Thoughts & Happenings

Posted 4.29.12 @ 11:20 by: Staff

Knowing what home buyers want is the most important thing you can do to move your home for sale in a timely manner. While each market is its own little world, people are always looking for that one thing that takes a home from acceptable to exceptional.

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Posted 4.29.12 @ 11:14 by: Staff

Deciding whether you should sell now or remodel and sell later can be hard. You’ll want to take a good look at your finances and see if it makes financial sense to sell your home or to wait and improve. Here we’re going to go over everything you need to know about selling your luxury real estate and if now is the time to sell.

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Posted 4.29.12 @ 10:30 by: Staff

You’ve found your dream house and sold your old house, now it’s time to move! You’re almost ready… but what do you do now? Here we’re going to go over everything you need to know about moving after you’ve bought or sold Oakville real estate, so let’s go!

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Posted 4.27.12 @ 8:0 by: Staff

When you’re looking at condos for sale in Oakville, you’ll find many different types; but do they need insurance like a regular home? Your HOA (home owner’s association) will cover the structure of the condo itself, but it won’t cover damage inside the unit and damage to your possessions. Luxury condos are a fantastic way to live a maintenance free lifestyle, but you need to have that assurance that you’re protected in the event of fires, floods and even windstorms (not to mention theft or vandalism). With condo insurance you’ll be able to keep your bases covered.

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Posted 4.26.12 @ 7:17 by: Staff

Pricing homes to sell correctly is so important when setting the price for your home for sale. When buyers look at your house often the most important factor is how much the house is going to cost and how much it’s actually worth. You don’t want to price your home too low or people will think that there’s something wrong with it; pricing it a little lower than it is worth is ok though, since people will usually keep bidding on it until it comes up to where it should be. Pricing a home too high can ruin your chances to get it off the market in the first couple of months and doom you until you find the niche home buyer who is interested in what you’re offering and has the money to back it up.

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Posted 4.25.12 @ 8:19 by: Staff

If you’re buying or selling Oakville real estate you will most likely run into escrow. Escrow is the process where you transfer one piece of property from one person to another, fairly and equitably. There are many problems that can arise when a property enters escrow, and you’ll need to understand the process before you enter into it. Here we’re going to talk about good faith estimates, if prepaid escrows are right for you and how to get the expert support of the Goodale Miller team to make your escrow as smooth as possible.

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Posted 4.24.12 @ 7:22 by: Staff

If you want to buy a condo, you need to go about it in the right way. Looking for Oakville condos for sale on your own is a bad idea; The Goodale Miller Team understands the market to help you find the right home. There are many lakefront condos around Lake Ontario, but neighbourhoods will vary widely. If you’re a single young professional you’ll have different needs than a retired person or a middle aged family of five. Here we’re going to go over everything you need to know about buying a condo.

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Posted 4.23.12 @ 6:46 by: Staff

When you’re shopping for luxury real estate in Oakville, there are many things you need to consider; while location is important, access to amenities, great school districts and the home itself are things that should factor into your decision. Here we’re going to go over everything you need to know to buy the luxury home of your dreams, so keep reading!

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Posted 4.23.12 @ 6:38 by: Staff

Why hire an Oakville real estate agent when you can buy or sell your own home! You can just do research on the internet and sell or buy your own house… right? Buying a home in itself is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever have to make; do you want to leave it up to fate? You need the education and experience that one can give you. We’ll keep you away from dishonest sellers or buyers who will drain you financially and emotionally, and best of all we can help you find the ideal neighbourhood for you and your family.

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Posted 4.23.12 @ 6:36 by: Staff

Town of Oakville now owns an additional 5,404 square metres of prime waterfront land and trails following the final site plan approval for Edgemere Estates Limited. When completed, the publically accessible waterfront and trails will run south along Maple Grove Drive from Lakeshore Road to the waterfront, along the shore of Lake Ontario and then north connecting back to Lakeshore Road by way of a trail through Wedgewood Creek.

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