Month: October 2015

The advantages of selling your home in the fall

Thinking of selling but wondering if the fall season is the right time? Traditionally, a spring market is always the busiest, but home sales switch hands all year long and fall is a great time to attract serious buyers. Deciding to sell your home during the cool fall season can create hidden benefits to your […]

It’s time to move your houseplants back inside

If you’ve been giving your houseplants a summer vacation outside, this is the time of year to start preparing them for their move back indoors. Plants need to acclimatize slowly to indoor conditions or they will drop leaves, die back, wilt or even outright die. Prepare an area inside where they will spend the winter. […]

The importance of determining the “sweet spot” price

A large majority of Ontarians – three out of four – planning to buy a home in the next two years say that the listing price has a big impact on whether they want to see more of a home, shows new research from the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA). Pat Verge, president of OREA, […]

Confidence in local real estate markets growing

With the number of home sales steadily rising from month to month, prices creeping up and the average time spent on the market decreasing, it’s not surprising that GTA residents are feeling more confident about the local real estate market. According to the Ontario Home Ownership Index – a semi-annual province-wide research study commissioned by […]