LSTAR Report: June 2020

Home Sales Rebound in June After two consecutive months of sharp declines caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, local home sales saw a strong rebound in June. The London and St Thomas Association of REALTORS® reported that 1,188 homes exchanged hands last month in its jurisdiction, up 13.8% from June 2019 and 11.7% more than two years ago. As per Blair Campbell, 2020 LSTAR President “ This makes last month the second best June for home

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LSTAR Report: May 2020

May Sees an Increase in Sales, Listings and Prices!   The London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS® announced that 668 homes exchanged hands last month in its jurisdiction, down 41.6% from May 2019 and 26.3% less than in May 2010. While those numbers seem low, we have actually seen a notable month-over-month increases. More specifically, 42.4% in home sales and 31.8% in listings, which is very encouraging, said Blair Campbell,  the 2020 LSTAR President. The ratio between

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WANTED ADS – 2020

Looking For: $300-600k  Duplex/ Granny suite Near college/university Move in ready Looking For: Under $350k C class house B or A neighborhood London Looking For: Under $500k Attached/detached Near Victoria hospital or north end Looking For: Under $400k  Near Fanshawe college Student rental Looking For: Under $400k Rent top and bottom floor Detached London + St Thomas Looking For: Under $260k Detached house London, st Thomas and surrounding areas (45 mins surrounding) Looking For: a

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Use Brawny Movers for your next move!

I recently used this company to move out of one of my homes and these guys made moving as smooth as possible. Brawny Movers is a London, Ontario moving company that only employs quality movers in order to provide a better moving service. Their moving company actively services London, Ontario including all 42 districts/neighbourhoods and the surrounding area. Their movers are strong, friendly, in their twenties and attend(ed) Western University – making them more than

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Thinking Of Buying? Investing? Single Family? Multi-Family?

Welcome to 2020! I was asked recently by one of my investor clients for an update and information on the London market so I thought it may just better to write a blog about what’s going on in the London market right now so I can share it with all of you! We have potential regulations coming up for Airbnb but don’t worry, so far it’s looking likely that it’s the same type of rental

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Top Rated Agent for London 2019!

Top Rated Agent for London 2019! It is my pleasure to announce that I have been ranked as #3 out of 105 real estate agents in London, making me one of the top rated agents for 2019! I want to thank Rate-My-Agent for the placement, and all my clients who have been so wonderful throughout this past year. It was certainly an amazing real estate journey in 2019, from all of my Airbnb ventures to

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London city hall looks at licensing local Airbnb-type rentals

The City of London suggests hosts renting their apartments or houses should be licensed through city hall — the same for the rental platforms themselves — and appoint a local contact person for emergencies. Renting homes and rooms through AirBnb has been financially beneficial to the hosts and their guests. City statistics show Airbnb hosts in London earned $7.7 million from their rentals last year. However, the City of London’s decision to license hosts would

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LSTAR Report: January 2020

The Third Best Year in LSTAR History 2019 ended not only as a strong year for London – St. Thomas real estate, but as one of the strongest years ever recorded in LSTAR’s history since it began recording its performance back in 1978. 469 homes traded hands within LSTAR’s jurisdiction in December, which brought the total number of 2019 residential transactions to 10,125, up 3.4% from 2018. This is only the third year in LSTAR

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