Monthly Regional real estate market review

It’s the middle of November, and yes, I will say it….we are only 35 days until Christmas!! Can you believe it? In the housing market, the market in the region is still fairly hot, and the seller’s market has continued its trend across the region as we moved into the fourth quarter of 2021. The high buyer demand and quick turnover of homes in the area has continued to push the price of homes upwards despite slower overall sales activity this past month. … More Monthly Regional real estate market review

Home Ownership – Rent vs. Buy – That is the Question!

Home ownership is an individual decision. For one person it may be the right thing, for another it just not make sense. A lot of factors and situations will make up your decision on whether home ownership is the right thing for you. However, whenever I am contemplating a large dollar purchase I like to do my homework and research before making that decision. The fact whether you should rent or buy at the end of the day, may come down to a financial decision and for that I like to ensure I get information from the experts. … More Home Ownership – Rent vs. Buy – That is the Question!

Home Buyer – Buying your first home

For most of us, the purchase of a home is the most important financial commitment we will make in our lifetime.  Casually mention that you’re thinking about buying your first home and get ready for a plethora of “expert” advice from friends & family.  You will hear an abundance of conflicting information and views on the subject.  One person will caution you to wait for prices to “adjust”, another person will tell you move quickly before it’s too late.  The most important thing for you to do is ensure that you are getting relevant and up to date information in order for you to make educated decisions during this exciting time.  Here are 5 tips to get you started as a first time home buyer. … More Home Buyer – Buying your first home

Feature Friday Listing of the Week – 6 MillCreek Rd, Puslinch

6 MillCreek Road resides in the popular Millcreek Country Club, where your carefree living future awaits you!  It is located in the quaint village of Aberfoyle, just 3 km’s south of Guelph.   The community is set amongst man made lakes with mature and fresh springfed waterways, and lovely landscaping throughout and also provides for comfortable, year round living.   … More Feature Friday Listing of the Week – 6 MillCreek Rd, Puslinch

Feature Listing of the Week – 17 Belmont Ave E., Kitchener

This lovely detached home leaves absolutely nothing to be desired.  From the moment you enter through the front door you will be pleased by the updates and finishes in this bright and move-in ready home. This home boasts almost 2000 sq ft of finished living space with a taste-fully updated main floor, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a luxurious primary ensuite, and a finished basement.
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Monthly Regional real estate market review (August)

What happened to summer? Here we are in the middle of September and in a blink the summer has passed us! We see the kids get back into the swing of school, and everyone getting out and about and back to some sort of normal. In the housing market, the market in the region is still fairly hot, and the seller’s market has continued its trend across the region. The high buyer demand for homes in the area has pushed the price of homes upwards resulting in an increased sales volume this past month.
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Market Monday – Q2 Regional real estate review

We’re already through over half of 2021 and summer is amongst us as many have started their summer plans away from home. It’s been a long road to get here, but the region (and province) has finally opened up and were getting to some semblance of normal.

In the real estate world, the market in the region is still quite hot, and we continue to see a strong seller’s market in Wellington County with significant increases in overall sales activity. House prices in the area have continued to increase as demand for homes in the area remains high in the region. … More Market Monday – Q2 Regional real estate review

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