Compiled below are the Housing Sale Numbers for April and May 2017 for Mimico Traditionally, the spring market in Etobicoke and in Mimico moves pretty fast, with the highest sold home prices of the year usually occurring in May. 2017 has proven to be a little bit different so far. April 2017 came in with a bang and a frenzy. Fewer houses were for sale than the year before. Multiple offers were the norm with 8 or 10 or even 12 offers for many properties. Houses were selling for 20-50% over asking, some even higher. Some houses were not appraising. Buyers were feeling fatigue and felt the need to scramble to just buy something. Then the Ontario government announced some changes in late April to help “slow” the market down. . . .
Top 10 Tips for a Great Open House Experience in Toronto - as a Buyer... Here are some good tips for Buyers to get the most out of your Open House experience in Toronto... Do it yourself, map it out! Prior to leaving, map out where you are going, so you maximize your Open House in Toronto window. Most open houses in Toronto are held Saturday and Sunday between 2-4pm. A few agents begin at 1:00 pm or stay as late as 5:00 pm, but generally the window is 2-4 pm. Ask your real estate salesperson for a list of area Open Houses PLUS property information. Don't waste your time stopping to view houses on Open House in Toronto that are NOT what you are looking for. Ask your agent to give you a list of qualified houses for you . . .
Home Buyers Guide: Getting Ready to Buy a House in Toronto Try this Home Buyers Guide for some tips on your home buying experience. To begin, there are lots of different types of home buyers out there. First-Time Home Buyers: With housing prices higher thus higher deposits, many people buying for the first time are in their 30s and 40s Back-in-the-Market Home Buyers: Those that bought 10+ years ago and now want to sell, the market has changed since then Trading-Up Buyers: You’ve made money on your house and are on to bigger and better. Got-a-Raise Home Buyers: Moving because they got a new job, higher pay, woo hoo! Upsizing Home Buyers: Your family has grown with kids, dogs, the cat and you need more room Downsizing . . .