More than one reason to keep condo fees low

By / February 19, 2015 / Selling your home

Condos

Think that your condo fees only affect your monthly bank account?  Think again!  When your condominium apartment or townhome complex has higher than average monthly maintenance fees, it makes a negative impact on the sale price of your apartment or townhome.  Condo boards should find savings where they can and do the best they can to keep these costs reasonable.   The following link is to a Toronto Star article on this very subject:  

The Real Costs of Condo Maintenance

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TD Housing Outlook Report

By / February 18, 2015 / Press Release

Hamilton Homes

In general Canada's real estate market is healthy and is predicted to generally remain stable or make gains. The Alberta market may see as much as a 10% decrease in their average sale price over the next year in response to the major decrease in the price of crude oil.  To read the full report from TD bank, click below:

Toronto Dominion Bank - Economics/Special/Regional Housing Feb 2015

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Invest in Hamilton Now...while you still can!

By / February 17, 2015 / Press Release

Downtown Hamilton

Read this article from Canadian Real Estate Wealth where they are predicting some 13,000 new jobs to the Hamilton area.  This is great news for owners of real estate.  If real estate investing in Hamilton is on your radar, the time has never been better.  Click to read the full article:  Investing in Hamilton Real Estate

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In the square CONSUMER EVENT

By / February 12, 2015 / Home Improvement

Kitchen Event

I know that when I was contemplating having a new kitchen intalled in my home, I did not know where to start.  I hired an Interior Decorator to help with the initial colour selections, door styles, counters and then worked very closely with the kitchen designer at Home Depot.  If you are interested in attending this even on Thursday, February 19th, let me know and I will reserve you a spot.  Feel free to bring a friend along.  The following is the link for Event Flyer for Kitchen Presentation.  Happy kitchen planning!

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July 2014 Market Report

By / August 18, 2014 / Press Release

Hamilton Real Estate Market Report

  • The number of sales are up 21.5% in July 2014 versus July 2013
  • The number of listings are up 5.5% in July 2014 versus July 2013
  • The average sale price is up 6.9% in July 2014 versus July 2013

To view the full Market Report and to see what the July 2014 sales statistics were for the various areas serviced by the Realtors Association of Hamilton Burlington click for more...

 

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