By: James Hand

January 2023 Market Insights

Tags: HAMILTON REAL ESTATE JANUARY 2023, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE JANUARY 2023, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE JANUARY 2023, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE JANUARY 2023, HAMILTON REAL ESTATE STATS, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE STATS, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE STATS, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE STATS

In my opinion, I need three weeks for something to happen before I can call it a signal. In this case, for the past two weeks, we’ve had a good amount of new supply come to market after the Holiday lull.   Real Estate bears and others that have all of their information coming from sensationalism in terms of what they’r...Read More

By: James Hand

November 2022 Market Report

Tags: HAMILTON REAL ESTATE NOVEMBER 2022, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE NOVEMBER 2022, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE NOVEMBER 2022, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE NOVEMBER 2022, HAMILTON REAL ESTATE STATS, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE STATS, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE STATS, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE STATS

  This market report is going to start a little differently. With everything that is out there and with the way that I know many people are feeling I thought we'd start with a slight opinion piece. What is going on out there? Could today mark the end of the hike cycle? Some say yes, and some say no. Some say there’s going to be another aggressive hike; some say it’ll be...Read More

By: James Hand

October 2022 Market Report

Tags: HAMILTON REAL ESTATE OCTOBER 2022, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE OCTOBER 2022, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE OCTOBER 2022, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE OCTOBER 2022, HAMILTON REAL ESTATE STATS, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE STATS, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE STATS, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE STATS

So what are we seeing in the market this month? It's the question that's always asked, right!? Especially as things continue to shift. But as we go through this I think it's more important to know what all of the data is actually showing. If you follow me on social media you probably already know what my overall thoughts are. Most headli...Read More

By: James Hand

September 2022 Market Report

Tags: HAMILTON REAL ESTATE SEPTEMBER 2022, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE SEPTEMBER 2022, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE SEPTEMBER 2022, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE September 2022, HAMILTON REAL ESTATE STATS, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE STATS, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE STATS, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE STATS

  So what are we seeing in the market? The question we always ask is, what do the numbers show and more, what do they mean? Most headlines we're all reading right now are either the most anxiety inducing they can come up with or just extremely confusing.        But the three things I&rsqu...Read More

By: James Hand

August 2022 Market Report

Tags: HAMILTON REAL ESTATE AUGUST 2022, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE AUGUST 2022, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE AUGUST 2022, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE AUGUST 2022, HAMILTON REAL ESTATE STATS, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE STATS, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE STATS, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE STATS

The Hamilton-Burlington Market Area had 906 sales of residential properties for August. This means sales were now up by 11.7% compared to last month, but they were still down compared to August 2021 by 24.2%. For Listings, even though we seem to see lots of signs on lawns, and the media would have us believe the sky is falling...Read More

By: James Hand

July 2022 Market Report

Tags: HAMILTON REAL ESTATE JULY 2022, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE JULY 2022, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE JULY 2022, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE JULY 2022, HAMILTON REAL ESTATE STATS, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE STATS, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE STATS, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE STATS

The Hamilton-Burlington Market Area had 811 sales of residential properties for July. This means sales were down by 18.5% compared to last month, and they were also down compared to July 2021 by 35.6%. For Listings, even though we see lots of signs on lawns, that's only because they're sitting on the market longer. New...Read More

By: James Hand

June 2022 Market Report

Tags: HAMILTON REAL ESTATE JUNE 2022

The Hamilton-Burlington Market Area had 1232 sales of residential properties for May. This means sales decreased by 5.1% compared to last month, and they were also down compared to May 2021 by 31.9%. For Listings, with good reason it seemed like there were signs popping up everywhere. They were up from April at 2631 which was an increase of 7.3% month over month and 16% from May 2021. The average ...Read More

By: James Hand

May 2022 Market Report

Tags: HAMILTON REAL ESTATE MAY 2022, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE MAY 2022, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE MAY 2022, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE MAY 2022, HAMILTON REAL ESTATE STATS, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE STATS, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE STATS, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE STATS

So they keep saying summer is coming, at least that's what they keep promising. We're hitting super high temperatures then crashing back to single digits. I can't wa...Read More

By: James Hand

April 2022 Market Report

Tags: HAMILTON REAL ESTATE APRIL 2022, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE APRIL 2022, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE APRIL 2022, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE APRIL 2022, HAMILTON REAL ESTATE STATS, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE STATS, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE STATS, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE STATS

    One of the joys of selling a country property with it's own stocked pond is taking your fishing gear with you for some after open house fun. I didn't catch any whoppers but I did reel in a couple small bass. So the weather doesn't s...Read More

By: James Hand

March 2022 Market Report

Tags: HAMILTON REAL ESTATE MARCH 2022, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE MARCH 2022, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE MARCH 2022, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE MARCH 2022, HAMILTON REAL ESTATE STATS, BURLINGTON REAL ESTATE STATS, NIAGARA REAL ESTATE STATS, HALDIMAND COUNTY REAL ESTATE STATS

    While the wind was still whipping across the lake in blizzard like conditions a few weeks ago, Noah and I headed off on our annual ice fishing trip. We actually found a spot that would deliver a hot pizza right to our hut, via snowmobile. How cool is that!? The pizza was so good too. So we got a double bonus with that. It was so cold that day, as soon as you opened the doors, &nb...Read More