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by the numbers…

By |2019-09-25T12:23:51-04:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Kingston Real Estate, average home price, Buying a home, Comparative Market Analysis, customer service, home sales in Kingston, how to succeed in a sellers market, Selling your home, ygk real estate|

Is there anything new about this market? You bet there is!  Now, if you’re buying, don’t get too excited we’re not about to tell you we’re seeing a shift back toward a buyers’ market. Kingston’s market is at a historic low for listings, and home prices are continuing to reflect this reality. Competitively priced homes [...]

Five things we’ve learned this year…

By |2018-01-21T19:20:48-05:00October 18th, 2017|Categories: Buying a home, Selling your home|Tags: , , , , , |

Well, that depends on what you read and who you talk to.  According to CREA’s (Canadian Real Estate Association) stats for August, home prices have only increased 4% in the last year in the Kingston area. On the other hand, […]

How to succeed in this market

By |2018-01-21T19:21:38-05:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: Buying a home, how to succeed in a sellers market, its your move ygk, Selling your home|Tags: , , , , , , |

We’ve all heard the stories by now, “the house we offered on was only on the market for a day and we lost in multiples to a Toronto buyer who went over asking without conditions”, and some of you will have had this thought “What if we put our home on the [...]

Team Introduction

By |2018-01-21T19:34:18-05:00February 1st, 2017|Categories: Buying a home, Kingston Real Estate, Selling your home, Team Introduction|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

New Year. New Team. New Website! Yes, that’s a lot of NEWS, but we’ve been hard at work the last few months and we’re finally ready to share some of it with you. As most of you know, we have officially announced the formation of the It’s Your Move Real Estate [...]

How the Internet Has Changed Real Estate

By |2016-11-14T23:01:58-05:00August 28th, 2016|Categories: Buying a home, Selling your home|Tags: , , , , |

We all know how the internet has changed major industries like music, print media, communications and so many others. It has also radically changed the way real estate agents work. […]

Is that ‘fixer upper’ really a deal?

By |2016-11-10T01:37:42-05:00July 18th, 2016|Categories: Buying a home|Tags: , , |

While many home buyers are looking for turnkey properties that are move-in ready, there are just as many who are seduced by the allure of the fixer-upper. Sometimes coded in listings as a “handyman’s dream,” these are houses even the listing agent […]

Soak up this advice on waterfront property

By |2016-11-14T23:09:40-05:00June 28th, 2016|Categories: Buying a home|Tags: , |

Looking for waterfront property in Kingston? Read this before you buy… When the weather turns fine, it’s hard not to envy people with access to the water, especially in Kingston, where the lake, river and canal are so beautiful. But buying on the water can bring special considerations to a purchase. [...]

Home Inspections

By |2016-11-15T15:57:14-05:00March 14th, 2016|Categories: Buying a home|Tags: , |

I used to think a home inspection was a pass/fail thing, like grade nine gym. I remember when I was looking for my first home, I was shopping at the bottom end of the Toronto market and yet I was bitterly disappointed every time my inspection report would come back identifying [...]

The Beginning…

By |2016-11-14T23:14:16-05:00February 8th, 2016|Categories: Buying a home, Selling your home|

Meet the Jake and Anne Caldwell Real Estate Team Facebook Blogger! My name is Stephanie Earp and I heard about Jake Caldwell when I asked my good friends to recommend a real estate agent. They were emphatic: after having their home sit on the market for more than a year with [...]