Headlines around the country speculate on the potential impact of COVID- 19 on the real estate market. Some are calling for an outright crash due to record unemployment rates. Some are saying that when all this dies down, we’ll just go back to where we left off with strong housing prices in Guelph. Who’s right?
Now with just over five weeks of social isolation, many of us are forming new habits. Maybe spending more time on video chats, discovering a new TV show or accepting a new hairstyle. Regardless of what you’re doing, it’s likely a big change from the normal day-to-day. The current state of things Our front-line workers are
The past few weeks have felt pretty surreal. Self Isolation is a word we didn’t even know about in early 2020. Now, here we are with mounting cabin fever and anxiety knowing that there’s probably another 30 days of this- at least. Someone told us that this is likely “an event of the century”, where
Within two weeks, the world has changed dramatically. We’re now in the face of massive closures and shutdowns, cancelled sports seasons, stock market declines and fistfights in the aisles of Costco over toilet paper. COVID-19, or the Coronavirus, has impacted everyone internationally in one way or another. But does the trickle-down of this global virus
A story published this week in Forbes reported that Purplebricks Canada offered employees paid days off for made up 5 Star Reviews on Facebook and Google. In March of 2019, Purple Bricks, formerly known as Comfree, ran a contest within their brokerage to get friends and family members to write glowing reviews of the brokerage “whether
Guelph bucked the national trend in 2019. Prices and sales across the country were expected to show modest gains and recovery over 2018, and while that was true for the country as a whole, Guelph exceeded expectations and continues to lead most markets in terms of sales and price growth. Last year we indicated that
Talking Transparency in the Guelph Real Estate Market (Originally published by Home Group Realty, Sept 20, 2019) The real estate industry is a funny business. Unfortunately not funny in a stand-up way, although there can be plenty of that with how we see people’s homes on a daily basis. No, I’m talking about how as