July 2018

NEW DEMOGRAPHIC

Posted on Jul 31, 2018

The growth of Canada’s recreational home market is not all about retirees and family vacations, there’s another growing cohort of homebuyers wanting a piece of the cottage and vacation homes market.As more people change the way they work – either as part of the gig economy (temporary/flexible jobs) as freelancers, or by the ability to work remotely...

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BIDDING WAR

Posted on Jul 28, 2018


It’s easy to get caught up in a bidding war, especially when you find your dream home. While sellers can only hope that they’ll list and a bidding war ensues, home buyers should tread carefully when this situation arises.
Remember that just because one hopeful homebuyer outbids your offer, doesn’t necessarily mean you should volley back. In the wors...

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NEW RULES MEANS MORE FORMS

Posted on Jul 03, 2018

On June 15, 2018, new real estate rules came into effect that change how REALTORS® and their clients can work together in different circumstances.These rules state that real estate licensees across our province can now only represent one party in a transaction and must provide additional documentation about representation and compensation.So, the n...

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