Blog

Is St. Thomas a Great Place to Invest in Real Estate?

Posted on Jan 18, 2023

Is St. Thomas a great place to invest in real estate right now? The answer is yes. And again, our house prices have been depressed for so long. We've been seeing a steady increase since 2016. But again, affordability compared to the GTA or surrounding area, we're still one of the cheapest places to buy real estate.

So if you're looking for an invest...

Read More

Best Day to Close a House

Posted on Jan 16, 2023

Which is the best day to close a house, ideally Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. The reason being, we used to see a lot of closings on Fridays, and what happens is obviously lawyers are overwhelmed with the amount of closings, but let's say there's a hiccup and maybe the financing doesn't come through, or the communication with the other side of lawye...

Read More

New Property Developments in Port Stanley

Posted on Jan 13, 2023

New properties being developed in Port Stanley. I'm gonna be on the fence about, because there's definitely some good developments. And there's some, not bad developments, but there's maybe more controversial developments that are taking place. I don't wanna center out any builders, but there's some new developments that are going on that are maybe...

Read More

Things to Consider when Buying Rural

Posted on Dec 28, 2022

In today's market, a lot of buyers are looking for rural properties. They're looking to get out of town, maybe away from their neighbors, not having people right on top of them. They want to be away. But no, so not so far away that they're giving up amenities, so close to schools shopping.

Groceries, that sort of thing. As a prospective buyer, you w...

Read More

What is a Clean Offer?

Posted on Dec 21, 2022

What is a clean offer, otherwise known as a firm offer in a seller's market? You might hear this term thrown around by either sellers or buyer's agents, and it's a term that's used when an offer is submitted without any conditions. It's also considered a contingency offer. Which could be the reason as to why another offer could fall through.

Now, th...

Read More