Guide to Additional Residential Units (ARUs) in London

Additional Residential Units (ARUs) are self-contained dwelling units located within the same building or on the same lot as an existing residential unit. ARUs aim to improve housing diversity, affordability, and sustainable land use in London. This guide provides comprehensive information on planning, creating, and understanding ARUs in London. Types of ARUs: There are four […]

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Real Estate Deposits 101

The standard Purchase and Sale Agreement in Ontario gives the buyer two options when it comes to real estate deposits: 1.  pay the deposit at the time of making the offer – “herewith” or 2.  within 24 hours of the having the offer accepted – “upon acceptance”.  Most buyers prefer the latter as there is no point in […]

St Thomas Ontario Real Estate

25 Things to Do in St. Thomas

St. Thomas, Ontario, is a charming city in southwestern Ontario, Canada, with its own unique attractions and activities. Here’s a list of things to do in St. Thomas, Ontario: Visit the Elgin County Railway Museum: Explore the history of railways in Canada at this engaging museum. You can even take a ride on a vintage […]

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Is it Worth Trying to Sell My Home on My Own

If you’re thinking about selling your house in Ontario, Canada, you may be wondering whether you should hire a realtor or try to sell it on your own. While some homeowners choose to sell their homes without the help of a realtor, working with a real estate agent can offer several benefits. In this blog […]

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Why You Should Buy a House in London Ontario

London, Ontario is a vibrant city located in southwestern Ontario, Canada. With a population of over 400,000, London offers a diverse and dynamic community for its residents. If you’re considering moving to London, Ontario, here are some of the advantages and benefits you can expect. Affordable Cost of Living Compared to other major cities in […]

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Understanding Legal Descriptions

What is a legal description exactly? A written land description which delineates a specific piece of real property. A legal description of property is a formal and detailed method used to identify pieces of real estate in legal documents. Unlike a street address, which can change, a legal description provides a permanent and unique identifier […]

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List vs Sale Price London Ontario Real Estate Market

Here is a snapshot of list/sell prices on today’s closed deals. The ones highlighted in yellow were sold for list or over list price. This gives you an overview of what’s happening in the local market. If you are looking to buy you need to be ready to make an offer and if you are […]

Real Estate Agent London Ontario

Are you wondering what to look for in a local to London Ontario Real estate agent? In my opinion there are two types of Realtors in the world and London Ontario is a smaller segment of “the world”.  Those Herb Tarlick old school boys club, before the internet, used car, slick sales pitch men who […]