- January 2019 -

Prices Up, Sales Down

Despite a 26 percent decrease in the number of residential sales within the REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) area in December 2018, the average price of homes in the area rose by 2.6 percent compared to the same month in 2017.

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Moving On in the New Year

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) is forecasting a modest rebound in both national sales and the national average price this year. How might this affect your 2019 moving plans?

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Hidden Beauty

There's certainly some logic to keeping your everyday items in-sight and within easy reach, especially in the kitchen and bathroom, but there can be even more reasons to take the extra second to close the door on this storage method.

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Household Tip: Hunting for a Humidifier?

If you find that dry winter air results in dry skin, a scratchy throat and maybe even nosebleeds, you may want to invest in a room humidifier. Here are a couple of points to consider before choosing between a cool-mist humidifier and a hot steam one.

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Staging for Success

When you decide to put your house or condo up for sale, take a step back and shift your perception of your home by mentally separating the "home" you live in from the "property" you are selling. This can be facilitated through staging.

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You Can Paint That?!

Whether you're planning to move or need to freshen up your home, you no doubt recognize the transformative abilities that a few coats of paint can make on walls, doors, cabinets and their hardware. Here are a few more places you can transform with paint.

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New Year, New View

If the fresh new year has energized your plans to seek out a new condo, you'll want to refresh yourself on the following condo considerations.

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Vegan Power Cookies

Need a power boost on these cold January mornings? Try these Vegan Power Cookies for breakfast to help jumpstart your day, or as a hunger satisfying snack!

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