New Build or Existing Home: Which One Is Right for You?

By: Harv Sohi

New Build or Existing Home: Which One Is Right for You?

Tags: NET WORTH, HOME PRICES, FAMILY, REAL ESTATE

Homebuyers today are facing a huge dilemma. There simply aren’t enough homes for sale.1   Nationwide, the number of newly listed homes dipped slightly in September, down 1.6% from August. According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, that’s only about 2.1 months of inventory, which is far less than the five to six months that is generally needed to strike a healthy balance be...Read More

Shut Down Home Intruders With These 7 Safety Strategies

By: Harv Sohi

Shut Down Home Intruders With These 7 Safety Strategies

Tags: AFFORDABILITY, LIFESTYLE, FAMILY, REAL ESTATE

A break and enter occurs every 90 seconds in Canada.1 Fortunately, there are some proven tactics you can use to decrease your likelihood of a home invasion.   Most burglars won’t go to extreme lengths to enter your home. They are looking for easy access with minimal risk. A monitored security system can be an effective deterrent—homes without one are 300% more likely to be burglar...Read More

9 Tips for Buying and Selling Your Home at the Same Time

By: Harv Sohi

9 Tips for Buying and Selling Your Home at the Same Time

Tags: NET WORTH, HOME PRICES, FAMILY, REAL ESTATE

Selling your home when you still need to shop for a new one can feel daunting to even the most seasoned homeowner––especially when the demand for new homes keeps rising, but the supply feels like it's dwindling.¹ You're not alone either if you're already feeling drained by the complex logistics of trying to sell and buy a new home all at once.   Searching for a ne...Read More

Could Rising Home Prices Impact Your Net Worth?

By: Harv Sohi

Could Rising Home Prices Impact Your Net Worth?

Tags: NET WORTH, HOME PRICES, FAMILY, REAL ESTATE

Could Rising Home Prices Impact Your Net Worth?     Learn how to determine your current net worth and how an investment in real estate can help improve your bottom line.   Among its many impacts, COVID-19 has had a pronounced effect on the housing market. Low home inventory and high buyer demand have driven home prices to an all-time high.1 This has given an unexpected financial boo...Read More

Finding a New Home for Your Next Stage of Life

By: Harv Sohi

Finding a New Home for Your Next Stage of Life

Tags: AFFORDABILITY, LIFESTYLE, FAMILY, REAL ESTATE

Imagine the first place you lived as a young adult. Now imagine trying to fit your life today into that space. Not pretty, right? For most of us, our housing needs are cyclical. A newly independent adult can find freedom and flexibility in even a tiny apartment. That same space, to a growing family, would feel stifling. For empty nesters, a large home with several unused bedrooms can become imprac...Read More

Can I Buy or Sell a Home Without a Real Estate Agent?

By: Harv Sohi

Can I Buy or Sell a Home Without a Real Estate Agent?

Tags: For Sale by Owner, iBuyer, Realtor

Today’s real estate market is one of the fastest-moving in recent memory. With record-low inventory in many market segments, we’re seeing multiple offers—and sometimes even bidding wars—for homes in the most sought-after neighbourhoods. This has led some sellers to question the need for an agent. After all, why spend money on a listing agent when it seems that you can stick...Read More

Is the Real Estate Market Going to Crash?

By: Harv Sohi

Is the Real Estate Market Going to Crash?

Tags: Homes in Mississauga, House Prices, REAL ESTATE

While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. But can the good news last?   When COVID-related shutdowns began in March, real estate brokers and clients scrambled to respond to the shift. Record-low interest rates caused some lenders to call a halt to new underwriting, and homeowners debated whether or not to put their houses on the market. ...Read More

5 Inspiring Home Design and Remodelling Trends for 2021

By: Harv Sohi

5 Inspiring Home Design and Remodelling Trends for 2021

Tags: selling homes mississauga lifestyle realestate 

We’ve all spent a lot more time at home over the past year. And for many of us, our homes have become our office, our classroom, our gym—and most importantly, our safe haven during times of uncertainty. So it’s no surprise to see that design trends for 2021 revolve around soothing colour palettes, cozy character, and quiet retreats.   Even if you don’t have immediate p...Read More