Real Estate

Yan Zhou in the media coverage and his work for our communities

Other being a professional Greater Toronto area realtor, I devote a lot of time and effort into volunteer work. I thank you for all your trust and support over the years. With my firsthand experience and knowledge of issues facing our residents in greater Toronto area, I hope these tiniest changes can make our cities better places and I invite you to do the same for our future generations. For...

How to host open houses?

How to host open houses? Tags: open house, listing, listing agent, Toronto real estate, real estate agent training Contributor: Jiayi (Joy) Zhang from GTAHome.com Real Estate Team Reading time: 2 minutes Have you attended open house? Have you every hosted an open house? Open house is a popular way to increase exposure and attract more potential buyers. Let’s walk through step...

How to identify Toronto real estate buyers’ needs and motivations

How to identify Toronto real estate buyers’ needs and motivations Tags: Toronto real estate, real estate agent training, buyer representation Contributor: Jenny Gu from GTAHome.com Real Estate Team Estimate reading time: 2 minutes Understanding Toronto real estate buyers’ needs and motivations will greatly help real estate agent to have a smooth transaction. You may ask the...

Toronto Real Estate Buyer Questionnaire

Toronto Real Estate Buyer Questionnaire Tags: Buyer Representation, Toronto Real Estate Contributor: Yan Zhou from GTAHome.com Real Estate Team Estimate reading time: 2 minutes When I meet with a home buyer in Toronto, this is the questionnaire list I always use. I find it very effective when I communicate with my buyer client. It keeps the conversation going and allows me fully understand the...

How to sell a property in Ontario

How to sell a property in Ontario?

How to sell a property in Ontario? Written by Jiayi (Joy) Zhang from GTAHome.com Real Estate Team Tags: real estate agent training, listing, real estate, listing agent Reading time: 2 minutes Are you new to real estate? Are you a new realtor or are you planning to get your realtor license? Do you know what activities need to be done when selling a property? Let’s walk through the main...

The pros and cons of pre-emptive offer

The pros and cons of pre-emptive offer Reading time: 3 minutes Contributor: Yan Zhou from GTAHome.com Real Estate Team Tags: pre-emptive offer, bully offer, offer presentation, bidding war, real estate  Pre-emptive offer, some buyers may call it bully offer. A pre-emptive offer is an offer made on the property before the offer presentation date indicated by the listing agent....

Don’t be blinded by an agent’s commission rebate

Don’t be blinded by an agent’s commission rebate Reading time: 2 minutes  Contributor: Yan Zhou from GTAHome.com Real Estate Team tags: commission rebate, buyer representation, buyer agent, real estate Sometimes people asked me about commission rebate. I understand commission rebates are a legitimate marketing tool and some buyer agents offer it to differentiate themselves in the...

How to win a bidding war in a seller’s market?

How to win a bidding war in a seller’s market?

Written by Jenny Gu, PhD from GTAHome.com Reading time: 2 minutes Tags: offer presentation, bidding wars, pre-emptive offer, pre-offer home inspection Please check out our blog on Is It A Good Idea To List A Property At A Lower Price To Create A Bidding War if you are a seller.  My clients told me they hate bidding wars, but they are also interested to know how to win...

How does home size and usable space impact on the value of a home?

How does home size and usable space impact on the value of a home? Written by Jiayi Zhang Reading time: 2 minutes I often got questions by my clients: What’s the square footage of this house?  House A is bigger than House B, what’s the price difference should be between the two houses?  It is absolutely true that the size of the house plays a crucial role on its value....

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