A True Story: A Bidding War Before Back to School

By: Forest Hill Real Estate

A True Story: A Bidding War Before Back to School

Tags: #BiddingWar #Runway-Ready #NegotiationSkills

Last Monday was an array of mixed emotions for the sellers, buyers, agents & the enthusiastic clients presenting fantastic offers, safe to say probably 100 of us were involved in the sale of 120 Donovan Hts. in Milton.  Let me simplify… 98 showings 5 days on market 28 offers A zillion phone calls & a voicemail inbox that couldn’t handle the crowd. Insane. Why suc...Read More

SOLD to the Highest Bidder!!!

By: Forest Hill Real Estate

SOLD to the Highest Bidder!!!

Tags: #BiddingWars #HomeAuctions #SupplyandDemand #Liberalgovernment

Going once… going twice… going…… thrice sold to number 43! That’s what home buying could look like in the near future, so you better have a good-looking front yard!!! (Tip – Higher the Gardener, local franchise). FYI: Open auctions are the norm in Australia and New Zealand, where sellers overwhelmingly choose to use an open process. Auction fever...Read More

Hey Siri! Shall I Buy a Smart Home?

By: Forest Hill Real Estate

Hey Siri! Shall I Buy a Smart Home?

Tags: #SmartHome #Technology #CoolStuff #ROI#Thefuture

  Whether you’re looking to sell a house, flip an investment or rent out a second home, throwing in a few smart devices can have an exceptional ROI. “81% of smart device owners admitted to being more likely to buy a home if it was already automated.” Smart devices are capable of increasing the value of homes for sale; these ten areas offer the maximum return on investment...Read More

Modern Luxury: How To Make Your Home Look Luxurious

By: Forest Hill Real Estate

Modern Luxury: How To Make Your Home Look Luxurious

Tags: BATHROOMS, BEDROOMS, BEFORE&AFTERS, BUDGETING, DECORATING, DININGROOMS, HOME, HEALTH, INTERIORDESIGN, DECORATING, KITCHENS, LIVINGROOMS

Sophistication and elegant comfort are within reach, even if you don’t have the funds for a first-class interior designer. A sumptuous look without the grand price requires a little strategy, some style-savvy, attention to detail, and perhaps some work. In the end, you’ll have an elegant space you can’t wait to show off to neighbours, family, and friends. Our interior design and...Read More

The Cottage Life

By: Forest Hill Real Estate

The Cottage Life

Tags: #Investment #HolidayHome #Airbnb #IncomeProperty

I was recently introduced to luxury cottage living through friends that have known no different, as this home has been a part of their lifestyle for as long as they can remember: it’s been passed down through generations!!!  The charm of being on a lake or close to one is usually a dream most people think of closer to retirement. However, with cottage sales on an incline, this is what ...Read More

The Pandemic Pool Paradigm

By: Forest Hill Real Estate

The Pandemic Pool Paradigm

Tags: #Pools #High Demand #Buyers #Prized Possession

Pandemic Pools… I remember having this conversation with a client that sold their home to a family that decided they didn’t want the expense, time & effort to maintain a pool & dumped it with dirt after taking possession. OMG… that would be a sin today! Pools are considered prized possessions for the majority of today’s buyers that are looking for properties wit...Read More

Invest in Milton NOW before it’s too late…

By: Forest Hill Real Estate

Invest in Milton NOW before it’s too late…

Tags: #TheMillhouseCondoInMilton #Condominium #Pre-Construction #CondoAmenities

Are you thinking of investing? Now is a good time...interest rates are low, there's a lack of rental properties available to match the need, and Milton is GROWING! We’re wondering if you’ve heard about The Millhouse Condominiums in Milton… Fernbrook Homes is building a community “set to redefine condominium living in downtown Milton.” No really! Check out The M...Read More

This exercise will bring you 1 step closer to your DREAM HOME!!!

By: Forest Hill Real Estate

This exercise will bring you 1 step closer to your DREAM HOME!!!

Tags: #COMPARATIVE MARKET ANALYSIS / #HOME WORTH / #DREAM HOME /#CURRENT MARKET /#MILTON / #FHKEYSTONE.CA / #BUY / #SELL / #INVEST / #REALESTATE

  Truth be told…, the last year has been an eye-opener for a lot of people especially when it comes to lifestyle & prioritizing what’s important. Your home is an essential part of that evolution where knowing the significant value of it in today’s current market may just allow you to get 1 step closer to your dream home. For most people that have owned a home for 5+ ...Read More

Yes, Real Estate remains an essential service!

By: Forest Hill Real Estate

Yes, Real Estate remains an essential service!

Tags: #ontariorealestate #lockdown #protocols #essentialservice #sellersmarket #safetyfirst #buyingandselling #realestate #homesweethome #buyers #sellers #listings #miltonhomes #miltonrealestate #miltonbrokerage #miltonontario #clientfocused #clientexperience #supportlocal #foresthillrealestate

. Yes, Real Estate remains an essential service . HOWEVER, it is a far cry from business as usual. The State of Emergency does impact real estate in two ways: Short-term rentals for recreational purposes are effectively closed as of January 12th, 2021. If a booking was made prior to January 12th it is permitted to go forward. Renovations started before January 12th will be permitted to continu...Read More

5 Reasons Why Selling Your Home this Winter, makes sense!

By: Forest Hill Real Estate

5 Reasons Why Selling Your Home this Winter, makes sense!

Tags: #MILTON #FHKEYSTONE #BUY #SELL #INVEST #REALESTATE

With Spring generally being the most popular time of year to sell a house, we have been asked by clients if there is much demand for homes over the Winter months? Our response is a resounding YES! Here’s why: 1. Winter brings out serious Buyers Let’s be honest. It takes time and effort to go house hunting. And even more so in our Canadian winters with the added layers and road condit...Read More