This is not a Real Estate Bubble

One of the most common questions I am asked lately – “Is the bubble going to burst?” Or I hear, “We are in a Real estate bubble and it’s getting close to popping”. While prices have had a steady increase across the nation over the last 14 months, I don’t believe we are in a Real estate bubble. Here are a few factors that make this market unique. … More This is not a Real Estate Bubble

Market Monday – Your Regional real estate Review at end of May 2021

Spring is in the air, and summer is just around the corner. Provincial lockdown is almost over, and things are starting to open up (with some restrictions in place). Currently, Wellington-Dufferin health region now has over 75% of population that have had at least 1 dose of vaccination (or scheduled) and brighter days are ahead for us all as we move to put this pandemic behind us. In the real estate world, the housing market in the region still continues to show a strong seller’s market in Wellington County with continued increases in overall sales activity. House prices in the area have increased again as demand for homes in the area remains high, and there is sign of sales activity slowing down right now. … More Market Monday – Your Regional real estate Review at end of May 2021

Market Monday – Regional real estate review

In the real estate world, the market in the region is still pretty hot, and we continue to see a strong seller’s market in Wellington County with an increase in overall sales activity. House prices in the area have increased as demand for homes in the area remains high, and it is forecast that sales activity should remain strong going into the summer months in the region. The demand remains high across the tri-city region, but let’s delve into Wellington County numbers for a snapshot. … More Market Monday – Regional real estate review

What should you consider when you’re purchasing a home?

You’ve met with a Realtor to establish your criteria, budget and timeframe. Now it’s time to shop – you spend incredible amounts of time and energy browsing properties online and in person. Maybe you make offers on a few different properties and finally, you successfully purchase a home.  What’s missing in this scenario? What else should you consider when you are purchasing a home?  A meeting with your Certified Financial Planner. … More What should you consider when you’re purchasing a home?

Feature Friday – Listing of the Week is 2216 Gordon Street, Guelph

Located in the sought after south end of Guelph, this lovely detached home provides space for everyone. From the moment you enter through the front foyer you will be pleased by the updates and finishes in this bright and move-in ready home. The home boasts large traditional principal rooms on the main floor adorned with oak hardwood floors, and ceramic throughout this level.   The layout is also unique for a side split with a Main floor bedroom and ensuite, and provides for 3 spacious bedrooms, and 2.5 baths.  The home layout was ahead of its’ time with set-up for work at home spaces with bright additional office or den space on the upper level which could easily be transitioned to a smaller bedroom … More Feature Friday – Listing of the Week is 2216 Gordon Street, Guelph

Market Monday – Spring Regional real estate update & First Quarter review

We are in the midst of April, and spring season has begun. The known saying “April showers bring May flowers”, is holding true so far with all the rain days we have had this month. However, the real estate market in the region is still on fire, and no amount of rain is going to put that fire out in the next couple weeks. The strong seller’s market continues in Wellington County with significant increases in sales activity and continued demand for real estate across the region putting further pressure on the market, and on the typical buyer’s price point. … More Market Monday – Spring Regional real estate update & First Quarter review

Financial Focus – Methods to reducing Debt

With financial focus, one of the main things to get a good understanding is how to reduce your debt so that you are putting more money in your pocket instead of paying more interest to creditors. Between the mortgage, student loans and credit cards, paying off debt can feel impossible — but there is a better way to get these debts reduced and paid off.
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