How To Win A Bidding War

By: Jonathan Renna

How To Win A Bidding War

Tags: Toronto, Home Buying, Property Buying, Bidding War, Real Estate

In Toronto’s real estate market the words ‘bidding war’ have become all too familiar. We have moved past the idea that they will go away and now I am asked, “how can we win this bidding war?” I’ve pulled together some tips I use with my buyers to close a sale and a few tricks that I’ve learned over the years that have won over my sellers. Make sure you a...Read More

The Do’s and Don’ts of Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

By: Jonathan Renna

The Do’s and Don’ts of Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

Tags: TORONTO HOMES, HOME SELLING TORONTO, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, TORONTO LIFE, LIVING IN TORONTO, NEW HOMES TORONTO, TORONTO CONDOS, TORONTO DETACHED HOMES, TORONTO HOMES FOR SALE, TORONTO CONDOS FOR SALE

Photo by: La Miko There’s something about spring that makes you want to throw open all your windows, give the house a good cleaning and toss out the clutter that’s been making you crazy all winter. Am I right? When it comes to selling your home, the same motivation applies. To start, homeowners need to be open to new ideas (and help from your trusted realtor!), get ready to do a ...Read More

Buyer? Seller? Investor? Here’s What You Need To Know About The Spring Market

By: Jonathan Renna

Buyer? Seller? Investor? Here’s What You Need To Know About The Spring Market

Tags: Buyer, Seller, Investor, Spring Market

In real estate, the spring market is just like shopping during the holiday season. It’s busy (that's an understatement), you need to be patient (there will be line-ups – or in real estate we call that multiple offers) and you have to be focused on getting what you want before it’s gone. For the most part, by March, the spring market is off and running. Smart investors have...Read More

Buyer’s Market or Seller’s Market: Signals and Signs

By: Jonathan Renna

Buyer’s Market or Seller’s Market: Signals and Signs

Tags: TORONTO HOMES, HOME BUYING TORONTO, HOME SELLING TORONTO, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, TORONTO LIFE, LIVING IN TORONTO, NEW HOMES TORONTO, TORONTO CONDOS, TORONTO DETACHED HOMES, TORONTO HOMES FOR SALE, TORONTO CONDOS FOR SALE, Buyers Market, Sellers Market

They say the real estate market can change overnight. While that’s a bit of an overstatement, sometimes it feels like it can change week to week. Especially in a desirable, bustling and attractive city like Toronto and the surrounding GTA, home buyers and investors need to stay current to understand and make the best decisions around buying and selling property. The best way to get to know...Read More

Thinking About Buying a New Home? Here’s Why It’s a Good Time To Buy.

By: Jonathan Renna

Thinking About Buying a New Home? Here’s Why It’s a Good Time To Buy.

Tags: Toronto homes, home buying toronto, toronto real estate, toronto life, living in toronto, new homes toronto, toronto condos, toronto detached homes, toronto homes for sale, toronto condos for sale

Buying a new home is never an impulse purchase. You have likely been dreaming about what you want and need in a new home for a long time. Maybe you’ve visited neighbourhoods you’re interested in just to check it out. You may even be saving for a down payment or crunching the numbers for a potential investment property. If you are dreaming, researching and considering buying a new home...Read More

Will Toronto Condos Make a Comeback in 2021?

By: Jonathan Renna

Will Toronto Condos Make a Comeback in 2021?

Tags: Toronto Condos, Condos, Condo Prices, Condo Market 2021

Despite the worldwide pandemic and unprecedented times in 2020, Toronto’s condo market still remained strong through most of the year. Yes, there were seasonal dips and there wasn’t the usual spring market excitement as COVID-19 took hold of the city and we went into lockdown. But by the third quarter of the year, the condo market rebounded with a vengeance.   According to the T...Read More

Let’s get to know each other – I’ll start!

By: Jonathan Renna

Let’s get to know each other – I’ll start!

Tags: About Me, Jonathan Renna, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Real Estate Agent, Toronto Homes

Hi everyone! I’m Jon. Welcome to my revamped real estate blog where you will find posts about what’s hot on the market, where to buy, smart investments and much more!   But first, let me tell you a little bit about myself.   For 25 years, I was a professional ballet dancer and I performed with The National Ballet of Canada in Toronto, Alberta Ballet in Calgary and Norther...Read More