By: Michael Tough Realty Group

April 2019 Market Update

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I was asked recently about how best to time the market. The conversation began, as many have over the past 24 months, with the individual’s regret about missing the peak. I commented that few, if any, could have predicted that the perfect time to sell your house was November 2016 – early March 2017. Who knew the window of opportunity would be only 4 months? Heck, I sold my own home in...Read More

By: Michael Tough Realty Group

April 2019 Newsletter

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April Fools' Day began in the 1500s when the Gregorian calendar took over from the Julian. Those who forgot the change and attempted to celebrate New Year's (previously celebrated on the 1st of April) on the wrong date were teased as "April fools."   3 Ways to Stand Out in the Spring Market Spring: The season of the year when the flowers are blooming, the birds are chirp...Read More

By: Michael Tough Realty Group

March 2019 Market Update

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 Welcome to Spring!! As I sit and write this month’s market update, the sun is shining and the temperature is moving toward a positive double digit. I am sure, like me, you feel a greater energy and enthusiasm. Summer will be here before we know it!   I have watched this First Quarter with great interest. A lot of water has gone under the bridge since government intervention cause...Read More

By: Michael Tough Realty Group

February 2019 Market Update

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2018 In Review Perhaps a tad late to say Happy New Year… however a purposeful delay in the most recent blog so as to interpret the early signs and indicators of the 2019 Real Estate market.   First, a recap of 2018 across the Toronto Real Estate Board. Total sales of residential homes dropped from 92,263 sales in 2017 to 77,426 – a decline of 16.1%. The average selling price wen...Read More

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Family Skate Night

 

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  SAVE THE DATE   For Our   Come And Join Our Team!   Saturday, March 16, 2019 5 – 7pm Stronach Aurora Recreation Centre 1400 Wellington St East, Aurora         ...Read More

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December 2018 Market Update

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November in Review   Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) Stats are in for November. And I must admit I am starting to sound like a broken record. Once again, the numbers continue to reveal the reasonable stability of most areas ….and the continuing struggles that certain pockets of our market are experiencing. Page 1 of the monthly Market Watch looks like this….. Never judge a b...Read More

Why Do I Have To Come To Your Office?

By: Michael Tough Realty Group

Why Do I Have To Come To Your Office?

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Why Do I Have To Come To Your Office? I Just Want to See A House! For twenty five years I was a Location Manager in film and television production.  TV Series and most TV Movies were, simply due to the lack of time, a race to find any location to film in.  We had mere days to interpret the script; find the locations; scout them; sign them; tech survey them; and shoot them.  A...Read More

November 2018 Market Update

By: Michael Tough Realty Group

November 2018 Market Update

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Oh Where, Oh Where Has The Market Gone? I had a conversation the other day with a potential client. I referenced that prices were down year over year in their specific neighbourhood and almost instantly lost credibility with this individual. He had just read an article about the most recent TREB (Toronto Real Estate Board) report for October. Prices were up 3.5%. The client questioned my knowledg...Read More

October 2018 Market Update

By: Michael Tough Realty Group

October 2018 Market Update

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  I have been challenged this month in preparing our latest market update. October is Thanksgiving and hand in hand is a sense of gratitude for all the blessings we have in our lives. I have so very much to be thankful for and am always thrilled to spend the Thanksgiving weekend with family. In business, we are grateful for all our clients in allowing us the opportunity to help them achieve ...Read More

AUGUST 2018 Market Update

By: Michael Tough Realty Group

AUGUST 2018 Market Update

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    Is the Market Correction Now Behind Us? Welcome to August. Dare I say, the CNE is just around the corner. And then the dreaded (or much awaited) back to school!!  Our summer has been one of the best in years and we trust you and your family have enjoyed the sunshine and the heat. July’s statistics on the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) show a strong positive increase...Read More