Jul 032012
 
Is Your Home for Sale

It’s listed, but is your home for sale? Seems like a silly question. Who would list their home and not have it for sale?  Probably nobody, not intentionally anyway, but so often as Realtors®, we see it happen. We see it happen when sellers fail to think like sellers. When sellers restrict showings of their … Continue Reading

Jun 182012
 
10 closing costs to be aware of when buying a home

Know your closing costs. Knowing your closing costs, or a very good estimate, is of great importance when budgeting for your home purchase.  Here are 10 to consider; Home inspection. An inspection can help make you aware of issues related to a house’s structure and systems, such as plumbing and electrical, and recommended or necessary … Continue Reading

Jun 062012
 
Did your home get a six percent raise

Average London home price rises in May. The London St. Thomas Association of Realtors  (LSTAR) released their market report for May 2012. Here is a snippet of the release; The average price for a home in LSTAR’s jurisdiction Year to Date stands at $240,485, an increase of $15,458 since January 2012 — an increase of … Continue Reading

Jan 182012
 
Review of 2011 London Ontario Real Estate Market

The London and are real estate market was stable in 2011 2011 proved a solid year for real estate sales, with 8,048 homes exchanging hands over its twelve-month course — just 1% down from the previous year. “It was a little slow coming out of the gate, but in the end we finished strong, despite … Continue Reading