The effects of the GTA market cool down are starting to reach the Bay of Quinte but low inventory has kept the real estate market relatively steady. The numbers from July show a more balanced market compared to the past 6 months. In fact, unit sales of single family homes are down 18.9% compared to the previous year. Part of this is due to the normal seasonal cycle but the buyer pool is slightly shrinking since the market correction began in Toronto in June.Read More
Here are all of the latest real estate trends and tips on how to enjoy our city to the fullest. We'll keep you updated with monthly market statistics, information on local developments, and our top picks for the best events in any season.
March was another historical month for the Quinte real estate market for single family homes. For the month, the average selling price for the entire region was $312,881. That’s a 27.5% increase from 2016. In comparison, the average selling price in Kingston was $340,768 for the same period.Read More
Spring is the right time to invest in your property’s curb appeal and landscaping. There are many advantages to picking plants that come back year after year. These common, low maintenance perennials are drought resistant and a food source for local pollinators.Read More
Love it or hate it Spring Cleaning time is here! If you’re spending a lot of time cleaning these day you might as well get serious and do it right. Start with one appliance a day, here are some tips!Read More
Yep, your heard it right! Please do NOT call us to buy a house in the GTA or Durham.
Who ever heard of a real estate agent not wanting your call? Don’t agents go anywhere, anytime to sell a house?Read More
Prices Continue to Rise
The Quinte real estate market is continuing its pace and is rolling into 2017 with average home prices up 18.4%. It is a seller’s market, as listing inventory remains low and new buyers are entering the marketplace in strong numbers. However, the list-to-sale ratio has come down under 50%. This means that the market is adjusting to the seasonal cycle and is becoming more balanced.Read More
Is the wintertime cabin fever setting in? Getting geared up to sell this spring? Take a look at each room in your house, there are lots of quick and cost-effective option that can spruce things up! If your budget is in the three to four digit range, we have some ideas for you.Read More
Avoid sick people!
This is a pretty obvious tip but an easy one to ignore. If you know or hear someone at work or the store coughing or complaining about not feeling well, avoid them like the plague. Keep hand sanitizer in your office when you have to touch common things like the office printer. And if you are really sick, please stay home!!!!Read More
With the holidays over, do you finally have a chance to hunker down in front of the fireplace? The charm of a wood fire is undeniable, but many of us are used to a lower maintenance propane/gas fireplace. If you’re chopping wood this winter you may need to brush up on some safety tips for this old-fashioned heat source.Read More