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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

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OMG, He Won. Now What Impact Will Trump Have on Canadian Real Estate

Are we about to see housing prices go up in Canada, because thousands of Americans will flee their country in a Jerry McGuire-like storm out? That’s not likely. But (shudders typing the words) President Trump’s politics and plan will spill into Canada’s real estate scene. If you’re planning on buying or selling a home in … Continued

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Four Big Changes to Canada’s Housing Rules and How They Affect You

The Liberal government is implementing new rules for Canada’s housing market, to protect people from taking on more mortgage than they can handle, and keep us from being the inspiration for The Big Short 2. There is always lots to discuss whenever there is any change to the housing rules, and today we’ve got 4 … Continued

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Which Burlington Neighbourhoods Have the Best Schools?

Looking to move to Burlington for back to school next year? You’ll be pleased to hear that we have over 45 elementary schools and 12 high schools spread across the city. In fact, our schools are recognised for their academic excellence. Seven of our elementary schools received a score of 8 or higher, according to … Continued

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Burlington Housing Report: You Can No Longer Afford to Be Tentative

Being conservative in negotiations for a property in this market could cost you more than your dream home. Judging by the latest numbers coming out of the Burlington housing market, trying to save 5-10k could end up costing you many thousands more if the next house you’re interested in doesn’t come on the market for … Continued

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Winner! Capture Burlington Photo Contest

Thank you to all participants for entering their photos in our Capture Burlington Photo Contest! Congratulations to our winner Stephanie F.! We will be contacting you about our Grand Prize via email. Be sure to vote for your favourite runner up photo later this week!