HOME CHECK – Niagara March 2018

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How was March for Niagara Home Sales? In Detached Homes, sales activity is still strong and still within typical for the past three years, with 448 units sold.  For the first time this year, detached homes dipped below 2017 prices in March, but this is a reflection of 2017 gains, as we’re still at February […]

HOME CHECK – Oakville March 2018

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Oh, Oakville Detached Properties, what is happening to you! With sales activity it’s lowest in the last three years with only 142 units sold, we’re still seeing a decline in the average Oakville sales price, with March this year now falling to more than $300,000 compared to 2017!   Now to keep this in perspective (Because […]

HOME CHECK – Hamilton March 2018

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 How was March for Hamilton Home Sales? In Detached Homes, sales activity was at its lowest in the last three years with only 386 units sold.  For the first time this year, detached homes dipped below 2017 prices in March, but are still very much higher than 2016 prices. How about Hamilton Non-detached Homes? […]

HOME CHECK – Burlington March 2018

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How was March for Burlington Home Sales? In Detached Homes, sales activity was at its lowest in the last three years with only 117 units sold.  While detached homes are still down compared to 2018, prices are climbing from previous months, showing the spring market value is still in a positive direction. How about Burlington […]

Market Comparison to Last Year – February ’18 Home Check

Posted on Posted in Burlington, Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, HOME CHECK, Market Activity, Niagara, Oakville, Waterdown, YTD

A quick glance at how the market has shifted from last year at this time. Keep in mind, prices are still above 2016 stats in the majority of areas, so we still have a healthy market, in spite of this correction from last years ballooning spring market! See more detail on what’s happening.. Looking at […]

Halton, Hamilton & Niagara Regions – Home Check Overview

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Data extracted from Regional Real Estate Boards.

How (And Why) to Upgrade to Smart Blinds

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Everything you need to know about smart blinds! By Jennifer Tuohy Two of the most important elements of a home are natural lighting and comfort. We all want a home that is well-lit and comfortable, whether the sun is blazing outside or we’re in the depths of winter. A reliable way to balance great natural […]

Oakville – February 2018 Sales Performance

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We’re two months in to 2018 and the spring market is beginning to stir after a very crazy 2017! Oakville With no further government intervention (we hope!) we’re looking forward to 2018 returning as a normal growth year with a predictable sales cycle. The average pricing of detached homes is down a bit, and we’ve not […]

Burlington – February 2018 Sales Performance

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We’re two months in to 2018 and the spring market is beginning to stir after a very crazy 2017!  Burlington The pricing bubble burst, but average pricing of detached homes eventually fell below 2016 prices.  Burlington sellers were more realistic than neighbouring Oakville, adjusting their pricing faster.  While there was the resulting lower number of […]

Niagara – February 2018 Sales Performance

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We’re two months in to 2018 and the spring market is beginning to stir after a very crazy 2017! Niagara Region The pricing bubble burst in other areas closer to the GTA, but average pricing of detached homes is still above 2017 prices for this time of year.  However, like other areas, we’re seeing a […]

Hamilton – February 2018 Sales Performance

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We’re two months in to 2018 and the spring market is beginning to stir after a very crazy 2017! Hamilton The 2017 pricing bubble burst, but Hamilton average pricing of detached homes, unlike other areas, continues to outperform last years pricing!  Like other areas, the number of sales remains low compared to the previous three […]

HOME CHECK – Oakville February 2018 Market

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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 […]

What’s the Market look like so far in February?

Posted on Posted in Burlington, Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Market Activity, Niagara, Oakville

Here are the sale stats as of February 21st, 2018….  Depending on where you are, your home value may be up or down!  Need to know for sure?  Call me!  

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 […]

Burlington & Oakville – January 2018 Sales Performance

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We’re a month in to 2018 and the spring market is beginning to stir after a very crazy 2017! Oakville With no further government intervention (we hope!) we’re looking forward to 2018 returning as a normal growth year with a predictable sales cycle. The average pricing of detached homes is off with a good start price […]

Hamilton & Niagara Regions – How was 2017 Performance?

Posted on Posted in Hamilton, Market Activity, Niagara, Property For Sale, Townhouse, Waterdown, YTD

As we saw in my previous post about Oakville and Burlington, with all the changes through 2017, we had a roller coaster year in price…    With the pending Provincial Government plans in the works early in 2017, there was a rush to buy in the spring that significantly drove pricing up and accelerated the […]

Oakville & Burlington – How was 2017 Performance?

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With all the changes through 2017, we had a roller coaster year in price…    With the pending Provincial Government plans in the works, there was a rush to buy in the spring that significantly drove pricing up in both Oakville and Burlington and accelerated the beginning of the spring market, followed by a significant […]

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17 Elegant Appetizers for a New Year’s Party Don’t worry your new year’s resolution to drop those extra pounds can start on January 1st. There is nothing quite like spending NYE in the comfort of home. Each year I look forward to warmth from the fireplace, the yummy appetizers and the fun of counting down as the […]

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 Home Check – What’s Your Neighbourhood’s Year-to-Year Performance?

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What’s your Neighbourhood doing in the Real Estate Market?  This month to last month, or to last year?  Want to keep track of trends?  Sign up below to get a monthly update just like this, on your specific area!   Or, if you prefer  Call me now at 905-639-3355 or email me at james-allman@coldwellbanker.ca   […]

Burlington Home Check – What’s Your Neighbourhood’s Year-to-Year Performance?

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What’s your Neighbourhood doing in the Real Estate Market?  This month to last month, or to last year?  Want to keep track of trends?  Sign up below to get a monthly update just like this, on your specific area!   Or, if you prefer  Call me now at 905-639-3355 or email me at james-allman@coldwellbanker.ca   […]

Burlington Home Check – Sept 2017 – Market Settles, Prices Rising

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Average sales prices for Burlington have stopped dropping and are back on the rise! Still higher than last years sales pricing at this time, but with less unit sales over the previous four years. Need to know more specifics about your neighbourhood?  Just CONTACT JAMES, I have all the detail you want!  Call me now […]

Waterdown Home Check – Sept 2017 – Market Settles

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Average sales prices for Waterdown are still settling… Still higher than last years sales pricing at this time, but with less unit sales over the previous four years. Need to know more specifics about your neighbourhood?  Just CONTACT JAMES, I have all the detail you want!  Call me now at 905-639-3355 or email me at […]

Oakville Home Check – Sept 2017 – Market Settles, Prices Rising

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Average sales prices for Oakville have stopped dropping and are back on the rise! Still higher than last years sales pricing at this time, but with less unit sales over the previous four years. Need to know more specifics about your neighbourhood?  Just CONTACT JAMES, I have all the detail you want!  Call me now […]

Oakville – August 2017 – Market Settles, Prices Rising

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August 2017 average sales prices for Oakville have stopped dropping and are back on the rise compared to July. Still up from last years sales pricing, but with less unit sales over the previous four years. Need to know more specifics about your neighbourhood?  Just CONTACT JAMES, I have all the detail you want! Thinking […]

Waterdown – July 2017 Report – Balanced Market Still Settling

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July 2017 average prices for Waterdown have dropped only slightly since June bringing them closer to last year’s value, but with significantly less unit sales over the previous four years. What does this mean to you? Need to know more specifics about your neighbourhood?  Just CONTACT JAMES, I have all the detail you want!   […]

Oakville -July 2017 – Balanced Market Settles

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Oakville Real Estate Sales for July 2017 compared to July 2016, we continue to see a more balanced market but a drop in unit sales. Need to know more specifics about your neighbourhood?  Just CONTACT JAMES, I have all the detail you want! Want information on past months? Check out the following link: OAKVILLE DETAILED […]

Burlington – July 2017 Report – Balanced Market Still Settling

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July 2017 average prices for Burlington have dropped only slightly since June bringing them closer to last year’s value, but with significantly less unit sales over the previous four years. What does this mean to you? Need to know more specifics about your neighbourhood?  Just CONTACT JAMES, I have all the detail you want! Want […]