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Downtown Unit with Potential for DIY-ers and Interior Decorators: 211 St Patrick Street

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211 St Patrick Street Unit 508

In the hustle and bustle of the Kensington-Chinatown community, 211 St Patrick Street has the perfect unit for those that would love to create their own space. There are many possibilities with the amount of space this unit has to offer!

211 St Patrick Street Unit 508 MLS# C2449468 is priced at $519,00 which has 6 bedrooms and 2 baths at 1,499 sq ft. that includes 1 parking spot. What a great deal!

Its convenient location makes it easy for those with a pedestrian lifestyle, as the TTC  streetcars/subway station is easily accessible and there are plenty of restaurants and shops that are only minutes away. Not only is this area hustling and bustling during the day, it also comes alive during the night with King and Queen West being the new hot spot filled with clubs, bars and lounges. If that’s not your scene, have your friends come over instead and have a BBQ. It’s such a luxury to be able to have a BBQ in a building since many do not allow this anymore.

Amenities include concierge and security, party and meeting rooms, sitting areas, indoor swimming pool, gym, squash court, billiards, saunas, and rooftop terrace and BBQ.

 

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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
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Avonshire Tridel – 100 Harrison Garden Boulevard

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Tridel’s New Avonshire Condominiums

Next Condo Tour Date at Avonshire Condominiums
Thursday September 22, 2011 – 6:00
Wednesday September 28, 2011 – 6:00

Come join us to see some units for sale. No obligations to join our tour. Contact me for a schedule of our North York Condo Tours.

The Avonshire Condominiums by Tridel is located on the East side of Yonge Street south of Sheppard Avenue. It is within walking distance to amenities on Yonge Street and the Sheppard Subway Station.

This is a brand new building with upgraded materials. High end finishes are in every suite. Most units have 9-foot ceilings and ground floor units have 10-foot ceilings.

The 2-storey lobby is impressive with a range of amenities like an indoor swimming pool, sauna, fitness centre, aerobics room, billiards room, outdoor terrace, party room, theater and meeting room. Guest suites are available for visiting guests.

Avonshire Condo Prices as of today

One Bedroom units start at $339,000 for sale and $1,450 for lease.

One Bedroom + Den units start at $344,000 for sale and $1,550 for lease.

Two Bedroom units start at $460,000 for sale and $1,900 for lease.

Two Bedroom + Den units start at $550,900 for sale and $2,500 for lease.

Please contact me to obtain the MLS listings or to view any of the units at Avonshire Condos for sale or for lease.

If you prefer a to buy a new construction, please see my blog post about Aristo @ Avonshire by Tridel.

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Multiple Offers Part 1 – Should I Accept a Bully Offer?

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In this series, I’ll be discussing the different elements of having Multiple Offers, like setting a price, setting an offer date, offer presentations and a Bully Offer.

What’s a Bully Offer? No, it’s not the offer that beats up all the other offers in the playground. Though it’s quite similar to a bully that cuts in line of other people.

Let’s first discus the two ways Sellers receive offers. In the traditional way of selling a home the sellers list their home on MLS and accept offers anytime.

However, in the past couple of years we have been in a pretty hot market so Sellers have started hold off on offers. In this new way of selling a home, a Seller would give a couple of days to a little over a week to gather interest in the property. On the offer presentation date, the Seller would review all the offers at once. This is the method that creates the bidding war and bidding mentality. People just want what other people want too. With this method you have to price the property a bit lower or perceived to be a bit lower than market value. There’s a lot of strategies in holding an offer presentation and I will cover that in future blog posts in the Multiple Offers Series.

Today I’ll be discussing Bully Offers. Is it good? Is it bad? Should you take it?

It depends… Let’s use two of my past experiences to show you the different outcomes.

In case #1, Mr. and Mrs. Johnson was downsizing and selling their home with me. Everyone in the neighbourhood was selling over asking by having an offer date.  The market value based on neighbourhood sales ranged from $690,000 to $710,000 and we listed it for $649,000 giving a week until we received offers. 4 days later on Monday, we received a call and an offer, a Bully Offer! They offered $720,000 with conditions. This was a good offer and the sellers didn’t want to lose it but at the same time wanted to see if there were other offers. So I called up everyone that showed it and basically said, if you have an offer present it tonight. At the end of the day, the Bully Offer worked and my sellers accepted it setting a new high in the neighbourhood.

In Case #2, Mrs. Balazovitz was recently divorced and selling her home with me. She wanted multiple offers but didn’t want to list it at a low price.  The market value according to neighbourhood sales ranged from $490,000 to $510,000 and we listed it at $499,000, giving a week until we received offers. To attract multiple offers, I suggest she spend a little bit of money renovating and staging the house. After 2 days of showing, we receive our bully offer of $500,000. The sellers requested that they send it in on the offer date so they can review all the offers at once. On the offer date, the sellers choose another offer at $540,000 with no conditions. The bully offer didn’t work in this case because the sellers felt confident they were going to get their price on the offer date.

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
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17 Church Ave., North York
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I Married a Real Estate Agent!

Hello everyone, I’m Carrie, Kirby’s Wife and the mother of Rhys (Future Real Estate Agent as per Kirby)

It is challenging and strange to have a Real Estate Agent as a Husband and a Father. This post idea came up yesterday during Kirby’s day off. Was it really a day off? He took us to see 3 homes for a client of his. We picked up the key at a Real Estate office on Main Street Unionville. There, we watched a choir playing, passing by in the car. We also saw Too Good Pond, passing by in the car.

Kirby comes from a Real Estate family (Father, Mother, Uncle and Brother), so this is all normal to him. They are all workaholics and when his family get together, they all talk about Real Estate, Flipping Homes or the Stock Market.

I’ve compiled a list of things I now do after being married to a Real Estate Agent.

  • Going to Agent’s open house for lunch.
  • Seeing an open house sign, hit the brakes turn in.
  • Going to London, Stratford, Waterloo, Orlando etc… while Kirby goes to a Real Estate Conference.
  • Texting Kirby when he’s sitting next to me because he’ll respond faster.
  • Hunting down receipts he hides around the house.
  • MLS listings recycled into Coasters.
  • Business cards in my purse, locked and loaded.
  • Driving in a Kirby Chan advertisement wrapped car (Hasn’t happened yet but coming soon…)
  • Wearing matching Kirby Chan Real Estate Team T-Shirts.
It’s challenging and strange but I wouldn’t change it for the world.
Keep up the great work Kirby! Love your blog and happy to be a part of it now. Any other Real Estate Wives out there that would care to share your experiences?
Carrie Chan

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What Is Your Real Estate Commission?

Are you thinking of Buying or Selling a home and would like to discuss your options?
Contact Me, Just Click Here
or call me directly at (416) 305-8008.

Kirby Chan
Sales Representative
416-305-8008
Web : http://www.KirbyChan.com
Email : Info@KirbyChan.com

___________________
Keller Williams Real Estate Service
17 Church Street, North York, On

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Bristol Court By Liberty Development Corporation – 9133 Bayview Avenue

9133 bayview avenueBristol Court is a gated community of Luxury Townhomes.

Units feature 9′ ceilings, direct garage access, granite counters, 24-hour concierge and walking distance to amenities and transit.

Prices start at $479,900 for a Townhome with 3 bedrooms and 2½ bathrooms.

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