Serious About Selling? 5 Steps to Make Your Home the Best on the Block

By: Gavin Chen

Serious About Selling? 5 Steps to Make Your Home the Best on the Block

Tags: ROYAL LEPAGE TERREQUITY BESPOKE REALTY, GAVIN CHEN, THE GAVIN CHEN TEAM, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE, MISSISSAUGA REAL ESTATE

Serious About Selling? 5 Steps to Make Your Home the Best on the Block We all want to be good neighbors. But when it comes to selling your home, it’s not just about “keeping up with the Joneses.” It’s about outshining them at every opportunity! ...Read More

By: Gavin Chen

May 2019

Tags: 2019 NEWSLETTER, ROYAL LEPAGE TERREQUITY BESPOKE REALTY, GAVIN CHEN, THE GAVIN CHEN TEAM, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE, MISSISSAUGA REAL ESTATE

May 2019 - Spring is here! April was a great month in Toronto Real Estate.  There was a lot of grumbling earlier this year but the tide certainly turned in April and I said just look out for April stats and here we go - The market is up 16.8% year over year and 11.1% from March 2019 in the number of transactions! We went from 7,744 transactions in April 2018 to 9,042 in April 2019. Ave...Read More

Top 6 Home Organization Upgrades that “Spark Joy” for Buyers

By: Gavin Chen

Top 6 Home Organization Upgrades that “Spark Joy” for Buyers

Tags: ROYAL LEPAGE TERREQUITY BESPOKE REALTY, GAVIN CHEN, THE GAVIN CHEN TEAM, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE, MISSISSAUGA REAL ESTATE

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By: Gavin Chen

April 2019

Tags: 2019 NEWSLETTER, ROYAL LEPAGE TERREQUITY BESPOKE REALTY, GAVIN CHEN, THE GAVIN CHEN TEAM, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE, MISSISSAUGA REAL ESTATE

April Realty Report   Activity in March 2019 was basically the same as April 2018 in terms of number of transactions, but showed improvement from recent months.  The average pricing is up to $788,335 from March 2018 which was $784,514. 57% of the inventory that sold in the GTA sold between 400k-800k.  25.5% sold between 800k -1.25M.  9.7% sold 1.25M and up. Li...Read More

What's Your Home Actually Worth?

By: Gavin Chen

What's Your Home Actually Worth?

Tags: ROYAL LEPAGE TERREQUITY BESPOKE REALTY, GAVIN CHEN, THE GAVIN CHEN TEAM, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE, MISSISSAUGA REAL ESTATE

It’s easy to look up how much money you have in your savings account or the real-time value of your stock investments. But determining the dollar value of a home is trickier.  If you’ve been curious about the real value of your home, you may have plugged your address into an online estimator. While these tools can be a good starting point, don’t count on their computer algo...Read More

Top 10 Myths That Trip Up First Time Home Buyers

By: Gavin Chen

Top 10 Myths That Trip Up First Time Home Buyers

Tags: ROYAL LEPAGE TERREQUITY BESPOKE REALTY, GAVIN CHEN, THE GAVIN CHEN TEAM, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE, MISSISSAUGA REAL ESTATE

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By: Gavin Chen

March 2019

Tags: 2019 NEWSLETTER, ROYAL LEPAGE TERREQUITY BESPOKE REALTY, GAVIN CHEN, THE GAVIN CHEN TEAM, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE, MISSISSAUGA REAL ESTATE

March - Spring is in the Air! Mother Nature is a tease.  Don't get me wrong....I love the sun that is shining through at the time of writing...but man it's still cold!  At least the scent of Spring is in the air and hopefully it will quickly take over the winter cold. So interest rates did go down as predicted last month and we are currently at variables near 2.9% and fixed rat...Read More

Top 8 Home Design and Remodeling Trends for 2019

By: Gavin Chen

Top 8 Home Design and Remodeling Trends for 2019

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By: Gavin Chen

February 2019

Tags: 2019 NEWSLETTER, ROYAL LEPAGE TERREQUITY BESPOKE REALTY, GAVIN CHEN, THE GAVIN CHEN TEAM, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE, MISSISSAUGA REAL ESTATE

February 2019 - Labelled "The Freeze Out" February has not been a fun month for all.  We have experienced several storm fronts resulting in severe cold and massive snow dumps - which is fantastic for skiers but caused driveway shovelers and commuters to cringe.  For those of you that follow my Facebook page...you'll be happy to know and can sleep easy now knowing that I h...Read More

By: Gavin Chen

Why Real Estate Investing Makes Dollars and Sense

Tags: 2019 NEWSLETTER, ROYAL LEPAGE TERREQUITY BESPOKE REALTY, GAVIN CHEN, THE GAVIN CHEN TEAM, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE, MISSISSAUGA REAL ESTATE

  There are a lot of “gurus” out there who promise to teach you how to “get rich quick” through real estate investing. While much of what they’re selling are high-risk schemes, there is a way to make predictable, low-risk income through real estate investing. In this report, we’ll examine the tried-and-true tactics that can b...Read More