By: James Bryant

Durham Real Estate Prices For October 2017

Tags: Whitby Real Estate, Oshawa Real Estate, Ajax Real Estate, Team Bryant, Soldbybryant, Sutton Group Heritage, Team Bryant Real Estate

  Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) President reported 845 residential transactions in October 2017, a 23 per cent decrease from October 2016. However, this was a slight increase over the previous month.   October also saw the number of new listings in Durham increase month-over-month to 1,698, up from 1,096 new listings in September, and higher than the 1,327 in Octobe...Read More

By: James Bryant

MORTGAGE RULES CHANGING

Tags: WHITBY REAL ESTATE, OSHAWA REAL ESTATE, TEAM BRYANT, SOLDBYBRYANT, JAMES BRYANT, SUTTON GROUP HERITAGE

What this means for your mortgage Here’s how the rules would play out for a family with $100,000 in annual income, according to numbers provided by Ratehub.ca, a mortgage rates and credit cards comparisons site. Let’s consider a first scenario in which the family is offered a mortgage rate of 2.83 per cent, which is more than two percentage points below the current Bank of ...Read More

By: James Bryant

OSHAWA IS ONE OF CANADA'S FASTING GROWING CITIES

Tags: OSHAWA REAL ESTATE, WHITBY REAL ESTATE, TEAM BRYANT, JAMES BRYANT, SUTTON GROUP, MLS, REALTORS

It’s not your grandfather’s Oshawa. The long-time home to GM Canada has evolved into a health sciences and education hub — and one of the nation’s top performing urban economies — thanks to what the Durham Workforce Authority calls a “creative push for growth” after the credit crunch and global auto sector implosion in 2008. The city, along with Windsor...Read More

By: James Bryant

IT'S A BUYER'S MARKET

Tags: WHITBY REAL ESTATE, OSHAWA REAL ESTATE, TEAM BRYANT, JAMES BRYANT, SOLDBYBRYANT, TEAM BRYANT, COURTICE

  The Real estate market in Durham Region has taken a turn over the past sixty days.  Many factors have contributed to this change making the current real estate market a Buyer’s market whereas the earlier months of 2017 were a Seller’s market.   Here are five compelling reasons as to why this current market is ideal for buyers:   1.  MORE INVENTORY Invento...Read More

By: Patrick Bryant & James Bryant

Real Estate Prices In Durham Region Continue To Climb

Tags: Real Estate, Oshawa, Whitby, Team Bryant, soldbybryant, James Bryant, 2017 Real Estate Durham Region

Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) President Sandra O’Donohue reported 919 residential transactions in November 2016, a 15 per cent increase from the same time last year. “The balance between supply and demand for homes continues to be very tight as we inch closer to the end of 2016,” stated O’Donohue. There were 1,154 new listings in November 2016 compared t...Read More

By: Patrick Bryant & James Bryant

EASY STEPS TO CREATE CURB APPEAL

Tags: OSHAWA REAL ESTATE, WHITBY REAL ESTATE, TEAM BRYANT, SOLDBYBRYANT, JAMES BRYANT, PATRICK BRYANT,

  Here are a few curb appeal tips that will help improve the sale Durham Region of your home: 1.  Lights that lead to your entryway welcome guests after dusk while also increasing their safety. Soft exterior lighting also makes your home appear more inviting and friendly, and it can emphasize landscaping and any other features you want to call out to anyone approaching your front door....Read More

By: Patrick Bryant & James Bryant

REAL ESTATE FIRST TIME BUYERS CREDIT

Tags: OSHAWA REAL ESTATE, TEAM BRYANT, SOLDBYBRYANT, JAMES BRYANT,PATRICK BRYANT, SUTTON GROUP HERITAGE REAL ESTATE,

In an effort to help first-time homebuyers—but not hurt the equilibrium of housing markets outside of Toronto—the Ontario Liberal government announced today that they’ll double the first-time homebuyers’ maximum Land Transfer Tax refund to $4,000.  This increased rebate will take effect January 1, 2017 and will mean that eligible homebuyers in Ontario would ...Read More

By: Patrick Bryant & James Bryant

HOW TO BUY REAL ESTATE IN DURHAM REGION WITH CONFIDENCE

Tags: OSHAWA REAL ESTATE, WHITBY REAL ESTATE, TEAM BRYANT, JAMES BRYANT, PATRICK BRYANT, SOLDBYBRYANT, SUTTON GROUP HERITAGE

The real estate industry doesn't talk nearly enough about home values.  If, as your Durham Region Realtor, we viewed a home our first day out together and you compared it with nothing else, how confident would you be that the home was worth what I told you?  If we showed you a list of other homes and mapped them out and made adjustments for changes in the market, ...Read More

By: Patrick Bryant & James Bryant

DURHAM REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE PRICES RISING FASTER THAN TORONTO'S

Tags: OSHAWA REAL ESTATE, WHITBY REAL ESTATE, TEAM BRYANT, SOLDBYBRYANT, JAMES BRYANT, PATRICK BRYANT

Real Estate prices in Durham Region continue to rise.  Durham Region reported 1,096 residential transactions in October 2016, a 10 per cent increase from the same time last year. We continue to see a tight balance between supply and demand for homes. There were 1,327 new listings in October 2016 compared to 1,273 in October 2015.   Prices are rising quicker in Durham Region th...Read More

By: Patrick Bryant & James Bryant

REAL ESTATE NEWS IN DURHAM REGION

Tags: DURHAM REGION REAL ESTATE, WHITBY, OSHAWA, TEAM BRYANT, SOLDBYBRYANT, JAMES BRYANT, PATRICK BRYANT

  There has been a lot of heat on the real estate market in Durham Region over the past few months.  Record sales prices, multiple offers, homes selling well above asking, and new changes to mortgage rules.  All you need to know regarding the housing market in Toronto, Durham Region, Whitby, Oshawa, Ajax, and the 905. Toronto The 905 feels the heat from Toronto’s hot housin...Read More