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Why Interviewing a Real Estate Agent is Important

Wednesday Jan 8th, 2020

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Why Interviewing a Real Estate Agent is Important

Recently, we were informed by our assistant that she had decided to pursue an opportunity to further develop her skills in another field of interest. We were most happy to support her in this next chapter of her career. After posting an online ad to find her replacement, we found ourselves overwhelmed after receiving over 290 applicants within the first 10 days. Some had some administrative experience, some had real estate backgrounds, and some were hoping to apply their seemingly... [read more]

Being in the top 1% of Canada

Tuesday Mar 10th, 2020

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Being in the top 1% of Canada

As some of you know, I had the privilege of attending my first Royal LePage National Chairman’s Club Retreat last month in Portugal. This event is only open to the top 1% of Royal LePage agents across Canada. Being my first time attending the event, I really had no idea what to expect and I wondered how I might fit in with such an elite group of people.  What impressed me most was how welcoming and inclusive everyone was. I found it incredibly helpful and inspiring to connect with... [read more]

Why now is one of the best times to buy real estate in Toronto.

Wednesday May 20th, 2020

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Why now is one of the best times to buy real estate in Toronto.

One of the most common questions our clients have asked is: When is the right time to buy real estate in Toronto? Should I buy now during the pandemic, or should I wait and see what transpires with the market after we return to our “new normal”?   The answers to these questions are a bit complicated and cannot be generalized for all without a proper discussion, as we always significantly factor in your personal situation and real estate goals to provide the most relevant... [read more]

Getting a mortgage in Canada is about to get a lot more difficult..

Tuesday May 26th, 2020

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Getting a mortgage in Canada is about to get a lot more difficult..

COVID-19 has created financial challenges in the mortgage market, and changes are on the horizon which will make it harder for Canadians to get a mortgage. The mortgage market has been in a state of flux the past two months and with that Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is contemplating possible changes to protect Canadians against instability in the housing market.   The CMHC is the government body that insures mortgages in Canada and last week, in a presentation to the... [read more]

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