October 2009 - Posts

Real Estate Brokerage Has 750 Listings...So They Must Be The best!
31 October 09 09:03 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
This Brokerage Has 750 Listings…..So they must be the best! (Part 1) I too get asked all the time about the Brokerage Size and as a small independent brokerage, how are you going to market my home? As this article states, look at the individual, Read More...
Common Law Marriages and the Ontario Family Law Act and Real Estate
30 October 09 11:59 AM | Ty Lacroix | 311 Comments   
( edit / delete ) I get asked daily about Common Law Marriages and the effect it has on home ownership. This article by Brian should help clear some of the cobwebs, I hope! Via Brian Madigan LL.B. (Royal LePage Innovators Realty) : Common Law Marriages Read More...
Use of Surveys for Subdivisions in Ontario
30 October 09 10:06 AM | Ty Lacroix | 17 Comments   
Use of Surveys for Subdivisions in Ontario By Brian Madigan LL.B. Ontario Land Surveyors are called upon to prepare three kinds of surveys for the division of property by subdivision: 1) M-Plan, 2) Registered Plan, 3) Condominium Plan Upon registration Read More...
Open House in Hazelden North on Saturday & Sunday Bank Foreclosure
30 October 09 09:32 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
October 2009 Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 27 28 29 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Hazelden North, London - We invite everyone to visit our open house at 416 Stonehaven Place on October 31 from Read More...
Four Basic Types of Survey in Ontario
28 October 09 07:44 PM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
The Four Basic Types of Survey in Ontario This information was supplied by Brian Madigan in Toronto and I thought I would pass this along as it really explains surveys in Ontario. Ty Via Brian Madigan LL.B. (Royal LePage Innovators Realty) : The Four Read More...
32 Mathers St in Cleardale Sold in 2 days!
28 October 09 01:06 PM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Cleardale bungalow sold in 2 days in this great London Ontario neighbourhood. To find out how you can sell your home quickly and for top dollar, give Ty a call at 519-435-1600 Property information Read More...
Bank Foreclosure 2 Storey Home in Hazelden North
28 October 09 12:33 PM | Ty Lacroix | 2 Comments   
Executive Home • 4 bath, 4 bdrm 2 story "Wasko Built" - $412,900 - Bank Foreclosure! Hazelden North, London, Ontario - BANK FORECLOSURE: Solid 2 storey brick executive Wasko built home in beautiful Hazelden North situated on a quiet cul Read More...
Sunningdale Neighbourhood Houses in London
27 October 09 03:40 PM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
The Sunningdale neighbourhood is situated in North London bordered by Fanshawe Park Road West, Richmond Street, Sunningdale Road West and Hyde Park Road and includes Medway Park and Hyland Estates . A very short drive to the Masonville shopping area and Read More...
Condos For Sale In Sunningdale, A London Ontario Neighbourhood
26 October 09 02:02 PM | Ty Lacroix | 16 Comments   
The Sunningdale neighbourhood is situated in North London bordered by Fanshawe Park Road West, Richmond Street , Sunningdale Road West and Hyde Park Road and includes Medway Park and Hyland Estates. A very short drive to the Masonville shopping area and Read More...
Top 10 Homes For Sale In London Ontario
25 October 09 10:46 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
There are 3500+ houses for sale in London Ontario and area.We have chosen 10 each of these in 6 price ranges. With so many to choose from, even we can get confused! But not that much that we can't dedicate our resources and energy to locate and match Read More...
Top 10 Condos For Sale In London Ontario
25 October 09 10:44 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Top 10 Condos For Sale In London Ontario If you are just starting to look for a condo in London or are thinking of selling your condo in London Ontario , being informed can save you thousands of dollars and a ton of stress . I have been doing this Top Read More...
$1,350 Tax Rebate On Home Improvements
23 October 09 12:00 PM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Are you ready to take advantage of the $1,350 Tax Rebate On Home Improvements provided by the Canadian Federal Government ? Over the weekend I was helping a client purchase a home here in London Ontario and one of their concerns were some repairs that Read More...
Thinking about buying or selling a house in Hazelden North
22 October 09 02:59 PM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Are you thinking about buying or selling a house in Hazelden North, a subdivision in west London of upscale homes with all the amenities? Today I was researching the real estate market in Hazelden for a listing that I will put on the market in the next Read More...
What is the Action on Condos in London, Ontario
19 October 09 12:42 PM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
What is the Action on Condos in London, Ontario What are condos selling for in London, Ontario? As I write this on October 19, 2009, I see that the condo market is doing quite well in London. The average days it took for a condo to sell in London up to Read More...
Bungalow For Sale in London near Cleardale Public School
15 October 09 03:28 PM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Walk to Cleardale School • 2 bath, 4 bdrm bungalow "Solid brick" - MLS® $160,000 - Best price on Street London - Solid brick home in the sought after neighbourhood of Cleardale. Short walk to Cleardale public school. This home has 3 Read More...
Parents, Grand Parents and Real Estate
15 October 09 03:19 PM | Ty Lacroix | 1 Comments   
Has the trading of real estate changed over the years either than the prices? Considering the internet, cell phones, faxes and virtual offices, I’m sure we all agree it has. Real estate however is still a personal business, a face to face meeting Read More...
Avoid These 81/2 Buyer Traps When Buying Real Estate Part 1
14 October 09 11:11 AM | Ty Lacroix | 1 Comments   
Shopping for a home is an emotional experience. It’s also time consuming and comes with a myriad of details. Some buyers, (and their agents), however, caught up in the excitement of buying a home tend to overlook some items. Their home purchase Read More...
52 Weeks to Earn $100,000+ in Real Estate Sales Week 1 #3
14 October 09 10:38 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
52 Weeks to Earn $100,000+ in Real Estate Sales Week 1 Session 3 So far this week we have covered building your list of your warm market and sending by snail mail a letter telling them about your career move, or change of brokerages or you are jump starting Read More...
Beware When Setting Your Selling Price of Your Home Part 2
13 October 09 11:45 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
When Your Selling Price Is Too High, Beware: REALTORS* Talk To Each Other Part 2 of Beware When Setting Your Selling Price of Your Home If you start out with a price that is too high, there is likelihood you interviewed other real estate sales representatives Read More...
Beware When Setting Your Selling Price of Your Home Part 1
13 October 09 11:41 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
You have decided to sell your home or condo in London and have a fairly good idea of what you think it is worth. Being a sensible home seller , you schedule appointments with three local real estate representatives , (or a friend of a friend who has a Read More...
Think like a Buyer When Selling Your Home
13 October 09 11:25 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Think like a Buyer When Selling Your Home Of all the things homeowners control when selling their home, the condition of the property is one of the most important. A crucial part of marketing any product is the presentation of the product. The same is Read More...
How Some Agents Sabotage Their Own Listings And You, The Seller, Will Never Know!
12 October 09 10:21 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
The most important time for a new listing is when it first goes on the market. When buyers and their agents are searching the Internet and neighbourhoods for something new. When excitement is the highest. What really can happen? For a variety of reasons, Read More...
Is Buying a Home in London Ontario a Good Investment?
10 October 09 09:23 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Is Buying a Home in London Ontario a Good Investment? As a fairly general rule, London homes and condos appreciate about four or five percent a year. Some years will be more, some less. The figure will vary from neighbourhood to neighbourhood, and region Read More...
How to Buy A Power of Sale or Bank Owned House in London Ontario
09 October 09 10:56 AM | Ty Lacroix | 1 Comments   
How to buy a power of sale (POS) or a bank owned home? As a real estate broker and broker of record and owner of Envelope Real Estate Brokerage Inc . , this funny video is similar to what can happen in London Ontario Canada . Even though this video was Read More...
What is Happening With 2 Storey Homes in London Ontario
08 October 09 10:53 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Every day I get asked :"When is the best time to buy or sell a 2 storey home in London"? After getting as much information as possible about client's needs and wants, it all comes down to price and amenities. For obvious reasons, sellers Read More...
Third Best September Ever For London Area Home Sales
07 October 09 01:09 PM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Third Best September Ever For London Area Home Sales In September, 708 homes exchanged hands in the London & St.Thomas area. 572 of those were detached homes and 136 condos. For the year, 5,190 detached homes have sold in the London and St.Thomas Read More...

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