Author Archive | Jeff Thibodeau

AUTUM 2014 Market Report:
Strong Conditions Continue

September was another busy month in Brantford real estate with 133 properties changing hands and 196 homes coming on the market. The market overall continues to slow down from peak activity in June & July. Sales activity continues to be ahead of pace from 2013 and 2012 and the overall lack of inventory is the main factor keeping the market in tilted towards the sellers. Based on trends we can expect approximately 120 homes to sell in October – however there is no relief in sight for the low inventory levels.

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BACK TO SCHOOL 2014 Market Report:
Seller’s Market Continues

June and July were the strongest months year-to-date for residential sales here in Brantford with 173 homes sold in each month – we have seen a slight decrease in both demand for homes (with 153 properties selling last month), and also the number of homes coming on the market, which peaked in July at 232 properties and has come back down to 198 properties on the market in August.

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FOR SALE:
85 Blackburn Drive – $599,900

This is the original Empire model home – designed to showcase every option and upgrade the builder could dream of. Over 4,700 sq ft of professionally finished living space on 3 levels on an extra wide corner lot. Built in 2005 and sold in 2008. Designers added over $500,000 in upgrades during construction (full list available). The owners have continued to improve the property with another $60,000 invested in landscaping, concrete, metal roof, and front doors.

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SOLD: 52 Fisher Street $459,900

Absolutely Stunning – Custom Built Bungalow, Premium Lot, Saltwater Pool and Hot Tub. Everything you can imagine has been done to this A++ home. Beautiful tile and hardwood floors, marble backsplash, high-end appliances, California shutters throughout, pot lights everywhere, elevated deck with gazebo above stamped concrete patio, finished walk-out basement, saltwater pool with all the bells and whistles.

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SOLD: 336 Dalhousie Street $129,900

Attention Investors and First Time Buyers. Fantastic value in this low maintenance home. 3 bedrooms, full bath. Updated kitchen and bath, 10 ft ceilings with original ornate trim-work. Updated windows and flooring. Appliances, window AC, and window coverings all included. 12 minute walk to downtown university campus.

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