Province of Ontario’s Impact to the Real Estate Market

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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) […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

Condo or Townhouse: What Is the Difference?

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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 […]

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  

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! […]

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 […]