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August 2018

Found 17 blog entries for August 2018.

Trent-Severn Waterway Home/Cottage for Sale $469,000

Have you ever dreamed of boating around the world? Well you can from this well-maintained year round home or cottage located on a beautiful, quiet lot along the Trent- Severn Waterway. When you are not cruising along the water, you will enjoy dining al-fresco on the large water-side deck or relaxing while you take in the peaceful & serene views. Once inside, whether you are playing a game around the kitchen table, entertaining in the sunken living room or waking up in the master bedroom the views simply do not end. A short drive to town offering amenities and less than 2 hours north of Toronto makes this an ideal package. Call Crystal (705) 394-8875 for more info.

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Muskoka Lakes Cottage For Sale! $539,000

Surrounded by beautiful rock croppings awaits this well-maintained year-round home or cottage on Brandy Lake. With a wall of windows, you can enjoy the sunsets in the summer, watch the leaves change colour in the fall, see the deer run across the frozen lake, and watch the rain fall while the flowers bloom. No matter what season, nothing beats cozy nights around the fire pit by the dock. Rest assured, this freshly painted, open concept home/cottage has something for all ages. Bonus is a new roof and 5 minutes to Port Carling, what more can you ask for? For more details call Crystal (705) 394-8875

 

 

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E&V News

Former Jets Quarterback Vinny Testaverde Relists Florida Mansion
Mansion Global
The over-the-top Tampa-area home, with a massive home gym, dock and theater, is asking $4.999 million. 

Real Estate Agents Pull Out All the Stops to Sell High End Properties
Ottawa Citizen
At Burton and Milne’s exclusive showing, the agents were met by hosts who escorted them to a private-access elevator that opened directly into the unit revealing an opulent great room with exquisite finishes and a wall of windows.

Engel & Völkers Expands With New Franchise Owner in Fort Lauderdale
The Real Deal
Frank Garcia plans to hire up to 40 agents in two offices within the first two years.

Americas

US Home Prices Jumped 6.3 Percent From a Year Ago
Associated Press
Home prices

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

With its enchanting canals, rich artistic heritage and elaborate cycling paths, it’s no surprise Amsterdam often takes the cake as one of the world’s most livable cities. The capital may have risen to worldwide acclaim as early as the 17th century during the Dutch Golden Age, but Engel & Völkers’ most recent market report proves the city's heyday is yet to come.

According to the report, in the first quarter of 2018, residential property prices in Amsterdam rose by approximately 14 percent year-over-year, largely due to the increasingly scarce availability of on-the-market properties in the luxury real estate market.

Engel & Völkers Amsterdam

Engel & Völkers Amsterdam

Engel & Völkers Amsterdam

“The demand for

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Annual Income vs. Home Prices
 
Median Family Income
Benchmark or median home price April 2018
Home Price compared to income
 
1- TORONTO
Median Family Income 92,988$
Benchmark or median home price April 2018 766,000$
Home Price compared to income 8X
 
2- VANCOUVER
Median Family Income 92,234$
Benchmark or median home price April 2018 1,092,000$
Home Price compared to income 12X
 
3- MONTRÉAL
Median Family Income 90,584$
Benchmark or median home price April 2018 341,300$
Home Price compared to income 4X

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E&V News

How to Decode a Home Inspection Report
House Method
We’ll help you demystify your home inspection report by explaining what’s included, what’s not included, and how to decode the findings.

It’s Not a Mirage! Spectacular Starburst House Waits to Bloom in the Desert
Realtor.com
The Mojave Desert attracts artists and celebrities looking for a pure, pristine, and private environment in the middle of a desolate landscape.

Amsterdam House Price Surge Stoked by Nationwide Shortage of Homes
Financial Times
For anyone who thinks the UK’s exit from the EU has been proceeding in a haphazard fashion, spare a thought for Milan.

Americas

The Housing Recovery Isn’t Over, It Just Feels Like It Is
CNBC
Demand is strong, thanks to basic demographics, an improving

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Annual Income vs. Home Prices
 
Median Family Income

Benchmark or median home price April 2018
Home Price compared to income
 
1- TORONTO
Revenu familial médian (Median Family Income) 92,988$
Prix des maisons médian Avril 2018 (Benchmark or median home price April 2018) 766,000$
Prix des Maisons par rapport au revenu (Home Price compared to income) 8X
 
2- VANCOUVER
Median Family Income 92,234$
Benchmark or median home price April 2018 1,092,000$
Home Price compared to income 12X
 
3- MONTRÉAL
Median Family Income 90,584$
Benchmark or median home price April 2018 341,300$
Home Price compared to income 4X

 

   
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Muskoka Lakes Cottage For Sale! $475,000

Sunsets, beach, deep water off the dock, long lake views, cedar-lined ceilings and walls, stone fireplace, shed/bunkie, Muskoka Room, new septic (2016), level lot, minutes to Port Carling and the cottage sits at the water's edge! Need we say more? Endless possibilities here on beautiful Bass Lake. For more details about this property or if your thinking of buying or selling a Muskoka cottage please do not hesitate to call me direct at (705)394-8875

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