spring buyers – what you need to know

Rob Carrick of the Globe and Mail just shared this article on spring home buying and the things you need to look for. It echos some to the things we discussed on CityNews last week. Investopedia Tips for spring home buying – Sean Joyner Spring is widely known as the hottest real estate season for both buyers and sellers. It’s…

the spring market is heating up!

The spring real estate market is heating up and the numbers so far provide great news for sellers, but the relatively low supply and high demand can spell frustration for buyers. Last month, there were 19 per cent fewer homes on the market but it was the second most active March in history. Cynthia Mulligan outlines what you can do…

what can you afford?

Here is a great article that was tweeted by Peter Majthenyi from My Mortgage Planner from CBNC about what you can actually afford. I am always surprised by what lenders say buyers can afford and I caution people not to spend as much as they have been approved for. Although this article references the U.S. there are some very strong…

where do we go from here?

When life changes dramatically, often your home will too. Just as the lifetime job has disappeared, so has living in the same home for your whole life. That’s where we come in. We often have clients who know they need to move, but they can’t see how they can get what they need or want in their next move within…

march 2011 market watch

Now that the true spring weather is upon us, you are probably having problems walking on the sidewalk on the weekend for all of the open house signs. The spring market will likely endure for a couple more months past the typical rush period since we had a lot of activity but the really great weather has yet to hit….