Understanding Home Pricing in Today’s Market

Posted on Posted in Condo, HELP!, Market Activity, Oakville, Townhouse, YTD

So, what’s happening with Real Estate prices?  Why does it seem some have dropped a lot, yet other homes sell quick for a good price? Depending on where you look, and what you look at, there’s different levels of activity in the market, some areas and types of properties are selling well, others seem to […]

Tarion Warranty – Did You Know?

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Did you know… “It is illegal for a builder to enter into an Agreement of Purchase and Sale or construction contract with a purchaser if the builder is not registered with Tarion. It is also illegal to begin construction of a home or condominium without first enrolling it with Tarion. Offenders will be charged by […]

Small Neighbourhoods – Evaluating Market Performance

Posted on Posted in Burlington, Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, HELP!, Market Activity, Waterdown

So, you live in a great little neighbourhood, a pocket of land that is surrounded by other neighbourhoods built before and after. You want to know how your home value us doing , but those homes are very different. How do you truly understand market performance of that neighbourhood to truly relate it to comparable […]

Real Estate Sales Remain Strong!

Posted on Posted in Burlington, HELP!, Market Activity, Oakville, Waterdown, YTD

With the Province of Ontario announcement on measures to slow the real estate market in Ontario, we’ve seen some interesting behaviour as a direct impact of their involvement in the industry. If you look at the chart below, you’ll see weekly sales in 2017 (blue line) compared to 2016 and 2015.  As a reference point […]

Working With A Lawyer When You Buy A Home

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Getting the most from your Lawyer and ensuring you allow them to do the best job possible for you, ensures the smoothest home purchase possible.   The Ontario Bar Association has a handy brochure to guide you when working with your lawyer, Click Here.  Working With a Lawyer When You Buy a Home

Condo or Townhouse: What Is the Difference?

Posted on Posted in Burlington, Condo, HELP!, Moving, Oakville, Property For Sale, Townhouse

South Halton is one of those unique places where you can drive around for just 15 minutes and see a wide variety of different housing styles in that short span, from single family town homes to large sprawling houses on the lake. When home shopping in the Oakville/Burlington you might want to consider a condo […]

Understanding Real Estate Headlines in the Current Market

Posted on Posted in HELP!, Market Activity, Social Media, Uncategorized

Today’s Headlines can be confusing…    Sales Volumes soar,  Home Sales Fall, it sounds confusing, doesn’t it!   So what does this mean?  Are they reporting conflicting news?  Or are they not spelling out the whole picture to get you bouncing back and forth reading news articles just to get your attention?   Well, they […]