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8 things sellers should expect from their real estate agent - Inman.com

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8 things sellers should expect from their real estate agent
Inman.com
Especially in a competitive market, buyers will need to feel as though they're getting something extra, whether it be a membership to the local pool, a free home inspection or warranty or even free cooking classes to go along with that gourmet kitchen.

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From a different era: Northland family's water heater is dependability incarnate - Duluth News Tribune

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 20:14

Duluth News Tribune

From a different era: Northland family's water heater is dependability incarnate
Duluth News Tribune
Simple research on the internet revealed the average age of a tank-style water heater to be 10 to 20 years (according to the Florida-based McGarry and Madsen Home Inspection blog). "I've never had a hot water heater last more than seven years," Steve ...

First Capital Realty-backed portfolio of 19 properties in Ottawa and Toronto on the market - Financial Post

Toronto Real estate - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:52

Financial Post

First Capital Realty-backed portfolio of 19 properties in Ottawa and Toronto on the market
Financial Post
Exclusive listing documents show First Capital Realty Inc., the Toronto-based company with a market capitalization of almost $5 billion and one of the dominant retail landlords in Canada, and its partners, have hired real estate firm CBRE to sell what ...

$50 discount when you schedule your radon test with you home inspection from Idea Inspection! 315-730-6378 - Auburn Citizen

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:10

$50 discount when you schedule your radon test with you home inspection from Idea Inspection! 315-730-6378
Auburn Citizen
Whether buying or selling a home, having a home inspection company you can trust to look out for your investment is key. With areas of expertise ranging from General Home Inspection to Roofing and Waterproofing, Ideal Inspection is the premier home ...

More House-Flippers Than Foreign Buyers In Toronto Real Estate - Huffington Post Canada

Toronto Real estate - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:59

Huffington Post Canada

More House-Flippers Than Foreign Buyers In Toronto Real Estate
Huffington Post Canada
Better Dwelling: Toronto real estate inventory has been increasing over the past few months, and we wanted to see what kind of sellers we're looking at. An analysis of properties listed for sale in the City of Toronto show that over 6 per cent were ...

Police release security footage of suspect in Toronto steakhouse shooting - CTV News

Toronto Real estate - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:51

CTV News

Police release security footage of suspect in Toronto steakhouse shooting
CTV News
Toronto Police have released security camera footage that shows the suspect in the Saturday night shooting death of real estate broker Simon Giannini. “It's very important to note that video distorts colours,” homicide detective Shannon Dawson ...
Video shows suspect in Michael's restaurant shootingToronto Star
Video captures gunman connected to fatal shooting of Simon Giannini, police sayCBC.ca
Toronto steakhouse victim's brother a 'boiler room' poobah?Toronto Sun
MetroNews Canada -Globalnews.ca
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Toughen realtor licence renewal testing, says OREA - Toronto Star

Toronto Real estate - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:17

Toronto Star

Toughen realtor licence renewal testing, says OREA
Toronto Star
In its white paper, the Ontario Real Estate Association recommends the Ontario industry adopt British Columbia's continuing education model that includes a greater choice of on-line and in-person courses. (Andrew Francis Wallace / Toronto Star File Photo).

Being Prepared for Negotiations After the Home Inspection - The Weekly Post

Home Inspection - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 00:25

The Weekly Post

Being Prepared for Negotiations After the Home Inspection
The Weekly Post
A potential buyer has submitted an offer and you've accepted. However, the contingency is still looming; the home inspection. Usually, this is the time during a real estate transaction for negotiations. When the buyer finds out repairs are needed, they ...
Tips to resurrect a failed real estate negotiationGreen Bay Press Gazette

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Toronto condos buck Canada housing crunch, but prices seen cooling - South China Morning Post

Toronto Real estate - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 22:04

South China Morning Post

Toronto condos buck Canada housing crunch, but prices seen cooling
South China Morning Post
Developers and economists alike say condo prices, up 21 per cent in a year according to the Toronto Real Estate Board, cannot keep rising at such a pace, in part because it was their relative affordability compared to single-family homes that fuelled ...

Fall Home and Garden: S & S Inspections LLC offers home inspections - Tehachapi News

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:05

Tehachapi News

Fall Home and Garden: S & S Inspections LLC offers home inspections
Tehachapi News
We are committed to delivering accurate, complete and easy to follow home inspection reports within 24 hours of completing the inspection. S & S Home Inspections LLC is totally licensed and insured and follows the ASHI Standard of Practice. I am very ...

Montreal luxury real estate market heating up, but Toronto and Vancouver will warm again soon, Sotheby's says - CBC.ca

Toronto Real estate - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:53

CBC.ca

Montreal luxury real estate market heating up, but Toronto and Vancouver will warm again soon, Sotheby's says
CBC.ca
Montreal is emerging as a luxury real estate "hot spot," while Vancouver and Toronto sales should pick up this fall after somewhat sluggish times, according to a new report. Sotheby's International Realty Canada's rosy outlook comes despite a slew of ...
Sales of $4 million-plus Toronto homes poised to reboundToronto Star
Montreal's luxury housing market soarsThe Globe and Mail
More Rich People Are Moving To Montreal Than Ever BeforeMTL Blog (blog)

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Toronto Condo Prices Drop In 3 Out of 4 Neighbourhoods, Still Up Over 26% - Better Dwelling

Toronto Real estate - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:20

Better Dwelling

Toronto Condo Prices Drop In 3 Out of 4 Neighbourhoods, Still Up Over 26%
Better Dwelling
Toronto real estate is seeing the market cool, and the condo segment is no exception. Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) numbers show prices were down in August, compared to the month before. However, these prices still retain pretty steep increases from ...

Canada: Status Certificate - Resale Condos' Equivalent To Home Inspection - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 07:27

Canada: Status Certificate - Resale Condos' Equivalent To Home Inspection
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Prudent home buyers do not skip the home inspection. Behind walls, carpets and ceilings, any number of unseen problems may lurk - from faulty electrical to foundation flaws. In a resale condo scenario, home inspections are rare, but there is an ...

Q&A: "Should I test for radon if the home already has a radon ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 06:24

Q&A: "Should I test for radon if the home already has a radon ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
When a home already has an active radon mitigation system, is it even worth testing for radon? That's a great question. To answer that, allow me to share a quick ...

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The top 5 Toronto intersections for condo resales - Toronto Star

Toronto Real estate - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 05:02

Toronto Star

The top 5 Toronto intersections for condo resales
Toronto Star
The real estate company looked at 25 key intersections in the core. It found two-bedroom condos at Bay and King Sts., and Bay and Bloor Sts. fetched some of the highest prices in Toronto between January and Aug. 31 — averaging above $1.5 million.

Accelerated sale lands $1.3M for auctioneer's home - RichmondBizSense

Home Inspection - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 02:03

RichmondBizSense

Accelerated sale lands $1.3M for auctioneer's home
RichmondBizSense
“One of the proactive things that we do with this (process) is we do a home inspection so we can disclose all items that need to be repaired,” Motley said. “The purchaser knew that going into the contract, so we didn't have to make any of those repairs ...

Canada's Luxury Real Estate Market Sees Montreal Sales Soar as Toronto Sales Normalize in Fall 2017 - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Toronto Real estate - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 00:07

Times Colonist

Canada's Luxury Real Estate Market Sees Montreal Sales Soar as Toronto Sales Normalize in Fall 2017
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Toronto, ON, Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A strengthening Canadian economy is projected to have a positive, cascading impact on the nation's high-end residential real estate market this fall. Montreal is forecast to emerge as a luxury real estate ...
Montreal emerges as luxury real estate 'hot spot,' Sotheby's report ...Financial Post
Montreal emerges as luxury real estate 'hot spot,' Sotheby's report saysTimes Colonist
Calgary luxury home buyers dipping toes back into $1M-plus real estate marketCalgary Sun
The Globe and Mail
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Part 3: Home-Buying Tips From Coastal Housing Partnership - Noozhawk

Home Inspection - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 21:08

Noozhawk

Part 3: Home-Buying Tips From Coastal Housing Partnership
Noozhawk
Home inspection contingency. It is at the buyer's option to order a home inspection, but it is an important aspect of your transaction. A home inspector evaluates the structural, mechanical, electrical condition of the property you are purchasing. This ...

Toronto real estate agent laughed at gunman before being fatally ... - Globalnews.ca

Toronto Real estate - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:14

Globalnews.ca

Toronto real estate agent laughed at gunman before being fatally ...
Globalnews.ca
Simon Giannini was at Michael's on Simcoe, a restaurant in downtown Toronto, on Saturday night with a friend when a man in a hoodie and baseball cap ...
Detectives to update investigation into murder of realtor in downtown ...CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

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Toronto real estate agent laughed at gunman before being fatally shot at restaurant - Globalnews.ca

Toronto Real estate - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:14

Globalnews.ca

Toronto real estate agent laughed at gunman before being fatally shot at restaurant
Globalnews.ca
TORONTO – A real estate agent shot at a crowded Toronto restaurant over the weekend laughed at his attacker right before bullets were fired, the establishment's owner recounted Monday. “Ha ha, very funny,” Simon Giannini said moments before a gunman ...
'Some joke': Owner says real estate broker laughed at shooter firstCTV News
Toronto real estate agent killed at restaurant was targeted, police sayTheSpec.com
Restaurant shooting victim was laughing moments before he was killed, owner saysToronto Star
The Globe and Mail -Toronto Sun
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