Here is a recent video from the Sotheby's International Realty (SIR) head office that gives you the scope of the Sotheby's brand and some of the traditional and non-traditional marketing opportunities.
Over the Summer months the market was unusually active and though it seems to be a strong Fall, there does not seem to be the fury of the normal Fall market.
Just recently, I went to price a home that had a large hedge in front of the house that the owner had been growing for years hoping to keep privacy from the neighbours. That agenda was successful but at the same time the house started to look unwelcoming, and an interested party could no longer see the large windows on the main floor.
How much further can prices go, who knows, but remember that Vancouver house prices are historically 30% higher than Toronto and people still rush to live there and manage their mortgages.
One of the major influences in today's real estate market is the foreign buyer. So buyers and sellers, who are buying in Canada or the United States need to know a few things before they make that move. It's a very big investment, but before you move ahead, here's 10 things that you need to know.