The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) reported 1,035 sales of residential properties located within the RAHB market area were processed through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System in October, 2018. This is a 13.1 per cent decrease from the same month last year. Year to date, sales are 17.7 per centRead More →

The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) reported 948 sales of residential properties located within the RAHB market area were processed through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System in September, 2018.This is a 4.6 per cent increase over the same month last year. Year to date, sales are 18.8 per cent lower than lastRead More →

The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) reported 2,756 new listings were processed through the RAHB Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System in June which is 23.8 per cent higher than the same month last year and 28 per cent higher than the 10-year average. Sales were 21 per cent lower than the same monthRead More →

These buyers, known as move-over buyers, are looking for greater affordability in markets across southern Ontario. In turn, they are driving price appreciation in Mississauga, Brampton, Durham, Barrie, Hamilton-Burlington, Windsor, and as far away as Kingston. The GTA saw the average residential sale price rise by 29 per cent, upRead More →

A major issue arising in bidding wars is when a buyer regrets their purchase decision almost immediately afterwards. Or worse, when their lender appraisal says that they paid too much and will not lend the buyer enough to close the deal. Here are five lessons to learn about the consequencesRead More →

The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) reported 1,323 sales were processed through the RAHB Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System in November. Sales were 5.6 per cent higher than the same month last year – which had the record for November sales – and set a new high for the monthRead More →

The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) reported 1,418 sales were processed through the RAHB Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System in October. Sales were 0.3 per cent higher than the same month last year, and broke the monthly sales record for October, set just last year. There were 1,771 properties listedRead More →

When looking for a place to call home, it’s easy to get sidetracked by thinking with your heart rather than your head. Although it takes less than seven seconds to make a first impression, a quick decision could lead to an unavoidable case of buyer’s remorse. In order to avoidRead More →

The day after they moved to Hamilton, a neighbour stopped by Ralph Benmergui and wife Cortney Pasternak’s home with a gift of strawberry marshmallows from a local bakery. Benmergui says he remembers looking around to see if he was being punked. A little over a year later, the marshmallow woman’sRead More →

The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) reported 1,487 sales were processed through the RAHB Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System in July. Sales were 8.3 per cent lower than the same month last year. There were 1,703 properties listed in July, a decrease of 13.9 per cent compared to July ofRead More →