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August 5th 2020

Canada's Hottest Housing Markets

Montreal reclaimed the mantle of Canada’s tightest housing market. The sales-to-new listings ratio of 75.4% was the third- highest ever recorded in the city, and the 6.7% (nsa y/y) MLS HPI climb was the steepest since 2011. London, Windsor, Ottawa, Saint John and Moncton remained tilted towards... Read More

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June 4th 2020

CMHC July 1 Will Increase Demands

CMHC announced new guidelines effective July 1, 2020 for their underwriting of all insured mortgages. This impacts all borrowers that have less than 20% down payment.  Contact Us Today!  Read More

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April 16th 2020

Community Living London $500,000 Capital Campaign 2020

In October Community Living London purchased a home with funds generous donated by our community. Then the next step began to make this house a home: On November 1st 2019, Community Living London launched ‘Our Forever Home’ Capital Campaign to raise $500,000 to renovate a home for 5 people... Read More

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March 22nd 2020

Landlords facing Covid Crunch

  We Need an April 1st Solution that's Fair for Landlords & Tenants   There is a groundswell of support for a rent strike in Ontario starting with the April 1st rent.  It started in Parkdale (hats off to their advocacy work) but has spread everywhere.  Take a look at the home page of... Read More

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March 12th 2020

Make your own hand sanitizer for Covid19

The demand for hand sanitizer is at an all-time high given the global flu spread. As a result, finding out where to buy hand sanitizer is getting harder by the day. But don't panic. Here’s how to make hand sanitizer or a Purell alternative at home with a few ingredients. As we outline in... Read More

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March 2nd 2020

The New Mortgage Stress Test

 We prepare for the worst every day: We carry umbrellas when it’s cloudy, pop Gravols before a long flight, and buy travel insurance when going overseas. Why should taking on a mortgage be any different? A mortgage stress test is one way of preparing for the worst… it’s also a legal... Read More

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February 26th 2020

Don't Be Stubborn, Adapt

- It is not the strongest of the species, nor the most intelligent, but the one most adaptable to change.         -Leon C. Megginson (often attributed mistakenly to Charles Darwin) - In todays fast paced (understatement) Real Estate Market, the most adaptable to the pace of change are the ones... Read More

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February 23rd 2020

See The Forest for Trees in Multiple Offers in London Ontario Real Estate

Watch your step in The Multiple Offer Forest in London Ontario Real Estate Contact Us Today! Read More

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January 27th 2020


 "Excellent service and attention provided. Aron insured that all aspects of the sale were completed prior to their deadlines. The attention to detail made the entire experience effortless and trouble free. Aron is a consummate professional!" Read More

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October 16th 2019

Gas Appliances are Bad for the Environment

  Climate change's next target: your natural gas range California leads trend in banning gas installations to help fight climate change That's why a growing number of California cities are banning natural gas hookups, and forcing residents to switch eventually to electric. In July, Berkeley... Read More

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October 10th 2019

Cottage owners lose battle with B.C. Supreme Court to list properties for short-term rental


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October 4th 2019

Ontario Airbnb Vacation Market

  Ontario’s Airbnb Vacation Market Ontario’s cottage country and vacation home markets are popular weekend getaway destinations. Whether it’s Grand Bend, Bayfield, Port Stanley, Prince Edward County, Muskoka, the Kawarthas or elsewhere, it stands to reason that there are thriving... Read More

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September 19th 2019

Know What Works Best for You.

They provide a service for some, not for all. This is a service, and one that appeals to some, but know your properties current value, before you jump. Get a clear picture if this is something that works for you, or if you would be better served by working with a realtor. Contact Us Today!  Read More

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September 17th 2019

10 Ways To Remove Negative Energy From Your Home

Do you want to banish negative energy and stress from your life? First, you have to remove negative energy from your home. Here are 10 ways you can do just that. Contact Us Today!  Read More

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September 16th 2019

Spend Less or Make More, Which Horse you going to ride?

    I get that people are concerned about commissions, however some folks are more concerned about spending $ while missing potential $$$ Contact Us Today! Read More

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September 10th 2019

How to Get What You Want, When Selling Your Home!

  Looking for the inside scoop on selling your London home? Here is some of my best advice for Sellers: Be Discreet. While your home is on the market, pretend you don’t live there (or better yet, move out). Stop it, Stop it Right Now. Remember that your REALTOR is on your side. Don’t... Read More

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September 5th 2019

Condominium Corp. Seizes Condo from Owner/Landlord

In a recent case, Y.C.C. No. 187 v. Sandhu, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice granted a judgment in favour of the condominium corporation, giving it possession of an owner’s unit and enabling it to sell the unit. Contact Us Today! Read More

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August 30th 2019

RBC economist says correction in Canada's housing market is over

FRED LUM/THE GLOBE AND MAIL/THE GLOBE AND MAIL Robert Hogue, senior economist at Royal Bank of Canada, is declaring the correction in Canada’s housing market over. The July sales numbers from the Canadian Real Estate Association prove it, he says, after the organization reported that sales rose... Read More

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July 16th 2019

Southern Ontario Housing Market Sees Strong Growth

The Toronto region’s resilient housing market helped fuel strong sales and price growth in markets across Southern Ontario in June as home buyers in the GTA looked for more affordable properties. The region shook off policy changes meant to cool overheated housing markets, but sales continued to... Read More

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July 13th 2019

SOLD in Multiples Over Ask! Wortley Village / Old South Charmer

Charming, Tudor styled home in Old South, Close to Wortley Village, Shopping, Dining, Parks, Transit, Walk to Downtown. Terraced Front Yard with Brick & Flagstone Front Stairs Welcome You to Your Century Home Featuring Cove Ceilings, Arched Doorways, Tall Baseboards and Hardwood Throughout Much of... Read More

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July 2nd 2019

Rare Find in Old North

Truly a Rare Find in Old North!!! This Turn-Key, Fully Updated, Full-Size 2 Storey Family Home is Loaded with Modern Finishes and Style! The Sun-Filled Main Floor offers Open Living & Dining Areas with Direct access to the Rear Deck along with a Designer Kitchen with Eating Area, Office, 2 pc Bath... Read More

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July 1st 2019

Home Selling Commissions

For Sellers, Commissions and Fees Charged by the Brokerage.  Arrangements can vary. Commission and fee arrangements come in three forms: A fixed amount A percentage of the sale price A blend of a fixed amount plus a percentage of the sale price ... Read More

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June 22nd 2019

Ultra Premium Details, Executive Home in Private Enclave Minutes from Everything

Private Enclave, Premium Details, Entertainers Home, Chefs Kitchen, Wet Bar, 5 Bed, 4 Bath Read More

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June 18th 2019

Home Sellers Need to Know About Representation.

Listing/Selling Representation Agreements: Understanding the Fine-Print.  When you are selling your home, your broker or salesperson will ask you to sign a listing agreement. The listing agreement is the contract between you and the brokerage that permits them to market and sell your home. These... Read More

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April 3rd 2019

London Home Sales Up Again

March Home Sales Cap a Strong First Quarter      Read More

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March 15th 2019

Get Ready, Selling Fast

Home Sales Price Trend vs. Days On Market. Read More

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March 14th 2019

Best Real Estate Brokerage in London Ontario

Voted London Ontario Best Real Estate Brokerage 8 Years in a Row!! Read More

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March 5th 2019

London Home Sales Remain Strong

Two months into 2019, there have been 1,128 home resales, up 10.8% compared to the same time last year. Read More

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February 19th 2019

Are You Thinking of Selling Your Home?

The prospect of selling a home can be as daunting as it is complex. REALTORS® are there to help. Read More

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February 5th 2019

Working with a Broker or Salesperson

 Quick Tips: Be sure to confirm the registration of your real estate professional by using the real estate professional search feature on RECO’s website. In Ontario, in order to trade in real estate, brokers and salespersons must be registered under REBBA 2002. Remember to read everything... Read More