Why School Districts Matter to Many Buyers and Sellers in the Real Estate Market.

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Did you know that homes in good school districts are more desirable and fetch higher prices than homes in lower tiered school districts? Recently, realtor.com did a survey of around 1,000 prospective home buyers, and made the following observations:  Over 90% of the prospective buyers considered school district boundaries as an important factor in their […]

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The Death of The Dining Room?

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Many families are still enjoying dinners together, but chances are they’re not taking place in those formal dining rooms of years gone by. Instead, you’re likely to find families eating at large kitchen islands, desks in multi-functioning offices, on terraces, or in outdoor kitchens. In fact, any place equipped with a table and chairs (or […]

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Homeownership Revisited – Why It Makes Sense To Own A Home.

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According to the Financial Post, more than 70% of Canadian households now own their home.  Even young people have caught the housing bug. Statistics Canada says much of the increase in home ownership — the number was 68.4% in 2006 — has been from young people buying condos. House prices have continually increased over the […]

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