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March 2019 - Real Estate Newsletter

Real Estate News – March 2019

by Jeff Belisowski with 0 Comments in March 12, 2019

The calendar pages are quickly flying by, and as each day passes, we are reminded that we need to start focusing on our plans for the rest of the year. Maybe you’ve been thinking about moving to a new home, doing a renovation or going on a major vacation. Whatever you may be planning for the coming months, now is the right time to get a head start. Not only will planning ahead relieve stress later, it will also give you the chance to consider options, do your research and even save money. Plus, the sooner you start, the sooner...

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Avoiding Waste When Watering Your Lawn

Avoiding Waste When Watering Your Lawn

by Jeff Belisowski with 0 Comments in July 30, 2018

HOME OWNER  TIPS & ADVICE The following tips will help you avoid waste when watering your lawn: Use a low-angle, pulsating sprinkler. Water sprayed high into the air produces a mist that loses much of its moisture through evaporation. Water the lawn, not the sidewalk or driveway. Lawns need about an inch of water per week. To determine how much watering time that requires, place an empty tuna tin within your sprinkler’s range, and note how long it takes to fill. When watering, account for recent rain. Use an automatic sprinkler system that allows you to adjust the area, frequency...

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Judgements Buyers Make in the First 30 Seconds

Judgements Buyers Make in the First 30 Seconds

by Jeff Belisowski with 0 Comments in July 13, 2018

Judgements Buyers Make in the First 30 Seconds You’ve probably heard the expression, “You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression.” When it comes to selling your home, that is definitely true. In fact, a buyer will come to several conclusions about your property within the first few minutes of seeing it. That’s why it’s so important to make a good first impression. How do you do that? One of the best techniques is to pretend you’re a buyer. Drive up to your home. Open the door. Step into the foyer. Take a quick look around. Then...

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April 2018 - Real Estate Market Statistics for Caledon, ON

April 2018 Housing Market Statistics for Caledon

by Jeff Belisowski with 0 Comments in May 4, 2018

The April 2018 Housing Market Statistics for Caledon, Ontario have been published. The statistics are compiled from data posted on the Toronto Real Estate Board. Here are a few highlights from the analysis: – The average sale price (year to date) is $948,884, that has increased by 0.06%. – There were 271 sales in the month of April which is a 19.35% dow over the year to-date number of sales. – The average days on the market (year to date) is 32 days. – The total active number of residential listings went up (by 42%) in April 2018 to 264...

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How to Be a Savvy Home Viewer!

How to Be a Savvy Home Viewer

by Jeff Belisowski with 0 Comments in April 5, 2018

 It’s Wise to be Savvy! If you’re planning on finding your next dream home, then you’re probably going to view several homes on the market that meet your criteria. You will want to make the right purchasing decision for you and your family. So, it’s wise to be savvy when viewing properties for sale. Here are some ideas on how to do that: Bring a notepad. Take notes, not only of the home’s characteristics, but also of how you feel. For example, can you imagine yourself happily cooking up a storm in the kitchen? Do you see yourself entertaining family...

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How to Avoid Costly Housing Mistakes During and After a Divorce

How to Avoid Costly Housing Mistakes During and After a Divorce

by Jeff Belisowski with 0 Comments in December 7, 2017

Divorce: What You Need to Know About Your House, Your Home Loan and Taxes How to Avoid Costly Housing Mistakes During and After a Divorce Get FREE Instant Access by completing the form on this page. Divorce is rarely easy and often means a lot of difficult decisions. One of the most important decisions is what to do about the house. In the midst of the heavy emotional and financial turmoil, what you need most is some non-emotional, straightforward, specific information and answers. Once you know how a divorce affects your home, your mortgage and taxes, critical decisions are easier. Neutral,...

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6 LITTLE KNOWN FACTS TO HELP YOU BUY YOUR FIRST HOME

6 Little Known Facts To Help You Buy Your First Home

by Jeff Belisowski with 0 Comments in November 27, 2017

“If you’re like most renters, you feel trapped within the walls of a house or apartment that doesn’t feel like yours. It’s a dream we all have – to own our own home and stop paying rent. But if you’re like most renters, you feel trapped within the walls of a house or apartment that doesn’t feel like yours. How could it when you’re not even permitted to bang in a nail or two without a hassle. You feel like you’re stuck in the renter’s rut with no way of rising up out of it and owning your own home....

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Government help for first-time home buyers

Government Help for First-Time Home Buyers

by Jeff Belisowski with 0 Comments in November 23, 2017

Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) This federal government program allows you to borrow up to $25,000 from your RRSP tax free to fund your purchase. If both you and your spouse qualify, you can each borrow up to $25,000 from your RRSPs, for a total of $50,000. The money must have been in your RRSP for at least 90 days. Here’s how it works: Qualifying for the HBP – You must not have lived in a home owned by you or your spouse in the last 5 years. You must have entered into a written agreement to buy or build a home that you intend to occupy as...

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