Real Estate Market Update – January 2018

What a difference a year makes! Mix 2 Government interventions, a few rate increases, shake together to create low consumer confidence in the market… and voila… you have our January Statistics! Sales are down almost 12% compared to the 10yr average, Listing inventory is up, and prices are… pretty much the same as last [...]

2017 Was Quite a Year for the Brownstones!

29 Units Listed, 27 units sold, with the highest sale peaking in April at $517,000! The best statistic of all is that I was able to list 15% of the units sold, and I was involved in 11% of the overall sales in the community. This was accomplished while statistically getting my clients the [...]

Buying a Home Near a College or University

Are you considering buying a home near a college or university? Properties that are located in college/university towns tend to offer some unique opportunities for investors and residents alike, where the advantages are vast but consequently, so are the disadvantages. Let’s have a look at the pros and cons to help you decide if a [...]

2017-11-17T15:01:54+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Buying a Home, First Time Home Buyer, General Info, Moving, Selling a Home|

Understanding Real Estate: Buyer’s Market vs Seller’s Market

Understanding the real estate market may seem intimidating at first but we are here to shed some light on the topic of buyer/seller markets. In the world of real estate, the usual pattern we notice is that when temperatures start to climb in the Spring, buyers and sellers start pushing the real estate market [...]

2017-10-24T14:00:04+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Buying a Home, General Real Estate Info, Moving, Selling a Home|

11 Tips for Moving With Children

Moving can be an incredibly stressful time in your life, whether you're moving across the country or moving across the street and doing all of this with young children, can be even more stressful. As a father of 3 little ones (newborn included), I understand how much work is involved on a normal day, [...]

2017-10-04T08:07:52+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Buying a Home, Moving, Selling a Home, Upsizing|

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|

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|