Hamilton Home Review-Robert J. Morrow, editor

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Real Estate Agent - Chase Realty Inc. Brokerage
A mix of timely issues concerning real estate buying and selling...and a little humour to lighten the load.

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2008 

I have always kept a close eye on the leading private sale companies/websites in Canada. I feel it is important for REALTORS(R) to know what's going on out there in the FSBO world. Most of the time, consumers of this product eventually turn to the REALTOR(R) industry for assistance when there...
12/16/2008
This is the first entry in what I'm hoping will be a lot of comment on student housing in University towns. The continuing Oshawa saga is beginning to have an affect on student housing sales here in Hamilton and much of it is ludicrous. There seems to be a growing fear about the future of stu...
12/16/2008
My friend Rita from Mortgage Alliance, here in Dundas, is on top of things once again. Here's a little insight from her on mortgages in this challenging economic time: "It looks like those who are sitting in variable rate mortgages or credit lines,  are getting an early {New Year's g...
12/15/2008
Metrolinx is set to announce the biggest multicity bus purchase in Ontario history. And with it comes yet another well-needed tangible spark that the core is being revitalized. With improved bus service East-West and shortly thereafter, North-South, resale and rental properties will experience a ...
12/15/2008
I know it's not a funny subject for women. I live with three females and am constantly reminded about putting down seats and cleaning after ones-self. It's not me, you understand, I also live with twin teenage boys. I first noticed new urinal designs in a couple of new restaurants in town...
12/10/2008
Immigration will continue to be the key driver in ensuring Ontario's housing market remains buoyant, a Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. conference heard. "This is going to be important," CMHC senior market analyst Jason Mercer told the conference, held recently at the Metro Toronto...
12/10/2008
Okay, so they're telling us it's going to be harder to sell your home in 2009. Those of you who don't let others tell you what life is going to do to you have no doubt thought about some renovations you can do to your home that will make it stand out in the crowd when you sell. This a...
12/10/2008
I was suprised to find out that many consumers haven't heard about the 84-page Metrolinx plan that commits to building three rapid transit lines in Hamilton with 25 years, two of them by 2023. If you don't know much about it, here's the scoop: One line will run east-west from McMaster...
12/10/2008
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I had an interesting conversation with a peer the other day and he told me the story of a new technique to add to our arsenal as agents. Here's the scenario: He'd worked hard to get the listing, probably back in August when things were still going well. He competed with two other agents b...
12/10/2008
I found this article that probably more than anything else I've read lately, promotes Hamilton as not only a great place to live, but also a great place to invest in your future. If you're trying to convince someone (including yourself) that there is a bright future for Hamilton, send the...
12/10/2008
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