Sense of Community During Halloween – Episode #169

What makes a neighbourhood great?  Is it the good schools?  Is it the big homes?  Is it the pride of ownership?

Perhaps it has something to do with the “Sense of Community”.

This video shows you an example of a neighbourhood having a sense of community and what that does to an area’s demand.

Something to think about when searching for your next home.

Going Where the Good Schools Are! – Episode #26

The Golfview Area in the Upper Beaches has always held its value in house prices. The average price of a home in this area is $578,000…..and just west of Woodbine Ave the average price of a home is $547,000. That’s a difference of $31,000!

I believe one of the reasons for this gap is due to Norway Public School. It has been ranked 10 out of 10 by the Fraser Institute.

Parents will always pay more to have their kids go to excellent schools. Whether you are buying or investing in a home, being surrounded by good schools will always hold a premium in value in any city, province, or country.

Schools and their impact on real estate values – Episode # 10

Does owning a house close to schools have an impact on real estate values? Do school rankings have an impact on real estate values? Lets find out!