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Why Aldershot is the Best New Place to Raise Your Kids

If you grew up in a neighbourhood that had kids learning to ride bikes and doing cartwheels in the streets, or shooting hoops in each other’s driveways, you’re going to feel at home in Aldershot before you even buy a house here. You will see the mature trees and the friendly people and say to … Continued

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Burlington Real Estate: What the Return to Sanity Means for You

The leaves are falling, but are the real estate prices in Burlington? Lord, I feel sick after that pun. I apologize. Those of you who have been tracking the real estate market for the last few months have seen what’s been called the “return to sanity.” It’s been a departure from the break-neck speed and increases … Continued

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How Moving to Burlington Can Save You Over $16,000 Before You’ve Even Unpacked

We don’t have to tell you that homes in Toronto are more expensive than homes in Burlington. We’ve covered this issue before and you already knew that Toronto’s cost-of-everything is higher. But, here’s something you probably didn’t know: Burlington’s land transfer tax is A LOT lower. It can literally save you thousands of dollars before you’ve even booked … Continued

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Toronto vs Burlington Real Estate: Hot Markets with Entirely Different Product

It’s difficult not to hear about the ever increasing housing prices in the GTA. It’s equally difficult not experience shock at the way outskirt communities like Burlington and Oakville are catching up or surpassing the average house price in The City of Toronto. The numbers, however, are a bit deceiving. You see the average cost … Continued

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Another Reason Families Choose Burlington: Neighbourhood Rinks

You would be amazed how many people choose their house based on things like its proximity to the local rink. People choose their neighbourhood based on the childhood they had, and the childhood they want to give their kids. They remember what it was like to have dad tie their skates. Or to have mom … Continued

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Why Buying a Home Over the Holidays is a Secretly Genius Idea

We know it sounds crazy, but hear us out on this one. The holiday season is the most underrated time to buy a home. But, we don’t want everyone else to know that, so let’s keep this information between the two of us.  It’s true! If you play your cards right in December and January, … Continued

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RBC Clients Looking at Homes For Sale in Burlington?

Be sure to add an extra $60 a month to your estimated mortgage payment.  How do RBC’s new mortgage rates affect you if you’re looking to buy a home in Burlington, or any other city in Ontario? It’s significant enough to raise your monthly payments by $60.00 on a $400,000 mortgage amortized over 25 years, … Continued