Tag Archives: Real Estate

Oakville Real Estate – 2015 First Quarter Report

The first quarter of 2015 has followed on from 2014 with a strong Seller’s market in Oakville. Lack of inventory continues to drive prices up, with the average price of properties sold this quarter being $839,094, up 6.25% on the … Continue reading

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Multiple Offers

Multiple offers have long been a reality in the Toronto real estate market, with sellers holding offers until a certain day in an attempt to create a bidding war.  Over the past 12-18 months this situation has started to become … Continue reading

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What to look for when viewing a home.

Top Ten Tips. Take a quick look at the roofs of other houses as you approach the house you are viewing. A typical asphalt shingle roof needs reshingling every 15 years or so. Are the shingles curling or missing? Note … Continue reading

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New Mortgage Rules

As expected we heard yesterday (June 2012) from the Department of Finance on some  further clamping down on the Canadian mortgage market. I have attached an article below with the details but here are the hi  lites. -For mortgages when … Continue reading

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Buyers Guide to Purchasing a Home

The attached document provides a description of the home buying process and answers many of the more frequently asked questions. Home Buyers Guide      

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New Immigrants – FAQ

Are you new to Canada?  Thinking about making the move? Or in the process but feeling completely overwhelmed?  I know how you are feeling, we were where you are now back in 2004.  Most new immigrants have three main concerns, housing, … Continue reading

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Buyer’s Protection Plan

How do I sell my home in this uncertain market?              When markets shift into a situation that favours buyers, where many listings are competing for fewer and fewer buyers, sellers become anxious about receiving a fair price for their home. … Continue reading

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HST and Real Estate

Over the past 12 months there has been much discussion on the effects of HST on the real estate market and it certainly seems as though anxiety over its impact heavily affected the market in the early months of 2010 … Continue reading

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