Create a sale-worthy showplace

The sentiment “don’t judge a book by its cover” can be applied to many situations. When it comes to selling their homes, homeowners should remember this adage as they prepare their homes for prospective buyers. Statista indicates that there were 560,000 houses sold in the United States in 2016. The Canadian Real Estate Association said […]

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Which renovations are worth an investment?

The cost of remodeling a home is easier to stomach when homeowners can expect to recoup a sizable percentage of the costs of the renovation. While basing renovations on their potential impact on resale value may be unwise, return on investment is something homeowners must consider when mulling renovation projects. Many homeowners wonder which renovations […]

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Get the Whole Story

October sales were up slightly over the prior month, 56 homes sold in Aurora about 50 per cent less than in 2016 with an average price of $1,017, 210 for all home types. The median price of these homes was $892,500which is marginally less than at the same time last year.The average days to sell […]

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Shining a Light on Lending

Where there’s a will, there’s a way for those wanting to buy real estate even with the new challenges mandated by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OFSI). So far private lenders and Credit Unions will not be governed to make changes to the way they currently lend and should be considered as a […]

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2017 November Aurora/King

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Media rooms now edge out home theaters

Not so long ago many homeowners were racing to outfit their homes with home theater spaces. If spaces allowed, homeowners would transform rooms into dark, theater-like retreats, complete with large screens, surround sound and reclined seating. Interest in such spaces has waned in recent years, with many homeowners opting for media rooms instead. So what […]

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