January

January 25, 2008

Hot Debate: Burning Durham Region’s Garbage

When I was researching information about the building of an incinerator in Durham Region, I had a difficult time finding anything positive about the project.  It seems though that the regional councillors have a different view of it because 19 […]
January 25, 2008

2007 Year of the Condominium: Condominium appreciation outpaces single-detached housing

Condominiums experienced unprecedented upward pressure on average price in 2007, surpassing gains reported in the single-detached category for the first time in key GTA districts, including the central core and west end.   According to RE/MAX Ontario-Atlantic Canada, the average […]
January 21, 2008

US Slowdown May Boost Canada’s Real Estate Market

Updated Sun. Jan. 20 2008 12:56 PM ET Andy Johnson, CTV.ca News The prospect of a U.S. recession has some homeowners and prospective buyers nervous about the impact on the real estate market in Canada, but one economist says a […]
January 18, 2008

All Real Estate Is Local: Pickering Village’s Eagle Ridge Market Update

Looking at the national papers or even some of the more local papers, you might be thinking that the real estate market is a mess.  The US housing market is in the tank and the Alberta Market is booming.  Wait, […]
January 14, 2008

“Green” Is The New Gold: 4 Ways To Renovate For The Environment

Canadian home buyers have said that they are willing to pay more for green’ features.  New home builders are offering special green’ options in things like the selection of building materials and energy-efficient choices.  If you are renovating your home, perhaps […]
January 10, 2008

8 Steps to Getting Your Finances in Order

Develop a family budget. Instead of budgeting what you’d like to spend, use receipts to create a budget for what you actually spent over the last six months. One advantage of this approach is that it factors in unexpected expenses, […]
January 7, 2008

Has Your Home Increased In Value In Ajax: Ajax Market Update

Is Ajax a hot real estate market?    Ajax homes saw a nice increase in equity. The average price for homes sold in Ajax was $262,500 in 2006.  We saw a 5.1% increase in value.  That means that the average price […]
January 7, 2008

Pickering’s 2007 Real Estate Market Update

Are you wondering if 2008 is a good year to capitalize on the real estate market in Pickering?  The value of homes in Pickering are determined by the sale price not the list price. Here is information about what is […]
January 7, 2008

South Pickering’s Check on the 2007 Real Estate Market

Are you sitting in your home off of West Shore in Pickering wonering what happened to the value of your home? Here is the information that you need: The average price for homes sold in South Pickering was $256,750 in […]