Our pics for Best Home Buys!

In a heated market, it can be hard to find great homes at a great value. We wanted to share three homes with you that we think fit the bill…. Prime Beach – www.332Lee.com – $599,000 Why is this a great value? Comparable semi-detached homes that were selling in the peak of the market in March were going for $650,000-$750,000….

Cooler winds on their way…

When the temperature starts dropping and kids are back in school, the fall real estate market gets into full swing! With buyers coming out for this typically busy time of the year, inventory is starting to ramp up. And we know there is a good amount of pent up demand from buyers who have been searching during the summer but…

has your home’s value gone up or down?

Check out this great interactive map on the Globe and Mail… It compares values from Q1 of 2010 to Q1 of 2011. Keep in mind, this is a law of averages….if you want to know what your home would actually sell for today, we can do a comparable market analysis. And remember, inventory is way down and demand is high…

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…

2011 february market watch

The spring market has gotten off to an early start! We are seeing a lot of new product coming out on a daily basis and listings are going into multiple offers so you can feel the intensity. It will be interesting to see what happens after March 18th when Jim Flaherty’s new mortgage changes go into play that include slashing…

A Deadline You Need to Know About

New mortgage rules come into effect in one week folks! Check out this info from Peter Majtheynji from My Mortgage Planner to find out how it could affect you…. By now, you have heard that Canada’s Finance Minister, Jim Flaherty, has initiated further changes in the mortgage industry that will take effect March 18, 2011. This is an effort to…