What Most People Don't Know

By: Michelle Makos

What Most People Don't Know

Tags: Home buying, Looking to buy, buying a home, mls home search, purchasing a home, first time home buyer, Pickering home buying, Michelle Makos, Buying Real Estate

I wish more people who were looking to purchase a home knew the benefit of having a Realtor working for you really was?   I often see people come into Open Houses and when asked if they are working with anyone, they quickly reply, "no".    For some reason, they think if they use the Listing Agent to purchase their dream home, they are going to save money or something....Read More

28 Bradford Crt., Whitby - New Listing

By: Michelle Makos

28 Bradford Crt., Whitby - New Listing

Tags: 28 Bradford Court, Whitby Home for Sale, Whitby MLS Listing, Selling Your Whitby Home, 28 Bradford, Ravine Lot, Walk Out Basement, House for sale on a Court, Whitby Real Estate

Just LIsted this fabulous 4 Bedroom home in Whitby and I wanted to show it off to all my web friends.  This home is 8 years old, with a walk out basement, private backyard that backs onto a ravine.   Located on a family friendly court with no real traffic.  Open Concept and Spotlessly Maintained.   CCTV Security System, Hardwood, Grand Foyer, Custom Front Door & W...Read More

FALL MARKET UPDATE AND SOLD INFORMATION

By: Michelle Makos

FALL MARKET UPDATE AND SOLD INFORMATION

Tags: SOLD PRICES, market update, pickering home selling, brooklin home selling, ajax home selling, michelle makos, durham real estate market

I hope you have enjoyed the summer.  It goes by so fast.  So here we are 3/4 of the way through the year and I am truly hoping for good September and October.  Lots of noise this past month about the recent Court of Appeal decision against the Toronto Real Estate Board and the Order to release sold data to the public.  I for one, will have all the SOLD data accessible on my sit...Read More

15 Months Later - WOW

By: Michelle Makos

15 Months Later - WOW

Tags: REAL ESTATE MARKET, THEN AND NOW

Hey Peeps !! Its my monthly update on the market and I thought I would share this little comparison.   Right now everyone is saying the market is balanced.  That month over month there are no huge changes.  Well if we take a look back to March 2017 just before the government intervened to now, you will see there is a huge swing.  As you can clearly see...Read More

SOLD OVER ASKING - 1350 Glenanna Rd., Unit #63

By: Michelle Makos

SOLD OVER ASKING - 1350 Glenanna Rd., Unit #63

Tags: Townhouses for sale in Pickering, Pickering First Time Buyer, Glenanna Townhouses, 1350 Glenanna Townhouses,

63-1350 Glenanna Rd - SOLD OVER ASKING.   The property was listed for 4 days and had multiple offers.  This unit is in a great location, walking distance to Jack Astors, Pickering, Town Centre, Moxies, Pickle Barrel, Banking and Highway 401.   If you are thinking on moving in the near future, I would love to chat with you....Read More

1635 Pickering Pkwy ~ Unit #4 ~ JUST LISTED

By: Michelle Makos

1635 Pickering Pkwy ~ Unit #4 ~ JUST LISTED

Tags: Townhouses for sale in Pickering, Pickering First Time Buyer

Fabulous Opportunity for First Time Buyers in Prime Pickering Location.  This 3 Bdrm T/H in the "Brownstones" is walking distance to the PTC, Smart Centres, Rec Complex, GO Station and Transit.  Huge Master Bedroom Loft w/ Walk Out.   Open Concept Kitchen and Living Area.   Walk out from Living Room to Patio.  Well Cared For and Move In Ready. To see m...Read More

MUST READ FOR ALL TENANTS & LANDLORDS

By: Michelle Makos

MUST READ FOR ALL TENANTS & LANDLORDS

Tags: NEW RULES, RENTING, LANDLORDS, TENANTS RIGHTS, CLAUSES

Ontario’s New Standard Lease – Use it or lose it. As you may have heard, as part of its reform of the Residential Tenancy Laws, the Government of Ontario has passed a law requiring all leases to be on a Standard Form Lease Agreement(“Standard Lease”). Fortunately, the requirement is not retroactive and does not automaticallyinvalidate OREA or other...Read More

Crime Reports

By: Michelle Makos

Crime Reports

Tags: Crime Reports, Moving, Buying a Home, What is the area like

Spring is almost here and people are looking to move.  One of the biggest questions I get asked is, "Is this a good area?"   It would be one of my first questions too if I was moving into a new neighbourhood.  So I have researched this and found a great website that is current and has provided me with some great background on areas etc. so my clients can make informed...Read More

77 Andrea Road - SOLD OVER ASKING - Ajax

By: Michelle Makos

77 Andrea Road - SOLD OVER ASKING - Ajax

Tags: South Ajax Homes, New listings in Ajax, Detached Ajax Home For Sale, South Ajax real estate, Michelle Makos, 77 Andrea Road, 77 Andrea Rd.,

Don't Miss This Sweetheart Of A Deal. Seller Has Been Promoted And This Beautiful Detached 3 Bdrm South Ajax Home Can Now Be Yours. Walking Distance To Lake And Trails. Many Updated Done. Spacious Living Area W/Built In Wall Unit, Gas Fireplace And W/O To Fully Fenced Backyard.   For a private showing, call Michelle Makos, Royal Heritage Realty at 416-300-3004 or come visit me this weeken...Read More

By: Michelle Makos

January 2018 Market Report - House Sales Down Considerably from Same Time Last Year

Tags: House Prices, House Selling, Michelle Makos, Real Estate, Selling Your Home, Buying a Home

January 2018 TREB Market Report from Michelle Makos ...Read More