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How to buy new construction homes from builder?

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Newbie
Nov 24, 2011
12 posts
Newmarket

How to buy new construction homes from builder?

How do u look where u can buy it? Do you need a sales agent to represent you?
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Member
Jul 8, 2008
223 posts
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Toronto
Just do your research online wrt location, future developments around the area like Walmart, schools, grocery stores etc. You do not need an agent to buy a new home, but they would have a better idea of New homes in Phase 1
Newbie
Aug 17, 2015
55 posts
11 upvotes
Toronto, ON
buzzbuzzhomes maps out some builders, some builders you need to deal with an agent those are listed on realtor.ca

Which areas are you looking for?
Deal Addict
Jul 6, 2005
2892 posts
488 upvotes
Toronto
Do you still have both of your kidneys?

Selling one should be able to get you VIP access to a phase 1 release.... Or at the very least, a spot in line
Deal Fanatic
Jan 15, 2004
5019 posts
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I heard someone paid like $50k to get a VIP spot (for making purchase before it's available to the general public), not sure how true but it's insane.
Jr. Member
Mar 14, 2006
175 posts
38 upvotes
Toronto
Housing market is insane. PPL would camp out at the site for weeks to to have a chance for a house. I am interesed in the Observatory Lane in Richmond Hill. I wonder how much the houses will be.
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Nov 18, 2015
244 posts
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Toronto, ON
Smiley22 wrote:
Mar 15th, 2017 9:14 am
Housing market is insane. PPL would camp out at the site for weeks to to have a chance for a house. I am interesed in the Observatory Lane in Richmond Hill. I wonder how much the houses will be.
over 1 mil at least...
Jr. Member
Mar 14, 2006
175 posts
38 upvotes
Toronto
Even a town home in that area is asking for 1 million.
Deal Addict
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Feb 1, 2009
1690 posts
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Toronto
Be prepared to camp outside if you really want the home. It's nuts right now, it's like a boxing day sale or something, but in reality they're close to a million bucks.

Unless the builder has a ticket system which is rare to see these days, you may have to camp out.
Newbie
Jan 16, 2017
67 posts
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Smiley22 wrote:
Mar 15th, 2017 9:14 am
Housing market is insane. PPL would camp out at the site for weeks to to have a chance for a house. I am interesed in the Observatory Lane in Richmond Hill. I wonder how much the houses will be.
whats so good about richmond hill lol
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Mar 31, 2008
8858 posts
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Toronto
reesefitzmaurice wrote:
Mar 15th, 2017 11:33 pm
whats so good about richmond hill lol
Chinese people love the restaurants and schools there. And of course, their fellow peers. Also, no high rises so less ghetto people around.
Sr. Member
Sep 14, 2007
504 posts
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I'm waiting for observatory hill too. See you in the lineup lol
Sr. Member
Dec 5, 2015
650 posts
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Thornhill, ON
reesefitzmaurice wrote:
Mar 15th, 2017 11:33 pm
whats so good about richmond hill lol
Location, schools, well off demographics, diverse population demographics(English, persians, Chinese,Koreans, Russians etc) and close enough to Toronto via car and transit but not too close

https://www.richmondhill.ca/en/shared-c ... rofile.pdf

It's a lot better managed than other municipalities with good facilities, parks, and council is not run by corrupt politicians like in Vaughan
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