1. Discuss your goals
2. Agree on the budget
3. Be prepared to compromise
4. Seek expert guidance
An experienced REALTOR® can provide sound, unbiased advice to help bridge the gap between couples.
I recommend that buyers should choose an agent they’re comfortable with, and someone that will ask questions, listen to each spouse’s concerns and help ease tensions.
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Here are some tips for couples currently house hunting.
The latest K-W market stats are listed for you in my blog, along with a few community resources and virtual events.
Spending so much time at home has influenced the way we view our living space, so in my blog, we also look at a few home design trends that will likely become popular in the near future. There are some tips on how to eliminate dampness in your home so that you can improve your indoor air quality.
Please reach out if you have any questions or if you'd like a report on the latest sales activity in your neighbourhood. It’d be great to hear from you! Call Mike Bolger at (519) 616-2656.
WooHoo! Housing Prices Holding Steady in Kitchener-Waterloo
It's been over a month now since we first started to understand how COVID-19 and the resulting economic shutdown impacted the housing market in Kitchener-Waterloo. The news then wasn't exactly great, but it wasn't unanticipated either.
The KWAR has just released its data for May 2020. The numbers paint a clear picture of a market. There were 577 new residential listings hitting the market this past month. 419 properties sold, and it took an average of 20 days to sell.
Overall there was a 6.5% increase compared to last year. If you're thinking about listing your home, consider giving Mike Bolger a call at (519) 616-2656. Ask me about my VIP Sellers Program.
The latest K-W market stats are listed on my latest blog along with some great ideas on how we can support our local businesses.
Social distancing can be difficult but it’s a great opportunity to tackle those projects around the house that you’ve been putting off so there are a few ideas on how you can improve your home and increase its value. Finally, there’s an amazing website that offers live streams of the natural world that you can enjoy from the comfort of your living room! As expected, the real estate market slowed during the lockdown down but homes are still continuing to sell. Please reach out if you have any questions or if you'd like a custom report of the latest sales activity in your area to help give you a better idea of current market conditions. It’d be great to hear from you! Call Mike Bolger at 519-616-2656.
Healthy Lighting for Your Home is very important and is featured in my latest blog
Researchers discovered that the lighting in your home can have a much greater impact on your health and well-being than originally thought. Better lighting can boost your energy, help you sleep better, and even enhance healing. My latest blog also has some great tips on how to estimate your selling costs and how to quickly improve indoor air quality. Learn something new by clicking the link below. If you have any questions about real estate or are in need of a referral to a professional, call Mike Bolger at (519) 616-2656. I would be happy to help.
Homes are still continuing to sell, but at a much lower rate than usual. To give you a better idea see the latest market stats
I hope you’re doing well during these challenging times and that you and your loved ones are healthy. Spring is usually a hectic time for real estate, but that’s not the case at the moment. Homes are still continuing to sell, but at a much lower rate than usual. To give you a better idea, the latest market stats are listed in my lastest blog along with a few local resources that are designed to help those out in our community who may be struggling. On a separate note, your home environment must remain calm during times like these, so this month’s main blog looks at a few simple things you can do to turn your home into a relaxing sanctuary. The last little while has been an ongoing adjustment for us all, but we will get through this and come out stronger than ever! In the meantime, if you have any questions about the real estate market, please don’t hesitate to reach out — I’ll be at my home office :). Call Mike Bolger at (519) 616-2656.
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The KWAR said, "Home sales in March came in like a lion went out like a lamb!"
If you live in the GTA and your career allows you to work remotely, now could be a great time to move away from the city.
A lot of people are choosing to live in the Waterloo and Kitchener area to save money. Check out my latest blog for more details. I work with buyers from the Toronto area and help them find their dream home in the K/W Area. Depending on your budget, you can own a larger home with more options. The KW area has lots of potential and beauty. Everyone that I have helped move out of Toronto here is happy and enjoys the area. I highly recommend that you work with a real estate professional to help you find the best properties in the KW community. I have plenty of experience with the Waterloo and Kitchener community. Call Mike Bolger at (519) 616-2656 for more details.
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