It’s a pleasure to meet you!
I’m Jeff, a full-time real estate agent, living in Toronto and working in the greater Toronto area. In addition to my professional designations I have a BA in Sociology from McMaster University and an MBA from the University of Toronto.
My undergrad degree in Sociology has influenced how I work with my clients, and I strive to make sure that during every step of the process my clients feel comfortable and in control. Many of my clients tell me they chose to work with me because they immediately felt they could trust me.
Can you lose money by trying to save money? In real estate, cutting commissions to the buying agent can end up costing you a lot more than you think and might be a very dumb idea.
There are a series of unwritten rules in real estate and a couple of the most important are how your listing strategy communicates your sale price expectations. Here’s our behind the scenes explanation of how it works – and how it doesn’t if agents don’t follow the rules.
Some properties are listed at a price that is really just reflective of what the seller wants to get, not what it’s worth. It can feel like you’re negotiating with a toddler and is often unsuccessful. Here’s our approach to developing a pricing strategy that actually gets the home sold.
One of the biggest factor that impacts housing prices is the level of supply, which has changed dramatically in 2022. Here’s the active listings we’ve seen so far this year for each type of housing. It’s honestly astonishing.
As of March 30, 2022, the Government of Ontario has increased the Non-Resident Speculation Tax on real estate from 15% to 20%, and it now applies across the entire province. Here’s what that change means.