Market Update: January 2018

December went out with a deep freeze motivating people not to want to leave the comforts of home unless necessary.  Action taken in real estate declined in December by 26 per cent from 2016 with 46 sales for the month.  The average price of homes dropped by 10 per cent in the twelfth month of […]

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Laundry room renovation ideas

To former apartment dwellers or those who have never enjoyed the benefit of a dedicated laundry area, even the smallest washer and dryer space can seem like a luxury. The benefits of dedicated laundry rooms abound. However, disorganized laundry rooms can nullify such benefits. Depending on the needs and preferences of each homeowner, laundry room […]

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Laceby Real Estate continues to grow with new Cookstown office

Simcoe County is the newest frontier for King’s venerable Laceby Real Estate, Brokerage. The King Township founded brokerage continues to grow, adding a third location to its existing locations in King City and Aurora. The Cookstown office at 11 Queen St. (Hwy. 89 and Hwy. 27) will serve customers in New Tecumseth, Adjala/ Tosorontio, West […]

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Tips for first-time real estate investors

Real estate can be a good investment that helps build wealth and secure a financial future. According to Investopedia, average 20-year returns in commercial real estate hover around 9.5 percent, while residential and diversified real estate average returns of 10.6 percent. Such figures may seem too good to ignore for many prospective real estate investors. […]

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Should wait until next year to see what else comes out?

We found a home we loved last week but wonder, ‘Should wait until next year to see what else comes out?’ The action Buyer’s should take is unique to them and their individual scenario, life stage, needs and budget.  An action plan should be developed with their REALTOR® and Lender and the next steps will […]

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