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January Market Update

As we draw closer to the Spring real estate market (it really is just around the corner!) we're encouraged to see that although unit sales numbers are down average prices across Niagara are holding strong. The Niagara Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reported 371 property sales processed through the NAR Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) system in…
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Town of Pelham ‘Love My Hood’ Program

Did you know? The Town of Pelham offers a 'Love My Hood' program that includes a special Took Kit and up to $300 in funding to encourage Pelham Residents to hold neighbourhood gatherings, activities and projects that help neighbours get to know one another? This community building initiative is designed to provide resources, support and…
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Deciding Whether to Stay Or Sell

Deciding whether to stay in your current home or look for a new one is tough. So tough in fact, that there is a reality TV show about it! If you’re struggling to make that decision, here are some tips that can help: Find out the current market value of your home. This will give…
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New Year’s Look Back at 2007-2017 Housing Cycle

The calendar is a wonderful thing. When December ends and the new year begins, it feels like a fresh start. You have a whole year ahead of you to accomplish whatever goals you’ve set. Can you believe that it has been 10 long years since the global Financial Crisis of 2007-2008 and what a ride it's been!…
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What to Look For, Room by Room

When viewing a home for sale, many buyers look at the property from a “macro” perspective. They ask themselves questions like: “Is it large enough?”; “Are there enough bedrooms?”; “Is it in a nice neighbourhood?” While those questions are important, it also pays to consider a potential new home from a “micro” perspective. Here are…
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5 Ways to Get Involved in Your New Community

The boxes are unpacked, the house is set up and everybody's settled into their new routine after the big move. Life is beginning to feel a bit more normal. But now that you're here and the immediate tasks have been taken care of, you want to get involved in your new community. What do you…
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Build Your Pelham Country Estate

RARE 38.5 ACRE PARCEL of land situated just outside Pelham's urban boundary , ideal setting for an estate home private acreage not often offered so close to City amenities, Experience what Niagara has to offer year-round - hiking and cycling trails, wineries, golf courses, beaches, museums and local markets. View MLS Listing
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SOLD! Bungalow with DOUBLE Garage/Workshop

Was $324,900 -NOW $309,900! 631 Deere St., Welland Make an offer on this 1,300 sq. ft 3 bedroom all brick bungalow is much bigger than it looks! Set on a fully fenced corner lot with detached double garage ideal for handyman/car buff,large eat-in kitchen completely updated in 2015, finished rec room with fireplace in basement,…
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Invest in the future of your Business

Imagine the possibilities in this signature building offering unique architectural appeal. The vaulted open design, peaked roof, rustic hardwood floors and exposed rafters translate into an atmosphere that inspires creativity and cultivates success! Located in the prime North Welland commercial district and offering 5000 sq.ft of retail/office space plus additional 3rd floor mezzanine level. Large…
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October Market Update

The Niagara Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reported 577 property sales processed through the NAR Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) system in October. This represents a 23.17% decrease in sales across Niagara compared to October of last year. In Pelham and Welland, unit sales for the month were down 16.7% and 4% respectively. The decline in sales…
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SOLD! Country living just minutes from the City

JUST LISTED! 347 Silverthorne Crt. E, Welland $429,900 A rare find on .68 acre lot, this fully updated Sidesplit boasts a chic open concept main floor. Updated kitchen with centre island overlooks the living room and dining room area, stylish glass tile backsplash, LED potlights, newly refinished hardwood flooring, sliding patio doors to private, park-like…
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SOLD! 217 Wellington St., Welland $308,888

What GEM of a Bungalow! Move right in to this 3 bedroom home nestled on a private, park-like lot, main floor boasts hardwood floors; stunning kitchen featuring quartz countertops and expanded cabinetry including built-in pantry, the basement offers a large rec-room, 2nd bathroom, well-appointed laundry room and exercise room area (easily converted to a 4th…
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Opportunity Knocks! Prestige office space in the heart of Downtown Fonthill

Looking to start your own consulting or profession practice? This is a perfect fit for a Solopreneur or Start up Business. Located just steps from Town Hall, this 2nd floor corner office location offers a quiet work environment overlooking the mature trees of Peace Park, large parking lot, $1,400.00 monthly rent includes all bills –…
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Niagara Real Estate Trending Towards a Balanced Market

Niagara Association of REALTORS® August Market Report September 8th, 2017, Niagara - The Niagara Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reported 633 property sales processed through the NAR Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) system in August. This represents a 25.8% decrease in sales compared to August of last year. The residential average sale price of $391,065 was 17%…
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SOLD! 29 Marlene Stewart Dr., Fonthill

2116 sq. 3 bedroom luxury bungalow with an exquisite corner lot profile, architecturally designed and built by Langendeon Homes. Over 1,000 sq. finished in lower level complete with spacious Guest Bedroom, 3 pce bathroom and over-sized family room. Located just minutes from Lookout Point Country Club in Fonthill - this popular Niagara community boasts the…
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Return to Balanced Market Conditions in Niagara

Niagara Association of REALTORS® July Market Report August 8th, 2017, Niagara - The Niagara Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reported 652 property sales processed through the NAR Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) system in July. This represents a 27.5% decrease in sales compared to July of last year. The residential average sale price of $375,903 was 14.4%…
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Tips to Increase Home Value

Whether they’re about staging, adding storage or remodeling wisely, these suggestions will help your home stand out on the market A Designer’s Top 10 Tips for Increasing Home Value
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Thinking of Selling Privately? Here’s a Few Reasons to Think Twice

In today's market conditions of low inventory and accelerated price growth homeowners may find themselves tempted to try selling their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons this might not be a good idea for most Sellers.   1. There Are Too Many…
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Turn-key Butcher Shop/Deli For Sale!

Very popular local business - great opportunity for Self-Employment to enterprising Butcher. Fully equipped and updated Butcher Shop, Deli and Grocery convenience store located in busy plaza in North St. Catharines. Address: Units 5 & 6 - 595 Carlton Street Subject to Lease - current Monthly Lease Cost including TMI $3,350.45 Contact Cathy Berkhout-Bosse to…
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NEW LISTING – Charming and Affordable Bungalow in Port Colborne

This 3 bedroom home is situated on a huge lot - come relax on the back deck and get way from the City life. 140 Erie St., Port Colborne $259,900 Enjoy the character of the hardwood floors and the modern appeal of the refaced kitchen cabinets. Boasting many updates including upgraded windows, roof shingles (3…
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Can’t Wait to Show you the Fabulous Kitchen!

SOLD in ONE WEEK (July 2017) - 20 Cedarvale Cres., Welland $379,900 Chic & Up-To-Date....this OPEN CONCEPT Backsplit is GORGEOUS - You MUST take a look inside! The custom designed painted white maple cabinets with granite countertops and over sized island are ideal for entertaining - complete with built-in double ovens, pot drawers, pantry/ side…
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Niagara Association of REALTORS® June Market Report

July 7th, 2017, Niagara - The Niagara Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reported 785 property sales processed through the NAR Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) system in June. This represents a 22.28% decrease in sales compared to June of last year. The residential average sale price of $457,456 was 34.08% higher than last June. The average days…
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Spacious and Elegant Fonthill Bungalow

SOLD! 29 Rolling Meadows Blvd., Fonthill Come retire in Fonthill - near Ontario's best Golf courses and Niagara wineries, Easy access to Victoria Ave & QEW. Custom designed 2135 sq. ft ALL BRICK bungalow quality built by local luxury home builder, Lucchetta Homes, prime location in mature setting. Elegantly appointed with French Doors to formal…
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Niagara Real Estate Market Report – May 2017

May Sales Down 5.91% Across Niagara For the second month in a row The Niagara Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reported a year over year decrease in the number of property sales processed through the NAR Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) system. Across Niagara there were 955 during the month of May 2017 representing a 5.91% decrease…
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10 year young Open Concept Bi-level

SOLD over Asking! 11 Rose Ave., Welland 2 +1 bedroom/ 1 +1 bathroom floor plan; hardwood floors, kitchen with breakfast bar open to living room, gas fireplace, fully finished lower level with rec room, 3rd bedroom and bathroom; 138 ft deep lot backing onto Steve Bauer Trail; convenient walking distance to Niagara College and major…
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