Burlington Sept 2018 Home Check

Posted on Posted in Burlington, Condo, HOME CHECK, Market Activity, YTD

  How did BURLINGTON’s September 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 […]

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 […]

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 – Sept 2017 – Market Settles, Prices Rising

Posted on Posted in Market Activity, Oakville, Property For Sale, YTD

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 […]

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) […]

Ontario to Double the Maximum Tax Rebate to First Time Homebuyers

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“The Ontario government is moving to double the maximum tax rebate offered to first-time homebuyers while boosting the land-transfer tax on house purchases above $2 million. Finance Minister Charles Sousa made the announcements in his fall economic statement, delivered in the provincial legislature on Monday afternoon. The changes are to take effect on Jan.1, 2017. ” – Mike Crawley, CBC […]