There are three main ways to sell any Toronto property…
- On your own without an agent
- List it exclusively with a Realtor but not expose it to the full market
- List it on the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) which makes your condo accessible to all 54,000+ agents in the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)
However, the vast majority of sellers choose the MLS route because it offers the best chance of getting the highest price so let’s talk more about that.
In the Appendix on Page 111, there is a sample ‘plain English’ TREB listing agreement you can peruse to make yourself familiar with it.
An MLS listing must be signed for a minimum of 60 days after which, if the property is not sold, the listing expires and the owner can choose to either re-list it or take it off the market.
One thing most sellers believe it that, if they’re not happy with the performance of their listing agent, they can cancel their listing agreement at any time without questions asked.
Unfortunately, this is not true. The listing agent has, at their own discretion, the choice of keeping the listing ‘active’ even if the seller wants out and is not allowing any more showings.
It is our philosophy that, if the seller is unhappy, both the seller and my Team are better off to eliminate that negativity and sign the form entitled “Cancellation Of Listing Agreement’ thereby releasing the listing and allowing the seller, if they wish, to re-list with another agent.
We are so confident of our expertise and ability to serve the seller well that we offer an ‘Easy Exit Listing Cancellation Guarantee’ whereby if the seller is dissatisfied for any reason, they can cancel their listing.
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First, is our FREE "Pin-Point Price" Analysis, where I can take a closer in-person look at your condo and prepare a very specific price for your suite. This price will be much more precise than the general range that you can get automatically from the site - and we guarantee in writing to sell your condo at the "Pin-Point Price" or higher in less than 32-days.
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These 3 services are FREE. The Room-By-Room Review takes about an 20 minutes, and we can arrange a time during the day or evening, whenever is most convenient for you.