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Monday, July 24, 2017

What is a “Bully Offer” in the Real Estate Market?

BY RON BARLAY Bully offers have almost become common place in the real estate market this spring.  Indeed, bully offers are occurring throughout many desirable...

Real Estate Market Trends Spring 2016

BY RON BARLAY  The Mississauga real estate market is in the midst of a dynamic spring market. In fact, the Toronto Real Estate Board just...

Buying the Right Home

BY RON BARLAY  Buying a home is probably the biggest purchase you will ever make, and the long-term nature of the purchase makes it important...

Top Five Mistakes Sellers Make

BY RON BARLAY  As a real estate agent with more than twenty five years of experience, I have witnessed some unfortunate mistakes being made by...

Four Questions to Ask Your Real Estate Agent

BY RON BARLAY Selling your home isn't just a property transaction. It's a huge life event that demands smart planning. Unfortunately, the real estate market...

Jamaica National Developers/Realtors MEET AND GREET! Invest in your piece of the rock!

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO Picture this. A gorgeous two bedroom detached home, modern, upscale and luxuriously spacious nestled in the picturesque landscape of the islands mountainous...

Biggest Turn-offs for Potential Home Buyers

BY RON BARLAY  These days, most sellers are taking advantage of staging their homes. This is because staging works. But above and beyond staging, there...

How to Find the Right Real Estate Agent

BY RON BARCLAY For twenty five years, I have been selling and buying real estate. Throughout my career, I have always depended on referrals. My...

Buying a Fixer-Upper or a Tear-Down

BY RON BARCLAY  I have recently sold a number of homes which either require much renovations or are to be torn-down. There are a number...

Avoiding Home Buyer’s Remorse

BY RON BARLAY  No one wants to buy a home only to feel disappointment and sadness afterward. Purchasing a home is an exciting process. It...

Professional Development

The Power of Words

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Sometimes we dismiss or discredit the power of words as hocus pocus. But the recent celebration of Father’s Day underscored to me...

How to Manage Use of Our Time Effectively and Prioritize the Important Over the...

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON It seems nearly impossible these days to manage the use of our time effectively so that the things that matter most get...

How to Clarify What Is My Purpose

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Clarifying ‘what is my purpose’ is one of the biggest contentions people grapple with. If you’ve ever thought about this, you can probably...