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The Kirby Report: Number of Transactions Down While Average Selling Price Goes Up

September average selling prices were up compared to last year for all home types. An increase of more than 8.5 percent and the average selling price for last month’s transactions was $503,662. There’s a price growth in the City of Toronto, especially for condominium apartments with an eight per cent year-over-year growth. The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) REALTORS® reported that there were 5,879 transactions that went through the TorontoMLS system.

The number of transactions was down by 21 per cent in comparison to September 2011. However, it is important to note that there were two fewer working days in September 2012 compared to September 2011. The majority of transactions are entered on working days. On a per working day basis, sales were down by 12.5 per cent year-over-year.

“Barring a major change to the consensus economic outlook, home price growth is expected to continue through 2013. Based on inventory levels, price growth will be strongest for low-rise home types, including single-detached and semi-detached houses and town homes,” said TREB’s Senior Manager of Market Analysis, Jason Mercer.

“While sales have been lower due to stricter mortgage lending guidelines, we continue to see substantial competition between buyers. The months of inventory trend remains low from a historic perspective, which explains the strong price increases we are experiencing,” said Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) President Ann Hannah.

Wondering what your home or condo unit is worth? Contact Me, Just Click Here or call me directly at (416) 305-8008.

Kirby Chan | Sales Rep. | Director of Technology & Social Media
Keller Williams Real Estate Service
17 Church Ave., North York
Tel: (416) 222-6188 | Mobile: (416) 305-8008
info@KirbyChan.com | www.KirbyChan.com (Home Buying & Selling Resource Guide)

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Toronto Real Estate Mastermind – David Pylyp Special Guest – May 18, 2012

Every Friday morning we host a Real Estate Mastermind session that is open to all Realtors. We facilitate a breakfast meeting designed to enhance increase productivity, knowledge and enjoy some Community in the Toronto Real Estate Business.

Today we were lucky to have David Pylyp as our special guest speaking about the importance of videos in the Real Estate Sales Business.

David Pylyp shared all his techniques in creating a video, uploading a video and getting a video ranked.

Key Points

Videos help build rapport with potential clients.

If you can’t stand watching yourself on video, don’t watch your own videos.

Q&A sessions with interesting people.

Neighbourhood news and topical information make great topics.

Articulate your USP videos.

Microphones are the most important element most people are missing.

Testimonial videos.

Editing software makes bland to glam.

Connect with David Pylyp on twitter @DavidPylyp
Connect with David Pylyp on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pages/David-Pylyp-Realtor

Come join us at our next Toronto Real Estate Mastermind Session.

Attending we have Super Twitter Queen Lisa Roth Collins, Social Maven Christina Kroner, and New Agent Marcos Benaim. Thank-you for your support each week and serve a reminder that it is not a Keller Williams event and that it is open to all realtors and it benefits each other. Sharing is the future of doing business and surviving.

Check out www.TorontoRealEstateMastermind.com for more information.

Wondering what your home or condo unit is worth? Contact Me, Just Click Here or call me directly at (416) 305-8008.

Kirby Chan | Sales Rep. | Director of Technology & Social Media
Keller Williams Real Estate Service
17 Church Ave., North York
Tel: (416) 222-6188 | Mobile: (416) 305-8008
info@KirbyChan.com | www.KirbyChan.com (Home Buying & Selling Resource Guide)

Real Estate Toronto 360 (GTA Home Buying Resource)

Toronto Condominium Search (GTA Condo Buying Resource)

 

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Agent Reboot 2012 Toronto – June 27, 2012

I have just been appointed as an Ambassador for Inman News Agent Reboot 2012 Toronto.

As the Director of Technology and Social Media at Keller Williams Real Estate Service, I am proud to be a part of such a great event.

Agent Reboot brings 6 power packed hours of the best marketing and technology to you. These are not going to be boring presentations but live demonstrations in real-time and sometimes controversial.

In the past Agent Reboot events, attendees gave a perfect 10 for content, focus, logistics and most of all, practical tips you can use to take your business to the next level. Simply put, Agent Reboot gives you more bang for your buck. Only $49 wow!

Some of the topics are:

The Way The World Communicates Just Changed – Have You?
Live Demo: I Suck at Twitter Please Help Me
How to Generate Business Using Facebook
Live Demo: Transform Your Back End Business with Free Tools from Google
How Conventional Media is Limiting YOUR  Income and How to Break a 50-year Cycle
Untangling the Web
How to Reach Consumers in a Technology Era: Be Conspicuous, Be Connected, Be Convenient

Some of the speakers for the day include:

Chris Smith, Chief Evangelist, & Contributing Editor, InmanNext, Inman News, @Chris_Smth and @InmanNext

Katie Lance, Social Media Director & Contributing Editor, InmanNext, Inman News, @katielance and @InmanNext

Jimmy Mackin, Founder, MLSApp.com & Frugyl, @jimmymackin

Darin Persinger, Founder, ProductivityJunkies.com, @darinpersinger

Jim Marks, President & Internet Anthropologist, Virtual Results, @jimmarks

Stephen Pacinelli, VP Real Estate Events, Move, Inc., @stevepacinelli

Michael Callaghan, Vice President, Digital Marketing, Century 21

Between the online toolkit for attendees (filled with special offers just for Agent Reboot attendees), downloadable presentations, and event giveaways, this event should be priced at $249.

Agent Reboot Toronto

Agent Reboot Toronto

Fill out the form to if you’d like more information on Agent Reboot

Wondering what your home or condo unit is worth? Contact Me, Just Click Here or call me directly at (416) 305-8008.

Kirby Chan | Sales Rep. | Director of Technology & Social Media
Keller Williams Real Estate Service
17 Church Ave., North York
Tel: (416) 222-6188 | Mobile: (416) 305-8008
info@KirbyChan.com | www.KirbyChan.com (Home Buying & Selling Resource Guide)

Real Estate Toronto 360 (GTA Home Buying Resource)

Toronto Condominium Search (GTA Condo Buying Resource)

Agent Reboot Toronto

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