Wondering where the Real Estate market stands and what to expect in the New Year. Call Wayne Liddy 519-436-4810 Re/Max Chatham-Kent Realty Inc, Brokerage and discuss what this optimistic report means to you as a buyer or seller in Chatham-Kent
Christmas Shows Continue at Downtown Chatham Capitol Theatre This Weekend Dec 20-22/2013
Christmas Shows Continue at Downtown Chatham Capitol Theatre This Weekend Dec 20-22/2013
If you are one of the lucky ones and you are ready for Christmas, shopping and wrapping all done, baking finished, then the Capitol Theatre is the place for you this weekend. If you are not ready, then you probably are really ready for an evening of entertainment and relaxation.The Christmas shows continue at the Downtown Chatham Capitol Theatre this weekend Dec 20-22/2013
Friday evening, December 20 at 8 P.M. the award winning solo artist and front man for the famous Canadian Celtic group, 'The Rankins' none other than Jimmy Rankin himself, will perform a great Christmas Show. The show dubbed 'The Tinsel Tour' will featuring four of his new original songs and eight of his newly recorded holiday classics. Jimmy Rankin, a singer/songwriter and a well known solo artist, is the recipient of 5 Juno Awards, 27 East Coast Music Awards and has recently been named Roots Artist of the year for the second consecutive year. His awards are impressive and the evening promises to be very entertaining. Tickets for this spectacular evening are only $25.00 plus handling fee.
If you are busy Friday evening then be sure to get your tickets for the fundraising show taking place at the Capitol at 7 P.M. Sunday evening, December 22. It is part of the third annual Christmas Campaign to raise money to support programming in the Applied Health and Sciences Programs at the St. Clair Colleges in Windsor and Chatham. The evening is called 'My Christmas Wish' and features the S'AINTS Band who will perform some traditional Christmas song as well as others recorded originally by Cat Stevens ' Peace Train among others. The performance is full of songs of peace and hope.
There you have it, another Christmas weekend at the Captiol Theatre. Chatham-Kent is the Affordable Lifestyle community, the ideal location to live, work, raise a family, relocate to or purchase a vacation property. Visit my website for Chatham-Kent Events, Happenings and Choice Properties for Sale in this great community.
Are you a buyer or seller in today's Real Estate market? Are you confused? Who do you chose to represent you in what very well may be the largest purchase of your lifetime. You need a Professional. Someone who knows what he is doing and can make the transaction a pleasant experience. Don't get caught with mud on your face. There are plenty of do -it -yourself companies out there, covering everything from home renovation projects to selling your home. I was always taught to do what I knew best and leave the Professional to the rest. This is especially true in buying or selling a home. There are many details that
You love Chatham-Kent with its Affordable Lifestyle and all the activities for young and old alike. You enjoy the many events and attractions in the Chatham-Kent area. The children are involved in sports or you are a senior taking advantage of the many activities available at the Seniors Activity Centre. Should you move to something smaller or perhaps bigger? Should you stay where you are and remodel? To make the the best remodel or move decision, it is important to understand all the reasons that you have to remodel and all the reasons that you have to move. This article reviews common reasons to move. As you read each of these reasons, consider how much it applies to you and note how strongly you feel about each one.Call Me, Wayne Liddy 519-436-4810 Re/Max Chatham-Kent Realty Inc. Brokerage and let me make your move an easy and enjoyable experience. Visit my website for Chatham-Kent Events, Happening and Choice properties for sale in this great area.
For those wanting a steady return on their money, houses can look like the answer. When the baby boomers started madly buying houses in the 1980s, suddenly real estate seemed like the path to instant wealth. The real estate markets fluctuate constantly. There have been times when house prices have gone down. However if you look at the overall price of homes in the Chatham-Kent area over the last 10 years, in most cases, prices have risen although overall Chatham-Kent is still a very affordable community with many ammenities. Where is the housing market headed? Nobody can accurately predict but all indications are that 2013 will be a good year in the Real Estate Industry and in Chatham-Kent. If you are a buyer, then, now is the time to get pre-approved and start the process. If you are a seller, then it is an equally good time for you to investigate the market. Talk to a professional and find out if the time is right for you personally. But even if house prices don't rise phenomenally, a home has two strong things going for it as an investment.
HOME OWNERSHIP IN Chatham-Kent Is Now The Time??? Do you own a home today and thinking about buying another to move up or maybe just for investment? Chatham-Kent is the affordable community with many ammenitites, attractions and events taking place making this the ideal location to live, raise a family retire to, relocate or purchase a vacation property. Are you trying to decide if now is the time to jump in and purchase your first home? Whatever the case, NOW IS THE TIME! Today,according to Mike Polzler of Re/Max Ontario Atlantic and the results of studying 16 markets,Canadian Real Estate is a better investment than the stock market today. Read the R/max Housing Evolution Report for 2013.
There are 4 very good reasons to buy a home and some of them just make good sense but today more than ever with the economic climate this is the time to jump into the market. Let us examine them
Is staging your home a good idea when preparing to list or sell? It is a very necessary step to insure you receive the most return from your investment. For many people their home is the biggest investment of their lives. We are emotionally attached particularly if we have raiseda family there or enjoyed many happy occasions. First, you must become emotionally un-attached, prepare mentally to move on and trust your Real Estate Agent to do what he does best. He will find the right buyer at the best price for your home. Your job is to carefully select that agent and then follow a few basic steps. Prepare to show your home at it's best.
I am Wayne Liddy Re/Max Chatham-Kent Realty Inc. and I works with a team of Trusted Professionals in Chatham-Kent.My background of 35 years + experience in Furniture sales and Interior Design will give you a distict advantagethat very few other agent can offer. The Stager on his team will help you
Are you tired of the overall look of your home? Is it time for some updates. Traditionally, in the winter we all spend more time indoors and it is just human nature to want a change.You may be updating your home to put it on the Market. Spring and Fallare good timesto do that. All indications point to a brisk market in the Chatham-Kent area. Or, maybe now is not the right time for you personally to sell but you wantto have a new look. There are several changes you can make without spending a lot of money and they will
Many homebuyers particularly NEW home buyers fail to plan for yearly maintenace on their new home puchase. This is very important. Buyers work with their Real Estate Agent and their Mortgage Specialist, set their budget as far as monthly, weekly or bi-weekly mortgage payments but often have no idea what it costs to maintain their home in good condition.This is where a good agent will guide you to make an informed decision.
Baby Boomers,those born between the years 1947 and 1964 are a force to be reconned with. They constitute a third of the population of Canada.When the Boomer segment latch onto a MarketingIdea, a Product or a Housing Trend, the rest of us sit up and take notice! Currently however they are all over the map with regards to housing wants. Early and Late Boomers effect the Market in very different ways. The average age of first time Home Buyers today is about 35. This means that the Late-Born Boomers, those in their mid-to- late forties are now in their prime years to move up. This Trend raises the number of listings for starter homes, condominiums and smaller homes thus increasing the demand for higher end homes for the Late Born Boomers. At the other end of the spectrum, those Boomers 55 years and older may be thinking of DOWNSIZING and RETIREMENT Often they want smaller homes with less property to take care of and
Affordability, a Hallmark of Chatham-Kent, Factor into greater demand for Recreational Property in markets across the country this year, says RE/MAX Sales of recreational product up in 70 per cent of Canadian markets examined Canadian recreational property markets have been reinvigorated, with softer values, increased selection, and a rebound in consumer confidence contributing to an upswing in sales in 2012 according to a report released by RE/MAX. Chatham-Kent the Affordable location is found in the middle of the Great Lakes and as result has several resort areas within it's boundaries. Mitchell's Bay is found on the shores of Lake St. Clair and is famous for its beach, swimming boating fishing, wind surfing, ice fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and skating in the winter. Erieau and Rondeau Provincial Park on Lake Erie are also quaint little Resort Villages in Chatham-Kent. 'The RE/MAX Recreational Property Report, highlighting trends and developments in 33 markets nationally, found that sales were ahead of last year's levels in 70 per cent of communities examined, while six per cent were on par withpreviousfigures. Greater affordability has been a major impetus, in large part due to rising inventory levels and low interest rates. Downward trending in starting prices was reported in 49 per cent of markets, while 33 per cent experienced no change. Nineteen per cent posted an uptick in starting values year-over-year. Recovery was in its early stages in 2012 andare in full swing today in 2013but there are subtle
Michael Polzner Executive Vice President Regional Director of Re/Max Ontario- Atlantic said in an article back in 2011 that the rise in sales of recreational properties was in part due to the fact that Generation X are now in the market for Real Estate. This has not changed and that market will continure tosee a rise in sales.Generation X wants are different from those who have come before them. They do not mind working hard and putting their noses to the grindstone but they want time to relax, enjoy life and not put off the pleasures of a good lifestyle. Coupled with that is the fact
A Chatham-Kent Task Force has ruled that the Chatham-Kent Police Department will now notify the Municipality of Chatham-Kent if a property is or has been used for an illegal activity such as a Marijuana Grow Operation.They, in turn will notify the Chatham-Kent Real Estate Association. Until now, there was no policy in place to
Ontario Renovates is a program to assist low to moderate income families with repairs or renovations to your residence or rental property to improve energy and accessibility The program is on a first come, first serve basis and there are only certain funds available. You may qualify if you meet the necessary criteria. To qualify:
Is Chatham-Kent the location to buy or sell in 2013? Read the Re/Max Housing Report
If you are on the fence and not sure if this is the year to make the move in Real Estate or if Chatham-Kent is the place for you, Read the facts. The Housing market is recovering and Chatham-Kent has the location that is definitely worth investigating. Affordability and Ammenities are what everyone is looking for. If you are raising a family, retiring or downsizing, make sure you call me ,Wayne Liddy 519-436-4810 Re/Max Chatham-Kent Realty for all your Real Estate needs and visit my Chatham-Kent website for Events, Happenings and Choice Properties for sale in this great area. Remember it is Location Location Location!
Re/Max National Housing Report for July 2013: Housing Data Inventory Improves; Sales, Prices Rise Higher. The housing recovery appears to be in full swing across the country. For the 18th month in a row, both home sales and prices are higher than the same month in the previous