Your Real Estate Agent in Mississauga
Randy’s 24 plus years of experience helped us purchase our dream home. In addition he is also just sold our current home in record time! His guidance and market expertise has enabled the selling of our home as a very positive experience. We enjoyed working with Randy and would highly recommend him as a real estate agent.
Rose G. & Louis P., Burlington ON.
Working with Randy was such a pleasure. He helped us find a beautiful condo for our daughter. Randy knows the market and the Mississauga area very well. He was always on time to our appointments, he always returns our calls or emails very quickly. We will not hesitate to work with him in the future and highly recommend him.
Anna M., Georgetown ON.
Worked with Randy to both sell and purchase property. Randy was always very patient, accommodating and went the extra mile to ensure satisfaction. He is very experienced, honest and was both willing to listen and to provide advice. If/when I need to buy/sell property again, I will definitely call Randy first.
Rob D., Toronto, ON.
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Welcome to my Real Estate Site
First of all, thank you for visiting, and welcome to my site! My name is Randy Selzer, and I am a licensed real estate agent in Mississauga.
My designation is Salesperson, and the real estate agency where I hang my hat is Sutton Group – Summit Realty Inc., brokerage.
The Importance of Choosing a Skilled Real Estate Agent
Real estate transactions are often the largest and most complex financial dealings that people undertake in their lifetimes. Whether you’re buying or selling a property, having the right real estate agent on your side can help you in a big way.
But with so many real estate agents to choose from, how do you know which one is the best fit for you? Today, we’ll explore what you should look for in your search.
What are the Benefits of Working with an Experienced Realtor?
It goes without saying that younger agents, while they may have an abundance of energy, may not have experienced all the pitfalls that can happen in any real estate process.
Seasoned agents have learned as their careers progressed, and I can tell you what any good veteran agent would tell you – that working in the real estate industry is a constant learning experience.
There are always new procedures, new technologies, new laws, and new banking regulations, that a good agent will assimilate over time.
Not to knock younger agents! They have plenty to offer too. It’s just that experienced realtors have had to deal with more issues, in both easy and tough markets, than many young agents have.
In addition, as a full time practising realtor since 1993, it has also been my privilege to assemble a top team of professionals who help with every transaciton.
These are the people who make things happen: home inspectors, lawyers, stagers, bankers and mortgage brokers, and many more.
Having access to a team of people like this can make the home-buying or selling process much easier.
What Impact can a Real Estate Professional Have on the Home Selling or Buying Process?
When it comes to buying or selling a home, having the right real estate agent on your side can make all the difference.
One of the biggest ways we can help you on your home selling or buying journey is through our expertise in the local market.
I began my real estate practice in 1993, and today have nearly 30 years of experience. I work with both buyers and sellers, and although my office is in Mississauga, I work throughout the Greater Toronto area.
As a real estate listing agent, I will help you to understand current property values, recent sales, real estate market trends, tax issues, and legislative changes.
We will help you to determine a fair market value for your property and you’ll get expert help when negotiating the best possible price for your home.
Real Estate Investment
I am a graduate of the Real Estate Investment Institute™ (REI Institute™), a global leader in providing specialized training in real estate investing. My certification under the program awards me with the designation of Real Estate Investment Specialist™ (REIS™) within the the REI Institute™ curriculum.
We use the skills acquired from this advanced training to assist investors in all aspects of residential real estate.
As a REIS™, I have access to the latest strategies and techniques in real estate investment, in addition to receiving exclusive access to a range of resources and tools to help you stay ahead of the curve.
Real Estate Negotiation
Whether you’re buying or selling a home, negotiations can be complex and emotionally charged.
Our local market has been supercharged over the past several years. During that time, certain approaches were required on the buying side, especially when it came to multiple offers (bidding wars).
Since March of 2022, we have had to deal with rapidly rising interest rates, and a pivot in the market. A new approach has been needed, as the multiple offers dried up. Now the critical skill has turned to the selling side, and specifically in pricing your property correctly during a time of falling prices.
We have the experience to understand which approaches work best, in a changing market.
Finally, we offer support and guidance throughout the home-buying or selling process.
From helping you find the right property, to answering your questions and concerns, let us be your valuable resource, helping you to navigate what can often be a stressful and complex process.
If you’re looking to buy or sell a home, consider working with Randy Selzer, your Real Estate Agent in Mississauga. We will help you to achieve your goals, faster.
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2023 Market Update
How Rising Interest Rates Have Affected the Greater Toronto Area Real Estate Market
The real estate market had a tumultuous year in 2022. What started out as a continuation of the great boom came to a screeching halt in early March. The Bank of Canada, along with many other central banks in the world, decided that inflation was a problem, and they began an aggressive series of interest rate hikes.
We experienced a total of 8 interest rate hikes over the past 12 months. The “overnight” rate, which is the fundamental rate that all other rates, including mortgage rates, are based on, went from a low of 0.25% to the current 4.50%.
This had a profound effect on the Canadian real estate market.
Across Canada, real estate sales plummeted, especially in the higher priced markets of Vancouver and Toronto. Here in the GTA, at the end of 2022, sales are down about 50% year-over-year.
So what happened with prices?
Prices have dropped as well. Depending on the market and type of property, anywhere from 15% to nearly 30% in some areas. The only thing which has prevented a bigger drop is the lack of houses and condos for sale.
Many people decided to pull their homes off the market, waiting for things to improve. But will they improve in 2023?
We must not forget that there are three fundamentals that drove our local real estate market in the decades-long boom that we have been enjoying:
1.) ultra-low interest rates
2.) excellent economic performance of GTA economy, which has been a powerhouse for creating high paying jobs
3.) continuing massive immigration into the region
The first fundamental, that of ultra-low interest rates, is gone. Rates may rise a bit more, they may stay flat, or they may drop a bit, but the era of 1.5% mortgages is over.
The second fundamental, that of a booming local economy, has softened somewhat, although the local economy in the Greater Toronto Area is still doing fairly well.
As for immigration, 2022 saw a record breaking number of people admitted to Canada. Official numbers show approximately 500,000 newcomers admitted through traditional channels, plus at least 200,000 Ukrainian refugees admitted.
Canada grew by somewhere between 700,000 and 800,000 people during 2022, the largest yearly increase on record.
2023 will be a period of adjustment. The effects of continuing interest rate increases are only now being recognized. I believe that interest rates will probably hold steady over the next 6 to 9 months.
2022 was a massive pivot in the real estate market, and sales and sales prices have already dropped significantly. Nevertheless, there is still risk going forward.
We monitor the Toronto and Mississauga real estate markets on a daily basis, and publish regular updates on YouTube, on our podcast, and in our monthly newsletter.
How to Win Multiple Offers – Bidding Wars
Multiple Offers and Bidding Wars became a fact of life over the past few years in the Greater Toronto Real Estate market. Despite the recent pivot in the market, there’s always the chance that we will see a return to the craziness sometime in the future. This article is based on my real-world experience as a real estate agent in buying and selling many homes in the Greater Toronto Area. How to Win Multiple Offers & Bidding Wars
How to Stage Your Home for Sale
24 EXPERT STAGING TIPS
Agents and brokers agree that the first step in preparing for the sale of your home is to prepare it so that it shows at its very best. Here are 24 Professional Home Staging Tips that you can do yourself, for little or no money. Learn how to stage your home for sale
Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Mississauga
Have you ever wondered what are the most expensive neighborhoods in Mississauga, Ontario? Have you been dreaming about luxury real estate, and do you spend your time comparing mansions for sale in the Greater Toronto Area? Well, here you can find some of the best and most luxurious. Even though Mississauga is usually viewed as a middle class or upper-middle-class area, there are also many pockets of extreme wealth sprinkled throughout the city. So here are the luxury homes for sale, and the best areas: Mississauga most expensive neighborhoods
Real Estate Closing Costs
When buying a home in Ontario, It’s important to know the closing costs. Whether you are a first-time buyer, or an experienced investor, here is a comprehensive list of what to expect – what to plan for including lawyers’ fees, land transfer tax, home inspections, and more. Ontario real estate closing costs.
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Find Randy – Your Real Estate Agent in Mississauga
Dropping by in person?
You can find my office at Sutton Group Summit Realty Inc., Brokerage, where I am a licensed salesperson. Call today and let me show you how we can serve you better, from our real estate offices in Streetsville, serving all of Mississauga, Oakville, and the Greater Toronto Area. Each office is independently owned and operated.
Randy Selzer – Real Estate Agent
33 Pearl St
Mississauga, ON L5M 1X1
416-433-3556 direct line
Mon-Fri – 9:00am – 9:00pm
Sat – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sun – 10:00am – 4:00pm