Blog – Page 6 – Dean Gibbons
Jan 17

Condo Flipping! What To Look For.

Market News

For years, HGTV has made a killing off showing the public how to flip homes.  Invariably, problems arise and there is tension between the contractor and the client.  Miraculously, all problems are wrapped up in a neat little box inside of 30 minutes of air time including commercial breaks. It’s a little different in real life.​For […]

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Jan 01

Bubbles and booms in Canadian real estate

Investment , Market News

Canadian real estate continues to experience an exciting boom in some markets, caused by some powerful positive forces in our economy. But it could be destroyed by ignorance, false comparisons and superficial research and analyses. Our media has been prone to publishing fallacious articles about what is happening here ever since The Economist magazine used […]

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Nov 17

CMHC Okay If Market Tanks

Market News

If the real estate market were to tank tomorrow, CMHC would be fine.  You’ll be screwed but CMHC will be able to weather the storm. For those who don’t know CMHC is responsible for the lovely lump sum insurance payment that is tacked on to your mortgage if you are purchasing with less than a […]

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Aug 30

2 Bedroom 2 Bath Stunner At NXT Condos

SOLD

Property FeaturesList Price $449,000 Bedrooms 2 + 1 Washrooms 2 Square Footage 923 Exposure South/WestBalconyOpenParking IncludedYesLockerOwnedAge (Approx.)5 YearsThis condo is stunning from the moment you open the door.  The sun literally drenches the living space with warmth. There are upgrades.  Lots of them but we’ll get to that in a minute. What you should know is that […]

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Aug 16

1700 Silverthorn Square, Pickering, ON

SOLD

Won A Feverish Bidding War!The action on this property was feverish to say the least after dozens of showings it came down to 5 offers.  The new buyer’s are in love with their new home and just recently called it their “forever home.”   ​The big selling features were:  Proximitiy to good schoolsAccess to parksLarge […]

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Jan 30

Save The Commission

Market News

There is a growing trend in the real estate industry where people try to sell their home without using someone like me.  I get it.  People want to save money on commission and I can appreciate that. The problem is that most people do a very poor job of selling their home on their own.  When […]

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