Monthly Archives: May 2009

Interest rates may be on the rise

If you have been considering buying a house, refinancing to see if it you can save money by lowering your monthly payments, or are interested in taking some equity out to pay for some renovations, pay for some upcoming large purchases, or even just to use that money to go on that much needed vacation,(…)

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Many Losing their Property Virginity this Spring!

First-time homebuyers are being lured into the real-estate market this spring by falling prices, lower interest rates, a large selection of homes to choose from and new government incentives. Century 21 Miller Real Estate has shown a drastic increase in the number of real estate transactions since the beginning of the year and much of(…)

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First Time Home Buyers – Be Prepared!

If you have been following my blogs, you will know that a flood of buyers have come on the market hoping to take advantage of lower prices and record low interest rates. The mistake many new home buyers make is forgetting to calculate the additional cost associated with real estate purchases and sales. There are(…)

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Hamilton Mountain Beauty priced to sell at $189,000!!!

JUST REDUCED to $189,000 – 21 East 16th Street on the mountain in Hamilton Great family home located in a prime central mountain neighbourhood. This recently updated detached 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2.5 storey beauty offers a separate dining room and living room, main floor den, with a large eat-in kitchen with walk-out to large(…)

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Interest Rate Watch – May 15, 2009

Term          Rate 6 Months    4.25% 1 Year        2.90% 2 Years      2.85% 3 Years      3.05% 4 Years      3.59% 5 Years      3.59% 7 Years      4.95% 10 Years    5.05% Prime        2.25% Variable     2.85% Let me help save you money! Send me your email address or give me a call and I’ll send you periodical interest rate(…)

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Burlington Real Estate Market Report – April 2009

Burlington Real Estate Market Report – April 2009

Burlington, Ontario: The nice weather and the emergence of spring coupled with the effects of record low interest rates and low housing prices have renewed life back into Burlington real estate! Average prices are steadily rising and gradually catching up to the prices of last year. Average prices were $351,203 in April of 2008 compared(…)

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Oakville Real Estate Market Report – April 2009

Oakville Real Estate Market Report – April 2009

Oakville, Ontario: If you were ever looking for the right time to buy in Oakville, don’t wait any longer as now is the time. With record low interest rates, large inventory of houses on the market and stabalizing prices, you might not want to miss out on the great opportunities to buy your Oakville dream(…)

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Tips for maintaining a beautiful lawn

Have you been fighting the battle of the weeds, brown patches, or sprawling clover? Well, we will look at some lawn care strategies that will help revive your grass into a full, lush, green, weed-free lawn! When real estate professionals talk about curb appeal, it starts with the lawn. Now that spring is upon us(…)

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How to stage your home like a pro

1. Clean house Make sure your house is clean! Get rid of odours – a huge turnoff for prospective buyers – by opening windows, washing floors and walls and cleaning your rugs and upholstery. Next, de-clutter your space. A jam-packed house not only makes the house look cluttered, it makes the house look smaller. When(…)

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Common mistakes buyers should avoid

Lesson #1 Never skip the home inspection Investing $300-$400 before you take possession could save you thousands after you take possession. If you trust your real estate agent, trust the home inspector they use. It is also advisable to interview other inspectors to make sure you are satisfied the inspector you choose will do the(…)

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