Author: OnePercentGuys

Housing Affordability in Toronto: A New Approach to Homeownership

Toronto is an expensive city to live in. It is notorious for its lack of affordable housing, and yet there is never a shortage of people who want to live here. What continues to drive housing costs up is basic supply and demand. Toronto is currently experiencing a high demand for housing, and available units disappear quickly as prices continue to climb. This year, housing prices… Read more »

Reasons Why the Coronavirus Won’t Topple the Toronto Housing Market

It’s safe to say that we are living in unprecedented times. Science fiction, anybody? The implications of current events and speculation on where we’re headed have a lot of people thinking about the worst-case scenario. Economists agree, however, that a recession is not inevitable. What we are experiencing today is nothing like the crisis we saw in 2008. As the current situation is caused by external… Read more »

Bully Offers: Selling Real Estate in Toronto & The Greater Toronto Area

Market rates for buying property in Toronto and the GTA are once again at the lowest they’ve ever been historically. Properties are in high demand, and prices are soaring.  In this highly competitive real estate market, we see some sellers listing their property under ‘holding an offer date.’ This allows them to accumulate multiple offers from potential buyers and drive up the selling price with a… Read more »

Key Stats + Expert Advice on Navigating the Toronto Real Estate Market 2020

We are currently in the midst of a “Seller’s Market” where there simply isn’t enough inventory to supply the amount of buyers ready to purchase. As a result, almost every property has multiple offers or interest from several parties. This is the nature of the current real estate market in Toronto. Remember, we live in the most dynamic market in the world. But there are things… Read more »

15 Questions You Should Always Ask Before Selecting a Realtor

If you read the previous post, “Mistakes You Can Make When Selling Your Home” one of the key issues is selecting the wrong realtor. There are many real estate agents in the Toronto and Etobicoke area, and making the choice between them can be difficult and confusing. It’s especially difficult when you have spoken with several different realtors and they all seem so convincing. The key… Read more »

Mistakes You Can Make When Selling Your Toronto Home – Part 3

Here is the final installation in the three part series, “Mistakes You Can Makes When Selling Your Toronto Home”! If you haven’t read part 1 or part 2 -do give it a read to see mistakes 1-6. Now if you’re selling Toronto, Oakville or Etobicoke real estate (or getting ready to put your property on the market); there are many things to think about, to prepare… Read more »

Mistakes You Can Make When Selling Your Toronto Home – Part 2

Here is part 2 of 3 -the most common mistakes made when selling your home! If you haven’t read part 1, click here to see mistakes number 1 to 3. If you’re selling your Toronto, Oakville or Etobicoke real estate (or getting ready to put your property on the market), there are many things to think about, to prepare for, and to organize. To avoid the… Read more »

Need to Find an Etobicoke Realtor? A Testimonial From Jay Roberts

Looking for a realtor located in Downtown Toronto or a specialist in Etobicoke Real Estate? I recently worked with Jay Roberts in selling his home while also finding him a Toronto home right for him. Here’s what Jay had to say: I’m someone who is very demanding, Andrew met my needs and exceeded my expectations. I was looking for a specific area and I wasn’t sure… Read more »

Mistakes You Can Make When Selling Your Toronto Home – Part 1

Selling your Toronto home? When you’re getting ready to put your property on the market, there are many things to think about, to prepare for, and to organize. To avoid the pitfalls when selling your home, Andrew Doumont at Onepercentguys.com will break down the 8 most common mistakes in 3 parts. Here’s part 1 of 3 –watch out for these mistakes! MISTAKE #1 – LISTING IN-CORRECTLY… Read more »

Toronto Housing Market Overview – June 2014

New June 2014 Toronto Housing Report! If you’re interested in Etobicoke real estate or listing in Etobicoke or Downtown Toronto, understanding the market is key! Every month I post monthly market reports so you can make informed decisions when buying or selling your home within the GTA. Strong Growth in June Sales Stepping into his role as President of the Toronto Real Estate Board, Paul Etherington… Read more »