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By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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The number of sales reported thus far in the last quarter of 2013 is quite low as you can see from my graph below. It is certainly not because of a lack of housing from which to choose. There are many motivated sellers sitting on vacant Moncton properties. There are over one hundred existing prop...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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  Current activity in Moncton area residential housing market is almost identical to last year. However as my graph shows, active residential listings continue trending to record levels. On the surface it appears that Buyers have lots of listings from which to choose and Sellers have lots of com...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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In the "metro" Moncton area the three municipalities that share a border on the Petitcodiac River also share a Canada Day fireworks display. Each municipality has it's own celebrations in the afternoon including live entertainment. Then after dark people from far and wide gather along both sides ...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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On June 17 Moncton City Council decided to, shall I say, put some skin in the game. The City of Moncton will soon purchase roughly 11 acres of land fronting on Main Street in the downtown core. City council selected the site as the best available location for a future downtown events centre. Now ...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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  Below par is the kindest way to describe residential unit sales reported in May on the Moncton MLS System®. The number of properties reported sold is below the ten year average. So the year-to-date unit sales in Moncton-Dieppe-Riverview are still trending downward. With 1,442 active residentia...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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When buying or selling real estate, knowledge is a powerful advantage.  More than mere information, real estate knowledge comprises facts, truths and principles of real estate. Let's face it, there is lots of information about real estate out there. In practice you can't have too much information...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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… you hire an amateur !   If you think it's expensive to engage a professional to do the job, wait until you engage an amateur.   There is no shortcut to becoming a professional. Amateurs start with some formal training. Then their journey from amateur to professional begins. Some acquire skills ...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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  Sellers: Don’t Fool Around this Springin the Moncton Real Estate Market     Summer arrives in less than 90 days. Sellers have no time to fool around if they plan to sell their Moncton area dwelling this Spring. If a seller wastes time now, the odds are that their property will still be on the m...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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  Spring is Time for Reality Pricing in Moncton Real Estate Market Spring arrives today along with 20 centimeters of snow for Southeast New Brunswick. Spring is the most active season in the metro Moncton area real estate market. To date in 2013 the number of residential properties reported sold ...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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  The busiest part of the 2013 relocation season is upon us. Some will be leaving the local housing market. Others will take up residence here.Personally I have more clients arriving than leaving this year. As the trend has been in the last few years, people from near and far are relocating to th...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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  The Moncton area housing market continues to be balanced in favour of Buyers. there is a more than ample supply of housing from which to choose unit sales are lower than last year developers are more receptive to negotiating on new construction average sale prices are relatively unchanged in th...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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  Moving to the Moncton area? Whether you made the relocation choice or it was made for you, don't panic. As your local expert real estate agent I will do my very best to make your relocation a pleasant experience. You may want information on home prices, rental prices, nearby communities, neighb...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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  As a real estate licensee, when introducing myself to a new acquaintance, often the conversation goes something like this. My name is Larry Estabrooks and I’m a real estate agent. Q - Who are you with? A - I'm an independent real estate agent. Q - Who do you work for? A - I work for my clients....
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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February 9, 2013 - The Maritime's, most famous groundhog, "Shubenacadie Sam", saw his shadow exactly one week ago on Groundhog Day 2013 . According to custom, we could expect six more weeks of winter. Well seven days later it's definitely winter in Moncton. Snow plus blizzard level winds created ...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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In 2012, the most popular types of housing reported sold on the Moncton MLS® System, in the three "metro" municipalities were: semi-detached dwelling at 22% of all sales, single detached bungalows at 21% units sold and two storey detached dwellings at 21%. The next most popular style was the deta...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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Residential sales reported on MLS® for the City of Moncton, the City of Dieppe and the Town of Riverview (metro) were lower in 2012 compared to the three previous years. Most of the 2012 decrease occurred in the past six months. The 1,462 residential unit sales reported in 2012 were well below th...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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Recently I've had the pleasure of representing new real estate clients in their relocation move to Moncton. This time, in addition to their residential real estate needs, my clients required assistance with selecting a commercial real estate location. Together we found and negotiated a lease for ...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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Attention renters! Conditions in the metro Moncton real estate market continue to favour Buyers. And if you are considering moving to a new construction, I suggest that this fall is a good time to shop around. New housing sales have been quiet and some builders may not want to carry inventory ove...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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My Metro Moncton Residential Market Report includes the cities of Moncton and Dieppe as well as the Town of Riverview. I've prepared the graph below to illustrate that metro units sales in the last 90 days of 2010 have been the lowest of the last four years. The average days on market of these s...
By Larry Estabrooks, REALTOR®, Moncton, NB
(a Fully Independent Real Estate Agent -)
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What's billed as the largest sporting event ever held in Atlantic Canada officially open last night in Moncton. The International Association of Athletics Federations World Junior Championships 2010 places Moncton and it's new stadium on the world stage. The 400 meter, eight lane track has a Mond...

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