Toronto Loft Conversions

I know classic brick and beam lofts! From warehouses to factories to churches, Laurin will help you find your perfect new loft.

Modern Toronto Lofts

Not just converted lofts, I can help you find the latest cool and modern space. There are tons of new urban spaces across the city.

Unique Toronto Homes

Not just lofts, we can also help you find that perfect house. From the latest architectural marvel to a piece of our Victorian past, the best and most creative spaces abound.

Condos in Toronto

I started off selling mainly condos, helping first time buyers get a foothold in the Toronto real estate market. Now working with investors and helping empty nesters find that perfect luxury suite.

Toronto Real Estate

For all of your Toronto real estate needs, contact Laurin. I am dedicated to helping you find that perfect and unique new home to call your own.

 

Choose a home that fits your style

Bill John­ston, TREB Pres­i­dent – Toronto Sun

For some peo­ple, one of the most chal­leng­ing aspects of buy­ing a home can be choos­ing from the numer­ous options to help fit their lifestyle. From a con­do­minium in the heart of the city to a farm set amongst rolling hills, from life on an island to a home near ski slope, few world cities can boast the eclec­tic mix of hous­ing that the Greater Toronto Area offers.

This spec­trum of choices means that it’s par­tic­u­larly impor­tant to use the ser­vices of a REALTOR® to care­fully iden­tify a home that is best suited to fit your lifestyle.

Start by sign­ing a Buyer Agency Agree­ment, the BRA helps out­line your REALTOR’s® com­mit­ment to rep­re­sent your best inter­ests by work­ing exclu­sively on your behalf for a des­ig­nated period of time.

A REALTOR’s® direct access to a num­ber of impor­tant data­bases may help you iden­tify all of your options.

If you pre­fer a home in an estab­lished com­mu­nity, your REALTOR® can use the Mul­ti­ple List­ing Ser­vice® (MLS) to search for thou­sands of avail­able prop­er­ties, which are dis­played in real time, as soon as they are listed for sale.

Your REALTOR® may also reg­is­ter your cri­te­ria in the Toronto Real Estate Board’s Buyer Reg­istry Ser­vice (BRS). It is a password-protected data­base in which your per­sonal infor­ma­tion is only acces­si­ble to your REALTOR®. While you can receive reg­u­lar email noti­fi­ca­tions on homes that match your spec­i­fi­ca­tions, com­mu­ni­ca­tion between buy­ers’ and sell­ers’ REALTORS® who use the BRS can occur even faster.

Your REALTOR® may even be aware of soon-to-be avail­able prop­er­ties through their net­work of con­tacts in the community.

Be sure to visit www​.BRAFirst​.ca for more infor­ma­tion on the Buyer Rep­re­sen­ta­tion Agreement.

If a brand new home is what you have in mind, your REALTOR® can advise as to new home con­struc­tion options through­out Greater Toronto Area using the Real­net Canada data­base. Devel­op­ments can be searched by hous­ing type, loca­tion, price range and a num­ber of other spe­cific criteria.

Once you have selected a few options, your REALTOR® can gather infor­ma­tion that can be key to your decision-making like any price adjust­ments that have occurred and the property’s num­ber of days on the mar­ket. They can also use the MLS® to help you eval­u­ate ask­ing prices based on the infor­ma­tion of other prop­er­ties recently sold in the area.

In fact, regard­less of whether it was ever avail­able on the MLS®, your REALTOR® can advise on a property’s pre­vi­ous sold price by access­ing their link to Teranet’s land reg­istry sys­tem. This data­base con­tains other key infor­ma­tion as well, like neigh­bour­hood demo­graphic pro­files, aer­ial views and land surveys.

Insight into other specifics like assessed val­ues, a home’s age, and square footage can also be gleaned using the Munic­i­pal Prop­erty Assess­ment Cor­po­ra­tion (MPAC) database.

By weigh­ing all of these fac­tors you can develop a focused pur­suit of your per­fect home and with a REALTOR’s® expert nego­ti­at­ing skills, it could be yours sooner than you think.

Regard­less of whether you choose new or resale, every mar­ket is dif­fer­ent be sure to con­tact a REALTOR®. Their skills and exper­tise may give you a win­ning advan­tage and help find the right home for you.

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Con­tact the Jef­frey Team for more infor­ma­tion – 416−388−1960

Lau­rin & Natalie Jef­frey are Toronto Real­tors with Cen­tury 21 Regal Realty.
They did not write these arti­cles, they just repro­duce them here for peo­ple
who are inter­ested in Toronto real estate. They do not work for any builders.

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