How am I going to pay my mortgage during COVID-19? The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of disruptions in every area of our lives. The global economy and individualโ€™s finances have not been spared. Many homeowners are distraught looking for ways to pay their mortgage and other...

Monthly Real Estate Market Update August 2020   Last month year-over-year housing prices were up across our communities: approximately 16% in Barrie, 11% in Bradford, 15% in Newmarket, and 20% in the Toronto area. This is the first time that the kids have been off your backs since March so it's time to...

Monthly Real Estate Market Update July 2020   Last month year-over-year housing prices were up across our communities: approximately 20% in Barrie, 11% in Bradford, 9% in Newmarket, and 17% in the Toronto area. The stats are looking so good this month! July 2020 vs. July 2019, you'll see we're up in all...

Buying and Selling a House During COVID-19   The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we go about pretty much everything in our daily lives. Social distancing measures have been put in place to help reduce the spread of this catastrophic virus, people and businesses have had to adapt their daily behaviours...

Monthly Real Estate Market Update June 2020   Last month year-over-year housing prices were up across our communities: approximately 12% in Barrie, 12% in Bradford, 14% in Newmarket, and 12% in the Toronto area. The only thing that's hotter than the weather outside is the real estate market. Sale prices are going up...

Monthly Real Estate Market Update May 2020   Last month year-over-year housing prices were up across our communities: approximately 6% in Barrie, 8% in Bradford, 6% in Newmarket, and less than 3% in the Toronto area. Sale prices are going up in May 2020 compared to May 2019 even though transactions are down....

Monthly Real Estate Market Update April 2020   Last month year-over-year housing prices were up across our communities: approximately 9% in Barrie, 11% in Bradford, 9% in Newmarket, and less than 1% in the Toronto area. If youโ€™re looking to sell your home, the number of homes sold is a good sign of...

What Puts Buyers Off a House?     For many people, when it comes to looking for a home to purchase, we use our own experiences, style tastes and possible the input from a friend or loved one to judge whether a prospective home is a legitimist contender. When it comes to selling...

How Should I Prepare for a Home Appraisal?     A home appraisal is the process where an expert formulates an opinion on the value of your home. Home appraisers are certified and licensed specialists, whose main job is to inspect and value the worth of your property and home. The evaluation process...