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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Envelope Real Estate Brokerage Inc
Real Estate Broker of Record & Owner



    Again, in 2011 homes in the Hyde Park neighbourhood in North West London have been selling quite well.   In 2011,237 houses and 66 condos sold , houses for 98% of their asking price and condos 99%!  Houses in Whitehills took an average 42 days to sell followed by condos at 44 days.   Houses i...
   Stoney Creek real estate activity was strong in 2011, with 110 houses being  sold at an average price of $271,910 which was 98% of the asking price of $277,620 and these houses took 43 days to sell!  47 condos sold, $175,340 was the average selling price and were on the market an average 47 da...
Uplands in North London is proving to be a desirable location in London Ontario because of easy access to the downtown, UWO and London Airport. As well, newer houses and condos are an attraction.    The average asking price of a house in Uplands in 2011 was $399,349 and 73 sold for an average of ...
Houses in Byron  sold quite well in 2011 with 208 houses & 63 condos being sold. On average these homes in this great sought after neighbourhood in west London were on the market for only 43 days!   As with most averages, some numbers can be deceiving , however, I am aware that some houses took l...
 Looking to make your month the greatest ever? Who isn't? Ask any successful salesperson the secret for having great months and they will all say -- positive attitude, creative preparation, and consistent performance.To succeed month to month, you must execute day to day. Here are 31 creative ide...
When I read "Homes listed in Winter Sell Best" I was a bit skeptical and thought that even though this was a study done by a well know reliable source, I would run some of my own numbers for Canada and especially my trading area. You know what, not far off. So below, in it's entirety and no editi...
In a recent CMHC (Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation) news release, the vacancy rate in London is down to 3.8% for rental apartments! This is comforting news for those who are contemplating getting into the rental market for the first time or for those who wish to expand. This is an area ...
This article was written by a very successful real estate salesperson who I happen to agree with and mirrors my experience and impression on why a home sells and how to get a home sold. Ty  What Sells a Home and Why Most Agents Won't Like This Article by Scott Friedman Chances are you're not goin...
 When buying or selling real estate here are 4 price strategies that are the most common that I have come across in my real estate career.   Clearly Overpriced: Every seller wants to maximize the amount they receive for their home. They may have an inflated value of what their home is worth becau...
The other day on the news there was a report about real estate and the predictions for 2012 and the rising prices as well how in some cities in Canada the real estate market is booming while others remain  stable or are declining. For those of you who know me you know I like to make decisions bas...

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