Excited About Buying A Home This Year? Here’s What To Watch

Wednesday Jan 9th, 2019


As we kick off the new year, many families have made resolutions to enter the housing market in 2019. Whether you are thinking of finally ditching your landlord and buying your first home or selling your starter house to move into your forever home, there are two pieces of the real estate puzzle you need to watch carefully: interest rates & inventory. Interest Rates Mortgage interest rates had been on the rise for much of 2018, but they made a welcome reversal at the end of... [read more]

Buying A Vacation Property? Now Is A Good Time!

Monday Jan 7th, 2019


  Every year around this time, many homeowners begin the process of preparing their homes in case of extreme winter weather. Some others skip winter all together by escaping to their vacation homes in a warmer climate. For those homeowners staying at their first residence, Global News warns This winter is "On tap to be one of the coldest in Canada in decades." Given this, it’s time to go and stock up on winter weather supplies! However, if you’re tired of... [read more]

The Best Time To List Your House? TODAY!

Thursday Jan 10th, 2019


You may have heard that the housing market is softening. There is no doubt that buyer traffic has decreased. There are fewer purchasers in the market than there were last month and at this time last year. What you may not have heard, however, is that there is still a severe shortage of listing inventory in many regions of the country. In a interview discussing the housing market, TREB's Director Of Market Analysis, Jason Mercer put it simply: “Many GTA... [read more]