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Revealed: Home Selling Guarantee Scam

Reading time: long | Writing mood: appalled | Writing track: Ministry - Thieves (careful, it’s a heavy, aggressive song with swearing)   As you likely already know, I despise the BUY THIS HOME AND I’LL BUY YOURS FOR CASH, IF YOUR HOME DOESN’T SELL IN 10 DAYS, I’LL BUY...

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Buyer Case Study: Patience Pays Off

Reading time: 3 minutes | Writing mood: grinning ear to ear | Writing track: Guns ‘n Roses - Patience   Patience, You Must Have    One of my favourite songs from  Guns ‘n Roses; Patience. You needed it in the 90’s to tie a bandanna and wear a baseball hat backwards...

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Superhero Real Estate Agent Costs Seller $1,550

  Sometimes, trying to have a client's’ best interest, isn't in their best interest   Read time: 3 minutes | Writing mood: confused | Writing track: Ryo Kawasaki - Hawaiian Caravan (linked at the end of this post)   Picture this, you buy a used car and are scheduled...

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How Much Home Can You Afford

  The majority of home buyers can’t afford to buy a property outright. And that’s OK. Even people who buy millions of dollars worth of real estate borrow to make a purchase. Let's look at how banks and other lenders determine how much home you can afford to buy.   In...

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Why You Lost a Bidding War

So, you were in a multiple offer, better known as a bidding war, and you lost. Naturally you’re disappointed. What was it about your offer that the sellers didn’t like?   Prefer to watch a video? Click here.   Let’s explore some of the most common cases why your offer...

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Mortgages

About Mortgages Mortgages are either boring or intimidating, especially for the first-time buyer. Once you’ve qualified for a mortgage, there are some basic decisions you will have to make before you take possession of your house or condo: Mortgage term, amortization,...

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Why You Shouldn’t Accept a Bully Offer

Listings are at an all-time low and you accepted a bully offer on the first night? Bully offers don't have to be accepted or even looked at   My question to sellers; why wouldn’t you wait until the date that you set out for offers? We're at an all-time low in Toronto...

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How to Buy Your first Home in Toronto

How to Buy Your first Home in Toronto Let's relieve some anxiety about buying your first home My wife and I bought our first Toronto home way back in 2006 (I say first Toronto home because we left the city briefly). Guess what? We didn't get the first house we offered...

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