What Does a Buyer Agent Actually Do? | SoldByJacob Vlog #10

By: Jacob Asparian

What Does a Buyer Agent Actually Do? | SoldByJacob Vlog #10

Tags: Oshawa Realtor, real estate, real estate advice, ask a realtor, realty, durham region real estate, home buying, housing, durham region, pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Carington, Bowmanville, Courtice, SoldByJacob, Keller Williams Energy Real Estated

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Home Renovations: Where To Spend Your Money | SoldByJacob Vlog #9

By: Jacob Asparian

Home Renovations: Where To Spend Your Money | SoldByJacob Vlog #9

Tags: real estate, durham region real estate, durham region, real estate advice, ask a realtor, soldbyjacob, Keller Williams energy real estate, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Bowmanville, Clarington, Courtice

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Home Seller FAQ's - Everything You Need To Know

By: Jacob Asparian

Home Seller FAQ's - Everything You Need To Know

Tags: oshawa realtor, DURHAM REGION REAL ESTATE AGENT, DURHAM REGION REALTOR, OSHAWA REAL ESTATE AGENT, ask a realtor, frequently asked real estate questions, home seller FAQs, real estate, durham region, durham region real estate, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Clarington, Bowmanville, Courtice, soldbyjacob, Keller Williams, Keller Williams Energy Real Estate

  When is the best time to sell my house?   Anytime! Generally, the cycle begins with spring, then fall, then spring again. Jacob always recommends not listing in winter months.   How should I prepare my home for sale?   Sprucing your home up before you’re ready to sell is a no-brainer. Things that you might consider include de-cluttering, painting, new carpeting as well...Read More

Ontario's Fair Housing Plan: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly | SoldByJacob Vlog #8

By: Jacob Asparian

Ontario's Fair Housing Plan: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly | SoldByJacob Vlog #8

Tags: homes in Toronto, real estate, house prices, Toronto real estate, Ontario's Fair Housing plan, housing market, real estate vlog, soldbyjacob, Keller Williams energy real estate brokerage, Toronto, ontario, Durham Region, GTA

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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Buying in the 'Burbs

By: Jacob Asparian

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Buying in the 'Burbs

Tags: oshawa realtor, DURHAM REGION REAL ESTATE AGENT, DURHAM REGION REALTOR, OSHAWA REAL ESTATE AGENT, real estate, durham region real estate, suburban, suburbia, housing, GTA, real estate advice, real estate agent, soldbyjacob, Keller Williams Energy Real Estate Brokerage, Durham Region, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Clarington, Bowmanville, Courtice

Given the rising cost of real estate in Toronto, more and more people are looking towards the suburbs, specifically Durham Region, to find a great home within their budget. Although you probably won’t find the same sort of fast-paced energy that a big city can offer, there are a lot of upsides to buying in suburbia. Here are just a handful:   Value for money   You may have alrea...Read More

What You Should Know If You're a Landlord or a Tenant | SoldByJacob Vlog #7

By: Jacob Asparian

What You Should Know If You're a Landlord or a Tenant | SoldByJacob Vlog #7

Tags: Durham Region, Durham Region Real Estate, renting, renter, landlord, landlord tenancy act, renting in Ontario, realtor, ask a realtor, Real estate advice, pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Clarington, Bowmanville, Courtice

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Durham Region Real Estate Market Update - March 2017

By: Jacob Asparian

Durham Region Real Estate Market Update - March 2017

Tags: Durham Region, Durham Region Real Estate, buy, sell, realtor, soldbyjacob, Keller Williams Energy Real Estate, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Clarington, Bowmanville, Courtice, Housing Market, sellers market, market update

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and I can finally go outside to walk my dog without a winter parka! Spring is here and we’re busy making magic happen. Our team is actively brining you new great listings, informative blog and vlog posts and fun social media content. You could say we’re beginning to hit our stride! Now, without much more ado, here’s the monthly report y...Read More

So You've Got Home Equity - Now What? | SoldByJacob Vlog #6

By: Jacob Asparian

So You've Got Home Equity - Now What? | SoldByJacob Vlog #6

Tags: real estate, real estate advice, ask a realtor, realty, durham region real estate, home equity, housing market, Equity, Refinancing, durham region, pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Carington, Bowmanville, Courtice, SoldByJacob, Keller Williams Energy Real Estate

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Have You Ever Wondered How Real Estate Agents Get Paid?

By: Jacob Asparian

Have You Ever Wondered How Real Estate Agents Get Paid?

Tags: oshawa realtor, DURHAM REGION REAL ESTATE AGENT, DURHAM REGION REALTOR, OSHAWA REAL ESTATE AGENT, real estate, real estate commissions, realtor, durham region real estate, durham region, buying, selling, real estate agent, real estate advice, soldbyjacob, Keller Williams Energy Real Estate, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Clarington, Bowmanville, Courtice

Understanding Real Estate Commissions Buying or selling a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you will make in your lifetime, so you should take time to interview real estate agents before you begin the process.  One aspect that you should have a firm grasp on is the agent’s fees, otherwise known as commission. While you may be working within a budget, it’s importan...Read More

Should I Rent or Should I Buy?

By: Jacob Asparian

Should I Rent or Should I Buy?

Tags: real estate, home buying, renting, buying vs renting,  durham region real estate, OSHAWA REAL ESTATE AGENT

  Are you better off renting or buying a home?   One of the most frequently asked questions that Jacob receives is “should I rent or should I buy?” There are obvious pros when it comes to buying and some benefits if you’re thinking about renting. However, there are drawbacks to both scenarios, and you should always consider what your long-term real estate goals are, a...Read More