Information related to buying and/or selling a home.

HST

There’s lots of confusion about how HST will affect all kinds of purchases. Here’s a short explanation of its impact on a real estate transaction: The HST will have more of an impact on new construction home sales over $400,000, as the purchase price of these homes will be subject to HST. The effect on […]

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Growth in home sales

Jason Mercer, TREB’s senior manager of market analysis said that, “The number of existing home sales in the fourth quarter will be well ahead of the volumes experienced during the last three months of 2008. I am confident that the number of transactions will push through the 80,000 mark and perhaps be hovering around 85,000 […]

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Timing the Market

Don’t try to time the market.  Know when your timing is right! In today’s changing market, you may wonder whether it’s still a good time to buy or sell a home. The truth of the matter is, there’s no one right answer to that question. The real question to ask is whether it’s the right […]

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