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Real Estate Truths With Andrew Henry – August 2017

August 2017 Market Update Here's some positive news from the August Market Statistics in the Realtors Association of Hamilton/Burlington. This may conflict with the click-bait headlines you see about the regional market.. but I'm not selling ad space, so I'll just present the truths... beware, it's mostly positive and a little boring... Reported sales [...]

2017-09-18T10:10:50+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Buying a Home, First Time Home Buyer, Market Analysis, Selling a Home, Upsizing|

Brownstone Real Estate Market Update August 2017

August 2017 Well Hello August! After a very slow and somewhat concerning three months of the summer, that only saw two of many listed Brownstones sell, August almost cleared the slate of Brownstone listings A very strong month of sales saw every Brownstone but one sold in the month of August. Many of the [...]

6 Tips to Unpacking Your New Home After a Move

Have you recently moved to a new apartment, house or condo? Are you wondering what to tackle first when it comes to unpacking and organizing your belongings? There are so many ways to do this and it totally depends on your situation and what will work for you at the time but I am [...]

2017-09-11T02:39:37+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Buying a Home, First Time Home Buyer, General Info, Selling a Home|

3 Ways to Fill Space in a Larger Home with Little to no Furniture

Have you made the decision to upsize to a larger home? Usually you make this decision after you’ve exhausted all of your space-saving options in your current home and its still not comfortable and just not working for you and your family anymore. This is totally normal and expected because as humans, we tend to [...]

2017-09-05T13:42:57+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Buying a Home, General Info, Upsizing|

5 Things to Help Prepare Your Home for a Sale

Lifestyle changes are often the reason behind a decision to sell; whether you are relocating, upsizing for your growing family or downsizing, working out when to time your sale can be daunting – especially for first-time sellers. The decision to sell your property may not coincide with the perfect market conditions, therefore it is [...]

2017-08-25T13:11:13+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Selling a Home, Upsizing|

Upsizing Your Home? 6 Things to Consider

Have you been thinking about upsizing your home? There are many reasons why homeowners make the decision to upsize, whether it’s because they need more room for storage, entertaining space, or a bigger yard for little ones to run around in - upsizing is a perfectly normal move. There’s no doubt that you loved [...]

2017-08-22T14:38:29+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Selling a Home, Upsizing|

Buying a Home: Financially Not Emotionally

Buying a home can be an incredibly exciting experience, one that can send people running around all over the place trying to figure out just how exactly to find the residence of their dreams. However, just because a house is a big investment does not mean that it is impossible to understand just what [...]

2017-08-16T13:29:46+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Buying a Home, General Real Estate Info|

How to Prepare Your Home for Fall

Each season your home goes through changes in temperatures, weather conditions, aging, just as much as we do. In order to keep all your components of your home running smoothly, and to avoid costly repairs later, it’s helpful to conduct seasonal maintenance to prepare your home before every season. As the summer continues, this [...]

2017-08-08T04:12:35+00:00 August 8th, 2017|General Info|

5 COMMON MISTAKES FIRST-TIME HOME BUYERS MAKE

If you’re a first-time home buyer, buying a house can be certainly overwhelming, but with an agent by your side to guide you, you’ll make it through just fine. In order to prepare you for this process, you might want to be aware of these beginner mistakes, especially if you’re searching for a home [...]

2017-08-03T23:49:01+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|First Time Home Buyer|

7 TIPS TO KEEP YOUR HOME COOL (WITHOUT USING AC)

Those of us in Southern Ontario truly understand the drastic humidity levels that [not-so-graciously] accompany the hot, hot summer temperatures. We also understand that we shouldn’t complain about the warm weather due to our tremendously cold, damp winters but all we’re simply looking for is a happy medium – is that too much to [...]

2017-08-01T14:08:18+00:00 August 1st, 2017|General Info|