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  • Introducing TheRedPin’s App
    Once you’ve made the decision to buy a home, you want to make moves quickly. Homes don’t stay on the market forever, and having quick and easy access to your agent is key.Some agents say they are always available, but only TheRedPin offers tracking of our agents to clients. Stop [read more]
    Source: TheRedPin BlogPublished on 2018-02-08
  • Why TheRedPin?
    As a home buyer or seller, you want good information and good advice. Buying or selling your home is far too important a decision to rely on one human being for everything.Without TheRedPin, you might browse online, look at a few homes, then ask around to find out who knows [read more]
    Source: TheRedPin BlogPublished on 2018-02-07
  • Save your search today
    Looking to buy in a certain area and worried you’ll miss out on new listings as they pop-up?  Saved Search is an important tool for you to use.Use the map to find a neighbourhood you are interested in.  Select a price range, property type, number of beds and baths, and [read more]
    Source: TheRedPin BlogPublished on 2018-01-25
  • TRP First Access
    Our First Access program handpicks the top preconstruction opportunities in new developments, sends you updates and allows you to purchase ahead of the general public, giving you access to the best floor plans, at the lowest prices. As a software company, we analyze the market in real time and provide [read more]
    Source: TheRedPin BlogPublished on 2018-01-23
  • Try our Pick 3 Challenge today
    At TheRedPin our job is to use the data from hundreds of thousands of homes and transactions to match you with a place you might be interested in.The Pick 3 Challenge is a new way to do that.  Just log in to your TRP profile and save three houses (we [read more]
    Source: TheRedPin BlogPublished on 2017-12-11
  • The Stages of a New Building
    Nowadays new condo buildings are popping up everywhere. When thinking about purchasing, it is valuable to understand the different selling stages that exist. There are three distinct ones and we’ve explained them below:PendingIn this first initial phase, the builder has purchased the land and has hopes of building on it, but [read more]
    Source: TheRedPin BlogPublished on 2017-10-31
  • How does TheRedPin’s software use local data to help me find the right home?
    As a home buyer, you want good information and good advice.Buying a home is far too important a decision to rely on one sales representative for everything.TheRedPin is a software company that collects data from buyers, sellers, builders and industry experts both online and offline. Then we make sure every [read more]
    Source: TheRedPin BlogPublished on 2017-10-26
  • Condo prices around Toronto’s key intersections – 2017
    TheRedPin charted condo prices at 25 major Toronto intersections. On average, condos at these street corners sold for $667,000 – 22 per cent more than the city-wide average.What do you prioritize most in your condo search?Are you a budget-sensitive buyer who’s diligently on the hunt for the least expensive condos [read more]
    Source: TheRedPin BlogPublished on 2017-09-19
  • Toronto home sales continue to decline in August, while prices experience modest annual gains
    For the fourth-consecutive month in a row, home sales in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) were down double-digits while annual price gains remained moderate – all signs Toronto housing is coming back down to Earth from what was a frenzied seller’s market to a more balanced pro-buyer environment.The findings are [read more]
    Source: TheRedPin BlogPublished on 2017-09-07
  • The best elementary schools in Markham, Ontario
    Markham may be dubbed Canada’s high-tech capital, due to the fact over 1,000 technology companies are based here, but at its heart, the city is most known for being a great place to raise a family.From its great parks, strong sense of community, myriad of recreational activities for the kids [read more]
    Source: TheRedPin BlogPublished on 2017-08-31
  • Featured Listing: 340 Orvis Crescent in Shelburne, Ontario
    Odds are, when you think of a picturesque family-friendly suburban home, the image that comes to mind looks a whole lot like 340 Orvis Crescent.Situated in Shelburne Ontario, recently named the fastest growing town in the province, the two-storey house is brimming with personality and comes complete with modern finishes, a sizeable [read more]
    Source: TheRedPin BlogPublished on 2017-08-25
  • The best elementary schools in Richmond Hill, Ontario
    Though technically a town, Richmond Hill is bigger than many Canadian cities and boasts a sizeable population of over 200,000 – a number that’s nearly tripled since the early 90’s. A big reason behind Richmond Hill’s rapid growth comes down to its appeal with family home buyers. Large newer-built houses, [read more]
    Source: TheRedPin BlogPublished on 2017-08-24
  • Decluttering Tips: Kids don’t have to equal unorganized chaos at home
    As many parents can attest to, there is never enough time for all matters of self, family, work and home. But keeping your home neat and organized with kids doesn’t have to be an impossible task. There is no need to resign yourself to the fact that serene living is [read more]
    Source: TheRedPin BlogPublished on 2017-08-21
  • [Video] Around the Block: Trinity-Bellwoods
    Trinity-Bellwoods, named after the large park that takes up a portion of this area, is a neighbourhood located in the heart of the city, and is a popular go-to destination for Torontonians. Often referred to as a ‘hipster’ neighbourhood, this area is comprised of a younger demographic, and is home [read more]
    Source: TheRedPin BlogPublished on 2017-08-17
  • Salary needed to buy a home in the GTA: 2017
    Back in the early 90’s, the song “If I had a million dollars” hit the airwaves. In the four-minute single, musician Steven Page lists out the ways he’d splurge all that money to win over his sweetheart – from buying a house, a car, an outdoor fort and even a [read more]
    Source: TheRedPin BlogPublished on 2017-08-16
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