By: Jacob Asparian

Predictions for the Market

Tags: OSHAWA, WHITBY, CLARINGTON, AJAX, PICKERING, KELLERWILLIAMS, ASPARIANANDCO, SOLDBYJACOB, REALESTATE, MARKETUPDATE

Where is the market headed? Everyone is going to give you a different prediction as to what’s happening with the real estate market and I can make a case for the fact that the markets going to crash and I can make a case for the fact that the market is going to do well. I was just at an economic update that was held by the city of Oshawa and TD Canada Trust. That’s just one of the mai...Read More

By: Jacob Asparian

Advice to Sellers

Tags: OSHAWA, WHITBY, CLARINGTON, AJAX, PICKERING, KELLERWILLIAMS, ASPARIANANDCO, SOLDBYJACOB, REALESTATE, MARKETUPDATE

Sellers, you do have a lot of competition right now. Average sales price is still fairly high so people are getting good bang for buck for their property, but you have to make sure you’re priced well. Staging and marketing are going to support your property, they are going to make sure you’re going to get a lot of exposure and your home shows very well. But you want to make sure ...Read More

By: Jacob Asparian

The Importance of a Home Inspection

Tags: OSHAWA, WHITBY, CLARINGTON, AJAX, PICKERING, KELLERWILLIAMS, ASPARIANANDCO, SOLDBYJACOB, REALESTATE, MARKETUPDATE, HOMEINSPECTION, HOME, HOUSE

This month we had a client who purchased a home who didn’t want to put an inspection condition on her offer. This is one thing that I get all of the time, “do I really need a home inspection?” Buying a home is expensive, I understand that. You’ve got land transfer taxes, lawyer fees, moving costs and you’re trying to cut corners wherever you can. The home inspection ...Read More

By: Jacob Asparian

DOM & MOI April 2019

Tags: OSHAWA, WHITBY, CLARINGTON, AJAX, PICKERING, KELLERWILLIAMS, ASPARIANANDCO, SOLDBYJACOB, REALESTATE, MARKETUPDATE

When we look at the total days on market, we’re sitting at just under three weeks at 20 days. That’s actually pretty good. This is an average, so that means there’s quite a few homes that are actually selling quite a bit quicker than that, but 20 days is still fairly quick.   Days on market is what is helping result in our months of inventory sitting at 1.9. What’s mon...Read More

By: Jacob Asparian

Market #'s April 2019

Tags: OSHAWA, WHITBY, clarington, AJAX, PICKERING, KELLERWILLIAMS, ASPARIANANDCO, SOLDBYJACOB, REALESTATE, MARKETUPDATE

When we look at the total number of new listings that came to market in Durham Region in April 2019, we had almost 2,000. That’s almost a 4.5% increase from a year ago. Whitby is the leader of the pack with 19% from a year ago and Clarington is down almost a full percent when it comes to new listings that came to market.   Total number of sales in Durham Region has actually cracked the ...Read More

New CMHC changes...what does it mean for you?

By: Jacob Asparian

New CMHC changes...what does it mean for you?

Tags: OSHAWA, WHITBY, BOWMANVILLE, KELLERWILLIAMS, ASPARIANANDCO, SOLDBYJACOB, REALESTATE, BUYERS, MORTGAGE

Hey guys, Jacob here. In today’s blog we’re going to be talking about the new proposed changes that CMHC announced last week. Please keep in mind that I am not a mortgage representative or a mortgage specialist. I don’t deal with financing side of things when we help our clients buy homes. I’ve got a team of professionals that I highly trust that I refer all of my clients t...Read More

Home Selling Trifecta Part 1 | SellerGuideSeries Ep. 4 of 6.

By: Jacob Asparian

Home Selling Trifecta Part 1 | SellerGuideSeries Ep. 4 of 6.

Tags: OSHAWA, WHITBY, BOWMANVILLE, KELLERWILLIAMS, ASPARIANANDCO, SOLDBYJACOB, REALESTATE, SELLERS

Welcome back to our Sellers Guide Series. So far in this series of blogs we have talked about whether you even need a real estate agent to sell your home, what questions to be asking when you’re interviewing and a whole bunch of other important things. Make sure you read them first to get caught up or watch the vlogs.   In today’s blog we’re going to talk about what happens ...Read More

How to find the right agent. | SellerGuideSeries Ep. 3 of 6.

By: Jacob Asparian

How to find the right agent. | SellerGuideSeries Ep. 3 of 6.

Tags: Oshawa, Whitby, Bowmanville, KellerWilliams, AsparianAndCo, SoldByJacob, RealEstate, Sellers

Welcome back to blog #3 of the Seller Guide Series. Make sure you have downloaded the Home Seller Guide if you haven’t already. It’s going to guide you through the entire process, from everything I talked about so far as well as what it going to come in upcoming blogs.   The last post talked about what a real estate agent actually does and if you even need to hire one for you to s...Read More

Do you really need a realtor to sell your home? | SellerGuideSeries Ep. 2 of 6.

By: Jacob Asparian

Do you really need a realtor to sell your home? | SellerGuideSeries Ep. 2 of 6.

Tags: Oshawa, Whitby, Bowmanville, KellerWilliams, AsparianAndCo, soldbyjacob, RealEstate, Sellers

In the first blog of the Seller Guide Series I talked about why it’s a good idea for you to keep a close eye on your property values, as well as how we offer free, online market evaluations for everybody. However, in this one we’re going to be talking about what you should be doing if you’re actually thinking about selling your home. Now, understandably you may have some que...Read More

Why every homeowner/landlord needs this in 2019! | SellerGuideSeries Ep. 1 of 6.

By: Jacob Asparian

Why every homeowner/landlord needs this in 2019! | SellerGuideSeries Ep. 1 of 6.

Tags: Oshawa, Whitby, Bowmanville, KellerWilliams, AsparianAndCo, soldbyjacob, RealEstate, Sellers

For today’s blog I’d like to officially launch our Seller Guide Series. We’ve put quite a bit of work into it over the last few months so I really hope you enjoy it.   What’s included is a seller’s guide booklet as well as a vlog/blog series.  We’re going to be dropping an episode every week for the next couple of months. The Seller Guide Series i...Read More

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