Why Is my Not Home Selling?

By: Chad McMahon

Why Is my Not Home Selling?

Tags: Real Estate, Home Sales, Chad McMahon, Oakville, Toronto, Mississauga, Burlington, Top Agent, Real Estate Agent, BHGRE, Home Sales

    Real Estate is a funny thing, you can have two homes on the same street, or even side-by-side and one house sells instantly and the other sits and sits. What gives? They are similar homes so why is this other property sitting so long?   Your usual factors that deter from a sale are usually the market conditions, average market time, condition of the property and its location. B...Read More

What Are We Doing?

By: Chad McMahon

What Are We Doing?

Tags: Investment, Real Estate, Secondary Cities, Chad McMahon, Home Selling, Home Buying, Life planning

      Well first off, I’m sorry but I have to say this. I just have to…    What the hell are we all doing? Even as a real estate agent this honestly doesn’t make a ton of sense and the more and more I think about it, I can’t really believe it’s taken me this long to snap out of it and look at things differently. Maybe it’s the bubble...Read More

TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE?

By: Chad McMahon

TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE?

Tags: Real Estate, Commissions, Chad McMahon, Oakville, Toronto, Mississauga, Burlington, Explanations, Understanding

When will they learn?  It’s almost a tale as old as time. When it sounds too good to be true, then it likely is…. well isn’t it? Even though as human beings we have that little voice in our heads that says that maybe we actually were this lucky enough to find this deal and no one else did. It just fell in our lap and how fortunate for us that no one else discovered this de...Read More

What Lies Ahead in 2019?

By: Chad McMahon

What Lies Ahead in 2019?

Tags: Real Estate, Commissions, Chad McMahon, Oakville, Toronto, Mississauga, Schools, Halton, Peel, Top Real Estate Agent, Public Schools

This is a wonderful time of year to look back at the past year and reflect on what happened throughout the past year and what tell tale signs positioned themselves to affect this period of the housing market. This is also the perfect time of the year to look ahead and try to prognosticate on what lies ahead for 2019 now that we’re 6 weeks into the New Year.   So let’s quickly loo...Read More

Making Your Home Energy Efficient

By: Chad McMahon

Making Your Home Energy Efficient

Tags: Chad McMahon, Real Estate, Oakville, Mississauga, Toronto, Top Negotiator, Energy Efficient Home, Saving Money, Realtor, Zillow

  There are a variety of ways that homeowners can easily make a drastic dent in their energy consumption around their home. While some ways simply need just a bit of forward thinking and effort, some do require an initial investment but will save you thousands along the way to where making the change will not only save you money but these changes will eventually pay for themselves.   Man...Read More

A Deeper Look into Real Estate

By: Chad McMahon

A Deeper Look into Real Estate

Tags: Chad McMahon, Real Estate, Commissions, Oakville, Mississauga, Toronto, Top Negotiator

  Looking Through the Keyhole    Real Estate is one of those professions that’s incredibly competitive as well as being self-glorifying. Everyone is out for your business, trying to out do other agents with different business plans, offers, gimmicks and stats. None of what you read from other agents is wrong but you do want to be careful on what you sign up for and make su...Read More

What you should be doing to prepare

By: Chad McMahon

What you should be doing to prepare

Tags: Selling your Home, Chad McMahon, Real Estate, Oakville, Toronto, Mississauga, Anything and Everything Real Estate, Top Negotiator

Well the first day of Winter Solstice arrives for us on Dec 21st this year, but the current freezing weather would maybe suggest otherwise. I left a listing presentation yesterday and we had a great conversation on when is a good time to list their home for sale. This is always a great question that many home sellers ask me to weigh in on, which in turn has prompted me to write this blog pi...Read More

Legalized Cannabis - What does this mean for you?

By: Chad McMahon

Legalized Cannabis - What does this mean for you?

Tags: Cannabis, Real Estate, Canada, Chad McMahon, Growing Marijuana, Legalized Cannabis, Real Estate Agent

Cannabis Legalization in Canada and what it means to the Housing Industry   Just wanted to quickly discuss how we’re now two weeks into Marijuana being legalized in Canada and the sky has not fallen. If you're unaware, there are certain ways on how this legalization can affect the housing market, rental markets and what you should be looking for when purchasing a home or wha...Read More

Tips for Winterizing Your Home

By: Chad McMahon

Tips for Winterizing Your Home

Tags: Real Estate, Winterization, Mississauga, Oakville, Chad McMahon, GTA, Selling Your Home, Buying a Home, Tips

  Well it’s that time of year where you should be taking the proper steps to preparing your home and your wallet for another harsh Canadian winter. Apparently we are in for a cold one as our Farmer’s almanac currently predicts.   Whether you rent or own a home there are some great tidbits in here to help save you money from higher utilities costs as well as making sure that y...Read More

THE GREAT DEBATE

By: Chad McMahon

THE GREAT DEBATE

Tags: Real Estate, Downsizing, Chad McMahon, Real Estate Agent, Top Agent, Negotiator

What's your Exit Strategy to downsize?     Like many homeowners out there I have invested in a home that is building my family equity. Over time you find there are many things you can decide to do with your investment; you can simply live in it, you can decide to rent a portion or all of it to make a secondary income or what many homeowners don’t realize is that they can possib...Read More

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