Fouad   (Fred)  Dib

Fouad (Fred) Dib

Broker of Record & Broker/Owner

Cityview Realty Inc., Brokerage*

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Fouad   (Fred)  Dib

Fouad (Fred) Dib

Broker of Record & Broker/Owner

Cityview Realty Inc., Brokerage*

Email Me

Dream Home Checklist: Wants and Needs

Dream Home Checklist: Wants and Needs

Home Location:  _________________________________________
Address:  ________________________________________________
Asking Price:  ____________________________________________
Annual Property Taxes:  __________________________________
Mortgage Terms:  ________________________________________


  • Large lot and yard
  • Single-family detached home
  • Duplex/Triplex
  • Semi-detached home
  • Town home
  • Condominium
  • One storey home
  • Two storey home
  • Three storey home
  • Fenced backyard
  • Deck or patio area
  • Mature trees, landscaping
  • Low-maintenance landscaping
  • Swimming pool
  • Attached garage
  • One-car garage
  • Two-car garage
  • Private driveway
  • Enclosed front porch
  • Eaves troughs and downspouts
  • Brick
  • Wood
  • Aluminum siding
  • Recently painted woodwork

Home Location

  • Address
  • Asking price
  • Annual property taxes
  • Mortgage terms


  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 bedroom
  • 3 bedroom
  • 4 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • 2 bathroom
  • 3 bathroom
  • 4 bathroom
  • Closet in foyer
  • Separate dining room
  • Fireplace in living room
  • Separate family room
  • Fireplace in family or recreation room
  • Eat-in kitchen
  • Island kitchen
  • Kitchen appliances with purchase
  • Kitchen pantry/adequate cupboard space
  • Garage has indoor access
  • Utility room (for washer/dryer)
  • Ensuite bathroom off master bedroom
  • Main-floor bathroom
  • Room for den or home office
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Hardwood floors
  • Plenty of closets/storage
  • Large windows
  • Thermopane windows
  • Window screens
  • Draperies or blinds
  • Basement for storage/workshop
  • Finished basement for additional living area
  • Apartment in basement for rental income


  • Efficient heating system
  • Oil heating system
  • Gas heating system
  • Electric heating system
  • Heat pump heating system
  • Wood heating system
  • Window Air conditioning
  • Central Air conditioning
  • Modern plumbing (copper) and fixtures
  • City water
  • Well water
  • High-amp electrical system (at least 100 amps)
  • Circuit breakers
  • Gas hot water heater
  • Electric hot water heater
  • Cable TV or antenna
  • Sewer
  • Septic Tank


  • Nearby facilities
  • Quiet street
  • Shopping within walking distance or short drive
  • Parks/playgrounds
  • Golf course
  • Skating rinks
  • Restaurants /theaters
  • Community centre
  • Public swimming pool/tennis courts
  • Public library
  • Places of worship
  • Police
  • Fire department
  • Hospital
  • Medical (doctors, dentists, etc.)
  • Day care
  • Snow removal
  • Public transportation
  • Close to work
  • Near major highway
  • Schools
  • School-operated transportation

Source:  OREA (Ontario Real Estate Association)

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Real Estate Designations: ABR, CRS, SRES, ASA, EPRO, IRES, BROKER

Member of Toronto Real Estate Board, Ontario Real Estate Association, Canadian Real Estate Association, NAR (National Association of Realtors - USA) - REBAC (Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council) as an ABR and EPRO, SRES, ASA, IRES, RE/MAX  president club, RE/MAX Executive club, RE/MAX 100 Club, RE/MAX 200 Club, RE/MAX Platinum Club (2008 - 2012), RE/MAX Chairman Club (2013), RE/MAX Hall of Fame (life time since 2009), named to be No. 1 Agent/Broker for RE/MAX Erindale Branch for the 2009/2014, Canada's Top 1% agents/Broker for 2013 and 1st Quarter of 2014.

I have leading-edge access to the latest technology including on-line links to the real estate boards' Multiple Listing Service, providing easy access to up to the minute market information.

I was born in Lebanon, Successfully graduating as B.A. Business Administration, BATC (Diploma, Computer programmer, analyst and high analyst), worked in the private sector and the UNRWA as a first level building contractor where achieved all the building techniques. I brought my professional experience to residential renovation in Canada.

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Designation: ABR, CRS, SRES, ASA, IRES, E-PR

Awards: ABR, CRS, SRES, ASA, IRES, E-PRO, Broker