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|

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|

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|

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|

First-time Home-buyers: Do you know the open house protocol

Visiting open houses seems to be an enjoyable past-time for families to do on a Sunday afternoon, taking in the excitement of seeing how other people live. Open houses can also be a popular activity with neighbours in close proximity to the property, simply for curiosity or because they may wish to recommend a [...]

2017-07-27T01:16:26+00:00 July 27th, 2017|First Time Home Buyer, General Real Estate Info|

5 Benefits to Buying a Fixer-Upper

It’s a first-time home-buyers dream come true: a fixer-upper in a great neighbourhood that you can renovate however you imagine! Even if you’ve owned several homes before or flip real estate for a living, we can all appreciate the bargain – and the creative opportunities that fixer-uppers tend to offer. There are many advantages to [...]

2017-07-24T22:15:13+00:00 July 21st, 2017|First Time Home Buyer, General Real Estate Info|

Should I Hire a Home Inspector?

A question many new home owners ask themselves in the process of buying a new home – should I hire a home inspector? The answer should always be yes! A home inspection is an inexpensive way to discover the universal condition of a home. Something you’d probably like to know, right? A home is one [...]

2017-06-29T16:03:18+00:00 June 29th, 2017|First Time Home Buyer, General Real Estate Info|

8 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Realtor

We are currently in the age of information, right? There is so much data readily available online, explaining everything you need to know about buying and selling homes at your fingertips, so why not try it? One might think this is an easy task to take-on, in the effort to save a little bit [...]

2017-06-22T10:01:10+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|First Time Home Buyer, General Real Estate Info|

8 Steps of the Home Buying Process

Now that you’ve read my 10 helpful tips and learned what types of questions to ask during your open-house walk-throughs, it seems that you are very serious about buying your first home and are ready to jump right in! You have all of this information at your fingertips but do you actually know how [...]

2017-06-13T00:23:39+00:00 June 13th, 2017|First Time Home Buyer, General Real Estate Info|