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Statistics from the Oakville Milton and District Real Estate Board
2013 Compared to 2012 Milton January 2013 January 2012 % Change No. of Residential Sales 107 116 -7.76% Average1 Sale Price $446,798 $429,793 3.96% Median2 Sale Price $430,000 $417,250 3.06% Milton YTD 2013 YTD 2012 % Change No. of Residential Sales 107 Read More...
The Market according to Mercer- Analysis of 2012 and moving forward to 2013
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Selling in Colder Months
​ ​ While the warmer months are generally regarded as the time for home sellers to get their property ready for sale, marketing the home in winter and early spring is just as important. Homebuyers are out looking for homes 12 months a year and there’s Read More...
Fireplaces Provide a Warm Glow to a Home on the Market
Normal 0 false false false EN-CA X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 With winter weather gripping most of the country the fireplace takes on greater importance in the sale of a home. The National Association of REALTORS ® recently conducted a Read More...
Winter Is Approaching … Is your Home Ready?
Autumn winds blow a chilly reminder that winter is fast approaching. Perform the fo llowing maintenance tips each fall to protect your property 's value and prevent major repairs. Roof , Gutters and Downspouts Rain, ice, snow and wind can all cause Read More...
Five Tips for a Green Home
Eco-friendly. Carbon footprint. Global warming. Energy-efficient. These catch phrases have become part of our lexicon as we’ve become more aware of our impact on the environment and our role in protecting it. As a homeowner, there are some simple, Read More...
Inventory beginning to release- September 24/2012
More inventory seems to be lingering of late and this is borne out by statistical analysis. This is more acute in the Lorne Park, Clarkson and Sheridan areas as opposed to Oakville and Milton areas which continue to exhibit fairly tight seller market Read More...
What correction?? Inventory analysis Aug 22, 2012 Oakville, Milton, Lorne Park, Clarkson
So it has been a quieter July and August in terms of home sales but my analysis doesn't seem to suggest any price drop is imminent. Since our last inventory absorption analysis in May 2012 not too much has changed. In fact there has been a little Read More...
Seeing the Light  
​ Most homeowners claim to be eco-friendly and want to help the environment , yet they worry that making changes in their home will be costly or inconsequential. This is especially true for someone who is in the process of selling their home and doesn’t Read More...
Home Sellers: A Deck May Make the Difference
​With spring in the air, the exterior of a home becomes even more important when putting your house on the market because buyers now will spend more time outside looking at your property and envisioning what their summer barbeques and family playtime Read More...
Don’t Drench Your Home Sale by Ignoring Plumbing Issues  
A plumbing checkup should be among your top priorities when preparing your home for sale. Your buying prospects might flush toilets, turns on faucets and inspect the showerheads, while more seasoned “experts” will look under the cabinets for Read More...
For Sellers: Itemize What You’re Taking With You
Believe it or not, after months of searching countless homes, finding the perfect one, negotiating price and finally agreeing to a deal, a sale can fall apart over a disagreement about curtains. When striking a deal to sell a home, it’s important Read More...
The Backyard Oasis
​ Today’s prospective homebuyers are increasingly interested in a property’s outdoor living space as they are its interior. S avvy agents understand this powerful trend and are staging homes on two fronts – the terrific indoors and the Read More...
Addendum to our inventory post.
A colleague mentioned to me that our 1-2mm bucket for inventory absorption analysis is too wide and I agree. We will include new categories of: Oakville Milton Clarkson Lorne Park, Sheridan (old W13) 1.0mm-1.499mm 3.64 no report 2.57 months of inventory Read More...
5 Tips to Make Your Bathroom Stand Out
​ Every homebuyer has a vision of their perfect house and the rooms that are most important to them. Because of their relatively small size in comparison to the rest of a home, bathrooms are often overlooked in the staging process, but for many, it could Read More...