The Bidding War Chaos Has Returned

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It’s the beginning of 2020 and most real estate agents are feeling like they are having their own Groundhog Day moment as they are re-living the beginning of 2017 again.

The most common, tried and true way to sell a house or condo in this city is by setting up a bidding war. This means pricing the property slightly lower than the market to garner as much interest as possible. This practice is common and has been happening since before I bought my first home in 2005 when I had to fight off 10 other bidders for a house.

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1st Time Homebuyer Bootcamp: 7 Important Things You Need To Know As A Buyer

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Attention, Renters!

Would you like to learn how to buy a place in Toronto? Does making your first home purchase make you want to throw up a little?

Then join us for the FREE 1ST TIME HOMEBUYER BOOTCAMP – 7 things important you need to know as a buyer in Toronto!

Make sure you grab a free ticket and I’ll send you a link to the webinar before it starts.

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House Hunting Webinar for First-Time Homebuyers (Replay)

Attention: Renters!

Would you like to learn how to buy the space of your dreams? Does making your first home purchase make you want to throw up a little?

Then join us for the FREE HOUSE HUNTING BOOTCAMP – 7 things you need to know as a first-time home buyer in Toronto!

Learn the 7 things you need to know as a first-time home buyer in Toronto. Break through your fears of what it takes to become a home-owner.

Join the ranks of home-ownership in 2020. This is YOUR decade!

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Midtown Toronto Retirement Guide (Free Download)

There comes a time when we need to leave our home for the good of our health. That’s where retirement living comes in. So I wanted to produce this guide for all of us who need to know more about retirement living. Even if it’s just to get a better idea as to how much to save in our RRSP to be able to afford the retirement living that we choose.

While the costs charged by retirement living centres seems expensive one must consider:

  1. The savings of moving into a retirement living centre that includes; food, water & sewage, heat, hydro, taxes, maintenance, gardening and snow removal.
  2. The income that will be earned from the investment of the monies received from selling one’s home.

So I’ve produced this guide to retirement living, assisted living and memory care options in the Midtown Toronto area as most of us will want to stay in the neighbourhood we live in or we will want to move our loved ones closer to us.

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Why Rejecting Airbnb in Toronto is Short-Sighted

Recently, landlords lost their case for Airbnb but is it only the landlords that have lost out here? Airbnb, much like Uber & Tesla is like any other market disrupter. And, yes, our knee-jerk reaction is to hate change, I’m usually guilty of that myself.  Except when we only want to stick to the status quo, we are missing out on other opportunities that exist because of our comfort.

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