Category: "Misc. Stuff"

A Busy Market, A Disappearing Summer

September 10th, 2016
While it's nothing like the type of market you find in big cities like Toronto, Montreal or Vancouver... Bancroft, Barry's Bay and surrounding areas have enjoyed a busy market all summer and there is no sign of it letting up. Prices haven't climbed to… more »

P.S. To Ghost Towns around Bancroft & Barry's Bay

August 28th, 2016
I have received a ton of feedback and email on a blog that I wrote 08/05/09... that blog has had hundreds of thousands and maybe millions of "hits". Most recently, I got this message from a fellow named John: "You don' t mention Gooderham or… more »

Canadianisms

July 1st, 2016
As Canadians we are used to being teased about saying "Eh"... but there are plenty of other things that set us apart from other English speaking cultures. As a Realtor... I constantly run into the term "Hydro". To a Canadian, this means our… more »

Bidding Wars

May 27th, 2016
Most people like to avoid bidding wars but it's getting more and more difficult. In cottage country, we don't see it all that often but the market is pretty hot here and prices are good, so it is cropping up more and more. I've been bitten by Realtors… more »

A Busy Market

May 12th, 2016
It's a busy real estate market... and with busy markets Realtors need to slow down and THINK. Many Realtors rely upon what is known as a Sellers Property Information Statement- SPIS for short. It's a document meant to provide disclosure about the… more »