New Way Of Pricing?

Remember when properties were laughably, egregiously, and pathetically under-listed to try and "fool" the market and its participants? And remember when that worked? The game has changed since the busy spring, 2017 market, and sellers and listing agents are looking for...

Greed Is Good……Right?

The 1980's were said to be the "Decade of Greed," and if Hollywood's portrayal was any indication, those of us watching now in hindsight would have no reason to believe it was anything to the contrary. Market regulations, consumer interactions,...

Must-Read Real Estate Headlines

I don't usually do this - post the creative content of others; there's already enough of that on Facebook, where every news feed is a "share" of an existing online article. But over the weekend, each of the major Toronto...

Welcome To The New Market!

I wonder if Google will pick up those keywords, and I'll get a hell of a lot of emails about properties in Newmarket... Anyways, as I mentioned on Friday, I've been tracking the post-Victoria-Day listings as I wanted to get a...

How Does A Buyer Get Out Of The Deal?

In most cases: they don't. Not legally, that is, and not without a fight from the seller, and potentially serious repercussions. I've been asked a few times in the past month either "what happens when a buyer won't close?" or, "how...

What Is An “Escalation Clause?”

Some of you just read the title of this post, and your stomachs are already churning. The market is frenetic enough without nonsense like escalation clauses being brought into the mix. I have never seen an escalation clause in an...