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Real Estate in the COVID 19 era.

Thursday Aug 27th, 2020

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In May, we launched our Monthly Pulse Check on Consumer Attitudes to give you access to the latest data on consumer trends in real estate during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, our research has found that: Over 6 in 10 Ontarians who are actively in the real estate market say buying a home today is a very good or good investment (July research) More than 7 in 10 renters and homeowners say it would be important/somewhat important to use a REALTOR® to help purchase a home that... [read more]

What if your Ideal Home Isn't Available?

Friday Jan 31st, 2020

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What if your Ideal Home Isn't Available? Imagine you're looking for a new home. You have a list of all the features you want, just like you would have a grocery shopping list. However, when you explore the homes currently on the market, none meets all your criteria. What do you do? You have a few good options. First, you can take a second look at your list. Does your new home need every single feature on it? Are there one or two features you can do without? For example, can you settle... [read more]

Cottage mortgages with 5% down

Thursday Oct 3rd, 2019

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You can buy a cottage or vacation with 5% down...Genworth has a vacation/secondary homes program that makes it possible...Check out their website at genworth.ca/vac or drop us a line. Bonnie & Paul Jones, Sutton Group Heritage Realty, bonnieandpaul.com [read more]

Bungalows in Great Demand

Monday Apr 29th, 2019

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Bungalows are in great demand as the population gets older. One of the best areas to buy a bungalow is in Durham. With a close proximity to Toronto, lower purchase prices, reasonable commute times and municipal governments that are looking to the future with many new jobs and infrastructure. Check out life in the subburbs!! We will be happy to help you make the move. [read more]

Full disclosure in bidding wars?

Saturday Feb 2nd, 2019

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Ontario is considering allowing realtors to tell prospective home buyers the prices of other offers in bidding wars. The government launched a consultation Thursday looking at the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, and that’s one rule they’re looking at changing. Currently, if there are multiple bids on a home, the seller’s broker can only disclose the number of competing offers, but not the details of... [read more]

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