I had an interesting meeting with my accountant recently. It was a bit of a wake-up call. And if you operate an AirBnB rental, or are thinking about it, you might have a wake-up call in store for you too. Let me explain. Most AirBnB rentals are residential properties that attract vacationers or visitors for…
Thinking about real estate investing? Do you know how to evaluate an investment? I recently had a client come in looking for a single-family home as an investment opportunity. I had three different properties for them to consider. And now, it’s time to look at what’s behind door number one, two, and three. To analyze…
What would you do? Posted on August 8, 2019 Jordan McGregor Sometimes deals don’t always go smoothly. When they don’t, it’s important you have a realtor who sees you as more than just a paycheque. When you buy a home, you have some expectations. It’s a big purchase and you believe – or you hope –…
Local Deepwater dock in Kingston could cost $4.5 million, report shows Is it worth $4.5 million to renovate the wharf at 1 Queen St. so Kingston can tap into the flourishing Great Lakes cruise ship sector? 2. New Kingston airport may attract more airlines, city officials say The almost-complete renovations to the airport, the results of a…
Local Nudists, township start rezoning appeal battle The two sides in a rezoning dispute for a nude campground faced off in a preliminary hearing Tuesday morning. 2. Residents displaced from downtown Kingston condo building still waiting to return Fifteen units at Harbour Place, which is located at Ontario and Clarence streets, had to be evacuated over…
Buying a Brand New Home – Advantages and Disadvantages
Posted on June 25, 2019
What’s your guess? Do you think potential home buyers prefer buying a brand new home or an existing one?
While there are pros and cons to both, most people do still prefer an existing home over a new one. About 40% of home buyers like the idea of a new home, while 60% still prefer an existing one.
What to Disclose When Selling: The Importance of Honesty and Transparency
Posted on June 11, 2019
Revised Canadian Mortgage Rules for First-time Homebuyers
Posted on June 4, 2019
With the bold, new 2019 Revised Canadian Mortgage Rules, living in Kingston is more affordable for first-time homebuyers. Check out these changes that could make your dream home a reality.
What should I look for in a realtor?
Posted on May 22, 2019
Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions you will make in your life.
Sure, there’s the financial aspect – trading your hard-earned cash (and maybe taking on some debt!) for a place to call your own. Also consider the impact it has on every aspect of your day. Moving into a new neighbourhood means meeting new people. It means new commutes to work, or daycare, or school, or the grocery story. It’s a new space for you to grow old in, or for your kids to grow up in.
It’s a big decision. So, when you’re looking for that perfect property, you want to make sure you have the best advice and support.