times. That’s about once every 2.3 years. Before that, in my 20’s, it was about once per year. There is a new adventure to be had in every new home. (We don’t have kids.) . #GTArealestate . Know anyone who is ...

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Market Watch By the Numbers – July 2020

July 15, 2020

The residential real estate market in the GTA seems to be back on track, with the volume of sales being comparable to the same time last year, and a strong average price increase.   What will the future bring?   Do you know anyone who is thinking about buying or ...

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Detached & Semi’s had Strongest Average Annual Price Growth Rates

From the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board’s Market Watch report: “Average and benchmark selling prices [in June 2020] were up year-over-year [vs June 2019] for all major home types. The strongest average annual rates of price growth were experienced in the detached and semi-detached market segments in the City of ...

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First Time Home Buyer Webinar

July 14, 2020

Catch this First Time Home Buyer Webinar, presented by Sean Humphries, via Zoom: When: Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Register here: WebZoomRegistrationFirstTimeHomeBuyer If you have any questions, let me know. Miia #firsttimehomebuyer #firsttimehomebuyers #webinar #mortgageagent #mortgage #WhitbyRealtor #OshawaRealtor #GTARealtor ...

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July 2020 Market Update

July 13, 2020

In this month’s video I discuss CMHC’s prediction that Toronto home prices will DECLINE this year, while the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board’s statistics are showing INCREASING prices. I talk about several factors affecting prices, relating to supply (number of homes for sale) and demand (number of buyers). I get ...

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Average Home Prices Across the GTA

July 10, 2020

Year-over-year double-digit returns are being experienced across the GTA, except in Oshawa at “only” a 7.7% increase (which is still awesome). But, guess what? Oshawa’s average home price is the lowest on this map. Oshawa is still the GTA’s hidden gem in affordability. Know anyone who is thinking about buying ...

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