September 2022

Can You Afford a Cottage?

Posted on Sep 12, 2022 in Market Conditions

Can You Afford a Cottage

You want to buy a cottage, but can you afford a cottage? At the height of the coronavirus pandemic, cottages became hot commodities across the country and prices skyrocketed. Traditionally, these properties were considered recreational by nature, visited on weekends during the summer or for seasonal maintenance by winter.

But why can’t you live in y...

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What Is A Housing Bubble? And Are We In One?

Posted on Sep 09, 2022 in Market Conditions

What is a housing bubble

What is a housing bubble? You’ve undoubtedly heard the term, but what does it actually mean, and is Canada experiencing one? Whether you already own a home, are considering buying one soon, or are waiting for the right time to sell, you want answers to this vital question.

Let’s explore what a housing bubble is, what causes it, and how it may impact...

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5 Most Googled Questions About Canada’s Housing Market

Posted on Sep 07, 2022 in Market Conditions

Canadian housing market questions Googled

After two years of remarkable growth in the Canadian real estate market, the housing industry is experiencing a change. Perhaps it is a path to normalization, or maybe it is a sharp correction. Whatever the case may be, it is unlikely that Canada’s housing market will continue the meteoric growth it has enjoyed since the early days of the coronavir...

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10 Expert Tips for Staging Your Home to Sell

Posted on Sep 06, 2022 in Selling

Tips for staging your home

You’re about to move up into a home that better suits your lifestyle. Congratulations, it’s an exciting time! But before you can do that, you need to sell your current home. The goal of any seller is to get the highest sale price in the shortest amount of time. If that’s your objective, too, consider staging your home.

The numbers speak for themselv...

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What Are the Monthly Expenses of Carrying a Home?

Posted on Sep 02, 2022 in First-Time Buyers

What Are the Monthly Expenses of Carrying a Home

When prospective homebuyers are exploring the Canadian real estate market and searching for a residential property, many typically only concentrate on the sale price, monthly mortgage payments and interest rates. But this doesn’t tell the whole story. To get a more-accurate picture, and create a realistic budget, homebuyers should find out what are...

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