Is your home close enough to your hangouts?

By: Philip Hollett

Is your home close enough to your hangouts?

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If you love to play golf but your favourite course is over an hour away, it can really impact your enjoyment of the game. The long drive may start to wear on you – unless, of course, you truly like the commute. In fact, how close your home is located relative to all your favourite “hangouts” can play a big role in your lifestyle. If your work, hobbies, and other activities are to...Read More

Creating the ideal working relationship with your agent

By: Philip Hollett

Creating the ideal working relationship with your agent

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If you’re working with a landscaping contractor, you want to develop a good working relationship with that professional, so you can avoid delays, stress and other issues. After all, the last thing you want is a tree planted in the wrong spot because of a misunderstanding! The same holds true when working with a real estate agent. Whether you’re buying, selling, or both, you want the p...Read More

December 2018 Real Estate Market Stats Release

By: Philip Hollett

December 2018 Real Estate Market Stats Release

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RAHB REALTORS® RELEASE DECEMBER STATISTICS Hamilton, ON (January 2, 2019) - The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) reported 534 sales of residential properties located within the RAHB market area were processed through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System in December, 2018. Although this is 26 per cent lower than the same month last year, the average price w...Read More

WATERDOWN ONTARIO JANUARY 2019 REAL ESTATE MARKET SNAPSHOT

By: Philip Hollett

WATERDOWN ONTARIO JANUARY 2019 REAL ESTATE MARKET SNAPSHOT

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Burlington ONTARIO January 2019 Real Estate Market Snapshot

By: Philip Hollett

Burlington ONTARIO January 2019 Real Estate Market Snapshot

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DOES THE HOME MEET THE

By: Philip Hollett

DOES THE HOME MEET THE "LIFESTYLE TEST"?

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Lifestyle is a very important criterion when shopping for a new home. After all, a home and its surrounding neighbourhood are the places where much of your lifestyle is going to be experienced. So when considering a new home, think about the lifestyle to which the property is going to lend itself. Ask yourself: • How much entertaining do we do? • How important is it to have good schools...Read More

CREATING A REALISTIC NEW HOME BUDGET

By: Philip Hollett

CREATING A REALISTIC NEW HOME BUDGET

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You’re probably aware that there’s more to the cost of a new home than its purchase price. So to help you make an informed decision based on all of the expected costs, ask yourself the following questions: • How much do you expect to pay for moving expenses? Don’t forget to include packing materials in your calculations. • “Closing costs” are the extra cha...Read More

HOW TO TELL IF A NEIGHBORHOOD IS IMPROVING

By: Philip Hollett

HOW TO TELL IF A NEIGHBORHOOD IS IMPROVING

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When you’re looking for a new home, you want to find one in a great neighbourhood – or, at least, in a neighbourhood that is on the upswing. How can you tell if a particular area is improving? Here are some common indicators: • Pride of ownership. Take a walk around the neighbourhood. Do you get a sense that people take good care of their homes? Are the lawns mowed? Is the landsc...Read More

Market Activity - September 2018 Statistics

By: Philip Hollett

Market Activity - September 2018 Statistics

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The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) reported 948 sales of residential properties located within the RAHB market area were processed through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System in September, 2018. This is a 4.6 per cent increase over the same month last year. Year to date, sales are 18.8 per cent lower than last year at this same time. The Sales to New Listi...Read More

Waterdown Ontario October 2018 Real Estate Market Snapshot

By: Philip Hollett

Waterdown Ontario October 2018 Real Estate Market Snapshot

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