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Friday, December 31, 2021

These Property Taxes Will Change Your Mind About Where To Buy

It is one of the last questions asked by homebuyers. In a perfect world...

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Top 10 Most Popular Real Estate Videos of 2021

We compiled this list based on the most number of YouTube views...

Friday, December 24, 2021

Buying a Condo? The Difference Between Bylaws & Rules

If you have ever been confused about bylaws and rules, stick around...

Thursday, December 23, 2021

How Fast Are Condo Apartments Increasing In Price?

If you haven't looked at condo pricing lately, this might seem like a leading question. Is the pricing for...

Sunday, December 19, 2021

Housing Task Force Brings New Optimism For Home Buyers

The province of Ontario has appointed a task force to help solve the housing supply problem. The development...

Sunday, December 5, 2021

November A Runaway Success For GTA Home Sellers

Home sellers in the GTA had their best November on record, according to data released last week from the Toronto...

Thursday, November 25, 2021

3 Essential Tips For First-Time Home Sellers

Going through the home selling process for the first time can be intimidating. You want to be sure you know what your home is worth. You want to know that...

Saturday, Nov 30, 2021

Hardwood Floors: Tips from our Flooring Expert

Join us on location today to learn about hardwood floors! How do you choose, what's the difference between solid and engineered hardwood?

Saturday, Nov 30, 2021

6 Reasons Why You Will Love This New App

Home Locator works on any operating system and device. The system sends you a notification the moment a property goes up for sale that matches your...

Saturday, Nov 30, 2021

Why You Should Take Another Look at Condo Pricing

The listing price for condo apartments was likely to be quite close to the ultimate sale price. This is no longer the case. Watch this video to learn more!

Saturday, Nov 30, 2021

This is Why Condo Fees are a Good Thing

Home buyers often resist the idea of paying maintenance fees. After the mortgage payment, house insurance, and property taxes have been factored in, condo fees...

Saturday, Nov 6, 2021

On Location in Brantford: with Dana Gain

Meet Jen Utley, Dana's client that just sold her Brantford home. Jen talks about her experience selling her beautiful home with Dana.

Friday, Oct 29, 2021

This Is Why Great Offers Are About More Than Purchase Price

Many home buyers assume that winning a bidding war is all about the purchase price. After all, if you give a seller...

Friday, Oct 29, 2021

Why You Should Forget The Listing Price

Once upon a time, a house hunter could search for homes in a price range and feel pretty good about staying on budget. Now, however...

Thursday, Oct 28, 2021

Save Thousands: Land Transfer Tax Rebate for First Time Buyers

What is Land Transfer Tax? Simply put, this is the tax levied when a property changes hands. Since the seller...

Saturday, Aug 14, 2021

Found Your Dream Home? Your Guide to Offer Day - PART 4

Found Your Dream Home? Your Guide to Offer Day - PART 4: After The Offer

Saturday, Aug 14, 2021

Found Your Dream Home? Your Guide to Offer Day - PART 3

Found Your Dream Home? Your Guide to Offer Day - PART 3: Preparing The Offer

Saturday, Aug 14, 2021

Found Your Dream Home? Your Guide to Offer Day - PART 2

Found Your Dream Home? Your Guide to Offer Day - PART 2: How Much Should You Offer?

Friday, Aug 13, 2021

Found Your Dream Home? Your Guide to Offer Day - PART 1

Found Your Dream Home? Your Guide to Offer Day - PART 1: Pre-Emptive or Bully Offers

Thursday, Aug 5, 2021

Housing Race Continues in July, Fewer Homes For Sale

With the price of housing continuing to rise...

Monday, August 2, 2021

How Much Does A House Cost? 5 Suburbs Under $650K

With the price of housing continuing to rise...

Monday, August 2, 2021

Is There A Housing Bubble? An Interview With Richard Weima

Today we are talking with Richard Weima...

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

June Market Results: It's a Mixed Bag

Most everyone is paying attention to the real estate market this year...

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Moving Soon? Find Out How The New School Stacks Up

The new school year is right around the corner...

Friday, June 4, 2021

Planning to Buy? Take the Lead with these 5 Critical Tips

When it comes to money, no one likes surprises. This video looks at 5 things you can do to give yourself every...

Thursday, June 3, 2021

May Results Fall below March Peak, Buyers Pay Less Over List

Historically, May is the top performing month of the year. Not so in 2021. Fewer offers are appearing on offer day and...

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

In Between Houses? Check Out Extended Stay Hotels

Extended stay hotels are becoming a more popular option for those looking for a place to stay in between...

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

First Time Buyer? 6 Tips to Get You Started

Whether you're moving to accommodate a growing family, or you are just looking to downsize, buying a home is a very big...

Monday, May 10, 2021

Intriguing! New April 2021 Figures Released Part 2: Oakville

For the most part, Oakville shows a very different trend in terms of consumer desires for different home...

Monday, May 10, 2021

Intriguing! New April 2021 Figures Released Part 1: Milton

Milton continues to demonstrate a strong consumer preference for single family homes...

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Condos Heat Up: Halton Draws Sharpest Price Increase

First quarter 2021 results for condo apartment sales were encouraging, according to the Toronto Regional...

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Just Moved? 4 Tips To Make Your New House Feel Like Home

Getting ready to move can feel a little like planning a wedding. There are a thousand tiny details to consider before...

Friday, April 9, 2021

Buying A Condo? Here's How The Status Certificate Protects You

If you have ever considered buying a resale condo, you have probably heard the words status certificate and...

Thursday, April 8, 2021

5 House Hunting Tips to Shave Time Off Your Search

House shopping is fun, and it is supposed to be. Clicking through photos of beautiful properties and imagining...

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Spring Market Preview: March 2021 Numbers Revealed

True to form, March numbers did not disappoint. Let's get right to it and look at what happened in Oakville and...

Monday, April 5, 2021

Top 5 Most Competitive Districts in Oakville & Milton

Are you wondering which neighbourhoods are the most in demand with homebuyers? Today we have...

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Apartment Condos: What Do You Actually Own?

As a homebuyer, you may have every reason to feel assured that you have the resources you need to make an offer on...

Saturday, April 3, 2021

4 Reasons To Get Preapproved Before A Home Search

As a homebuyer, you may have every reason to feel assured that you have the resources you need to make an offer on...

Friday, April 2, 2021

Shopping Rentals? 5 Things You Need To Secure That Lease

If your 2021 strategy is to wait out the seller's market in a rented home, you are in good company. For a variety...

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Buying A Condo? The Difference Between Bylaws & Rules

If you are getting ready to buy a new or resale condominium, you will want to understand the difference between...

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Homes Selling Faster Than Ever: February 2021 Stats

As we progress into 2021, it's nothing short of fascinating to watch what's happening in the real estate market...

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Link vs Bungalow: Your Complete Guide to Home Styles

Most buyers know the difference between a basic bungalow and a two-storey home. Both housing styles...

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Home Buying Plateau? 4 Ways to Clear the Roadblock

What happens when as a house hunter, you run out of homes to see? A seller’s market can be a hard time for...

Monday, March 1, 2021

Top 3 REALTOR.ca Searches for Oakville & Milton Homebuyers

Have you ever wondered if what you are searching for is the same as everyone else? Understanding what...

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

What You Don’t Know About The 10-Day Cooling Off Period

Buying a brand-new condominium can be both exciting and overwhelming. Exciting because you...

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

4 Questions To Ask Before Buying Your Condo

When we hear the word condominium, we may at first envision an apartment unit in a high-rise building, or...

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Work from Home? 3 Easy Ways to Save 10% on Energy Costs

With so many of us working from the home office, concerns around how to reduce the hydro bill is top...

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Your Credit: How Much House Can You Buy?

All things considered, your credit score one of the most important factors in determining how much house you can buy.

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About Title Insurance

Before considering home ownership, you may have never the words 'title' and 'insurance' used together in the same...

Friday, February 20, 2021

What's Included? Why Homebuyers Need to Know

The home buying process tends to unfold in stages. Before you arrive at the offer stage, you will want to...

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Avoid This Buyer Blunder: Know Your Closing Costs

Avoid surprises by getting a handle on what expenses may be down the road for your purchase. Buyers entering...

Friday, February 12, 2021

Selling With Dogs: Tips from a Pet Parent

From the moment we first consider moving to a new home, our pets are a key consideration. Will the family dog acclimatize well to...

Thursday, February 10, 2021

3 Tools You Need When Pricing Your Home For Sale

How do you know what your home is worth? How do you price your home for sale? One way of managing the stress...

Thursday, February 9, 2021

Striking Stats: Kicking Off 2021 in Oakville & Milton

Now that the first month of 2021 is behind us, we can evaluate how the year is starting to look. January numbers revealed that...

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Getting Ready to Sell: A Guide to Showings

If this is your first time selling your home or if it has been some time since you went through the selling process, you may be wondering...

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Multiple Offers: Getting Ready to Compete

It can be daunting to discover that there are other home buyers competing for the home you want. This video looks at what information...

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Seller's or Buyer's Market: What's the Difference?

Whether you are thinking about buying your dream home or selling your home, it is likely you will be impacted...

Thursday, January 21, 2021

What are Conditions and Why Do They Matter?

As home buyers, we want to be protected in a home purchase. We want to know that there is nothing wrong with...

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Who Pays The Real Estate Fee?

Buyer or Seller: who pays the real estate fee? If you’re new to the real estate market or if it’s been some time since...

Thursday, January 21, 2021

7 Things to Know About Tarion Home Warranty

For new home or new condo buyers, you need to know about Tarion new home warranty. Tarion is responsible for administering the...

Thursday, January 21, 2021

5 Ways Your Real Estate Agent Can Help

Have you ever wondered what
your real estate agent is doing behind the scenes? You wouldn't be alone. Most consumers have only...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Deciding Between Oakville & Milton? Check Out These 2020 Trends

Thinking about moving to the western suburbs of the GTA and trying to decide between Milton and Oakville?

Monday, January 18, 2021

For Sale By Owner: What's the Consensus?

Considering selling your home privately? The temptation can be strong, especially in a seller's market. The fact is, many who attempt to sell their home...

Tuesday, January 19, 20

Condos Without Units: Do You Own One?

Condos with ultra low maintenance fees are common, but it may mean something different than you think. You may even own a CEC and not...

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Listing Your Home for Sale: Who's Who?

Wondering how brokerages work together to sell your home? In this video, Dana simplifies the process for you. She explains the different...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Top 10 Fastest Selling Oakville Neighbourhoods

Learn about the top 10 fastest selling neighbourhoods in Oakville. With data from the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board, Dana looks at....

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Condo Buyers Guide 2021

In January 2021, the Province of Ontario in cooperation with the Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) announced the launch of a brand new handbook designed to...

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Home Upgrades to Lift a Selling Price

How do you know which home renos can be recouped in the listing price when you sell your home? Watch this short video to learn what the...

Monday, January 18, 2021

First Time Home Buyers: What to Know

What do you need to know as a first time home buyer? There are a few key strategies to keep in mind if you are entering the real estate market as...

Tuesday, January 28, 2021

Buy or Sell: Which Comes First?

Should you sell your house before buying your dream home? Or is it better to buy your new home before selling your current property?