TREB releases monthly market figures reported by GTA REALTORS®

Posted on Posted in Burlington, Hamilton, Market Activity, Mississauga, Oakville, Toronto, Uncategorized, YTD

NEW RELEASE FROM THE TORONTO REAL ESTATE BOARD TORONTO, ONTARIO, July 5, 2018 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Garry Bhaura, in his first market release as TREB President, is pleased to announce some positive signs with respect to the housing market. Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 8,082 home sales through TREB’s MLS® System in June […]

HOME CHECK – Oakville April 2018

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  How is the market is for Oakville.   Is 2018 still strong? Price wise, the detached value on average has continued to decline with no clear indication of it settling, at this stage.   Non-Detached are doing well compared to previous years (except the bubble of 2017), but both Detached and Non-Detached Homes sales declined in […]

HOME CHECK – Burlington April 2018

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  How did Burlington’s April 2018 market perform? For Detached homes, Burlington is slow, but sales in both quantity and price are slowly increasing.    Price is healthy compared to other areas, not including the bubble of 2017, but sales are off to a slow start, but an upward trend.  Other areas are not doing […]

HOME CHECK – Hamilton April 2018

Posted on Posted in Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, HOME CHECK, Market Activity, Uncategorized, YTD

  How was the market for April in Hamilton? Price wise, the detached value is fluctuating with no clear direction up or down at this stage. Compared to previous years Hamilton is still strong in this market, last year’s ballooning spring market aside.   Non-Detached are doing well compared to previous years and holding up well […]

We All Know Pricing Shifts Year to Year! How Do You Truly Understand It?

Posted on Posted in Burlington, Hamilton-Wentworth, Market Activity, Oakville, Uncategorized, YTD

We all know the prices have gone up year over year… Even with the crazy 2017 we had, where the spring market ballooned beyond the normal expected increases to falling below expectation after rule changes by the Provincial Government, we’re still in a position of higher average prices from last year. But while average prices […]

Your Neighbourhood’s October Home Sales

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

How did your neighbourhood’s home sales do in October, and how will they perform for November? Here’s Falgarwood in Oakville, how it’s been performing this year, and how it performed last year.  Want to know YOUR neighbourhood’s sales?  Just ask me, I’d be happy to get you this same information for anywhere in Oakville/Burlington/Waterdown, and […]

Oakville/Burlington/Waterdown Stats for June

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Burlington Market Activity Report for March 2017

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Here are the Burlington Real Estate Sales stats for March 2017 compared to March 2016. Need to know more specifics about your neighbourhood?  Just CONTACT JAMES, I have all the detail you want! Want information on specific areas? Check out the following links: OAKVILLE DETAILED MARKET REPORTS BURLINGTON/WATERDOWN DETAILED MARKET REPORTS Thinking of Selling? I […]

Market Activity Report for February 2017 – Oakville / Burlington / Waterdown

Posted on Posted in Burlington, HELP!, Market Activity, Moving, Oakville, Property For Sale, Uncategorized, Waterdown

Here are the Oakville, Burlington & Waterdown stats for  February of 2017 compared to January 2016. Need to know more specifics about your neighbourhood?  Just CONTACT JAMES, I have all the detail you want! Want information on specific areas? Check out the following links: OAKVILLE MARKET AREA DETAILED REPORTS BURLINGTON/WATERDOWN AREA DETAILED MARKET REPORTS Thinking of Selling? […]

Canadian Housing Starts Trend Increased in January

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“New home construction started off strong in 2017, both in terms of single-detached homes and multi-unit residential,” said Bob Dugan, CMHC Chief Economist. “While Ontario starts continue to drive the national trend upwards, construction has slowed in BC since last July when it reached a near record high. This slowdown can be partly attributed to […]

Market Activity for the Full Year of 2016 to 2015 – Oakville / Burlington / Waterdown

Posted on Posted in Burlington, HELP!, Market Activity, Moving, Oakville, Property For Sale, Uncategorized, Waterdown, YTD

With home sales increasing in each area on average from 104 to 134 percent, 2016 was strong year in the Oakville/Burlington/Waterdown areas with most areas enjoying double digit growth rates.  Lack of inventory is still driving a strong price rise and if your home is presented well and priced appropriately, the increase in value can […]

Your Home’s December Honey Do List

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December may be the busiest time of year, but this list of home to do’s will have you ready for the holidays in time to actually enjoy them! Here’s some handy tips from my CB associate  Victoria Keichinger that I have to share!  December is arguably the busiest month of the year, so it’s important […]

Stress Testing Our Economy

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CMHC the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation has some very astute economists that understand our economy and how we are positioned globally.  This not only allows them to have a very good handle on what we should expect and how to prepare for it, but they also look at what could possibly happen.   As […]

Oakville – Build Your Dream Home

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FOR SALE – OAKVILLE  Build your dream home in this great West Oakville location on a quiet crescent! Click this link for more information! 552 WINGROVE CRESCENT, OAKVILLE L6L 4R6

Moving? Pack Up Your Garage in 5 Easy Steps

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While the garage is often the last room packed in a home, there are many reasons to make it your first. —— Guest Post by NorthStar Moving Co-Founder Laura McHolm When it comes to packing up your home for a move, the garage is often the last room packed. Let’s face it, we put it […]

Genius Tricks That Make Your Home Look Bigger

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While the go-to trick might be to cover your walls with mirrors, try these lesser-known designer ideas to leave your space feeling wide open. ————- By Sarah Fogle Perhaps your minimal lifestyle has led you to a small living space, or you’re on a tight, I-can-only-afford-a-studio budget. Maybe you just have that one cramped room […]

Glitter Grout Is the Latest Decor Trend to Go Viral

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Is this something you would love to see in your home? Read more here: http://bit.ly/2dSdI8Y You Photo via Instagram usapaintingremodeling

Understanding Real Estate Headlines in the Current Market

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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 […]