Woolcott Holiday Open Houses

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The holiday season is quickly approaching, but that doesn’t mean the real estate market grinds to a halt! December is a great time of year to look at homes if you’re planning on moving in the new year. Many buyers halt their search as they prepare for festivities, leaving those who are actively looking have… Read more »

Conditions & Clauses on a Real Estate Purchase

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Buying a house is the most expensive purchase that you will ever make. There are many factors to consider when buying a home and, most importantly, it requires understanding the contract because buying a house is complicated. When an offer is formally presented for making an offer on a home you want to buy, you… Read more »

Best Neighbourhoods in Burlington for Seniors

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Burlington is a wonderful city to retire to.  It’s got amazing restaurants, a beautiful lake view, fantastic parks, and it’s close to several great golf courses.  As a lot of people never seem to fully retire, Burlington is also close to Toronto, making it an easy drive if you have to do the odd consulting… Read more »

Where to Donate Items in Hamilton

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If you’re selling your home, you’ve probably accumulated a lot of stuff over the years.  Things like clothing, books, kitchen gadgets, DVDs and electronic devices (heck, I still have my old video cassette recorder from way back when Bob Saget was the host of America’s Funniest Home Videos). It’s tough to get rid of certain… Read more »

Will I Need CMHC Insurance?

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  Will I Need CMHC Insurance?   A mortgage is a must for many buyers, yet they can be very confusing. Not only do you have to pick which one works best for your financial situation, but you have to sort through all the different products and banks out there. The first thing to consider… Read more »

How to Survive a Bidding War

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estate agent giving house keys to man and sign agreement in office

When buying a home, if it’s a seller’s market (meaning more buyers than sellers) it’s entirely possible to get into a bidding war. These wars can get out of hand, especially if both parties are competitive. However, getting into a bidding war can mean you end up paying thousands extra for a house that just… Read more »