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Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016

3 Major Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing a Home

3 Major Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing a Home   Not obtaining a mortgage pre-approval - Purchasing a home is a very emotional and exciting process and knowing what you can spend is paramount. A mortgage agent or broker can pre approve you for the maximum amount of money you can spend. By knowing how much you can spend, your Real Estate Sales Professional will only show you homes under th ...

Friday, Oct 14, 2016

Will the new mortgage rules affect you?

With so much buzz around the federal government’s new mortgage rules, we thought we would give you a little update on how it all works. Insured Mortgages As of October 17th, 2016 – A stress test will be conducted for those who apply for a variable rate mortgage and all fixed rate mortgages with less than a 20% down payment. Lenders will be qualifying borrowers using a higher interes ...

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016

Oakville Market Watch Vol.12

This week our market watch is packed with current market statistics, Brown and Keyes events and hot new listings!

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016

First Annual Free Apple Giveaway!

This year the Brown and Keyes Team will be giving away apples in Glen Abbey! Hosted by Sharon Montgomery (of the Brown and Keyes Team) at Windrush Park, Oakville. SUnday October 16th from 9:00am - 1:00pm. Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, Oct 04, 2016

Thank You! Free Pumpkin Giveaway!

Thank you to everyone who cam out to see The Brown and Keyes Team at our 8th annual free pumpkin giveaway! We had a wonderful time catching up with our family, friends and clients. See you next Sunday at our first annual free apple giveaway, windrush park in Glen Abbey.  

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016

The Brown and Keyes Team 8th Annual Free Pumpkin Giveaway!

Come and visit The Brown and Keyes Team at our 8th annual free pumpkin giveaway! Rain or shine, October 2nd (Sunday) starting at 9:00am until the pumpkins are gone. We will be settin up at Valley Ridge Park in Oakville, watch for our signs! http://www.bccra.ca/events/

Monday, Aug 29, 2016

Buying Tip

Understanding Financing Like many things in life, planning ahead is the key to success. So, you should know the price range you can afford before you start shopping. Here are a few things to keep in mind: Down payment – this is usually the percentage of the total cost of a home that you’ll need to pay. The more money you put down, the more money you’ll save on monthly payme ...

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016

Oakville Market Watch Vol.11

This weeks newsletter is filled with the latest stats, the newest Oakville Beaver and our current and sold listings! Oakville Real Estate

Thursday, Aug 04, 2016

Oakville Market Watch Vol. 10

July's Latest Oakville Market Watch is here! Check out the latest stats, Our Oakville Beaver, Home of the Week and our current and sold lisings! Oakville Real Estate 

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016

Oakville Market Watch Vol.9

In this weeks Newsletter we share the latest June stats, our latest Oakville Beaver real estate ad and our current and sold listings!

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016

This weeks Oakville Beaver

Check out our latest Oakville Beaver ad! 

Monday, Jul 25, 2016

Listing Your Oakville Home

Your home is about to make its big debut on the market. And there’s more to it than sticking a sign on your lawn and doing an MLS listing. Establishing a home’s true worth can be tricky. A Brown and Keyes agent will be there to make sure your home is poised for success. Here’s how they can help: Set a price– this isn’t as easy as you might think. Price your propert ...

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016

Oakville Market Watch Vol. 8

The Oakville (and surrounding area) Real Estate market is on fire! With little inventory, there is great demand and homes are selling quickly. For the latest news in your real estate community or for tips on preparing your home to sell, visit our blog every week!  

Friday, Jul 08, 2016

Oakville Market Watch Vol. 7

In this weeks Market Watch we have the latest June statistics for Oakville, a delicious summer recipe and some amazing new listings!    

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016

Oakville Market Watch Vol. 6

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has updated its forecast for home sales activity via the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations in 2016 and 2017. Canadian resale housing market trends that defined 2015 have intensified. National sales activity and average prices reached new heights in the first half of 2016 amid a growing suppl ...

Jun 16, 2016

Oakville Market Watch Vol. 5

Canadian Real Estate Association News - Canadian resale housing market trends that defined 2015 have intensified. National sales activity and average prices reached new heights in the first half of 2016 amid a growing supply shortage of single family homes in British Columbia and Ontario, particularly in B.C.’s Lower Mainland as well as in and around the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). *www ...

Thursday, Jun 09, 2016

Oakville Market Watch Vol. 4

INTEREST RATES REMAIN LOW!   With the latest news that the Bank of Canada's interest rates will remain low, we predict that this red hot market will continue throught the summer months. This weeks newletter will provide insight into interest rate trends, our current and "coming soon" listings and some great moving day tips!  

Wednesday, Jun 08, 2016

The Buying Process

Deciding to Buy To buy a home, you need to be prepared and we are here to help you. Here are a few things to consider: Define your needs and wants – make a list of the things you simply can’t live without, like the number of bedrooms and bathrooms your family needs, proximity to schools and work, or storage needs. Then list some nice-to-haves: maybe a pool or deck, finished bas ...

Thursday, Jun 02, 2016

Renovating

Renovating  This can be something as simple as freshening up the walls with a coat of paint or updating your door knobs and lighting with more contemporary styles all the way to major renovations like installing a new kitchen, bathroom or hardwood floors. Before you do anything though, it’s probably wise to know how much value a renovation or remodel will actually add to your sale pric ...

Thursday, Jun 02, 2016

Oakville Market Watch Vol. 3

The Oakville (and surrounding area) Real Estate market is on fire! With little inventory, there is great demand and homes are selling quickly. For the latest news in your real estate community or for tips on preparing your home to sell, visit our blog every Thursday!

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