Regent Park Condos Enhance a Rising Downtown Neighbourhood!

By: Sushma Khinvasara

Regent Park Condos Enhance a Rising Downtown Neighbourhood!

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Regent Park Re-invents Itself as a Sought-After Neighbourhood The Regent Park condos being built in this downtown neighbourhood are revitalizing Toronto’s central east end. Part of a creative initiative that began in 2005, the Regent Park Revitalization Plan is one of the best expressions of forward-thinking community building. The 69 acre neighbourhood is rapidly becoming an attractiv...Read More

By: Sushma Khinvasara

Prebuild Regent Park Condos – Is this the best time to buy?

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A Neighbourhood Transforms Toronto’s Regent Park district is transforming. As a result of a creative collaboration of public and private sectors, led by the City of Toronto and some of its most innovative property developers, a new neighbourhood is rising just east of Toronto’s downtown. A Healthy Mixed Development Emphasizes Community The new Regent Park is a healthy mix of rental ...Read More

Avoid These 5 Negotiating Tactics

By: Sushma Khinvasara

Avoid These 5 Negotiating Tactics

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Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate. Skilled negotiators will usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a deal pretty quickly. Here are some negotiation tactics buyers should avoid: Lowball offers: Going far below market value when you make an offer damages your credibility as a buyer and can be insulting t...Read More

How Regent Park is transforming from a dangerous to a vibrant and healthy neighbourhood

By: Sushma Khinvasara

How Regent Park is transforming from a dangerous to a vibrant and healthy neighbourhood

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Much has been said and written about Regent Park neighbourhood -east of downtown Toronto. That it was a run-down, crime infested area. No business would dare to set up a presence in such a location.   About 13 years ago, the City of Toronto (Toronto Community Housing -TCHC) along with other government and developer partners came up with an initiative that would start changing the face of th...Read More

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How to Secure Your Property While Away

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North America is witnessing a gradual increase in crime and that brings home safety issue to the forefront. Follow these tips when leaving your home.Shopping or Dinner trip Secure all windows and doors before leaving home. Close garage doors as an empty garage let burglars know that you are away. Create a “lived-in” appearance to deter burglars. When going out, especially at night, le...Read More

The 7 Deadly Mistakes Most Homesellers Make

By: Sushma Khinvasara

The 7 Deadly Mistakes Most Homesellers Make

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There are many ways in which a home seller may commit mistakes which could make their home difficult to sell. Here are those:   1. Not fully understanding why they want to sell 2. Not preparing home from a buyer's perspective 3. Incorrect pricing 4. Selling too hard during showings 5. Signing a long term listing contract without a written performance guarantee 6. Not making inform...Read More

Get Your Seller's Disclosure Ready

By: Sushma Khinvasara

Get Your Seller's Disclosure Ready

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When selling your home, having all your duck in a row makes the process easier. One of the key aspects of listing and selling a home is identifying any issues, whether big or small and properly documenting them. Having a good perspective of this will go a long way in making or breaking a deal.   If you are considering selling your home, please give me a call at 647-834-9928. ...Read More

Tips for Real Estate Buyers

By: Sushma Khinvasara

Tips for Real Estate Buyers

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It's normal to get excited when buying a new home. This could be the biggest purchase of your entire life.  But first things first. Here are some tips for first - time  buyers:   1. Save money ahead of time - you need to do this so you could afford the house of your dreams.  2. Good credit score - this will take huge participation in your buying process, your approv...Read More

Advantages of Buying versus Renting

By: Sushma Khinvasara

Advantages of Buying versus Renting

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Some people would choose to rent rather than buy because it is what they can afford, without considering the long term result.    Here are some comparisons of buying versus renting.    Buying:   1. Buying builds equity - if the home's value goes up, you'll get the chance to get more cash when you sell 2. No landlords 3. Can improve or upgrade your own home ...Read More

Why Real Estate Agents are Important

By: Sushma Khinvasara

Why Real Estate Agents are Important

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Sellers and buyers often avoid real estate agents and they have their own reasons why. But let me share to you some of the top benefits of having a trustworthy real estate agent.    1. They can guide you during the entire process of buying or selling.  2. They have a wide market of buyers and sellers.  3. They can give you tips on how to get more value from your h...Read More