CENTURY 21 Professional Group Inc., Brokerage*
- 32 Charing Cross Street
Brantford, ON N3R 2H2
Doubling the Maximum Refund for First-Time Homebuyers
To help Ontarians buy their first home, the Province is proposing to double the maximum refund for first-time homebuyers from $2,000 to $4,000, effective January 1, 2017.
See the full report at Ontario Ministry of Finance which explains the changes and who can benefit.
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Selling Your House
For most people, the decision to sell their house is a result of changing personal circumstances or needs. Once that decision is made, there is a common thread that links all homeowners: the desire to get the most money possible from the sale of their property.
As a full time real estate sales professional, I strive to provide the success my clients deserve, while at the same time make the process of selling your home as simple and painless as possible. My comprehensive marketing plan and strong negotiating skills will secure a profitable sale as I work for you throughout the entire process from preparing your home for sale, negotiation of offers through to closing. I will also assist in finding you the new home that will best suit your current and future needs.
Thinking of selling? Contact me to set up a free consultation.
Smoking Hot Sellers Market Shows Signs of Cooling
Due to the unprecedented lack of homes for sale - half the seasonal average - and the huge demand from a growing buyer pool, sellers had been cashing in on dramatically increased prices. With recent changes to mortgage qualification regulations the frantic pace of offers has slowed but demand remains high. Attractive pricing is now more important than ever to attract qualified buyers if you are ready to sell. contact me to help you get a clear picture of how much you could expect to get for your property.
In this competitive market, buyers need to be working with an experienced agent like myself to help avoid making costly mistakes. I have often seen buyers drastically overpaying for properties as I am working with seller's listings. Knowing if a home is priced competitively is your best insurance in this active market. My experience and knowledge of the market will help you to avoid this type of mistake and potentially save you thousands of dollars.
Money Sense magazine ranks Brantford as the 3rd Best City To Buy Real Estate
What you should expect from your REALTOR
My Experience Works for You
As owner/operator of a design/build construction company for over 20 years and having received Provincial Accreditation for Residential Design, I know and understand quality construction and design from the foundation up.
For Sellers: This experience allows me to provide you with a significant advantage in the selling process because I am able to quickly identify potential issues before a buyer does, and recommend cost effective ways to remedy them. This prevents problems that could cause you to end up with less money for the sale of your house, or worse, no sale at all.
For Buyers: The toughest task every buyer faces is to eliminate homes from consideration that are unsuitable or have significant issues that will add substantially to the cost to remedy. Each home has its own unique character and quirks. My proven ability to recognize and differentiate minor issues from major ones means that I can assist you to make informed decisions and to negotiate a fair price for your next, or first, home purchase.
If you are thinking of selling or buying a home, contact me to help.
Choosing an Investment Property
With all the excitement in the financial and stock markets many investors are returning to the age old strength of Real Estate Investments. The first decision is what area of real estate you are comfortable with. Residential and commercial properties each have advantages and disadvantages as does investing in future development lands. With so many options and variables speaking with an experienced REALTOR ® like myself is the first step. By discussing different opportunities and your needs I strive to find a match and then analyze each potential investment for the key factor "will it make money"! We move forward only once we have done the required due diligence to insure that you make informed decisions and are ready to let your money work for you. If you are interested in an informal chat about your choices and future in the real estate market call or email.
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