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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.

Condo Living

Have you ever considered condo living? Cheryl describes some of the pros and cons of condo living as well as explains how condo fees are used and what a status certificate is.

Timing the Spring Market

What does spring mean to you? Many think of warmer weather and getting outside. Spring time in the real estate world, usually means more appointments for listing Orangeville homes for sale and showing buyers homes for sale throughout Dufferin County.  Welcome to the Spring Market in real estate!  If you have been bitten by the spring bug to get moving, here are a few basic recommendations about readying your home for sale. 

Market Statistics – March 2019

The market statistics are in for March. With the numbers increasing overall for the month over this time last year, the number of sales has remained the same for Orangeville. Check out this months stats!

Establishing an Accurate Market Price

Aside from the normal preparation of getting your home ready to sell, one of the most important parts of the process is establishing an accurate market price for your home. Mike explains the importance of setting the right price the first time you list your home and how an experienced realtor can help.

2 Mortgage Terms to Know as a First Time Home Buyer

Buying your first home is a big deal and not many are familiar with the process, let alone the terms. Cheryl explains the 2 mortgage terms you need to know as a first time home buyer.

Orangeville Ukuladies

Wayne White has been On The Move out enjoying the sweet sounds of the Orangeville Ukuladies. This group of retired school teachers enjoy entertaining our seniors in Orangeville and Shelburne as well as younger generations at Credit Meadows Public School. But that’s not all, they give back to our community by fundraising for the Coldest Night of the Year.

First Time Home Buyers Incentive – Boost or Bust?

With the latest reveal of the Federal Liberal Budget, Sheila’s blog talks about the changes that were made and how it affects First Time Home Buyers.

Using RRSP’s to Help Purchase Your Home

Even with great jobs, the changing of mortgage rules makes it difficult for first time home buyers to get into the real estate market. Mike’s blog gives a solution to help first time home buyers get into the real estate market place here in Dufferin County.

3 Home Improvements Guaranteed to Improve Your Home’s Value

Are you looking for some guaranteed ways to improve the value of your home? Cheryl provides 3 ways that are guaranteed to help improve the value of your home without straining your budget.

Market Statistics – February 2019

The market stats for February are in! The number of active listings as well as the average sale price have gone up but the average days on the market remain the same.

11 Ways to Help Make Your Home Accessible

Accessibility has been an ongoing issue for many years.  Laws have been put in place to hopefully make Ontario accessible by 2025. Although making accessibility changes are progressing in public buildings, what about your home?  No one really thinks about accessibility to their home unless it suddenly becomes an issue.   Here are 11 tips to make your home more accessible.

All You Ever Wanted To Know About Insulation

Last week’s blog was about knowing when you don’t have enough insulation in your home. This week Sheila talks about the importance of insulation as well as different types of insulation and their R-values.