Posted on April 9, 2018 at 7:00 am by & filed under Buying a Home.

Home staging is critical for any home on the market. Staging your house for sale can help prospective buyers picture themselves living in the house, predict future changes, and imagine what they would do differently in each living space. If the house is too tailored to your needs and way of living, it might make… Read more »

Posted on April 2, 2018 at 4:07 pm by & filed under Selling your Home.

  The spring market is in the air, and all signs are pointing to a busy real estate season. Monthly inventory counts present a telling number when it comes to looking at the state of the market. According to the February statistics released by the Realtors Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB), there is 2.38 months of inventory available. This means it would take 2.38… Read more »

Posted on April 2, 2018 at 3:52 pm by & filed under Selling your Home.

  With more than 90 per cent of home searches starting online, having highquality photos is more important now than ever. They form part of the first impression a buyer makes when viewing homes online, and they are often what drives these potential buyers to either book a showing – or click next. Since photos… Read more »

Posted on March 26, 2018 at 7:00 am by & filed under Selling your Home.

It’s one of the best times of the year! We know that spring is well on its way when snow begins to melt, and green grass starts to grace us with its presence. Late spring and early summer are arguably some of the busiest times in real estate, so if you’re planning on putting your… Read more »

Posted on March 12, 2018 at 7:00 am by & filed under Buying a Home.

Finding a house to buy is no easy task. It takes many dedicated hours of searching the Internet, going to open houses, speaking with local real estate agents and so much more. But then comes a moment when you step into a house and you just know that you’re home. But buying a house is… Read more »

Posted on February 26, 2018 at 7:00 am by & filed under Buying a Home.

You’re about to embark on the journey of a lifetime. Buying a home can be such an exciting experience. Whether you are purchasing a home with a partner, significant other or yourself, there may be parts of the process that you find confusing or overwhelming. You don’t buy a new home every day, after all!… Read more »

Posted on February 12, 2018 at 4:28 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

Have you decided to put your house on the market? No matter the motivation behind the move, there are a few things you might want to take care of before putting your house on the market. Specifically, upgrades and maintenance. Let’s look at some of the more prominent upgrades that can help boost the value… Read more »

Posted on February 7, 2018 at 3:30 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

The numbers are in for 2017 – and the Woolcott Team ranked number one in the Hamilton-Burlington real estate board for closed transaction dollar volume. “We’re thrilled to consistently be the top-producing team in the area,” says Drew Woolcott, broker of record, Re/Max Escarpment Woolcott Realty Inc. The team has been the top-ranking team by… Read more »

Posted on January 30, 2018 at 7:22 pm by & filed under Buying a Home.

While January is typically equated with a slower time in the real estate market, 2018 has been a major exception. “Buyers came out of the woodwork in early December and they keep getting hungrier for homes,” says Drew Woolcott. We have already completed a record number of deals for the month-to-date. We believe there are… Read more »

Posted on January 29, 2018 at 10:00 am by & filed under Buying a Home.

New year, new mortgage rules. First-time home buyers and homeowners alike, listen up. The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) announced back in late 2017 that some changes would be taking place on January 1st, 2018. The changes have happened, so it’s important that we all understand what changed and the best way… Read more »