Business Development

HOW DO I HANDLE A LOW-BALL OFFER?

https://youtube.com/shorts/n5YGtPgDMwEHello, my fabulous readers! Today, let's dive into a sticky situation together:"How do I handle a Low-Ball Offer?" Selling a home is undoubtedly an emotional journey, and dealing with low-ball offers can be a particularly challenging aspect of the process. I'm here to share some valuable insights on how to navigate these situations with grace and strategic...

Can a Buyer get out of an Accepted Offer?

https://youtube.com/shorts/L_kYymmmOSE?si=C-iP8-LzfFCJBmbRYou've eagerly signed on the dotted line, but suddenly find yourself having second thoughts. The burning question on your mind: "Can a buyer change their mind and back out of an accepted offer?" Buckle up, because the answer is more nuanced than you might expect. Today, we're diving into the intricacies of home offers and the power of...

What is TRESA and how is it changing the Real Estate Industry?

https://youtube.com/shorts/TYI8ym8w_ro?si=Yatc1rSUIkNMfdjwRemember the intense bidding wars of the 2022 real estate market, where buyers were engaged in fierce competition, often exceeding asking prices by substantial amounts? The limited information provided by Sellers Agents, specifically only the number of competing offers, left buyers in the dark about their standing in the bidding process. Fast...

CAN BUYERS REQUEST THE SELLER MAKE REPAIRS TO THE HOME?

https://youtube.com/shorts/j3DwVF3F4CY?feature=shareHello, my fabulous readers! Today, let's dive into a question that buyers often ask once we finish up the Home Inspection:"Can Buyers Request the Seller Make Repairs Before Closing on the Property?" Sometimes a Buyer feels lucky to have a Conditional Offer in hand and doesn't want to "rock the boat" by requesting repairs - or sometimes, Buyers feel like...

CAN I BE PRESENT DURING A SHOWING IN MY HOME?

https://youtube.com/shorts/MRmZlXpzOBQ Hello, my fabulous readers! Today, let's dive into a question that many sellers often ponder:"Can I be present when a potential buyer is viewing my home?" I've had countless clients ask me this, and I totally get it. No one knows your home like you do, and who better to give the tour, right? Well, hold on just a moment, because there's a bit more to it than meets the...

WHAT DOES “OFF-MARKET” REALLY MEAN?

https://youtube.com/shorts/l3zIno4Ehf8?si=VfDtyUPqfAaFGz-zRemember Mark Twain's famous quote? "Buy land, they're not making more of it!"Well that rings especially true for waterfront property.  I recently had the pleasure of assisting a pair of eager buyer clients in securing their dream property.  And we had to search off-market to find it! For those unfamiliar with the real estate world, the term...

5 Must Know Facts about moving to the Blue Mountains

5 Things You Might HATE About Living In The Blue Mountains

https://youtu.be/giO-50kQB-U?si=HXByXqvfaUPwUi-m Are you thinking of moving out of Toronto?  Did you know nearly 100,000 people left Toronto in just one year?  That’s right, according to Statistics Canada data and the Financial Post, 78 per cent settled in other parts of the province.  If you’re one of those Toronto residents who are looking for Greener Pastures… literally… let's talk about...

The Pros and Cons to the “Wait and See” Approach to Buying in Today’s Market

Let’s get right down to it and get real: it's an uncertain time in the real estate market.  Our economy is heading into a recession, by all accounts, and interest rates are climbing.  Lots of my buyer clients have expressed a desire to hit the pause button on their home search and just wait and see what happens with the market.  Today, I want to take a close look at the “Wait and See”...

Buying & Living in Collingwood

The secret is out on Collingwood, and I’m here to give you a little insight on why Collingwood made the top 10 list of Canada's fastest-growing smaller urban centres, according to Statistics Canada latest census. The Secret Is OUT! Collingwood is the gateway for Toronto visitors to access Blue Mountain Ski Resort and Private Ski Clubs.  The ski hills, as well as the Grain Terminals are...

Meaford Harbour

Buying & Selling in Meaford

So! You’re thinking of buying and living in Meaford, Ontario.  I’m going to give you a little introduction to this amazing small town on the coast of Georgian Bay and tell you why it might be the perfect place for you and your family… or why it might not be for you.LET'S TALK ABOUT MEAFORD!Located on the shore of Georgian Bay at the mouth of Big Head River, Meaford is the quintessential, classic red...

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