Loving our customers is about service, not sales. Nobody likes the feeling of being “SOLD’ to. After nearly 30 years of both making our career in a professional service industry we embrace the philosophy of this famous quote by Maya Angelou…. Read More ›
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Selling Your Home during the Holiday Season
The housing market tends to become a bit quieter as we get closer to December with many Buyers taking a break from house-hunting during the holiday season. No wonder Sellers sometimes think about taking their homes off the market and… Read More ›
Want to Sell Your House Faster? Make it Anonymous
What do you notice when you visit a model home in a new development? Often, you’ll find wonderfully furnished and decorated rooms that anyone could live in. The operative word here is “anyone”. Sure, there might be a computer screen… Read More ›
Spring Market is Here NOW!
Looking out at the snow and slush you may think that it is better to wait until it all melts before putting your home on the market. However, current market conditions are certainly indicating that there is no reason to… Read More ›
How Much Do You Need to Earn to Buy a Home in Our Local Area?
We just read an interesting article just published on Workopolis: How much you need to earn to buy a house in every major Canadian city? Click here to read full article Using the same criteria outlined in the Workopolis analysis… Read More ›
Local Home Sales UP Year-to-Date
October home sales in Pelham jumped significantly over last year’s results with 15 units reported sold – more than double the total of 7 transactions recorded in October 2013. Year-to-date totals continue to outpace our 2013 level and remain well… Read More ›
Say NO to Another Home Owner TAX!
Preventing the spread of municipal land transfer taxes (MLTT) is the focus of a new advocacy campaign at the Ontario Real Estate Association. The association launched the issue-based campaign in April to demonstrate the negative economic impact of the MLTT,… Read More ›
Ontario’s Green Button – Providing Consumers with Access to their Energy Data
Did You Know that over 2 million customers in Ontario now have the ability to download their consumption data? The information is provided in a standard, secure way, and can be shared with service and solution-providers is intended to help… Read More ›
How Long Does it Take to Sell a Home?
The long and short answer is “It depends”. There are multiple factors that will impact how we answer this question: (1) Location: According to the most recent MLS® system reports of the Niagara Association of REALTORS® it currently takes 70… Read More ›
AUGUST Niagara Realty Source MARKET UPDATE
Niagara Sales Down 3.9% in AUGUST SOURCE: August MLS® system reports of the Niagara Association of REALTORS® Across all municipalities of Niagara the total number of residential transactions reported in August was 574 compared to last year’s figure of 597… Read More ›