• Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 16 October 2018

what's the big deal with making sold data available to the public? For years, good real estate agents supplied their clients with this information in making any real estate transaction. In the US, solds have been available to the public for several years.

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 11 October 2018

September sales on the Toronto Real estate Board were 6500 units, up 1.9% compared to September of last year. This is not as positive a sign as it appears. September sales were down 5% from August (very unusual). When you compare to last year, September sales were 1% higher than in August. The reality is that sales volumes will be mired at these levels until something fundamentally changes.

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 03 October 2018

In a high tax country like Canada, it is almost impossible to save enough to retire. The way we see it, you have three choices to make enough to retire.

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 19 September 2018

August sales on TREB were 6,800 units, an increase of 8.5% over August of 2017. Sales were also level with those in July which is normal in terms of seasonality. In terms of sales, we have definitely passed the bottom but of most concern is what does the fall market look like? ‘New’ listings in August were 6% higher than August of last year (more supply).

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 13 September 2018

Making recent news is a Brokerage who is suing for commission from a Seller on a deal that did not close. Agents work on commission but that does not mean that they work for free. For Sellers, when you sign a listing agreement it states that you owe a commission on the successful completion of your sale. What happens if the Seller accepts an offer and the sale does not complete and close?

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 30 August 2018

We keep focusing on the biggest challenge with our current real estate market: a lack of first time buyers. Where did they go, and why?

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 22 August 2018

Can you generate big returns from buying Pre-construction Condos? Yes, but you need to follow these three simple rules.

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 14 August 2018

July sales on the Toronto Real Estate Board produced mixed signals. Sales at 6900+ units are 18% higher than July of last year. However, this is 13% lower than from June (not unexpected) but the normal average for July is 9,000 units.

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 09 August 2018

Amendments to offers are a crucial part of the bargaining process. Many agents attempt to use an amendment as a substitute for waiving a condition, usually in favour of the buyer

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  • Remax-Condos-Plus
  • 31 July 2018

One of the most misunderstood issues in real estate is the deposit. The primary problem is our own real estate forms.

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