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January 2018 - Newsletter

Posted on Jan 09, 2018



Welcome to 2018!  I hope you had a chance to enjoy some quality time with family and maybe even a vacation over the holidays.  December was a fairly mild finale to a tumultuous year. 

The more expensive detached homes remained the weakest segment with a price dip of 2.8% in the 416. Strong demand and short supply drove condo prices up more than 14%, w...

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December 2017 - Newsletter

Posted on Dec 07, 2017


 

Stiffen up that eggnog because December looks like a wild end to a unpredictable year - prices soared to dizzying heights during the first quarter, screeched to a halt over the summer months, and sales volume slowly crept back through October and November. Add to that a rising interest rate and new mortgage rules, and we could very well be heading...

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New Mortgage Stress Test and the Impact it Will Have on Your Home Purchase

Posted on Nov 29, 2017


If you have been flirting with the idea of purchasing a new home in the near future, you have undoubtedly heard the words 'stress test.' Stress tests are already mandatory for mortgages in which the down payment is less than 20%, which was initially introduced earlier this year as part of the the Federal Government's attempt to cool the heated hous...

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November 2017 - Newsletter

Posted on Nov 06, 2017

November is off to a rapid fire start, but happy to report I still managed to squeeze in a candy fueled binge of Stranger Things 2 without much interruption.  Spoilers be damned!

Homeowners may feel like they're living in the upside down, watching the price of condos soar 21.8% over the past 12 months, while the average price climbed 2.3% to $780,104...

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The Psychology Behind the Stage

Posted on Oct 11, 2017




How good does it feel walking through West Elm amongst a crowd of strangers, visualizing yourself sinking into one of their sofas at the end of a long day or pulling up a chair at a well-appointed dining room table?  This in effect is what we set out to do when staging your home for buyers who will be seeing it for the first time. 

I get it, you love...

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October 2017 - Newsletter

Posted on Oct 04, 2017

Hello friends, I hope everyone enjoyed our late summer weather throughout September.  October is shaping up to be a busy month as we charge full force into the fall season, both buyers and sellers are moving with a cautious eye turned towards one another, but rest assured a good amount of inventory continues to change hands.

We saw 53 transactions cl...

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