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Our Real Estate Blog

Our Real Estate Blog

Welcome to our real estate blog – browse and read our blogs to get news, advice and practical tips on buying and selling real estate throughout the Orangeville, Shelburne, Caledon and surrounding areas.

If there is a particular topic that you cannot find our web site that would interest you, email or call us today, we would be more than happy to make it part of your real estate blog.

ESA or Elec Check: What’s the difference?

If your home was built in the 60’s or 70’s, there’s a good chance your home may have aluminum wiring. Although aluminum wiring itself is not the problem, the connectors used must be compatible. This is where the Elec Check comes into play. Sheila explains what Elec check is and why buyers and sellers should have one conducted.

Market Statistics – February 2020

The market statistics for February 2020 are in! Although the number of active listings is down from this time last year, the number of sales as well as sale price has increased for both Orangeville and Dufferin.

Understanding the Challenges with Leasing a Furnace

More recently homeowners are moving toward leasing mechanical equipment, such as furnaces and air conditioning systems. Mike explains the challenges homeowners run into with leasing equipment when it comes time to sell your home.

Market Statistics – January 2020

Here are your market statistics for January 2020! Both Orangeville and Dufferin have seen a significant decrease in the number of active listings and an increase in price.

New Year’s Resolutions

With the New Year upon us, it’s the perfect time set those New Year resolutions.  Most of us make New Year’s resolutions for ourselves; lose weight, go to the gym, eat healthier; but, what about your home?  Have you made New Year’s resolutions for your home?

What to Consider When Choosing the Completion Date for Your Home Purchase

Cheryl explains what a buyer should take into consideration when it comes to selecting a completion date for your home purchase.

Home Sale Prices for 2020

As 2019 came to a close we saw sale prices of homes increase due to the lack on housing inventory. Check out this article from The Star about the Toronto Real Estate Board’s thoughts on the market for 2020.

Emergency Kit

One thing that every home should have is an emergency kit.  You never know when you might need it, especially in the winter during snow/ice storms.  Start with finding a waterproof tote to store all your supplies.  As you collect the items, place them in the tote.  Make sure to check your supplies twice a year to make sure those …

Upcoming Events in January

Looking for something to do this month? Check out these events going on in the community this January!

Market Statistics – December 2019

Here are the market statistics for December 2019! Orangeville saw a decrease of 48% with the number of active listings where Dufferin saw a decrease of 11.45%.

Thank You!!

As another year comes to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to thank so many and wish everyone a Merry Christmas and all the best in the New Year!

Upcoming Events in December

Are you looking from some holiday activities to do this December with your family? Here are a few events going on in Dufferin County this holiday season.