Posted on October 19, 2017 at 9:00 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

You know how much you paid for your home and how much money you’ve spent on repairs and upgrades. So, when it comes time to selling your home, you may already have a price in mind that you think your home is worth. But before you start dreaming about how you will spend this imaginary… Read more »

Posted on October 11, 2017 at 8:14 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

If you’ve been sitting on the fence about selling your home, it’s just about time to hop off. 2017 has been a record-setting year for home prices, and the fall market shows no signs of stopping. The fall is when we typically see a number of buyers coming out of the woodwork after summer holidays…. Read more »

Posted on October 11, 2017 at 2:02 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

Homeownership is sometimes viewed by those looking to enter the market as expensive and rife with hidden costs. However, owning a home shouldn’t be a scary experience, as there are many grants designed to help Ontario homeowners. What many potential buyers and current owners don’t realize is that there are a lot of different grants… Read more »

Posted on September 15, 2017 at 3:39 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

In 2016, Burlington City Council approved a strategic plan that includes no new development of detached homes. According to Mayor Rick Goldring, the city, of which 50 percent of land is designated Greenbelt, has run out of room. The new Official Plan, which outlines the framework for Burlington’s growth for the next 25 years, shifts… Read more »

Posted on September 7, 2017 at 7:02 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

When beginning your home search, there are many factors to consider. One thought that is consistently top-of-mind for many buyers is location. “A lot of buyers come to us, either from the area or out-of-town, wondering what area is the best for them to buy in,” says Drew Woolcott, broker of record, Re/Max Escarpment Woolcott… Read more »

Posted on August 29, 2017 at 10:09 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

Ah, home maintenance! It’s an important part of home ownership, but it’s something that often falls to the wayside as busy family and work schedules take precedence. However, homes are not self-maintaining, and forgetting about routine tasks can affect value in the long run. “We go through hundreds of homes every single year and often… Read more »

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Posted on July 17, 2017 at 5:57 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

Buying a home is an exciting time, as it’s often the biggest purchase of your life. Although this time is filled with anticipation and joy, it can also come with stress and worry. Once the purchase is made, trying to figure out the financial details of a mortgage can be difficult. Woolcott Realty has the… Read more »