You have just discovered the best place to find out what is happening in the exciting city of London Ontario! 

Take some time to peruse through some of my latest Blogs where you will find out more about upcoming local events and the latest news that matters most to our community.

 

Nov. 5, 2019

The Sellers Market Surges in London

The movement toward a more balanced market in London, that was identified in September, was short lived.  Find out more on the impact this has on the market, and you as a Buyer.

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Posted in Market Updates
Oct. 10, 2019

Is It Time to Buy Your Next Home?

Chris Bramwell Thinking of Buying a House Image

Market conditions made a significant change in some sectors of the London market during September.  So if you have been waiting to jump into the market, now might be the time to consider making your move. Here is the reasons why.

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Posted in Market Updates
Sept. 6, 2019

The Critical Steps in Buying your Home

The London market remains challenging for home buyers.  The attached report highlights a significant jump in the Market Advantage Indicator to 83.0, which is the highest level in 2019.

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Posted in Market Updates
Aug. 6, 2019

London Home Prices Continue to Cool

Increases in the average home price from January to May were substantial. However, in the last two months the average home price in London has started to cool a little. The average home price trended down slightly in June and recovered modestly in July. I will continue to watch closely for any significant changes in the market.

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Posted in Market Updates
July 10, 2019

London Average Home Price Increase Slows in June

The average home price increase showed signs of slowing down in June. The 7% increase, as compared to June 2018, is the first time this year when this indicator dropped below 11%.

Although not a trend, it is a market indicator to watch during the second half of 2019.

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Posted in Market Updates
June 1, 2019

Be Aware - London Market Areas are Performing Differently

Your monthly market report is intended to be a brief snap-shot of the market conditions in London. A quick read that keeps you informed. However, it is important to note that each market area (East/North/South) perform differently and your buy or sell strategies should recognize those unique factors.

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Posted in Market Updates
Feb. 19, 2019

London Home Prices Bucks National Trend

Picture of New Construction Home

Average house prices in London Ontario have increased by 9% in the second quarter of 2018 while the national price had only risen by 2%, according to the Royal LePage. This is due to the lack of homes for sale in our city and how close the commute to Toronto is. This will continue to keep London prices on an uprise. What will 2019 bring us? Read more from CBC News article below.

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Posted in Real Estate News
Sept. 12, 2018

Toronto vs London Home Buyers

Toronto Vs London Home Buyers

Are you someone or know of someone who has been constantly let down after excitedly handing in an offer to buy a home to find out hours later that a higher bidder won. I know many clients who went through the highs and lows of trying to secure a new home in our current London market, and just couldn't catch a break.  Do you know why this has been happening? The Toronto buyers have more money to burn!

Check out this article I came across recently that explains the dilemma we have faced as of lately...

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Aug. 28, 2018

Welcoming Front Porches and Entry Ways

Chris Bramwell Front Porch

Do you have a front porch?

To most people, including myself, sitting on the front porch of your home as you casually wave at your neighbours passing by is truly relaxing.  I also believe adding a few decorative and inviting touches are key, and when selling a home I know this is a feature that resonates with buyers. 

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Posted in Selling Your Home
Aug. 27, 2018

Grab your copy of the Forest City Cookbook today

Forest City Cookbook

Do you love to cook as much as I do? And do you also take pride in buying your ingredients from local growers? I found out about this new cookbook titled "Forest City Cookbook" that I suggest you run out and buy today!  It is not only mouthwatering to look through, but it is packed with easy to make recipes and the best part, it's developed by local chefs, farmers and artisans!

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Posted in Community News