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Category Archives: Housing News

Ways we say “I Love You” to our Clients

Loving our customers is about service, not sales. Nobody likes the feeling of being “SOLD’ to. After nearly 30 years of both making our career in a professional service industry we embrace the philosophy of this famous quote by Maya Angelou. “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you…
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A Good Year for Local Real Estate – 2014 Market Review

It was a Happy New Year celebration indeed for our local real estate market. Sales levels hit record heights in Pelham this past year while the average price in Welland spiked dramatically. Residential sales in Pelham reached 232, a healthy 7.9% increase over the total of 215 recorded in 2013. This year-end tally reflects the…
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How Much Do You Need to Earn to Buy a Home in Our Local Area?

We just read an interesting article just published on Workopolis: How much you need to earn to buy a house in every major Canadian city? Click here to read full article Using the same criteria outlined in the Workopolis analysis the figures for our local market are as follows: (The Welland and Pelham 12-Month Average…
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Say NO to Another Home Owner TAX!

Preventing the spread of municipal land transfer taxes (MLTT) is the focus of a new advocacy campaign at the Ontario Real Estate Association. The association launched the issue-based campaign in April to demonstrate the negative economic impact of the MLTT, based on the findings of new research studies. Currently allowed only in Toronto, this tax…
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Was the Property You are Buying ever used as a Grow Op?

OREA renews call for grow-op registry Ninety-six per cent of Ottawa residents agree they want to know if the home they’re planning on purchasing was formerly used as a marijuana grow-op (MGO) or clandestine drug lab, according to a study by Ipsos Reid for the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA). The poll found that almost…
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