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Rate hikes? What Rate Hikes?
Twelve months ago, Toronto real estate was just beginning its brief but wild ride brought on by the Bank of Canada’s historically abrupt interest rate hikes.
Today, although we continue to see rate increases (the Bank announced another quarter-point bump just days ago), they no longer seem to be tamping down the housing market...
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Toronto homebuyers are back, but listings are not
If you’ve been following the market, by now you likely know that after a year or so of semi-turmoil, real estate in Toronto is once again on the upswing. While last month’s sales numbers and average prices are down on a year-over-year basis (they’re off by 40% and 11%, respectively), the comparison is skewed by the fact that March 2022 represented the end of the market’s peak period....
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After many years of corporate experience working with some of North America's largest organizations in a strategic sales and marketing capacity, I decided that I would pursue and develop what was a personal passion into a professional career.
I tailor my work to each individual client, offering a unique and personal approach to solving your real estate needs. I’ve been able to hone my skill set and provide a service level that sets me apart.
I feel comfortable working with and advising both international and local buyers and sellers. I bring enthusiasm, energy and professionalism to all our real estate interests and I look forward to helping you achieve your real estate goals.
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Doug has all the qualities you're looking for in a realtor. He's an absolute all-star who's always on top of things, proactive and very knowledgeable about the market. When we were looking for a property, he strived to understand what we needed, what we wanted and what we liked, and in the end, found us a great match. He did not count his hours and gave his very best to get us the best possible deal. When you're hoping to buy in such a tough market, you absolutely need a realtor that will be there every step of the way, that's competent, passionate and who cares about you, and Doug is undoubtedly that person - M.P. Picard