Thoughts & Happenings

Posted 10.31.12 @ 8:35 by: Staff

There comes a point in every home shopper’s journey where you have to ask yourself, how many Oakville homes for sale am I going to have to look at? While you will have to view a lot of different homes to find the one that’s right for you, the average Oakville luxury home shopper is going to see about 12 homes before they make their final decision. If you see 20 or 30, you may want to stop and think about what you want out of a home. They’re all going to start looking alike after a point… so let’s see what you can do to get the right Oakville luxury home for you.

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Posted 10.29.12 @ 8:30 by: Staff

Homeowners insurance is just another part of owning an Oakville luxury home, but how airtight is it? How much will it cover, and what can you do to bridge the gaps? Here we’re going to explore options and help you ask some questions so you know where you’re at and where you need to be.

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Posted 10.26.12 @ 6:40 by: Staff

Wherever you turn, people are freaking out about the condo market across the GTA. “There are too many condos for sale!” “Too many condos are being built!” all of this just adds up to one thing: nothing. Interest rates on Oakville homes for sale are at the lowest levels we’ll probably see in our lifetimes, the area is seeing steady immigration and Baby Boomers are looking for smaller more modern homes. With so many things going for it, the condo market is doing fine. Let’s take a look!

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Posted 10.25.12 @ 8:25 by: Staff

There are many things that can drive away Oakville buyers, but an overpriced home is at the top of the list! While when most homes just don’t sell, most of us are going to think that there’s a structural defect (or maybe a haunted closet). It’s important to know when a home you’re trying to sell or buy is overpriced, and here we’ll go over a few different ways that you can figure this out.

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Posted 10.24.12 @ 11:25 by: Staff

If you’re trying to find a way to outdo your neighbours that are showing at the same time you are, it’s time to think about staging! Staking Oakville luxury real estate is an important way to get buyers attention; staging has a higher ROI (return on investment) than even expensive flooring, and it only takes a day to get done when you work with a professional. If you want to bring your listing to the next stage, it’s time to think about staging. Here we’re going to go over everything you need to know, so keep reading!

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Posted 10.22.12 @ 8:20 by: Staff

When it comes to Oakville luxury real estate (and Oakville homes for sale in general) this month is that it’s the last “hot” month until the spring thaw starts in February/March. If you want to move to a new home in the next year, there is no better time to sell than right now. You’ll have a lot more eyes watching the listings for new luxury Oakville homes for sale now than you will in November, December or even January. If you want to buy a home and just don’t want to wait until the Spring market uptick, now is the time to buy, since that’s when people list.

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Posted 10.21.12 @ 7:15 by: Staff

There are many Oakville homes for sale that would make great income properties, but is it right for you? If you’re thinking ahead and trying to make sure you have different revenue streams, you’ll want to know what to look for. You’re going o need to work with a financial planner so you can have the best information for your retirement, then you can make the right decision for you. We as Oakville luxury realtors can help you find the best investment, so let’s get started.

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Posted 10.19.12 @ 8:15 by: Staff

When it comes to older homes and new Oakville homes for sale, a stark contrast arises: efficiency. Newer homes are smaller, more energy efficient, the spaces more flexible and designed for the way we live today. If you’ve ever lived in a home built in the 40s, you know how few electrical outlets they needed back then. You could upgrade the electrical system, but how much extra will that run you on top of the cost of your home? Here we’re going to talk about modern homes and what they offer!

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Posted 10.18.12 @ 5:15 by: Staff

So you’ve decided to start looking at Oakville homes for sale… but are you missing something? We’ve touched on the importance of getting financing BEFORE you start looking for a home, but is it something that you have to do? You’re going to need to know how much home you can afford before you start looking, and if you know we can help you find the right house. You might be surprised what doors a pre-approval letter can open up, especially in the most exclusive of Oakville luxury real estate circles.

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Posted 10.17.12 @ 8:10 by: Staff

When it comes time to close on Oakville homes for sale, horrible things can happen! Maybe the pipes will burst, maybe the seller will change their mind, maybe your cashier’s check will fall apart and you’ll have to take the bus to the office to sign the paper. Or maybe nothing bad is going to happen and all you need to do is take a deep breath, take a step back and realize you’re about to get a beautiful home that’s yours. Here we’re going to talk about the most common bad things that happen and how to fix it, so let’s get started!

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