As home sales continue to decrease every month, Many homebuyers and sellers are waiting and watching for the market to steady before making any decisions. However, opportunities exist and there are still lots of people buying homes
Just like stocks, RRSP's or any other type of investments, it's a good idea to know where you stand. To help with this, we offer our clients an annual comparative market analysis of their home as a way of helping them keep an eye on their best asset.
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GTA home sales in October were down 49% since last year. The market continues to adapt to a higher borrowing cost environment. But, how does the ongoing lack of inventory affect current home prices?
Financial incentives now available to Ontarians when you improve your home's efficiency with smart thermostats, new windows and air sealing just to name a few of the eligible options when greening your home.
If you want your home to look different than it does and to be free of clutter but you can't seem to take any action, there is undoubtedly an emotional underpinning. Clutter is an emotional issue and often connects with our deepest fears and sadness.
GTA home sales were down 34.2% from last year, showing a lesser annual decline than seen in the last 4 months. Sales represented a higher share of new listings. Could this indicate some support for home sale prices?
How do rising interest rates affect homeowners, especially if you are thinking of selling in the next year or two? The activity of buyers plays an important role in the real estate market and the biggest factor affecting our market right now is
Our relationship with our things can be complex and choosing which items to let go of can be arduous. How do you decide what stays and what goes? What makes something clutter to you? These questions will help you to determine what's clutter and what's not
Rapidly increasing mortgage rates continue to lead to more balance in the market. GTA home sales in July were down 47% from last year, while annual price growth moderates, and buyers benefit from greater choice.
With mortgage rates increasing steadily this year and expected to continue to grow, many sellers are unsure of whether they should sell or hold, and what to expect as we move towards a more balanced market.
Thinking about putting your home up for sale? Before you do, there are a number of home improvement projects that you should consider taking on first. Here are some questions to ask when determining whether or not it makes sense to install new carpeting
Buying a house is an emotional decision and one of the sure-fire ways for a seller to get top dollar is to capitalize on that emotion. When placing your house on the market, creating this magical feeling for buyers often requires improvements and staging
In recent weeks, we have seen a slight decline in home prices throughout parts of the GTA as buyers are feeling less urgency while also worrying about rising interest rates. Houses that two months ago might have been getting 10 offers are
With higher borrowing costs and buyers moving to the sidelines to reposition themselves in a higher rate environment, the GTA housing market continues its adjustment with transaction numbers down.
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The "sanity" is a market that is coming back to reality where we see signs of "market relief" with more listings coming to market and fewer multiple-offer scenarios. There's still really strong demand but the calm people have been hoping for has arrived
When you conduct a home inspection, you want to know if there are any major problems and what's involved in fixing them. A good home inspector will identify any issues, give you an introduction to your future house and offer suggestions on how to maintain
Many parents are still storing items that belong to their adult children, who now have homes of their own. But you're now on a mission to live a simpler life and have decided that it's time to get rid of their stuff. So how do you go about it?
For many buyers, the thought of even a small increase is mortgage rates is stressful. But there are so many more factors to consider than just the rate you see - many of which will affect your cost of borrowing as much as (if not more than) rate