Understanding Home Pricing in Today’s Market

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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?

Posted on Posted in Burlington, HELP!, Market Activity, Property For Sale, YTD

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   […]

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 […]

Oakville Market Activity Report for March 2017

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Here are the Oakville 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 […]

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 […]

Waterdown Market Activity Report for March 2017

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

Here are the Waterdown 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 can help… CLICK […]

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

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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? […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

You Pay For It, Use It!!! Free Park Access 2017

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  OH CANADA!   We’re Celebrating 150 years of Confederation in 2017, and what a party we need to have!!! Get started right now, and check out Parks Canada to get your free Park Pass!! This pass is awesome, it’s good Coast-to-Coast, so what better reason to explore the amazing beauty of our Nation, be […]

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  

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 […]

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! […]

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 […]

What do You Need to Know When SELLING and BUYING Real Estate?

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Considering Selling or Buying? CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATON