December 2018

Market Watch - A Year in The Canadian Real Estate Market.
2018 began with a steep nationwide drop in housing activity. Stricter mortgage qualification rules pushed buyers to the sidelines, as year-over-year double-digit sales decreases became the norm. ... read more
5 Tips For a Stress-Free and Enjoyable Holiday Season
The holiday season is hurtling towards us and if you aren’t prepared then you could miss out on the most critical time of year. ... read more
What is a Title Insurance And Why You Need It?
Title insurance is an insurance policy that protects you, the homeowner, against challenges to the ownership of your home or from problems related to the title to your home. The policy provides coverage against losses due to title defects, even if the defects existed before you purchased your home. ... read more
How to Select The Right Mortgage and Save Thousands of Dollars
Are you wondering which type of mortgage is best for you? There is not one correct answer. Deciding which type of mortgage will best fulfill your needs can be difficult. There are so many types of loans and different term lengths. The right mortgage can save you thousands of dollars, while the wrong mortgage can put your house in jeopardy. A little research before choosing your mortgage can save you thousands of dollars in the long run. ... read more
Which Home Type is Right for You?
With an endless supply of different types of homes available for purchase—from condos to townhouses to fully-detached homes—deciding on what type of home to purchase can be confusing. The type of home you buy will depend on your lifestyle and budget. You will also need to think about your current and future needs before you start searching for a home. ... read more
 

With Compliments of

Nancy DiCosimo
Real Estate Sales Representative


RE/MAX Escarpment Realty Inc., Brokerage
325 Winterberry Drive
Stoney Creek, ON, L8J 0B6
T: 905 573 1188
F: 905 573 1189
D: 905 807 8149
nancy.dicosimo@sympatico.ca
www.NancysGreatHomes.com

Welcome to December! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


Traditionally, this is the month people write down their hopes, dreams, ambitions and goals for the new year - or, at the very least, they think about them.
What are some of your hopes and dreams for the coming months? Do any of them have to do with your home?
As you know, I do a lot more than help my clients buy and sell homes. In fact, an important part of my job is to ensure that you continue to be happy with your home and that it continues to meet your changing needs.
So, if you have any questions about the local real estate market, about the current market value of your property, or about anything else that is real estate related, please feel free to give me a call.
Just consider me one of the people who can help make 2019 your best year ever!

Nancy DiCosimo

Sales Representative, B.A. (Hon);  I.R.E.S (International Real Estate Specialist)
RE/Max Escarpment Realty Inc., Brokerage



NATIONAL MORTGAGE RATES
Term Posted
Rates*
Best
Rates*
6 Months 3.34% 3.10%
1 Year 3.59% 3.19%
2 Years 3.74% 3.19%
3 Years 3.85% 3.39%
4 Years 3.95% 3.64%
5 Years 5.59% 3.50%
7 Years 5.80% 3.59%
10 Years 6.10% 3.94%
Variable Rate 2.85%
Prime Rate ** 3.95%
*last updated: Dec 11, 2018


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