Is Your Real Estate Agent Going the Extra Mile?

Doing the bare minimum simply isn’t enough anymore. Make sure your real estate agent does these 11 things to market your home.Download the Checklist Why Marketing Matters Smart marketing sells homes, and these statistics are just a few examples of why we place so much importance on the strategy we use to sell your home. ✅ 44% of home buyers …

How Proximity Affects Your Home Value

Location, location, location.  You’ve definitely heard how important this is in real estate — and that’s because it’s true! Location is a crucial factor when it comes to the value of your home. Not only does what part of town you are in matter, but what is physically near you can actually help or hinder your property value. We put …

2020 Buyer Trends

Another year has come and gone, and with a new year comes new goals. Whether you’ve decided this is the year you’re going to sell your home or if you’re just considering it, you need to know which buyer trends to expect in 2020. We’ve laid out the most important trends for this year and how it could affect your …

Pros & Cons of Listing Your Home in the Winter

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” to sell? Despite homes being covered in snow and icy roads galore, winter is a great time to sell your home! Or is it? Just like with any season, there are pros and cons to selling your home. If you’ve been contemplating whether you should list your home now or wait until …

How to Stage Your Home Like a Pro

1. Clean house Make sure your home is spotless! Get rid of odours – a huge turnoff for prospective buyers – by opening windows, washing floors and walls and cleaning your rugs and upholstery. Next, de-clutter your space. A jam-packed house not only makes the house look cluttered, but it also makes the house look smaller. When you are selling, …

6 Signs a Home Might Be “The One”

You might have heard that saying about the number of fish there are in the sea – the sea of prospective dates and mates. The same goes for homes on the market. Even when the market heats up, it’s not uncommon for a buyer to visit 10, 20 or even more homes before finding the property they want to make …

Your home is one of your most significant assets — and like most investments, you need to periodically check-in to make sure you’re maximizing value. For a house, this means anything from making necessary repairs to improvements that will make your property even more appealing to its next owner.  We know what you’re thinking: It’s impossible to guess what a …

This is Ontario’s Most Promising and Consistent Market

When media outlets talk about Canadian real estate and where the largest increases in property value are, Hamilton is often overlooked. However, when you look at housing price increases across the country for the past 5 years, Hamilton has increased in value more steadily than any area in Canada.. Data from the Canadian Real Estate Association pointed to one of …

2018 Annual Statistics

Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) President Garry Bhaura announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported a total of 77,426 residential transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in 2018. This result represented a 16.1 per cent decline compared to 92,263 sales reported in 2017. Total new listings entered into TREB’s MLS® System were down by 12.7 per cent over the same period …

6 Tips for Selling Your Home in Winter

With many people travelling south and cold weather making house hunting not so appealing, winter can be a challenging time to sell your home. However, fewer homes on the market means yours will get more attention from buyers. Up the coziness factor of your home and make it stand out to buyers during the winter season. Here are six ways …