Category Archives: Buying and Selling

Information related to buying and/or selling a home.

In 2020 Expect a Vibrant Spring Real Estate Market

Royal LePage’s Home Price Survey reveals that GTA home prices heat up as demand outstrips supply. To read more about this, go to: Royal LePage Home Price Survey Living in the GTA to Niagara corridor and thinking of selling? Call Scott, Susan or Leslie to arrange for your free market evaluation.* *Not intended to solicit …

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2019 Year-End Statistics from Realtors® Association of Hamilton-Burlington

The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) reported 12,866 sales of residential properties located within the RAHB market area were processed through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System in 2019. This is 10.1 per cent more sales than in 2018. The average price of a residential property in 2019 was $587,745. This is up 4.9 per cent …

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Good Time to Sell!

According to the Royal LePage Home Price Survey, GTA home prices heat up as demand outstrips supply. It could be a good time to sell in a vibrant spring market!* (*Not intended to solicit those already under contract.) To learn more, go to: https://www.royallepage.ca/en/realestate/news/canadians-can-expect-a-vibrant-spring-real-estate-market-with-home-prices-rising-modestly/

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Protect Yourself in 2020

I just read a great legal tip worth sharing. Many people date documents in this way: Day/Month/Year. When you date a document this year, it would be prudent to use all four digits for the year. If you enter a date like 06/01/20, someone could easily modify this date to 06/01/2017 or any previous year …

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Selling and Buying on the Same Day

What happens if you sell your home and buy another, with both of them closing on the same day? You may be fine, if all the stars align. But what if the buyer can’t complete the transaction on the agreed upon closing date? Closing a sale and a purchase on the same day can be …

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Financial Post’s Market Musings

Oakville’s detached home spring market has been slow out of the blocks. However, the Toronto Real Estate Board reported a 17% surge in April for Toronto’s housing market. This Financial Post article is an interesting read.

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