By: Gavin Chen

October 2019

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October 2019 Imagine you’re at a dinner party and someone brings up the topic of plumbing.  They’ve had some difficulties with hot water pipes during a renovation and they’re telling the story of what happened.  Then, another person in the room says, “I have a friend who’s a plumber.  I always call him with my plumbing questions.” Wouldn’t...Read More

By: Gavin Chen

September 2019

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

September 2019 September is typically a busy month for homeowners.  Kids go back to school.  Work increases at many businesses as the fourth quarter looms.  Major home renovation projects are in the midst of wrapping up, and smaller projects may be about to start! If there’s anything I can do to help with questions, contractor referrals, advice or information related to real...Read More

By: Gavin Chen

August 2019

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

August 2019 August is a popular time to get work done around the house.  Perhaps you’re planning to do some repairs or get started on a decorating or renovation project and need a contractor, interior designer, cleaner, or other professional to help.  If so, give me a call.  Through my connections in the local “home industry”, I may know reputable professionals I...Read More

By: Gavin Chen

July 2019

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July Report Summer is finally here and that’s great news for those of us who enjoy spending time in the great outdoors!  Whether you prefer sports or leisure activities - or ambitious do-it-yourself projects - here’s hoping the days unfold just the way you wish. The real estate is unfolding as expected.  Still a seller's market and very active.  June 2019 had 8,860...Read More

Will Your Remodel Pay Off?

By: Gavin Chen

Will Your Remodel Pay Off?

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By: Gavin Chen

June 2019

Tags: 2019 Newsletter, Royal LePage Terrequity Bespoke Realty, Gavin Chen, The Gavin Chen Team, Toronto Real Estate, Oakville Real Estate, Mississauga Real Estate

June Report Sales in May 2019 (9,989) were up 18.9% from May 2018, but still lower than the average of the last 10 years of May sales (10,300).  Activity is picking up and it's still a seller's market due to low inventory and high demand. The average selling price is up 3.6% and still largely supported by condo sales which are aggressive, especially at the lower price point range. ...Read More

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

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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

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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

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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