December Market Analysis

By: Marilyn Palmer

December Market Analysis

Tags: Toronto, condominium, detached, Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, average selling price, Milton, buying, selling, real estate

  Welcome your December Real  Estate Market Analysis and the end of 2020. Despite the unprecedented year due to Covid 19, the GTA and parts of the GTHA experienced (at the end of the year) a growth in sales and average selling prices.  Supply vs demand was the story throughout 2020.  I hope that 2021 will be better for those who were, and continue to be, greatly affected ...Read More

November Market Trend

By: Marilyn Palmer

November Market Trend

Tags: condominium, Toronto, Halton, Peel, Burlington, GTA, Mississauga, detached, buyer, seller, average selling price, real estate

As extreme low numbers in active listings, at the end of each month, continue because of supply vs demand, this will drive average selling prices higher.  November's trend is no different than any other month this year.  This report will include something new;  a Halton Regional Report (which includes Oakville & Milton) will  be attached for easy reference and brea...Read More

Living Boomer Style

By: Marilyn Palmer

Living Boomer Style

Tags: Golden girls scenario, boomers, home trends

Do you remember the Golden Girls?  Did you think this could become a way of life in Canada?  Would you even consider this as an option?  Here’s the thing:   COVID-19 has many Canadian rethinking their retirement plans. From a recent CIBC poll, reported by Insurance Portal, ‘four out of 10 Canadians are worried about how this pandemic will affect their savings and re...Read More

October Market Analysis

By: Marilyn Palmer

October Market Analysis

Tags: Toronto, real estate, Burlington, Mississauga, homes, detached, condominium, condos, GTA, buyers, sellers, residential, neighbourhoods, average selling price

Sales activity in most areas were up from the levels reported in the same month of 2019.  Low interest rates and pent-up demand continue making competition a reality in some cases.  Some experts expect record or near-record home sales for the remainder of the year.  Here are your October results: G.T.A. MARKET RESULTS TRREB reported record sales and new listings for the month of O...Read More

Downsizing?

By: Marilyn Palmer

Downsizing?

Tags: Downsizing, boomers, downsizing homes, GTA, Brampton, Mississauga, Oakville

As someone who has downsized three times so far and has assisted numerous client in the downsizing process, I can tell you that I understand all the technical and emotional issues you may face.  Whether you are helping your parents downsize or you personally want to switch to a smaller home, I can assist you in your transition and make it a worthwhile journey. There are many reason...Read More

September Market Results

By: Marilyn Palmer

September Market Results

Tags: toronto, burlington, homes, condos, average selling price, buyers, sellers, market, real estate

  Here we go!  A very active market for sales in the areas of the GTHA I cover.  Some reported a new record of sales during the month of September.  Improving economic conditions and extremely low-borrowing costs along with pent-up demand are the reasons for this record breaking month.  Here are your September results: BURLINGTON SEPTEMBER RESULTS "September is typ...Read More

August Market Analysis

By: Marilyn Palmer

August Market Analysis

Tags: Toronto, real estate, Mississauga, Burlington, homes, condominiums, GTA

    Extremely tight market conditions continued in August for most of the GTA/GTHA areas.  An interesting note is what has happened to the level of inventory at the end of the month,  not only in the GTA but also Burlington as well.  Here's your August analysis: G.T.A. MARKET REPORT TRREB President Lisa Patel announced a strong rebound of home sales for teh mo...Read More

July Market Analysis

By: Marilyn Palmer

July Market Analysis

Tags: homes, detached, condos, Toronto, Home Prices, Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Mississauga, home sales, buying and selling, real estate

As all areas of the GTHA moved into Stage 3 opening, home sales and listings were up across the GTA (including Mississauga), Burlington, Oakville and Milton areas.  I would just like to mention that if anyone wishes to see the Market Analysis in a specific area, such as Downtown Oakville, or Port Credit, etc., please contact me.  I would be more than happy to forward that information to ...Read More

Virtual Tours

By: Marilyn Palmer

Virtual Tours

Tags: Virtual home tours, screen appeal, real estate

What if you cannot have my team of videographers or photographers come in to record a Virtual Tour?  What if health reasons require that no-one else comes into your home?  Here are some ideas that I can share with you:   Before recording: Clean and organize your home as you would do for a normal open house Turn on all lights Plot your route - generally it is from your front cur...Read More

Increase Screen Appeal of Your Home

By: Marilyn Palmer

Increase Screen Appeal of Your Home

Tags: Screen Appeal, virtual home showings, virtual home tours

As more home tours and virtual open houses become the norm right now, here are some Bright Ideas to give your home more ‘screen’ appeal. Staging your space: As with in-person showings, all ‘clutter’ should be removed.  Clutter such as pet’s toys or children’s toys or the items that are no longer used such as magazines or mementos for now.  Also, pleas...Read More

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