Real Estate Experts’ Tips for Winter Showings

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We all know that winter is not the optimal time to be selling your home in Canada. However, there are a lot of ways you can still make your home look more appealing for the buyer to help close the deal. Spruce up your home’s appeal with tips for winter showings below from the professional… Read more »

Good Shepherd Wish List

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Can you believe it is already December 1st? Christmas is quickly approaching. The 2016 Flamborough Santa Claus Parade was well received with so many great floats. Many people are taking advantage of the warm weather to hang their Christmas lights and pick out the perfect Christmas tree and soon enough Christmas will be heard ‘round… Read more »

New Land Transfer Tax For First Time Buyers

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Buying a home for anyone can be a confusing process as there are so many aspects to consider. The fun part is the actual shopping for a home but, this has even become a much more difficult process. Many homes, especially in the first time home buyer’s market, are being sold in multiple offer situations…. Read more »

Why Use a Realtor?

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If you are buying or selling your home, you may be tempted to forego paying a commission to a real estate agent and instead, opt to complete your real estate transaction on your own. However, this may not be the best route to take.   Especially in today’s highly competitive market, you need a specialist… Read more »

The Team Approach to Buying a Home

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Buying a home is a process that involves a team of individuals with specific areas of expertise. Often the first person you work with is the real estate professional to help secure the perfect property but the team extends far beyond this. You will need to secure financing which will involve working with a bank… Read more »

Coat Drive for the Good Shepherd Centre

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This past Saturday morning the Woolcott Team parked their large moving truck in the Sobey’s Plaza in Waterdown. Free coffee, hot chocolate and doughnuts were served as they collected gently used coats and winter wear to donate to the Good Shepherd Centre in Hamilton. The Woolcott Team was joined by the Loewen Group Mortgages who… Read more »

Application of “Stress Test” Affects Homeowners

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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 »

Should I BUY or SELL first?

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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 »