Timothy Swift's Blog Posts

Real Estate Nightmare 12

For those of you who have missed my previous two, here’s another good one.This has to do with all you DIYers. One thing many forgot or ignore is getting a permitfor your construction, even in

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Real Estate Nightmare 11

Real Estate Nightmare: When Agents go bad or deals go wrong. We hear lots of horror stories from buyers and sellers of real estate.  We also have begun to hear landlord and tenant stories in

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Real Estate Nightmare 10

When agents go REAL Bad!This latest nightmare comes from a visitor to a recent open house I was hosting.The visitor was very open sharing her ongoing experience with a nightmare purchase that

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Real Estate Nightmare 9

The double ending, the CBC, and You the Consumer.With our love/hate relationship with journalists, the CBC has again brought real estate sales representative (AKA agents) to the fore.  In a

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Real Estate Nightmare 8

Real Estate Nightmare #8I recently heard two incredible stories that serve to give ALL agents a bad reputation.I write about them to help in the education of consumers as to what to avoid in your

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Real Estate Nightmare 7

Real Estate Nightmares aka When Agents Go BadIn this blog, I want to discuss the latest disturbing trend that is hitting the Toronto Real Estate Market.  My clients and I have been on the

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Real Estate Nightmare 6

This nightmare is one that is being seen more and more.  A seller is in the process of listing their home and the sales representative asks if there is anything that needs to be disclosed to

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Real Estate nightmare 5

This nightmare – actually an agent going bad (worse, even in need of having their license permanently revoked) – is becoming more common as the area is inundated with new, part-time

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Real Estate Nightmare 4

Real Estate Nightmare  #4 – When agents go bad.This blog post goes out to all the agents that show buyers properties.When I show property I am extremely concerned to not cause any

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Real Estate Nightmare 3

Real Estate Nightmare #3, “When Agents Go Bad”Here is a very disturbing trend that was shared with me at a client meeting this week.  After the client delivered the “You must

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Real Estate Nightmare 2

Real Estate Nightmare #2Here’s a scenario that actually occurred with one of my clients.My clients and I showed up at a real estate brokerage office early on a Sunday morning, to present the

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Real Estate Nightmare 1

Real Estate Nightmares #1When Agents Go Bad.This post is about real estate sales representatives not giving their clients full information to make a decision related to their purchase of a home or

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