WTF?

It Sold For HOW Much? WTF!

I’ve been a realtor for over 10 years now, and I can honestly say that I’ve never seen as many WTF sale prices as I saw last week.

It’s not unusual for a house to sell for stupid money in this city (it is Toronto after all), but last week was notable because it happened so many times!

All over the city, almost every day, houses and condos were selling for unprecedented figures.

“Unprecedented” is the key word here, but I’m not sure it really does justice to what we saw last week.

A few examples…

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WTF? $20,000 For A Locker!

WTF? $20,000 For A Locker! Photo

Depending on the building’s location, a condo locker typically sells for $3,500 – $5,000 on the resale market.

A locker might fetch more if it’s unique in some way.

Maybe it’s larger than average.

Or maybe it’s actually a separate room, thereby offering the owner more space and added privacy.

Most lockers aren’t separate rooms though.

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WTF? Showings Are Only Allowed On Thursdays, 6:00 – 9:00pm!

What The Heck? Showings Are Allowed On Thursdays Only, 6:00 - 9:00pm Photo

I was booking showings for a client the other day and one of the properties we wanted to see was restricting showings to Thursday evenings only, 6:00 – 9:00pm.

My client was only available on Wednesday that week, so we had to skip that particular property.

Too bad. It coulda been a contender.

When listing your home for sale there’s a handful of HUGELY important things you need to do if you want maximize your odds of selling quickly and for top dollar.

One of those things is be as flexible as possible with showings.

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