The Buyer's Agent represents the interests of the Buyer in a Real Estate Transaction....negotiates on behalf of the Buyer, knows what to look for when viewing the property, and can research the property's history back for many years. The Buyer has the undivided loyalty of the Buyer Agent. The best part, the Buyer doesn't pay the Buyes Agen -- the Buyer Agent gets paid by the Listing Brokerage. ...
Posted by Gizella Nyulas
on November 28, 2013
Lights Out York Region
Last night 50,000 were left with no power in parts of York Region and Simcoe County. The power outage affected the areas of Aurora, Newmarket, Bradford, Georgina and Stouffville.
Strong winds sent high voltage power lines together causing problems at Hydro One’s Armitage Transformer Station in Newmarket.
At 5:49AM November 18, 2013 ...
Posted by Pamela Prescott
on November 18, 2013
June another strong month for Barrie & District home sales Residential property sales recorded through the MLS® System of the Barrie & District Association of REALTORS® Inc. numbered 515 units in June 2013, on par with June 2012.
Within the City of Barrie sales activity edged down just one per cent (four sales) from a year earlier. The City of Barrie saw 310 residential sales in ...
Posted by Timothy Lintick
on July 4, 2013
Read your insurance policy or have someone do it for you.
Now if you are on a higher floor in a condo building, you are probably not thinking about flooding. At least not in your own unit. Although the flooding in the lobby or lower floors of your condo building can cause a different set of headaches.
According to a Canadian Press report, Insurance Bureau of Canada wants people affected by floods ...
Posted by Jagdeep Singh
on June 22, 2013
The City of Barrie saw more homes sold in May than in any other month in more than three years, which is great news, click here for the full report
Posted by Wendy Elzner
on June 6, 2013
According to an article from CREA "The Bank of Canada’s economic outlook and key policy rate remained unchanged when it announced on May 29 2013 it was keeping its trend-setting overnight lending rate 1 per cent."
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Posted by Deanna Wilkinson
on May 31, 2013
As a REALTOR® with years of home staging experience, I cannot tell you enough how important decluttering is. The end goal or result is to move into the next stage of your life as smoothly as possible. I just had some clients look at me (with a little hesitation in their eyes!) when I asked them to pack up almost all the kid's toys, the hubby's movie collection and posters, various knick knacks, ...
Posted by Linda Kingston
on May 28, 2013
Percentage Change: The Commission Game, by Tara Perkins, a real estate reporter with Globe and Mail, was interesting to read, mainly because it had a good mix of fact and fantasy. Published on 25 May 2013 as a cover story in the printed business section, it discusses real estate commissions. (http://bit.ly/Z7ib7j)
According to Perkins, “technology has failed to snap consumers out of their complacency”. ...
Posted by Jagdeep Singh
on May 25, 2013
With housing inventories tightening and bids becoming more and more competitive, it’s more important than ever to have a great plan in place before you begin to shop for your new home. With that in mind here are my 5 Tips to Land Your Dream Home in 2013:
1. Prepare like a Pro
2. Know what you can afford
3. Take your search on the go with mobile apps
4. Find the right Realtor.....preferably ME! ...
Posted by Lucy Tavares-Marsala
on May 24, 2013
It is relatively simple to be a successful seller with the use of some easy steps to take before putting your property on the market. Here are some tips to help make the selling of your home quick and relatively straightforward.
1. De-personalize and de-clutter your home – buyers viewing your home need to be able to envision their own life and personality in your home.
2. Freshen ...
Posted by The Jamie Dann Team
on May 16, 2013