By: Jagdeep Singh

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How's the Market? ... Seriously, How is the market? It can be any way you want it to be. Here's proof: Toronto house prices could slip in 2015, TD Bank predicts (4 Feb) Toronto Condo Prices Have Likely Fallen Sharply - Huffington Post Canada (19 Aug) Condominium prices falling while low-rise homes continue to soar - Financial Post (19 Aug) In a hot Toronto market, should I price my ...Read More

By: Jagdeep Singh

6 Questions You should Ask when Choosing a Lawyer for Your Real Estate Closing

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It is typical to use a lawyer for real estate closings and all the related work that is involved. While the amount of fee charged is one criterion to determine which lawyer to work with, what should you do when you get relatively the same fee or similar fee quoted to you by multiple lawyers? An informed consumer will often ask the following questions: 1.What sort of experience does the lawye...Read More

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Markham Arena - GTA Centre Vote

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Markham Arena, also known as GTA Centre, was being put forth with public funding. As part of deputations in front of Markham City Council, I also delivered the follwoing speech. After 3 days of meetings, the council finally voted 11 to 2 against public funding for the GTA Centre Arena in Markham.  Good evening, my fellow citizens, councilors and Mr. Mayor. My name is Jagdeep Singh. I have a...Read More

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Beware! Rental Fraud is on the Rise

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Finding cheap apartments for rent is a major priority for many renters in a market like Toronto, where mortgage rules and increasing prices have made it harder to buy. According to a recent survey, 64% of renters and landlords said they came across an advertisement or received an email that they suspected to be a rental scam. Here's how some of these scams occur. Please note that th...Read More

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Toronto's Hottest Neighbourhood

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When it comes to our future, investment or choosing a place to live, "Where?" is always the question. Here are facts to show you that today, mid-town is the place to be, bar none. This information is part of my September 2013 newsletter. To receive a complete copy of this and the related report, send me an email. Please scroll to the top of this page for my email address. &nbs...Read More

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FLY Condos - Construction Update - It is almost complete

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Here's another construction update, and probably the final one, considering that the FLY Condos in downtown Toronto, at 352 Front Street West are almost ready for occupancy. The photos at the end of this blog were taken today, 1 September 2013, earlier in the morning. You can also sit back and watch the video. FLY condos is an interesting building, considering it's unique location. It i...Read More

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Forget what I need and sell me what I want

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Regardless of how we rationalize a purchase, the truth is that we're buying goods and services to fulfill something that we want.You often hear the advice to "features tell, benefits sell" And while this is true, it's a good idea to make sure some of those benefits meet one or more of your real estate needs.  Clients may not realize it, but as a professional I see it all th...Read More

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What Every Homeowner should learn from the Alberta Floods

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Read your insurance policy or have someone do it for you. Now if you are on a higher floor in a condo building, you are probably not thinking about flooding. At least not in your own unit. Although the flooding in the lobby or lower floors of your condo building can cause a different set of headaches. According to a Canadian Press report, Insurance Bureau of Canada wants people affected by flood...Read More

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Really? Is it that simple?

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Percentage Change: The Commission Game, by Tara Perkins, a real estate reporter with Globe and Mail, was interesting to read, mainly because it had a good mix of fact and fantasy. Published on 25 May 2013 as a cover story in the printed business section, it discusses real estate commissions. (http://bit.ly/Z7ib7j) According to Perkins, “technology has failed to snap consumers out of their c...Read More

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Pre-Construction Condo Update - In this update: FLY Condos

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On Thursday, 16 May 2013 a Meet and Greet for the owners of FLY condos was held at the Intercontinental - Toronto Centre Hotel. This hotel, located at 225 Front St. West, Toronto, is very close to the FLY building. So as a side advantage, the attendees got the feel of a neighbourhood hotel.  The idea of this event was to meet your new neighbours and go through an introduction with your Custo...Read More