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Home Price Forecast - 2021

Posted on Jul 27, 2021

Home Price Forecast - 2021

Royal LePage forecasts continued price growth in the second half of 2021 but peak price gains reached in the second quarter.

Canada’s home price appreciation rate peaked early in the second quarter but home prices are still expected to rise at a more modest pace for the remainder of the year, according to the Royal LePage H...

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Market Stats - June 2021

Posted on Jul 09, 2021

MARKET STATS FOR APRIL 2021

Please see below important stats for major markets in southern Ontario as of the end of June. I hope that this condensed information will help give you an "at a glance" picture of what's happening in our local markets. If you would like stats for a specific neighbourhood or type of home, please reach out and I would be ha...

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5 Summer Projects to Improve Your Backyard

Posted on Jun 25, 2021

Easy and Effective Ways to Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

When making any home improvements or investing in renovations to your property, you want to ask yourself two important questions: Will I enjoy this upgrade while I live here? Will this project add value to my home? 

The answer to these questions should directly impact how much time and money you...

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Federal Government Retrofit Grant

Posted on Jun 08, 2021

Federal Government Launches New Home Retrofit Program

The federal government has launched a new program that offers homeowners grants to retrofit their homes and make them more energy efficient. The Canada Greener Home Grants program, funded to the tune of $2.6 billion, will offer homeowners grants of up to $5,000 that can be put toward energy-savin...

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Can I Afford a Cottage?

Posted on Jun 01, 2021

Can I Afford a Cottage?


For many, a big part of the Canadian dream is owning a vacation property in cottage country; a serene place near the water where the family can gather on weekends in the summer to relax, recharge and take a break from the busy city.

That dream has never been more desirable. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s re...

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Waiving Your Financing Condition

Posted on Mar 11, 2021

Waiving Your Financing Condition


In a perfect world, every home buyer would include a financing condition when drafting an offer to purchase with their realtor.

This clause gives them time to arrange for appropriate mortgage financing as well as the right to retract their offer if they are unable to do so. Since almost all property purchases involve...

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Kirsten Pedersen

Royal LePage Meadowtowne Realty

Mobile: 905-691-7470

kirstenpedersen@royallepage.ca, kp@kphomesearch.com