©©©House hunters often find the process stressful, especially if they are working to a deadline, because they have already sold or given notice on their current home. It's doubly so if they have been transferred from another city and have a pre-determined time for their real estate search. As REALTORS©, we have many tools in our toolkit to help you search, view, and select your next home.
Megann Willson's blog
You've found your perfect home. You've put in an offer. Now you wait. You wait for the other side to respond. It's hard.
When you're actively searching for the right property, it can feel like you'll never find it. You think this is the most difficult part, but for most buyers, it isn't. It's the waiting. Why is that? Because when you submit an offer on real estate, it's out of your hands until the other side responds. They have three options:
One of my clients has been thinking about a move to a smaller city - they're looking for affordability, sort of. More like value for money, really. They want a home that has many of the luxuries they can't afford in their place in the big city. But can they have it all?
Whether you've outgrown your current home, or you're downsizing, or you're looking for your very first starter home, it can be so exciting! It can also be overwhelming, disappointing, and frustrating, if you're not ready. Here are five steps to make your next home search a success, whether you're looking for a tiny apartment, a sleek condominium, a practical family home, or a relaxing estate in the country.
Have you ever wanted to live downtown, but you're afraid you'll miss the wonderful relaxation of the country? What if I told you, you could have both? You really can!
So, you've decided to list your home. Time to get it on the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) as soon as possible, right? Not so fast! Before you join the long list of homes for sale in Toronto, take time to take a few steps that will ensure your house makes a great first impression on buyers - and encourages them to fall in love, just like you did, when you bought it. Where should you start?
One of the best things about living in downtown Toronto is walkability!
You may have seen walk scores in real estate listings, and wondered exactly what they are, and why they matter. There are different algorithms used, but basically, a walk score is a measure of how walk-friendly a neighbourhood is. It's based on how easy it is for you to access daily essentials, by walking. If you love to keep fit, explore, and help the environment, check out the walk score when you're looking for your next home.