Team McNeil's Activerain Real Estate Blog

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Real Estate Agent - Re/Max Twin City Realty Inc, Kitchener-Waterloo ON
Detailing our real estate experiences in the Kitchener-Waterloo area.

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2010 

I just want to take this time to wish all of my Activerain friends a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year and hope you have a really happy and healthy holiday season. I look forward to connecting with many more of you in 2011. 2011 is going to be the best year ever!!!    
12/23/2010
by Warren McNeil, I did a video tutorial for the all new realtor.ca iPhone app. This is a full featured app that is based on geolocation. GPS enabled so you can find new listings near you, open houses, property search by area and realtor search. I really like this app and I think potential buyers...
12/21/2010
By Warren McNeil, I did a video for my fellow realtors about how to deal with frozen lockboxes. Here is a summary: 1. Always carry lock de-icer. Common sense but sometimes we forget. 2. Cover the lockbox. I use a zip-lock bag. 3. Use two lockboxes One on the inside with the unit key and one on th...
12/18/2010
By Warren McNeil, Over the past couple of weeks we have met with a few people thinking about selling their house. One of the questions that they ask us is about selling the house in December. "Is Selling Your House in December a Good or Bad Idea?". The answer to this question depends on how busy ...
12/16/2010
by Warren McNeil, Today I was out showing condos to a client from out of town. They were looking for something between 130,000-140,000, with an elevator and they also wanted a low condo fee. It was a bit of a challenge finding some decent options under 150,000 but we did come up with a few. I als...
12/16/2010
By Warren McNeil, I read a really interesting article about a Guelph based developer that bought a city block down between King, Madison, Charles and Cameron. The plan is to develop mixed use residential. They are paying 3.6 million for the land. There will likely be two high rise apartment build...
12/12/2010
By Warren McNeil, I recently did a video about why buying a power of sale in Kitchener Waterloo could be a good deal. A power of sale is when an owner defaults on their mortgage and the bank  takes posession of the property to recover money loaned to the owner . They usually try to sell the prope...
12/06/2010
By Warren McNeil, In the next few of years there will be several new construction condo projects available in Kitchener Waterloo. Some of these developments are already pre-selling these condos.These developments are scheduled to be completed in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Some of the larger projects ar...
12/01/2010
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