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Note the spread between the banks prime rate and the various fixed term rates. Variable rate mortgages are based on this prime rate and over the last ten years if you had chosen the variable rate mortgage you would in most cases have saved yourself a tidy sum of money in lower interest rates. It must be noted that there is some risk to variable rate mortgages as the rates may rise significantly over a period of time. The advantage of a fixed rate mortgage is you (2 comments)
A Primer On Market Trends, Graphs, And Charts - What Are Absorption Rates and Why Are They Important - 02/28/12 06:56 AM
A Primer On Market Trends, Graphs, And Charts - What Are Absorption Rates and Why Are They Important What Are Absorption Rates? Simply put the Absorption Rates is a measure of the length of time it will take to sell all the current listings at the current rate of sales assuming no new listings were added. There are 3 pieces of information used to find absorption rate: The time frame The number of homes sold during that time frame The number of active listings right now To determine the absorption rate of the listed properties we determine the average number (12 comments)
Uxbridge, Ontario - Interim Tax Bill - Reminder - 02/28/12 05:45 AM
Uxbridge, Ontario - 2012 Interm Tax Bill - Reminder If you are living in Uxbridge, Ontario and are a property owner or if you simply own property in Uxbridge, Ontario the first instalment of your PropertyTaxes are due. Your Interm taxes are one half of last years taxes divided into two payments Don't Miss The Deadline Your first installment is due Wednesday February 29th for your 2012 Interim Tax Bill. Uxbridge does charge a penalty interest of 1.25% which will be added to your tax bill. If you do not pay it until the first of April they will add another 1.25%. Your second (2 comments)
Celebrating Uxbridge Library's 125th Anniversary - The Book Lovers Ball and Benefit - 02/27/12 01:26 PM
Celebrating Uxbridge Library's 125th Anniversary The Book Lovers Ball and Benefit The Book Lover’s Ball and Benefit to be held at Wooden Sticks Golf Course on Saturday, April 14th, 2012 is one of a variety of events that have been planned for this year’s 125th Anniversary Celebration that include this gala fundraiser. The Library is hoping that over 150 literary-minded guests will come together and show their support for the Library. An Evening To Remember This formal event (black tie optional) will be an evening to remember, including hors d’oeuvres, three-course dinner with wine, and dancing with live music performed by Hot Air (4 comments)
Market Snapshot - Uxbridge, Ontario - Week Ending Sunday February 26th 2012 - 02/26/12 10:22 PM
Market Snapshot - Uxbridge, Ontario - Week Ending Sunday February 26th 2012 There are currently 111 properties (up 2 from last week) Listed on the National MLS® System for sale in Uxbridge ranging from $172,500 to $4,490,000 (no change) This past week saw the following transactions reported by the Toronto Real Estate Board for Uxbridge: 2 properties with price reductions 3 residential properties sold subject to conditions being met 0 residential Condo/Other sold subject to conditions being met 3 residential freehold properties sold firm 1 residential Condo/Other sold firm 0 previous deals fell through The graph shows the annual trends based (4 comments)
Uxbridge, Ontario - Seasonal Employment Opportunities For Students - Summer Day Camps - 02/26/12 10:08 PM
Uxbridge, Ontario - Seasonal Employment Opportunities For Students - Summer Day Camps Summer Day Camps offer an opportunity to work with children, sharing their experiences throughout the summer months. If you are versatile, punctual, flexable, creative, organized and a caring youg adult Uxbridge Summer Camps is looking for you. Camp Councillors Assisit in daily activities and routines Develop versatile lesson plans Mature, Responsible, enthusiastic, and have an interest in working with a variety of people and as a team member Hold a current Standard First Aid certificate and CPR "C" Assisstent Camp councillors If you are 15 years old and up, mature (2 comments)
The above Three Year Trend line chart provides a long term look at what is happening in the Local Uxbridge Real Estate Market. Over the last three years there were an average of 28.4 property sales per month with a low of only 14 and a high of 45 per month. Over this same period of time the average number of new listings was 53.4 with the average number of Active Listings being 140.6 and homes that sold, sold for 97% of their list price.
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Local Uxbridge, Ontario - Canadian - North American - Real Estate Market Predictions And Trends For 2012 - 02/22/12 02:39 PM
Local Uxbridge, Ontario - Canadian - North American - Real Estate Market Predictions And Trends For 2012 North American Real Estate Market Predictions For 2012 None of us have a crystal ball so predicting where the market will go is often like throwing darts at numbers on the board. Many factors can and do influence what happens in real estate ..... interest rates rising or falling ..... rising or lowering unemployment levels ..... even a financial or other crises in another part of the world can affect real estate here. Just recently 1835 members, both Canadian and American, of the Active (10 comments)
Uxbridge, Ontario - March Break Camps March 12th - 26th - Junior Lifeguard Camp - 02/22/12 10:49 AM
Junior Lifeguard Camp Mar. 12th - 16th There are five different camps being run for different age groups ranging from 5 to 13 this is just one of them A great way to improve your stroke while learning lifesaving techniques and earning Your Rookie, Ranger, Sar or Bronze awards For - ages 10 - 12 Location - drop off at Uxpool Time - 8:30am - 4:30pm Cost - $147 week Bring - bathing suit, goggles, morning and afternoon snacks, lunch. Optional - Extended Care at Uxpool 1 hour in the PM $15.00 per week or $5 per day PEANUT AND NUT FREE! Register by (0 comments)
Uxbridge, Ontario - March Break Camps March 12th - 26th - Splash Camp - 02/22/12 10:47 AM
Splash Camp Mar. 12th - 16th There are five different camps being run for different age groups ranging from 5 to 13 this is just one of them Aquasquirts is a play based aquatic program for children who have completed sk3 or higher. It is a theme based program that takes a participatory approach to the introduction of skills from synchronized swimming diving and water polo using a creative approach to teaching sills. For - ages 6 -10 Location - Uxpool Time - 8:30am - 4:30pm Cost - $147 week Bring - bathing suit, goggles, morning and afternoon snacks, lunch. Optional - (0 comments)
Uxbridge, Ontario - March Break Camps March 12th - 26th - Sports Camp - 02/21/12 07:42 AM
Sports Camp Mar. 12th - 16th There are five different camps being run for different age groups ranging from 5 to 13 this is just one of them This camp will be divided into junior and senior age groups. Campers will learn a variety of ball skills, court skills, and indoor outdoor games and activities. Their day will end with a 1 hour swim at Uxpool from 3 - 4 pm For - ages 5 - 12 Location - to be announced Time - 8:30am - 4:30pm Cost - $147 week or $40.00 per day Bring - outdoor clothing, indoor shoes, extra (2 comments)
Uxbridge, Ontario - March Break Camps March 12th - 26th - Tour Camp - 02/20/12 06:23 AM
Tour Camp Mar. 12th - 16th There are five different camps being run for different age groups ranging from 5 to 13 this is just one of them Come and enjoy a day of activities around Uxbridge. Activities may include Ice Skating, Movie at the Roxy, Glow in the dark bowling, and various gym games including dodge ball. For - ages 9 - 13 Location - to be announced Time - 8:30am - 4:30pm Cost - $57.00 per day Bring - outdoor clothing, indoor shoes, extra socks, bathing suit, skates, morning and afternoon snacks, lunch. Spending Money Optional - Extended Care (4 comments)
Market Snapshot - Uxbridge, Ontario - Week Ending Sunday February 19th 2012 - 02/19/12 09:31 PM
Market Snapshot - Uxbridge, Ontario - Week Ending Sunday February 19th 2012 There are currently 109properties Listed on the natonal MLS® System for sale in Uxbridge ranging from $172,500 to $4,490,000 This past week saw the following transactions reported by the Toronto Real Estate Board for Uxbridge: 5 properties with price reductions 6 residential properties sold subject to conditions being met 2 residential Condo/Other sold subject to conditions being met 8 residential freehold properties sold firm 2 residential Condo/Other sold firm 0 previous deals fell through You Can Also View The: Uxbridge Real Estate Market Update - January 2011 - The Month IN Review Greater Toronto (4 comments)
Uxbridge, Ontario - March Break Camps March 12th - 26th - Winter Adventure - 02/19/12 08:28 PM
Winter Adventure Camp Mar. 12th - 16th There are five different camps being run for different age groups ranging from 5 to 13 this is just one of them Arts, crafts, outdoor adventures, songs and games ..... all day fun with swimming from 3pm - 4pm For - ages 5 - 10 Location - At Uxpool Hall (upstairs) Time - 8:30am - 4:30pm Cost - $147.00 week or $40.00 per day Bring- outdoor clothing, indoor shoes, extra socks, bathing suit, morning and afternoon snacks, lunch. Optional - Extended Care 1 hour in the AM $15.00 per week or $5 per day Optional - (0 comments)
The Uxbridge Road Runners are offering a 9 week spring training program to help get you in shape for the "Run For The Diamond" 21.1km Half Marathon, 10km or 5km events. The program offers supervised runs twice weekly and a weekly clinic on various topics related to running, health and fitness. Who - Both beginner and experienced runners who want to participate in the Uxbridge "Run For The Diamond" Where - Uxbridge Arena (Williamson Boardroom) When - starting the week of February 20th, 2012 Registration Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com The Uxbridge (2 comments)
Brain Teaser for Feb. 18, 2012 - 02/18/12 03:03 PM
Brain Teaser for Feb. 18, 2012 How often do we read something without really seeing it? How many F's are in the following sentence Finished files are the result of years of scientific study and also years of experience come back tomorrow for the answer Brain Teaser for Feb. 18, 2012
2012-02 Mid Month - Buyers Activity Report - 02/17/12 11:18 AM
2012-02 Mid Month - Buyers Activity Report February web site visitors is up slightly on our two older websites from February 2011 ..... When you add in the visitors to our new sites the total number of visitors is up over 65% There are currently 112 properties for sale in Uxbridge and it's Hamlets of Coppins Corners, Goodwood, Leaskdale, Sandford, Udora, and Zephyr, ranging in price from $169,900 to $4,490,000 In looking at the chart below you will notice the average value of homes viewed is down from last year. This is not an indicator that values are dropping ..... by (4 comments)
Did You Know!! - Uxbridge, Ontario's Population Rose 7.6% between 2006 and 2011 - 2011 Cenus Data - 02/15/12 02:06 PM
Uxbridge, Ontario's Population Rose 7.6% between 2006 and 2011 - 2011 Cenus Data Statistics Canada reports that the population of Uxbridge rose 7.6% from 2006 to 2011. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%. Interactive map With a land area of 420.83 square kilometres that translates to a population density of 49.0 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 908,607.67 square kilometres and a population density of 14.1 persons per square kilometre. 17.45 Private Dwellings per sq km In 2011, Uxbridge (Township) had 7,345 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. That translates into 17.45 private (0 comments)
Market Snapshot - Uxbridge, Ontario - Week Ending Sunday February 12th 2012 - 02/13/12 11:36 AM
Market Snapshot - Uxbridge, Ontario - Week Ending Sunday February 12th 2012 There are currently 112 properties Listed on the natonal MLS® System for sale in Uxbridge ranging from $169,900 to $4,490,000 This past week saw the following transactions reported by the Toronto Real Estate Board for Uxbridge: 3 properties with price reductions 9 residential properties sold subject to conditions being met 2 residential Condo/Other sold subject to conditions being met 5 residential freehold properties sold firm 0 residential Condo/Other sold firm 2 previous deals fell through You Can Also View The: Uxbridge Real Estate Market Update - January 2011 - The Month IN Review Greater Toronto (3 comments)
Real Estate - Questions and Answers - 02/12/12 11:59 PM
Real Estate - Questions and Answers Q. What natural scents can make my home appealing to buyers? A. This is a common question asked of real estate agents and it is a little surprising how easily mistakes can be made that turn buyers off. Generally, fragrant candles and aerosol room fresheners are too strong to be used just before your guests arrive. Few things can make a buyer suspicious than an overly strong smell. They may think you have something to hide if a pleasant odor is overwhelming. If you want to freshen up the smell of your home with these (7 comments)
Did You Know!! - Uxbridge, Ontario - Spring 2012 Registration Fair - 02/12/12 09:07 PM
Did You Know!! - Uxbridge, Ontario - Spring 2012 Registration Fair Twice a year Uxbridge residents are provided with an opportunity to check out many of the groups and organizations that offer a variety of programs here in Uxbridge. With demos throughout the evening by different groups. Some of the registered groups include: Yoga, dancing schools, UYBA, Lacrosse, Soccer, Abacus program, off leash for dogs reg., Montessori, Farms pick your own, United Church youth group, Renew balance, Gymnastics, 1/2 marathon, Scouts, Running clubs, Swim reg. Tennis for further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Uxbridge, Ontario - Is A Sporting Community Did You (2 comments)
Todays performance was sold out but with 8 more performances yet to come you still have an opportunity enjoy the show. Thursday Feb 16th 8:00pm Friday Feb 17th 8:00pm Saturday Feb 18th 3:00pm matinee Saturday Feb 18th 8:00pm Special Sing Along Performance For this special sing along production theatre goers are encourage to dress up in costume with an opportunity to win the best costume prize. All will recieve a program with the lyrics (0 comments)
Effective Feb 13th 2012 Electronics and Porcelain have been added to the existing call in service for metal goods recycling Electronics ..... old tv's, computers, radios, phones, vcr's etc. Porcelain ..... toilets, sinks etc Metal Goods ..... fridges, stoves, dishwashers microwaves, bikes bbq's etc All picked up for recycling by calling 1800-667-5671 to schedule a collection date.
Did You Know!! - Uxbridge, Ontario - Additional Items Added To Recycling Pick Up Collections
Learn more about Durham Regions Waste Management by visiting www.durhamregionwaste.ca (0 comments)
Oscar Night On The Big Screen In Uxbridge, Ontario @The Roxy February 26th, 2012 - 02/11/12 01:46 PM
Oscar Night On The Big Screen In Uxbridge, Ontario @The Roxy February 26th, 2012 Watch the Oscars on the Big Screen @the Roxy here in Uxbridge. You can check out the Oscar nominations on the Roxy coming events page or view the flyer on our Facebook page My Uxbridge Homes Date: Sunday, February 26, 2012 Contact Cathy Christoff 416-989-6963 Oscar Night On The Big Screen In Uxbridge, Ontario @The Roxy February 26th, 2012 (2 comments)
Mortgage Rates May Be On The Rise Soon - 02/09/12 12:58 AM
Mortgage Rates May Be On The Rise Soon Two major Canadian Banks have pulled their special 2.99% low rate mortgages earlier than planned. Yesterday Toronto Dominion pulled their discounted 30 year amortization rate just one day after the Royal Bank pulled theirs. ..... source an article by grant robertson — Globe and Mail This coupled with a slight rise in the benchmark Government of Canada five year bond yields since the start of February and signs of the beginning of an economic recovery in the U.S. could be the signal for rate increases. Many areas of the U.S. are already seeing a rise (7 comments)
Uxbridge Real Estate Market Update - January 2011 - The Month IN Review - 02/08/12 01:24 AM
Uxbridge Real Estate Market Update January 2011 - The Month IN Review The Average Selling Price for all home types in Uxbridge ..... up 10.06% to $428,079 over 2011's average price of $388,947 for the same time period last year. Here is a sampling of what is available around the average price in Uxbridge. These charts represents all residential sales in Uxbridge. With an average of just 30 sales per month the average prices displayed here are often impacted by a few low or high end sales While enjoying solid gains in value Uxbridge properties sell at a slower pace (2 comments)
GTA REALTORS® Introduce MLS® Home Price Index - 02/06/12 04:13 PM
GTA REALTORS® Introduce MLS® Home Price Index The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and four other major real estate boards across Canada have developed a new system to measure and provide clarity on home prices and home price growth: the MLS® Home Price Index (MLS® HPI) is now live on my web site.
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Here are the steps I took to show Performance over time from Jan 2005 to Jan 2012 for all housing types in the GTA In The Sample Below I have chosen to leave it as (4 comments)
These figures represent a broad range of properties Across the GTA.. The best way to determine the Value of Your Home is a Comparative Market Analysis. To discuss today's local Uxbridge Real Estate Market Conditions, the current value of your home or the marketing of your Home please give me a Call or Text me (2 comments)
Monday February 6th The Toronto Real Estate Board will announce the New MLS® Home Price Index in conjunction with the: Canadian Real Estate Assocation Fraser Valley Real Estate Board Greater Vancouver Real Esate board Calgary Real Estate Board Greater Montreal Real Estate Board
Less Volitile The MLS® HPI will provide a less volatile measure of home prices and home price change than the traditional average and median measures currently used.
This is a welcome change for this Realtor® as (12 comments)
Market Snapshot - Uxbridge, Ontario - Week Ending Friday February 3rd 2012 - 02/04/12 01:08 AM
Market Snapshot - Uxbridge, Ontario - Week Ending Friday February 3rd 2012 There are currently 105 properties Listed on the natonal MLS® System for sale in Uxbridge ranging from $169,000 to $2,150,000 This past week saw the following transactions reported by the Toronto Real Estate Board for Uxbridge: 9 properties with price reductions 7 residential properties sold subject to conditions being met 1 residential Condo/Other sold subject to conditions being met 6 residential freehold properties sold firm 2 residential Condo/Other sold firm Market Snapshot - Uxbridge, Ontario - Week Ending Friday February 3rd 2012 (1 comments)
Taking Care Of Your Money - The #1 Money Secret of The Rich - Five Tips To Spend Less and Increase Your Wealth This Year - 02/03/12 06:49 PM
Taking Care Of Your Money - The #1 Money Secret of The Rich Ever wonder how the rich get richer? It’s simple. They spend less than they earn, and invest the difference. If you’re not born into money, here are five tips for spending less so you can invest more and build wealth this year. Five Tips To Spend Less and Increase Your Wealth This Year The secret to building wealth is to reduce your spending and debt so more of your income can work for you. Follow these tips to free up more money for savings and investments. 1. (14 comments)
Ottawa, Ontario - Winterlude 2012 - February 3rd to 20th - 02/02/12 07:34 PM
Winterlude 2012 - February 3rd to 20th Planning a trip to Ottawa this month? Plan on having time to enjoy some of the events and venues that make up Winterlude.The National Capital Commission (NCC) is ready to welcome visitors from around the world to the 34th edition of Winterlude. Canada's favourite winter activities are featured during three fun filled weekends in February stretching across Ottawa and Gatineau. Skating on the Rideau Canal, Ice Sculpture Competitions, and North Americas Largest Snow Playground are just a few of the many events, activities and venues for you to enjoy. A perfect destination for Family Day Weekend Winterlude ..... (2 comments)
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