HOME CHECK – Burlington May 2018

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  How did BURLINGTON’s May 2018 real estate market perform? The above infographic compares to the same month for this and previous years.  It’s a snap shot but doesn’t tell the whole story!  For a better understanding, look at data plotted below.  The top plots are for fully detached homes, with average sale price on […]

HOME CHECK – Waterdown May 2018

Posted on Posted in Burlington, Hamilton, HOME CHECK, Market Activity, Waterdown, YTD

  How did WATERDOWN’s May 2018 real estate market perform? The above infographic compares to the same month for this and previous years.  It’s a snap shot but doesn’t tell the whole story!  For a better understanding, look at data plotted below.  The top plots are for fully detached homes, with average sale price on […]

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 Burlington! Over three weeks in to April and a Strong Market!

Posted on Posted in Burlington, HELP!, HOME CHECK, Market Activity, YTD

Just pulled the numbers to see how the market is for Burlington.   Is 2018 strong for Burlington? Yes! Detached homes are still growing in price through this year, while non-detached are still settling in.  Like most areas, prices are down from last year, so it’s a great time to buy, and still a strong time […]

HOME CHECK – Burlington March 2018

Posted on Posted in Burlington, Market Activity, Oakville, Video, YTD

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 – 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!   […]

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 […]

Oakville/Burlington/Waterdown Stats for June

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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 […]

Province of Ontario’s Impact to the Real Estate Market

Posted on Posted in Burlington, Market Activity, Moving, Oakville, Waterdown, YTD

We all know about the Province of Ontario and their efforts to calm this market. So what happened when they made their announcement? Immediately we saw uncertainty in the market, even before they announced action plans. So what did we find out?  Taxes for foreign investors (with escapes so they can still be worked around) […]

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? […]

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

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Here are the Oakville, Burlington & Waterdown stats for  January of 2017 compared to January 2016. Need to know more specifics about your neighbourhood?  Just contact me, I have all the detail you want! Thinking of Selling? I can help… CLICK HERE      

Canadian House Price Growth Remains Elevated: CMHC Reports

Posted on Posted in Burlington, Market Activity, Oakville, Video, Waterdown

OTTAWA, January 26, 2017 — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is reporting strong overall evidence of problematic housing market conditions nationally for the second consecutive quarter due to overvaluation and price acceleration in Canada’s housing markets. This assessment largely accounts for market conditions in Vancouver and Toronto where strong price growth has been spreading […]

GTA House Prices Spillover to Surrounding Centres: CMHC Reports

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The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation has confirmed the impact of pricing in areas surrounding the GTA. “TORONTO, January 24, 2017 — Increasing home prices in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) are having a spillover effect in surrounding centres, particularly those within commuting distance. “ “While most Ontario markets have seen substantial home price increases over […]

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

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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 […]

Market Activity for December 2016 – Oakville / Burlington / Waterdown

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Home sales are still increasing for most areas, over last year, but as usual for December, the total number of sales compared to other months is significantly down. Here are the Oakville, Burlington & Waterdown stats compared to December of 2015. Need to know more specifics about your neighbourhood?  Just contact me, I have all the detail […]

2016 November Market Activity – Oakville / Burlington / Waterdown

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Home sales are still increasing for most areas, over last year.  Here are the Oakville, Burlington & Waterdown stats compared to November of 2015. Need to know more specifics about your neighbourhood?  Just contact me, I have all the detail you want! Thinking of Selling? I can help… CLICK HERE  

What’s Happening at Burloak Park?

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  Do you drive along Lakeshore and enjoy the beautiful open space near Burloak?  Or better still, walk, and enjoy the waterfront?   Well great news, Halton Region, the City of Burlington, and Town of Oakville are all working to make this beautiful area, even nicer! It’s been a long time coming as private residences […]

2016 Year-to-Date Market Activity for Oakville & Burlington – How is this year shaping up compared to last?

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Home sales are still significantly increasing for most areas over last year, but as you can see, some are making much larger gains than others. Why is that?   Well let’s take West Oakville for example with it’s stunning increase in average price…  This, is coming from older 50-60’s vintage homes being torn down and […]

2016 October Market Activity for Oakville & Burlington

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Home sales are still increasing for most areas, over numbers for last year.  Here are the Oakville – Burlington stats compared to October of 2015. I’ve added the percentage from last year to this year as a quick reference.  Need to know more specifics about your neighbourhood?  Just contact me, I have all the detail you want! […]