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Please visit our Open House at 7271 FROBISHER DR in Richmond.
Open House on Sunday, March 2, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac this beautifully updated and well maintained home is move-in ready. Features include 6 large bedrooms (5 up plus 1 bedroom / office on the main floor). 6 bathrooms (3 up, 3 on main). The large, open plankitchen features a big eating area, is open to the large family room and also opens onto the sunny backyard. The large formal living / dining room is fantastic for entertaining and can easily accommodate a large dinner party. Centrally located, and an easy walk to Morris Park, Quilchena Elementary School and Boyd Secondary School, this is a fantastic family home. Large 2 car garage + large driveway for lots of parking.Open House Sun March 2, 2-4pm.
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My name is Paul Toffoli and I’m a realtor with the residential group Realty in Vancouver.


I’ve been a licensed realtor since 2001 so that gives me about 10 years’ experience as a realtor in addition to another 10 years in property and asset management, so I’ve got around 20 years’ experience in real estate.


I’m born and bred in Vancouver so I’m definitely a local boy having grown up here, having seen real estate grow and evolve over the past 30 years.


I think Vancouver is a just a solid investment because we are so desirable to so many people.


I choose to live in Vancouver because we are such a desirable location; we have people who want to move here from all over the world because of the mountains, because of the ocean, because we have such a great cultural life. People love living in Vancouver.


I think having a family gives me better insights into what different people in different stages of their lives are looking for. There are so many different options for place to live. You can buy condos downtown, you can buy single family houses and then move into the suburbs if you want more space.


I think that when you are working with a realtor it has to be someone that you can communicate with and get along with. I think my greatest strength is that I have a lot of knowledge and I’m happy to share that with my clients and I really try to work more as an advisor rather than as a sales person so I’m going to be able to give you information that’s going help you best to market your home, in addition if I’m working with a buyer I’m going to make sure that you know all of the concerns you may have regarding a certain property before you go ahead and make that offer.


Real estate turned out to be something very comfortable for me and it’s something I really enjoy doing, it fits with my personality. 

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2. What’s Their Foundation?


I think when youre looking at hiring a realtor you want to understand everything that they bring to the table whether that’s their education or their experience in other fields before they became a realtor and I think it’s important that you ask any realtor you are going to hire what is your background, what is your experience.


I’ve been a licensed realtor for over ten years. Prior to that I spent approximately ten years working in asset and property management as well I have a Master’s in Business Administration from UBC and I have worked renovating homes both on my own behalf as a general contractor and for others.


All of those skills and all those experiences that Ive had in the past twenty or more years all come to the table when I m helping my clients. What’s important is what fits for you. You need to be able to connect with that realtor and you need to be able to make sure that theyre going to satisfy your needs. 

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Please visit our Open House at 7271 FROBISHER DR in Richmond.
Open House on Sunday, February 23, 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac this beautifully updated and well maintained home is move-in ready. Features include 6 large bedrooms (5 up plus 1 bedroom / office on the main floor). 6 bathrooms (3 up, 3 on main). The large, open plankitchen features a big eating area, is open to the large family room and also opens onto the sunny backyard. The large formal living / dining room is fantastic for entertaining and can easily accommodate a large dinner party. Centrally located, and an easy walk to Morris Park, Quilchena Elementary School and Boyd Secondary School, this is a fantastic family home. Large 2 car garage + large driveway for lots of parking.Open House Sun Feb 23, 12-2pm.
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I have listed a new property at 2076 47TH AVE W in Vancouver.
This gracious Kerrisdale residence is a beautiful blend of traditional and modern living. The original leaded glass windows and inlaid oak floors are complimented by the modern open plan kitchen which includes stainless steel appliances,gas stove, granite countertops and eating bar. The sunny south facing backyard features 2 large sundecks, one off the spacious master suite. Both upstairs bedrooms feature large ensuite baths & downstairs is fully updated and easily suite-able with 2 bedrooms and a full kitchen & bath. Very quiet location and an easy walk to popular Kerrisdale boutiques, cafes and trendy restaurants. Schools: Magee Secondary (1 block away) and Maple Grove Elementary. Open House Sunday, February 23rd 2-4pm.
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Please visit our Open House at 2076 47TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Open House on Sunday, February 23, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This gracious Kerrisdale residence is a beautiful blend of traditional and modern living. The original leaded glass windows and inlaid oak floors are complimented by the modern open plan kitchen which includes stainless steel appliances,gas stove, granite countertops and eating bar. The sunny south facing backyard features 2 large sundecks, one off the spacious master suite. Both upstairs bedrooms feature large ensuite baths & downstairs is fully updated and easily suite-able with 2 bedrooms and a full kitchen & bath. Very quiet location and an easy walk to popular Kerrisdale boutiques, cafes and trendy restaurants. Schools: Magee Secondary (1 block away) and Maple Grove Elementary. Open House Sunday, February 23rd 2-4pm.
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Please visit our Open House at 7271 FROBISHER DR in Richmond.
Open House on Saturday, February 22, 2014 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac this beautifully updated and well maintained home is move-in ready. Features include 6 large bedrooms (5 up plus 1 bedroom / office on the main floor). 6 bathrooms (3 up, 3 on main). The large, open plankitchen features a big eating area, is open to the large family room and also opens onto the sunny backyard. The large formal living / dining room is fantastic for entertaining and can easily accommodate a large dinner party. Centrally located, and an easy walk to Morris Park, Quilchena Elementary School and Boyd Secondary School, this is a fantastic family home. Large 2 car garage + large driveway for lots of parking.Open House Sat Feb 22, 12-1pm.
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Please visit our Open House at 509 2763 CHANDLERY PL in Vancouver.
Open House on Saturday, February 22, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This open plan 2 bedroom, 2 full bathroom suite in the River Dance, features a spacious layout with lots of windows, and a peek-a-boo river view. 10 x 5 balcony for your bbq. The kitchen has lots of cupboard space and a raised eating bar.Enjoy the River District, with long walks and bike rides along the river side path, and all of the new amenities. Large park with playground and tennis courts nearby. 2 parking & storage locker. Pets allowed. Well maintained building with active strata.Open House Sat Feb 22, 2-4pm.
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I have listed a new property at 509 2763 CHANDLERY PL in Vancouver.
This open plan 2 bedroom, 2 full bathroom suite in the River Dance, features a spacious layout with lots of windows, and a peek-a-boo river view. 10 x 5 balcony for your bbq. The kitchen has lots of cupboard space and a raised eating bar.Enjoy the River District, with long walks and bike rides along the river side path, and all of the new amenities. Large park with playground and tennis courts nearby. 2 parking & storage locker. Pets allowed. Well maintained building with active strata.
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Please visit our Open House at 106 2626 ALBERTA ST in Vancouver.
Open House on Saturday, February 15, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This exquisite 1 + den suite features new "bleached oak" laminate floors, gas f/p, a wonderful layout with open plan living / dining room, large private patio that is not accessible from the street, and an awesome location near city hall.An easy walk to the Canada Line station at Broadway & Cambie, as well as Whole Foods & other great shopping. The 10th Ave bike route is just outside the front door. The kitchen features shaker cabinets, granite countertops, Bosch stainless steel appliances, incl gas cooktop, built-in oven & microwave, along with a Liebherr fridge, & a front loading washer & dryer. All in a boutique rain-screened building with very pro-active strata. Open Sat Feb 15, 2-4pm.
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Please visit our Open House at 7271 FROBISHER DR in Richmond.
Open House on Sunday, February 16, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac this beautifully updated and well maintained home is move-in ready. Features include 6 large bedrooms (5 up plus 1 bedroom / office on the main floor). 6 bathrooms (3 up, 3 on main). The large, open plankitchen features a big eating area, is open to the large family room and also opens onto the sunny backyard. The large formal living / dining room is fantastic for entertaining and can easily accommodate a large dinner party. Centrally located, and an easy walk to Morris Park, Quilchena Elementary School and Boyd Secondary School, this is a fantastic family home. Large 2 car garage + large driveway for lots of parking.Open House Feb 16, 2-4pm
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I have listed a new property at 7271 FROBISHER DR in Richmond.
Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac this beautifully updated and well maintained home is move-in ready. Features include 6 large bedrooms (5 up plus 1 bedroom / office on the main floor). 6 bathrooms (3 up, 3 on main). The large, open plankitchen features a big eating area, is open to the large family room and also opens onto the sunny backyard. The large formal living / dining room is fantastic for entertaining and can easily accommodate a large dinner party. Centrally located, and an easy walk to Morris Park, Quilchena Elementary School and Boyd Secondary School, this is a fantastic family home. Large 2 car garage + large driveway for lots of parking.
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Please visit our Open House at 7271 FROBISHER DR in Richmond.
Open House on Saturday, February 8, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac this beautifully updated and well maintained home is move-in ready. Features include 6 large bedrooms (5 up plus 1 bedroom / office on the main floor). 6 bathrooms (3 up, 3 on main). Thelarge, open plan kitchen features a big eating area, is open to the large family room, opposite the jacuzzi, and the kitchen also opens onto the sunny backyard. The large formal living/dining room is fantastic for entertaining, and can easily accommodate a sit down dinner party for 15+ people. Centrally located, and an easy walk to Morris Park and Quilchena Elementary School, this is a fantastic family home. Large 2 car garage + large driveway for lots of parking.
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Please visit our Open House at 106 2626 ALBERTA ST in Vancouver.
Open House on Saturday, February 8, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This exquisite 1 + den suite features new "bleached oak" laminate floors, gas f/p, a wonderful layout with open plan living / dining room, large private patio that is not accessible from the street, and an awesome location near city hall.An easy walk to the Canada Line station at Broadway & Cambie, as well as Whole Foods & other great shopping. The 10th Ave bike route is just outside the front door. The kitchen features shaker cabinets, granite countertops, Bosch stainless steel appliances, incl gas cooktop, built-in oven & microwave, along with a Liebherr fridge, & a front loading washer & dryer. All in a boutique rain-screened building with very pro-active strata. Open Sat Feb 8, 2-4pm.
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Clients often ask me the best time of year to sell a property.

 

The fact is that homes are sold every month of the year, and that there is no perfect time.   Sales cycles also vary from year to year, depending on what is happening with interest rates, the economy, and world events.  However, there are usually busier and slower sales periods during the year.

 

Spring, from March through to the end of June, is typically the busiest time of year for real estate sales in Greater Vancouver.  In recent years, Chinese New Year’s has also greatly impacted local real estate markets.  This has led to a very active sales period, earlier than the typical spring market.  This occurs for 2 weeks on either side of the holiday, which is usually in late January to mid-February.

 

July and August are slower months, as Buyers are on vacation, and then the market is busier in the fall, starting in September, often slowing by end of November.

December is a time when many home-buyers are distracted by vacations and family time, and are not as focussed on buying a home.  There are less, active purchasers. However, there are also less homes for sale.   This can be an opportunity for a Seller who may not want to wait until the New Year to sell.

 

The key at any time of year is to understand the current market situation, to properly present and prepare your home for sale, to fully expose the property to the market-place so that the greatest possible number of real buyers become aware of the property, and of course, to set the price properly to ensure that you receive the highest possible sale price, while also selling in a timely manner.

We work closely with clients to provide the information you need when making important real estate decisions. 

 

Please call me with any questions.

 

Paul Toffoli

 

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Please visit our Open House at 106 2626 ALBERTA ST in Vancouver.
Open House on Sunday, February 2, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This exquisite 1 + den suite features new "bleached oak" laminate floors, gas f/p, a wonderful layout with open plan living / dining room, large private patio that is not accessible from the street, and an awesome location near city hall.An easy walk to the Canada Line station at Broadway & Cambie, as well as Whole Foods & other great shopping. The 10th Ave bike route is just outside the front door. The kitchen features shaker cabinets, granite countertops, Bosch stainless steel appliances, incl gas cooktop, built-in oven & microwave, along with a Liebherr fridge, & a front loading washer & dryer. All in a boutique rain-screened building with very pro-active strata. Open house Thurs Jan 30, 10-12 & Sat/Sun Feb 1& 2, 2-4pm.
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