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Why housing is still the best investment for most Canadians

Wednesday Apr 28th, 2021

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Hello, I hope you are doing well.  This is an article written by Dale Jackson, a business writer with BNN Bloomberg and the Globe and Mail. It's a good read, well worth the time.  Owning a home remains the largest single investment for most Canadians. So it’s not surprising that fear over an economy turned upside down literally hits home for so many.  The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)  recently warned the pandemic and resulting... [read more]

How to Boost Curb Appeal

Monday Oct 8th, 2018

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How to Boost Curb Appeal  If you are thinking of selling this year, I would be happy to help you decide which of these projects would net the best value. Even if you are not planning to sell any time soon, updating and maintaining your home regularly shows you take pride in owning it. Wash the exterior. Over the years, dirt, grime and cobwebs can collect on your home's exterior. A pressure washer can remove this buildup and give your home a fresh look, while at the same time... [read more]

Real Estate Prices - Up or Down?

Monday Dec 4th, 2017

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Everyday I talk with current homeowners, interested buyers and sellers. The number one question is "Are prices going to go up or down in 2018", well if you know someone that can guarantee the answer to that please have that person contact me, I would love to hear how they can quarantee that.  Check out this chart Prices from 1971 to 2016 Here is a list of questions that I think most would be real estate buyers and sellers run over and over again in their head,... [read more]

How accurate are averages?

Friday Dec 1st, 2017

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Averages can be a little bit misleading, the median sale price is important. One low or high price sale can skew the numbers. Here are the October and November detached sales for Erin Mills and Clarkson, both great neighbourhoods in Mississauga.  Erin Mills October Sales 22 sales, average price $953,873.00, median price $847,500.00. Low sale $675,000.00. High sale $1,400,000.00. Erin Mills November Sales 19 sales, average price $1,028,289.00, median price $888,000.00. Low... [read more]

The Heat is On.

Sunday Nov 19th, 2017

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Hello; Was out showing houses this afternoon in Mississauga.  On the way home it started to snow just a tiny bit. It didn't last for long. The Santa Clause parade was today. There are some great deals out there for Christmas shoppers ( at least it looks like it). The number of houses sold has been declining - the price of houses is still increasing. For stats on specifice areas, just shoot me an email, and I will get the information to you. Sellers at this time... [read more]

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