Buyers suggestions for improvements heard – and $30,000 added to sale price

Buyers suggestions for improvements heard – and ,000 added to sale price

Coldwell Banker Mountain Central 2 Hawthorne Cres. NW., Calgary Asking price: $1.45-million (March, 2022) Previous asking price: $1.45-million (August, 2021) Selling price: $1.48-million (March, 2022) Tax: $9,999 (2021) Days on the market: not applicable Listing agent: Rob Vanovermeire, Coldwell Banker Mountain Central The action The eat-in kitchen opens off the back.Coldwell Banker Mountain Central Agent … Read more

Here’s how to bid in the GTA’s uneven housing market

Here’s how to bid in the GTA’s uneven housing market

Sleepless nights, emotional strain and difficult conversations are just some of the ramifications Ahmad Ghulami and May Serageldin have felt after enduring 20 bidding wars over three years in the GTA’s real estate market. And, despite the recent cool-down, the North York couple says things haven’t gotten any easier, as decreasing prices in certain areas … Read more

Buyer adds $50,000 to secure Canmore townhouse

Buyer adds ,000 to secure Canmore townhouse

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada 1080 Cougar Creek Dr., No. 508B, Canmore, Alta. Asking price: $600,000 (April, 2022) Selling price: $650,000 (April, 2022) Tax: $2,161 (2021) Days on the market: Oven Listing agents: Christopher Vincent and Laura Wright, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada The action The main floor has a living room and an eat-in kitchen with … Read more

Determined buyers pay $265,886 over asking for Guelph, Ont., home

Determined buyers pay 5,886 over asking for Guelph, Ont., home

Forest Hill Real Estate Inc. 2 Zess Court, Guelph, Ont. Asking price: $1,249,900 (March, 2022) Selling price: $1,515,786 (March, 2022) Tax: $6,021 (2021) Days on the market: Two Buyers’ agents: Rahim Suleman and Cori Endrody, Forest Hill Real Estate Inc. The action The bungalow was built 14 years ago by Reid’s Heritage Homes and has … Read more

From 30 per cent drops to 12 per cent jumps — why some GTA real estate markets are hot while others not

Here’s how to bid in the GTA’s uneven housing market

In May, home prices in the GTA showed which areas are hot and which are not. Across the board, although home prices rose 9.4 per cent on an annual basis, May was the third consecutive month-over-month drop, down around three per cent from April, according to the latest report from the Toronto Regional Real Estate … Read more

Eleven offers reeled in for custom bungalow near Lake Simcoe

Eleven offers reeled in for custom bungalow near Lake Simcoe

This three-bedroom bungalow was promoted for an alluring price under $1.7-million to give buyers reason to venture into the small town on Uxbridge.Coldwell Banker RMR Real Estate 4 Horner Court., Uxbridge, Ont. Asking price: $1,698,000 (March, 2022) Selling price: $2,125,000 (March, 2022) Previous selling price: $853,009 (August, 2015) Tax: $8,840 (2021) Days on the market: … Read more

Canadian cities unaffordable for young residents: report – National

Canadian cities unaffordable for young residents: report – National

Since leaving Aurora, ON, six years ago to go to university in Vancouver, BC, 23-year-old Riley Cunningham has moved around the city five times. “I didn’t realize how expensive it is to live here,” she/they said, speaking to Global News on Sunday. Most places Cunningham has come across have been way too expensive or have … Read more

Seller of Yorkville condo takes first and only offer

Seller of Yorkville condo takes first and only offer

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada 32 Davenport Rd., No. 2704, Toronto Asking price: $859,000 (April, 2022) Selling price: $850,000 (April, 2022) Tax: $3,715 (2021) Days on the market: Oven Listing agents: Lucille Chenoweth and Myles Slocombe, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada Sotheby’s International Realty Canada The action This one-bedroom-plus-den suite was one of a few options up … Read more

The $6 million, six story Toronto mansion

The  million, six story Toronto mansion

This six-storey home is built into the side of the hills overlooking Humber River and boasts scenic views without compromising walkability. The home at 97 Old Mill Drive overlooks Etienne Brulé Park and offers privacy and greenery, while still being only an eight-minute walk to the subway. “You don’t feel like you’re in the city,” … Read more

Three buyers bid on Pickering bungalow with pool, bunkie and bar

Three buyers bid on Pickering bungalow with pool, bunkie and bar

Coldwell Banker RMR Real Estate 730 Cobblers Court, Pickering, Ont. Asking price: $1,099,999 (March, 2022) Selling price: $1,320,000 (March, 2022) Previous selling price: $54,293 (May, 1999) Tax: $5,767 (2021) Days on the market: Oven Listing agent: Jessica Hornung, Coldwell Banker – RMR Real Estate The long-time owners made several improvements to the house.Coldwell Banker RMR … Read more