By: The Johnson Team

Searching For Properties Online

Tags: home buyers, toronto housing market, searching for properties online, toronto real estate

Today I want to talk about what you should be aware of when looking for properties online.  We often have people say to us, “I want to start my search online, I want to look online, I’m just looking...” I think the internet is an excellent place to look.  It is an excellent tool for us as realtors to help you see what is available in different neighbourho...Read More

By: Jeff Johnson

March’s Numbers Are In!

Tags: Homes In Toronto, House Prices, Buying A Home, Selling A Home, Market Statistics

Hi everyone, It’s everyone’s favourite time of the year, time to talk about the numbers.  So, March’s Numbers are in.  It’s not March Madness, it’s not the top 16, or sweet 16.  But it is the numbers for the Toronto Real Estate Board.  First, I will lay out the numbers for you and at the end, I will give my analysis.  ...Read More

By: Jeff and Liz Johnson

Should You Buy First Or Sell First?

Tags: Buying A Home, Selling A Home, Toronto Housing Market, Real Estate Advice

   Should I buy first or should I sell first?  This is something that we get asked all the time. I have a very special guest today, my beautiful wife Liz, who is going to explain to you how she deals with that question when she’s on listing presentations because she gets asked that a lot.     Well, I would say, obviously every situation is different.  Th...Read More

By: Jeff Johnson

They're Back!

Tags: Homes In Toronto, Toronto Housing Market, Multiple Offers, Home Buyers

  What are we talking about?  We are talking about multiple offers.   So, everyone is saying, how can multiple offers be back when the market is supposed to be lousy? All you hear these days is the market is lousy, the market is lousy, the market is lousy.  Here is the reality: everyone, as I've said before, wants to be in the T-dot.  They want&nb...Read More

By: Jeff Johnson

February's Numbers Are In

Tags: Market Watch, Market Stats, Seller's Market, GTA Housing Market

Hi Everyone, February's numbers are in and I just want to give you a break down of what they look like. The media has been full of negativity so I'm going to bring you back to reality.   In 2018, we sold 5,175 houses in Toronto. That number is down 34.9% from 2017. The new listings, which is all of the new listings that came on the market, was 10, 520 which is up 7.3% from last year....Read More

By: Jeff Johnson

Three Biggest Mistakes You Can Make When Buying A Home

Tags: Buying Your First Home, Buyers, Toronto real estate,

Today, I want to tell you the three biggest mistakes buyers make when buying their first home or any home. Buyer mistake #1: Not Getting Pre-approved Now, a lot of people wonder why we should bother getting pre-approved, what are the advantages and disadvantages? In my opinion, the only disadvantage anyone has ever said is that there is a credit check on my credit report. That is a minor blip, th...Read More