December 18, 2017

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Clarification: Access To Real Estate Listings

Dec 13, 2017

I believe in education and providing my clients and contacts with up to date information within the industry.  In speaking with a realtor, there is something I wasn’t aware of.  The reason that TREB is appealing these sites as they stand today is because there are issues in their reporting.  Let’s say a property is sold conditionally, these sites will report this info and the conditional sale price.  This could hurt the sale of your property as this info should not be made public until the property is actually sold and all conditions removed. In purchasing and selling your home,…

Hot Off The Press!! Access To Real Estate Listings

Dec 13, 2017

Are you looking to purchase or sell your home or maybe you are just interested in what the real estate market is doing and want to do some research?  Here are 2 great resources where you can check house prices or current listings.  HouseSigma and MongoHouse are Real Estate information sites that show list or sold prices for the GTA.  This is all thanks to a ruling last week by the Federal Court of Appeal. This information from the Multiple Listing Service used to be kept secret by the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), which said only its agents had the…

Give The Gift Of Financial Independence

Dec 5, 2017

I remember the days when the Christmas tree was surrounded with presents and the joy I felt in purchasing the perfect gifts for family and friends.  The tree was packed with “stuff”.  When I downsized a few years back and had to get rid of all the treasures I had amassed, my philosophy changed.  Now we give each other more meaningful gifts of sharing experiences through concerts, dinners, movies and sporting events.  Shared activities create memories that are priceless and last long after the event is over.  And that’s what many people want to give; gifts with lasting impact. But…