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7 Tips for Selling in a Buyer’s Market

Thursday Jun 1st, 2023


The years 2020-2021 witnessed a housing boom, characterized by a seller's market across the Canadian real estate landscape. With historically low interest rates, limited housing inventory, and intense competition among buyers with substantial financial resources, sellers enjoyed favourable conditions. However, the scenario has shifted significantly in the past year, as the Bank of Canada raised interest rates, leading to a considerable slowdown in growth. As we enter the spring market,... [read more]

What You Need to Know About Buying a Fixer Upper

Monday May 1st, 2023

Painting a Room

Buying a fixer-upper home can be very intriguing if you are a handy person or love old-style homes. These kinds of homes go for below market value due to their condition/age, and you can invest your time and money into making it exactly how you want. Below is our guide to buying a fixer-upper home.   Prepare to be Disrupted During Renovations Whether the renovations are small or large, there will be disruptions and inconveniences while they progress. Be ready to change your... [read more]

5 Home Improvement Projects That Have The Biggest Return On Investment

Saturday Apr 1st, 2023

Kitchen Renovation

They say that kitchens and baths sell homes; those are also two of the most expensive areas for home improvement. However, if you make the right decisions regarding materials and designs, you can make your home much more appealing to buyers and, most of all, a nicer place to live in. The National Association of Realtors has done a study confirming that kitchens and baths are still at the top of the list for home improvements buyers are looking for. The study ranked home improvements by the... [read more]

Real Estate: Is It a Smart Investment?

Wednesday Mar 1st, 2023

Real Estate

As a Real Estate Broker, I often get asked, "Is real estate a good investment" The answer is: it depends. Here is what I know long-term real estate investments have typically delivered substantial returns in the past. However, the property's price, the rate at which it appreciates, and the time it takes to do so all vary greatly. Here is a breakdown of the subject to help you determine whether real estate investing is right for you. Even though home prices have stabilized in... [read more]


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