416-925-9191 Tiffany Sly, Sales Representative, Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage

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Mar
10
2014

February Sales Up Along With Prices!

TORONTO, March 5, 2014 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Dianne Usher announced that February 2014 home sales reported by Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® were up by 2.1 per cent compared to the same period last year. Total February sales amounted to 5,731 compared to 5,613 last year. “Despite the continuation of inclement weather in […]

Feb
8
2014

Average Selling Price Up Strongly in January

February 5, 2014 — Home ownership in the Greater Toronto Area remains affordable and there are many people looking to purchase a home. In January, the number of homes listed for sale was down quite strongly compared to last year, which means that it was difficult for some buyers to find a home. Greater Toronto Area […]

Jan
17
2014

The December Resale Housing Market Figures are out!

There were no surprises in the data related to the Toronto residential market for the last month of 2013. Since the late spring the Toronto market has been very robust, outpacing comparative months in 2012. December was no exception, with 4,078 residential properties reported sold, almost 14 percent higher than the 3,582 properties reported sold […]

Apr
26
2011

Did you know?? The MLS districts are about to change!

As of July 5 all the MLS districts will be replaced with easier to understand community names. Finally! Our 86 alpha-numeric districts are not only arbitrary, they’re out of date. Many of them were drawn when places like Markham and Vaughan were mostly rural and not the bustling communities that they are today. Not only […]

Mar
28
2011

NEW LISTING – A Classic South Rosedale Beauty!

NEW LISTING: 5 Maple Avenue listed for $1,770,000 A classic 3 storey South Rosedale home (once a rooming house converted to two semis in the 80’s) features original grand foyer with stunning oak staircase and oak detailing, stained glass and leaded glass windows, hardwood floors, 4 bedrooms (or 3 + library), 4 fireplaces, a finished […]

Feb
7
2011

What to do NOW if You Want to Buy Later

Between the frantic rush of the holidays and the terrible weather, winter isn’t usually a popular time to buy or sell a home. Now that calmer, warmer spring days are on the way, home-buying season is about to kick back into gear. If you want to purchase a home this year, don’t wait – start […]

Jan
31
2011

New Mortgage Rules Illustrated

Source: The Globe and Mail, January 21st, 2011 While the effective elimination of the 35-year mortgage could diminish housing prices, economists say it’s not possible to calculate the degree of dampening with any certainty.  That’s in part because some homeowners take long mortgages initially and then change the terms later, paying more than required in […]

Jan
17
2011

Federal Government Changes Mortgage Financing Rules!

Source: TREB, January 17th 2011 The federal government has announced changes to mortgage financing rules for government-backed (insured) mortgages (less than 20 per cent down payment), which will affect maximum amortization periods, mortgage refinancing, and home equity lines of credit.

Dec
2
2010

Why use a Realtor to sell your house?

The recent agreement between the Canadian Real Estate Association and the Competition Bureau has caused some to question using a Realtor to sell their home.  But even with that change, you don’t see everything that we real estate agents do … information such as the prices of previous sales … the real estate history of […]

Nov
5
2010

About the CREA & Competition Bureau Agreement

You may have experienced some confusion and received incorrect information about the agreement between CREA and the Competition Bureau.  Consumers are unclear about what it means to them and unsure about who to trust with the important responsibility of the sale or purchase of their home As expected, both in our industry and among consumers, […]

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