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

Jan 062012
 
Buying a home and HST

Resale homes are not subject to HST There still seems to be some confusion out there about HST and buying a home. In simple terms, a resale home is HST exempt. A new home is HST taxable but most builders quote their price with the HST included and there are rebates available. Watch the video … Continue Reading

Aug 102010
 
London Real Estate in 1949 Part 1

Was London housing affordable in 1949? Browsing a London Free Press newspaper issued on June 11,1949 I came across the real estate section of the classified ads. There were no colour photos back then and very few pictures of smiling realtors, just efficiently written ads, cramming as much info as possible in a small space.