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How Lockdown Has Changed the Way You Look For Your Next House

It’s funny how a case of cabin fever will change how you look at your home. You have probably felt the walls close in around you during this lockdown. You may also be kicking yourself for not getting a house with a finished basement, bigger yard, or home office… Or soundproof dome. Not a lot … Continued

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Lockdown Projects: 3 Valuable Home Improvements You Can Make Right Now

We are over a month into social distancing. That means you probably need a project for your idle hands… So those hands don’t end up murdering your family. If you were looking to make some updates to sell your home this spring/ summer, the bad news is you won’t be able to get any contractors in to … Continued

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What Can We Do For People Who NEED to Buy or Sell a House Right Now?

The Coronavirus has taken over our lives and brought an uncertain future to nearly everyone. This is scary AF. Now, imagine if you HAD to buy or sell a house right now.  This is a reality for some people. Just 4 weeks ago the market in Burlington was HOT. I mean multiple offers on anything … Continued

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Is Now a Good Time to Sell?

It’s the end of January and something is happening in the Burlington housing market. A house lists in an afternoon and is sold by night fall. A private evening showing with my client is attended by 5 other realtors and their clients also. No offers until Tuesday! “I must inform you, you will be one … Continued

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Will the Burlington Real Estate Market be Good in 2020? Yes it Will!

How can we say this with such certainty? There are at least 3 solid indicators: #1  2019 is Ending Very Strongly All property types in Burlington have seen gains in 2019. But the “condo apartment” market has experienced the most dramatic increase in value this year: a remarkable 20%, with a 12% bump in October alone. … Continued

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The 5 Best Neighbourhoods in Burlington for Christmas Lights!

Check out the article for some sneak peeks of this year’s elaborate Christmas displays around the city.  Wondering if a drive around Burlington is worth it during this hectic time of year? After spending some time appreciating the “WOW” factor some Burlington residents put into their holiday displays, my family’s vote is a resounding YES! … Continued

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Living With Your Parents So You Can Buy a House? Here’s How Long it Will Take

Yes, it is possible for Millennials to buy a home… provided they live with their parents for a while. Annoyances aside, this can actually be a fairly sound financial decision as you live rent-free in exchange for troubleshooting every device in the house. It’s also a very popular choice, with about a third of the GTA’s … Continued

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You MUST have 20% Down to Buy a House. Ok Boomer.

The idea that you need a down payment of 20% is nonsense and could actually end up costing you more money. Oh, that got your attention, didn’t it? The world of real estate is a fascinating place. It’s absolutely full of experts. If you’ve ever bought or sold a house in your lifetime, you may … Continued

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How’s the Burlington Market? Sept. Edition

As Realtors®, we get asked over and over again: So, how’s the market? On any given day, there are a variety of ways to answer this question. We put this video together for you to take a closer look at some trends we’ve noticed. What’s the #1 question we get asked as Realtors®? Hands down: … Continued

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The 5 Best Neighbourhoods for Trick or Treating in Burlington

Do you like a little fright in your Halloween night? If you can brave the rainy weather in the forecast, I went on a neighbourhood scavenger hunt to find you some truly awesome houses that go all out for Halloween.  (Disclaimer: I know I didn’t find all the great houses in Burlington to go check out. … Continued

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