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What’s Next for Canadian Housing Markets in 2021?

After several record-breaking months for home sales and prices in 2020, what can we expect to see in 2021? CREA’s Quarterly Forecast is back! “The stat to watch in 2021 will be new listings, particularly in the spring – how many existing owners will put their homes up for sale?” ...

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Using Neighbourhood Data to Help Sell Your Home

. Your neighbourhood has a lot of features that can help you sell your home faster. Unfortunately, buyers don’t usually notice those features just by driving around. So, you need to make sure they get all the information they need about your neighbourhood. For example, say homes don’t go on ...

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Marijuana Grow Houses: What are the Signs?

Most home buyers tend to focus on what they can see: bright, open spaces, attractive finishes and a nicely landscaped yard. But a home’s striking appearance could be concealing the damage of a former marijuana grow op. The signs can be tough to spot. With so much at stake, take ...

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Six Commercial Real Estate Investment Strategies for 2021

Investment strategies for 2021 range from selling overpriced industrial assets to taking a full accounting of the top Commercial Real Estate risks. With the holiday weekend behind us, it is not too soon to look at what will be the top investment strategies for next year. They include: Sell Overpriced ...

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Why the next few months are the best time to put homes on sale

Timing is a crucial consideration when selling a home. A recent market study indicated it is ideal to put properties on sale during the months of February, March, and April. While the weather is not ideal during February, the month allows home sellers to gain exposure before the spring rush. ...

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Ontario Rent Freeze for 2021

Rent Freeze for 2021 The Government of Ontario has passed legislation to freeze rent at 2020 levels. This means that rents will not increase in 2021 for the vast majority of rented units covered under the Residential Tenancies Act. The rent freeze applies to most tenants living in: rented houses, ...

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The Seller Representation/Listing Agreement

Guaranteeing You the Very Best in Real Estate Service When it comes to just about every kind of contract, signing on the dotted line makes us all a little bit nervous. When buying a home, most people are aware they sign a Buyer’s Agreement with a REALTOR®. There is, however, ...

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