Posted on October 19, 2016 at 3:31 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

Thinking of buying a home? If so, you should be aware of some new housing rule changes that will drastically affect the borrowing amount for home buyers. The Introduction of a “Stress Test” to All New Mortgages The biggest change is the introduction of a “stress test” to all new, insured mortgages – including those… Read more »

Posted on October 13, 2016 at 6:05 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

By Sean Cowan That’s a good question. It’s a question many people in this market ask themselves. It really depends on your comfort level and where you’re looking to move. The advantage of listing and selling first is; you will know exactly how much money you have in your pocket when it comes to shopping for… Read more »

Posted on October 7, 2016 at 3:29 pm by & filed under Burlington, Buying a Home, Financial Preparation, Selling your Home, Waterdown.

These days there is more competition than ever for the relatively few available properties. Overall listing inventory is way down with only 306 listings available for sale in Burlington versus last year at this time when there were 409 properties on the market. Couple that with the fact that there are more buyers seeking these… Read more »

Posted on September 14, 2016 at 7:31 pm by & filed under Selling your Home.

Want to sell your home without traditional advertising such as a for sale sign or MLS listing? Desire more control of who enters your home as a potential buyer? Woolcott’s Private Collection, an off-market home sales service, offers sellers privacy and discretion with their property sale. Let the Woolcott team sell your home – without… Read more »

Posted on August 8, 2016 at 8:45 pm by & filed under Burlington, Buying a Home, Selling your Home.

There was a time when the family was growing, and space in the home was never enough. You may have even sold and bought a bigger home in order to increase that space. If that space is no longer needed and retirement is approaching, downsizing can be done successfully with a little preparation, a plan… Read more »

Posted on July 18, 2016 at 6:24 pm by & filed under Burlington, Buying a Home, Curb Appeal.

So you’ve begun the process of house hunting and you’ve developed a clear image in your mind of what you want your Burlington dream house to look like – that’s great. While knowing what you want is a good thing however, being overly picky about things that don’t really matter, can make finding your dream… Read more »

Posted on May 25, 2016 at 1:21 pm by & filed under Curb Appeal, Selling your Home.

The time has finally come for deciding to sell your home. Any good realtor will tell you that it takes a bit of work to get your home in tip-top shape for attracting potential buyers. One of the most important aspects of attracting potential buyers is sprucing up your outside landscaping to improve your home’s… Read more »

Posted on May 24, 2016 at 8:42 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

In effort to always keeping our agents and clients informed in regards to the Hamilton-Burlington Real Estate Market, we are proud to introduce our newest piece, #MarketbyDesign. This infographic is a comprehensive overview, broken down by the style of homes in order to give you the whole statistical picture of changes by region from 2015… Read more »