Adapting to a shifting market.

The Pluses and Minuses of Listing Your Home During the Coronavirus Crisis

Making Your Home Dreams Reality Silver Burtnick & Associates is committed to “Making Your Home Dreams Reality” by offering you the best advice, even in a horrific situation like the one we are living with today. Sellers are selling and buyers are buying. That decision is a very personal one and we are here to …

Real Estate in Canada and UK Under Coronavirus Protocols. 6

Real Estate in Canada and UK Under Coronavirus Protocols.

Since joining Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, seven years ago, I have been lucky to be part of one of the Networking groups with colleagues around Canada, and the world. We meet on a fairly regular basis to share best practices and information about the markets that the brand services. We know that a lot of …

Toronto Regional Real Estate Board Releases March 2020 Statistics. 8

Toronto Regional Real Estate Board Releases March 2020 Statistics.

Toronto Reginal Real Estate Board recently releases the March 2020 sales statistics. Thoughts on the March Market from Jim Burtnick, Broker If you look at the year-over-year and month-over-month statistic you would see that sales were actually up 12.3% this March and compared to March of 2019. However. that does not give one a true sense …

Tips From the Trenches: Rent-to-Own Contracts 22

Tips From the Trenches: Rent-to-Own Contracts

Some sellers enter into contracts to buy a new furnace or water heater or alarm system that are “rent-to-own” contracts that are offered by some of the Utility Companies. Because most people own the furnace or alarm when it comes to selling, those contracts have to be bought out and for the cost of the buyout, the seller could have bought two of each products.