3 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster

In the Waterloo Region, 2017 has been a rollercoaster ride in real estate. We started the year off with low inventory and too many buyers. And now we sit in a market with a higher inventory and fewer buyers. In this real estate climate – it’s essential you have an experienced realtor to help you…

Faisal featured in Top Agent Magazine

Top Agent Faisal Susiwala of RE/MAX in Cambridge, Ontario has squarely positioned himself as one of the top ten real estate brokers in Canada through hard work, client dedication and his ability to stay abreast of cutting edge industry technology. He is also ranked by RE/MAX as being among their top 1% of Realtors worldwide,…

Tips to Help With a Stress-Free Move!

It’s summer time! Sun is shining, temperatures are rising, and many people are moving! This is the busiest time of year for people to move into new homes. With so many people moving, here are some tips to help for an easy (ok, easier) move! Two Months before your move! Start to clean out things…

Use a Realtor? Or Do It Yourself?

You’ve decided to sell your home. Do you use a Realtor – or do it yourself? The quick answer is that you will be much better protected and make more money selling your home if you use an experienced and licensed agent. A Realtor doesn’t charge you money upfront: Those “do it yourself” marketing companies…

Selling your home in this summer market?

It’s no secret that in the past several months we have seen home values significantly increase in the Waterloo Region. Sellers have been enjoying getting top dollar for their homes! However, in the past few weeks, some markets have shifted and are experiencing somewhat of a slowdown. There are much more homes for sale now!…

Should I Buy New or Resale?

For most of the Waterloo Region, this is a pretty simple answer. Buying resale seems to be the best overall value. The main factor is that we have seen very little new development occurring in this region. Land costs have increased significantly in the last few years, causing the builders to pass these costs on…

What is the market doing right now?

What is the market doing right now? This is one of the most common questions that I’m most frequently asked. As you may know, our Region has enjoyed a very significant growth in the past 18 months. What we are seeing now is a leveling of the market at the current prices. Why is everything…

Where do I invest in this market?

In this market, I’m often asked where I would invest money. We are currently in a market where homes are being sold with multiple offers and the rent does not make sense in comparison to the purchase price. One must look at the market and the market rent before making the decision to invest in…

Rules are changing for Landlords / Tenants!

Last week we touched on the changing rules for foreign investors buying property in Ontario. But I’m sure that you’ve seen posts about the government changing rules for landlords/rental properties when it comes to “Rent Control”. So what does this mean for landlords and tenants? One of the big changes is that there is a…