Home Prices in Mississauga Soared in 11 Months

March 22nd, 2017

I’ve seen some examples recently of homes that have re-sold within a year of each other. In two cases the homes were considered to be be lot or land value only as the homes are in original condition and would be better suited to be torn down and have new custom built homes on the land.

In Mineola East there was a 3 bedroom bungalow that sold in 2015 for just under $1,200,000 and then resol ...

4 Things to Look For at an Open House

March 19th, 2017

Open House Advice

The spring market is here and that means that open house season is upon us. More and more listings are coming on the market and buyers are out shopping for new homes. When touring through a house there are some important things you should look for if you are serious about buying a new home. 


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You want to look for a few things in the layout of a home. Starting i ...

How to Win in Multiple Offers

March 3rd, 2017

5 Things You Must Know To Win Multiple Offers in Real Estate

Setting the list price for a house above the estimated market value in order to leave a little room for negotiation was the way homes have been sold for decades. However with the limited supply and huge demand for homes that seldom happens these days.

Most properties coming on the market now are priced below the estimated market ...

Does a Coming Soon sign help sell a house faster?

January 28th, 2017

What does a Coming Soon real estate sign do to help sell?

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Unlike a movie trailer you won’t find a lot of useful information online about homes with Coming Soon signs on them. Realtors who install “coming soon" signs are trying to create some hype about the listing, and they also trying to sell the house themselves before it goes on the MLS Multiple Listing Service to the general public. ...

Top 5 Most Expensive Places to Live in Mississauga

January 3rd, 2017

You might be surprised by the results to see which community had the most sales of luxury properties in the City. Traditionally the most exclusive luxury homes are in South Mississauga and this year is no different. To determine the top 5 most expensive places to live in Mississauga we looked at freehold properties that sold for over $2,000,000 in 2016. The humbers were astonishing, and some ...

Can I Get Advanced Notice Before a House Comes on the Market?

December 13th, 2016

I had a client call me today and ask about a house that a friend of theirs had bought in Port Credit. The buyers agent told them that the listing was coming on the market before it actually did. They want me to advise them also about new listings as well before they come on the market so that they don't get into a bidding war.

The reality is that it is very rare to be able to find out about ...