What to do when Closing Dates don't match?

By: Philip Hollett

What to do when Closing Dates don't match?

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If you want to sell your current property and purchase your next dream home, you might be concerned that the closing dates need to be on the same day. You might be worried that you’ll lose a property if the closing dates overlap, or you’ll be put out on the street if the dates are far apart! For the most part, these concerns are unfounded. Thousands of properties change hands every d...Read More

What Type of New Home Are You Qualified to Buy?

By: Philip Hollett

What Type of New Home Are You Qualified to Buy?

Tags: Philip Hollett, Waterdown Homes, Waterdown Real Estate, Waterdown Real Estate Market, Home Ownership, Real Estate Market Fluctuations, Burlington Homes, Burlington Real Estate, Burlington Real Estate Market

When you think about looking for a new home, one of the first questions that probably comes to mind is: "What type of property can I afford?" That's an important question because your price range is a major determining factor in the types and sizes of homes you should be viewing. You don't want to waste time looking at properties that are beyond your price range. At the same tim...Read More

Creating a Practical Home Office

By: Philip Hollett

Creating a Practical Home Office

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Is your home office the dining room table? Is it anywhere you can sit down undisturbed with your laptop? If so, you might be interested in converting a room or nook into a dedicated home office. Depending on what you do for a living, there could be a tax advantage to creating this space too. The first step is to pick a spot. Ideally, you want an area where you can work without too many distractio...Read More

Market Activity - June Statistics

By: Philip Hollett

Market Activity - June Statistics

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The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) reported 1,257 sales were processed through the RAHB Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System in June, 14.2 per cent fewer than the same month last year and 19.2 per cent fewer than the 10-year average for the month. All property listings were 19 per cent lower than the same month last year, but 1.1 per cent higher than the 10-yea...Read More

Waterdown Ontario July 2018 Real Estate Market Snapshot

By: Philip Hollett

Waterdown Ontario July 2018 Real Estate Market Snapshot

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Burlington Ontario July 2018 Real Estate Market Snapshot

By: Philip Hollett

Burlington Ontario July 2018 Real Estate Market Snapshot

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Waterdown Ontario June 2018 Real Estate Market Snapshot

By: Philip Hollett

Waterdown Ontario June 2018 Real Estate Market Snapshot

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Burlington Ontario June 2018 Real Estate Market Snapshot

By: Philip Hollett

Burlington Ontario June 2018 Real Estate Market Snapshot

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BEWARE OF OVER-DOWNSIZING OR OVER-UPSIZING

By: Philip Hollett

BEWARE OF OVER-DOWNSIZING OR OVER-UPSIZING

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Buying a new pair of shoes is relatively easy. Once you find the style you like, all you need to do is try them on and see if they fit. If they do, you go to the cash register and pay. When it comes to size, buying a new home can be trickier! Whether your intention is to upsize or downsize, figuring out the right size can be especially challenging. Say for example, you’re downsizing from a...Read More

5 WAYS TO MAKE THE SELLING PROCESS STRESS FREE

By: Philip Hollett

5 WAYS TO MAKE THE SELLING PROCESS STRESS FREE

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For some homeowners, the process of listing, showing and selling their home can be stressful. Fortunately, there is plenty you can do to make it much less nerve-racking—and even exciting and enjoyable. Here are some ideas: 1. Make a plan. Decide when you’re going to show your property, search for a new home, view listings, etc. Block out these times in an agenda book or calendar. Tha...Read More