Top 3 things to do before you sell

By: Philip Hollett

Top 3 things to do before you sell

Tags: Philip Hollett, WATERDOWN HOMES, WATERDOWN REAL ESTATE, WATERDOWN REAL ESTATE MARKET, BURLINGTON HOMES, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE MARKET, HOME OWNERSHIP

This is a good question to ask or consider now that our market has changed to a balanced market, inventory has risen, and you are most likely going to have some good competition for your home when you go on the market. Number 1 is typically removing about 25-50% of furniture and items from a property to make the space feel larger and improve the flow throughout the home. It doesn't take any o...Read More

Waterdown Ontario November 2017 Real Estate Market Snapshot

By: Philip Hollett

Waterdown Ontario November 2017 Real Estate Market Snapshot

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Burlington Ontario November 2017 Real Estate Market Snapshot

By: Philip Hollett

Burlington Ontario November 2017 Real Estate Market Snapshot

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MARKET BOUNCING BACK?

By: Philip Hollett

MARKET BOUNCING BACK?

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The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) reported 1,317 sales were processed through the RAHB Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System in October, 6.5 per cent fewer than the same month last year and 10.9 per cent higher than the 10-year average. All property listings were 12.2 per cent higher than the same month last year, 14.3 per cent higher than the 10-year average, ...Read More

Is Your Home Market Ready?

By: Philip Hollett

Is Your Home Market Ready?

Tags: Philip Hollett, Real Estate, Home Ownership, Housing Market

Putting your home on the market may be the last thing you have on your mind. But, as you know, life happens. Things change. You might unexpectedly find yourself in the position of wanting, or having to quickly sell your home. It happens more often than you might think. In fact, according to studies into why people sell their homes, more than a third are due to relatively quick and unexpected chan...Read More

Lighting matters when selling your house

By: Philip Hollett

Lighting matters when selling your house

Tags: Philip Hollett, Real Estate, Home Ownership, Housing Market

Remember the last time you were in a furniture store or other major home retailer? Remember the fully decorated displays of furniture, appliances and other products? Some of those may have even been organized as model rooms. What did most of those displays have in common? Chances are, they were well lit. In fact, in the retail industry, there are professionals who specialize exclusively in displ...Read More

How much is your home worth?

By: Philip Hollett

How much is your home worth?

Tags: Philip Hollett, Real Estate, Home Ownership, Housing Market

Your home has both a personal value and a market value. When you think of your home as a place where a family is raised and memories are built, then it’s like those popular MasterCard commercials on television: Your home’s value is “priceless”. But, when it comes to how much your home is worth to potential buyers, then things get much less sentimental. It’s the &ldq...Read More

Does your home still match your lifestyle?

By: Philip Hollett

Does your home still match your lifestyle?

Tags: Philip Hollett, Real Estate, Home Ownership, Housing Market

When you purchased your current home, chances are it was a good match for your lifestyle. It had the space you needed, the features you wanted, and a location that worked for you. But for most people, lifestyle and needs evolve through the years. Kids get older. Jobs or careers change. People take on new hobbies and other interests. As a result, the home that was ideal a few years ago may not fi...Read More

MORE LISTINGS, FEWER SALES

By: Philip Hollett

MORE LISTINGS, FEWER SALES

Tags: Philip Hollett, Real Estate, Home Ownership, Housing Market, Waterdown Real Estate, Burlington Real Estate, Real estate market update

The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) reported 2,296 new listings were processed through the RAHB Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System in September, which is 17.2 per cent higher than the same month last year and 16.7 per cent higher than the 10-year average. All property sales were 23.4 per cent lower than the same month last year, and 13 per cent lower than the ...Read More

Waterdown Ontario October 2017 Real Estate Market Snapshot

By: Philip Hollett

Waterdown Ontario October 2017 Real Estate Market Snapshot

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