January 2016 - Posts

Selling a House in London Ontario. The Thinking Stage Part 1
28 January 16 06:17 AM | Ty Lacroix | 2 Comments   
Would you like to effectively get your house sold in London Ontario in a reasonable amount of time & for a dollar amount that makes you satisfied? This is not about win/win or win/lose situations, I leave that to philosophers, dreamers, skeptics and Read More...
What Does Being a Success as a Realtor Mean To You?
26 January 16 01:24 PM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
To be a truly successful real estate sale person , if you strip away the noise and clutter and just focus on the few things that will have the greatest impact, you will notice a huge difference in the enjoyment of this business! The greatest impact you Read More...
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Make Some Money on This Duplex in London Ontario
22 January 16 03:28 PM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
I am very selective when I take an income property to sell as I am a numbers person and the rental income to value must be there so that I do not waste anybody's time. This up and down legal duplex at 68 Wyatt St. fits my criteria for value, R.O.I. Read More...
Who Wins, Who Loses When Selling a House in London Ontario?
22 January 16 07:03 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Over 99% of transactions done in real estate in London Ontario & area is done the Contingent Fee Model. Risk & reward is contingent on results, in other words, if your home sells, you and the Realtor get rewarded, if it does not sell, you both Read More...
Be Careful Of What You Are Signing When Buying Real Estate in London Ontario
20 January 16 06:28 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
You are looking forward to buying a home in London Ontario and you think you would like to work with a particular real estate agent and they want you to sign a contract before they will help you! Why is That? Most real estate agents may want you to sign Read More...
How Do House Buyers Find Your House For Sale in London Ontario?
19 January 16 06:28 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Where do house buyers learn about your home being for sale in London Ontario? The latest Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) survey reports 96.7 % of homes sold have been previewed online! Yes, the MLS search is one of the first places buyers go and Read More...
Downsizing: The Fear of The Unknown
14 January 16 06:37 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Over the years having helped hundreds of families and boomers downsize, the fear of the unknown seems to be the largest impediment in their decision making. In my first interview with clients, I have a questionaire (What's Important to You?) which Read More...
Do Not be Disappointed When Buying Real Estate in London Ontario
13 January 16 10:20 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
As a home buyer in London Ontario have you been frustrated by not being able to find the house you want, or the house you wanted just sold, or a bidding war or the price just too high? With London Ontario houses and condos selling well in 2015 at a record Read More...
12 Steps You Can Take To Ensure Your London Ontario House Sells!
12 January 16 06:44 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Yes, houses in London Ontario are selling quite well but were you aware that 41% of houses listed take over 60 days to sell or do not sell at all? To maximize your home's selling price there are steps you can take to ensure that your home sells quicker, Read More...
Warbler Woods London Ontario House Prices
10 January 16 09:31 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
The beautiful and impressive Warbler Woods neighbourhood is located in South West London Ontario, off of Commissioners Road West and/or Byron Baseline Road and protected by 2 conservation areas . Quick and easy access to downtown London, UWO and the 3 Read More...
Delaware Ontario Real Estate Did Well in 2015
09 January 16 12:07 PM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Delaware is 10 km from London Ontario & is nestled by the Thames River , and is accessed by the old highway ( Highway 2) linking London and Chatham and ( Highway 402) linking Sarnia along with Port Huron and Toronto. Delaware Ontario Real Estate did Read More...
Ilderton Ontario Real Estate Sold Very Well
09 January 16 10:05 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
62 houses in Ilderton sold through our MLS system in 2015 for an average price of $356,453 which was 2% less than the asking price and it took on avearge 52 days for these to sell! Ilderton is located along Middlesex County Road 16 (Ilderton Road) to Read More...
Dorchester Ontario Real Estate Sales Up in 2015
08 January 16 10:14 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Houses in Dorchester for sale on MLS in 2015 did well with 80 houses changing hands for an average price of $343,721 which was 97% of the asking price and the homes in Dorchester that did sell, did so on average 58 days. Please keep in mind that averages Read More...
Oakridge Real Estate in London Ontario Did Very Well in 2015!
08 January 16 09:54 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
In 2015 , 255 houses in Oakridge in London Ontario sold through our MLS system for an average $326,740 which was 99% of the asking price and these were on the market less tan 30 days 110 condos in Oakridge sold in the same period for an average $228.046 Read More...
Glen Cairn, Pond Mills Real Estate Prices Up in London Ontario
07 January 16 10:53 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Houses sold very well in 2015 in the Glen Cairn, Pond Mills neighbourhood of London Ontario with 125 changing hands for an average price of $217,661 which was 98% of the asking price and it took these houses in London about 31 days to sell. 77 condos Read More...
Wortley Village Old South London Real Estate Market Great in 2015
07 January 16 10:39 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
In 2015 239 houses changed hands in the Wortley Village, Old South London Neighbourhood. These houses averaged 30 days to sell & sold for 99% of the average $297,263 asking price! 12 Condos in Old South London sold in the same period for an average Read More...
Hunt Club Neighbourhood Real Estate Market in London Ontario
06 January 16 06:38 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
In 2015, 38 houses changed hands on MLS in the Hunt Club neighbourhood of London Ontario for an average price of $459,291 which was 99% of the asking price and those that did sell sold in an average 32 days! 7 condos sold in the same period for an average Read More...
Summerside House Prices in London Ontario Have Slipped!
06 January 16 06:29 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
In 2015, the Summerside neighbourhood in London Ontario , on our local MLS system, 89 houses changed hands for an average price of $287,713 which was 98% of the asking price and these houses were on the market for an average 44 days. 18 condos were sold Read More...
London Ontario Real Estate Market Is Booming!
05 January 16 02:52 PM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
2015 proved to be not only the best year for real estate in the jurisdiction of the London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) since 2007, but also the second best year in the history of the Association overall. 9,366 area homes exchanged Read More...
Stoneybrook Heights & Stoneybrook Acres London Ontario Real Estate Market is Up!
05 January 16 02:33 PM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
In 2015, 78 houses changed hands in Stoneybrook Heights and Stoneybrook Acres in London Ontario on our MLS system for an average $434,592 which was 98% of the asking price and those that sold, were on the market an average 27 days! 64 condos in Stoneybrook Read More...
Home Sales Up in Uplands Neighbourhood in North London Ontario
05 January 16 01:04 PM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
In 2015, 97 houses changed hands in Uplands in North London on the MLS system and 42 condos. The houses took 40 days & 40 nights to sell for 98% of the asking price of $452,871 and the condos took an average 57 days to sell for 98% of the $319,004 Read More...
Getting Married or Buying a Home For The First Time in London Ontario?
04 January 16 01:17 PM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
There’s no shortage of information available about buying and selling real estate, though much of it focuses on market trends and how to get the best price. But you also need information about your rights and responsibilities as a buyer or seller. Read More...
Komoka Ontario Real Estate Sales Down in 2015
04 January 16 06:37 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
31 houses sold in Komoka Ontario through our MLS system in 2015 for an average price of $479,568 which was 97% of the asking price and those that did sell, did so in 47 days! I should point out that the average range of houses in Komoka is the $375-$450,000 Read More...
Kilworth Ontario Real Estate Market is Thriving
04 January 16 06:29 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
58 houses sold through our local MLS in Kilworth Ontario in 2015 for an average price of $421,235 which was very close to the asking price and these took 27 days to sell, a lot better than in 2014 where the average days on the market was 58! Presently Read More...
Hyde Park London Ontario Real Estate Market
03 January 16 08:03 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
In 2015, 245 houses changed hands through MLS (on the market an average 37 days) in the Hyde Park neighbourhood of London Ontario and those that sold, did so for $286,618 which was 2 % less than the asking price. For condos in Hyde Park, 95 sold for an Read More...
Masonville. Medway Real Estate Activity in London Ontario
03 January 16 07:56 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
In 2015 , 66 houses changed hands in the Masonville, Medway Heights area of London Ontario on MLS for an average $473,930 which was 97% of the asking price and these took 29 days to sell! 11 condos were sold for 97% of the asking price of $241,182 and Read More...
Talbot Village & Lambeth Housing Prices Are Up in London Ontario
02 January 16 08:51 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
113 houses changed hands in Lambeth and Talbot Village neighbourhood in south London in 2015 for an average price of $447,162 and sold for 97% of the asking price and took on average 44 days to sell! In the same period, 8 condos sold at an average price Read More...
Sunningdale Houses & Condos in London Ontario Sold Well in 2015
02 January 16 08:41 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
The Sunningdale neighbourhood is located 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...
Byron Real Estate in London Ontario Vibrant in 2015
01 January 16 11:36 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Byron is located in South West London and bordered by Wickerson Rd to the west, Southdale Road to the south, Commissioners Road to the north and Colonel Talbot Road to the east. Byron is a family neigbourhood in south London that offers a lifestyle away Read More...
Riverbend in London Ontario House Sales Increased in 2015
01 January 16 11:20 AM | Ty Lacroix | (Comments Off)   
Riverbend Real Estate Market & Hunt Club West Update 2016 60 houses exchanged hands in Riverbend & Hunt Club West in 2015 for an average sale price of $520,066 which was 97% of the asking price and on average; these houses took 49 days to sell. Read More...

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