Walkable neighbourhoods are desirable

Walkable neighbourhoods are desirable

What makes a city or community liveable or desirable? Recent studies suggest that “walkability” is considered to be a desirable feature for residential areas and as a way to attract cultural and other jobs to a community.

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce commissioned a study earlier this year to determine if there is a correlation between walkability, economic development and job creation in Hamilton.

Include a REALTOR® on your team!

Include a REALTOR® on your team!

Buying or selling real property (including a business) often requires a team of professionals to provide advice and assistance to help you achieve your goals. Your team might include a representative from your financial institution, a mortgage broker or specialist, an...
REALTORS® help build better communities

REALTORS® help build better communities

One of the regular events in the life of an association is setting and reviewing long term strategic goals or priorities. This is an exercise recently completed by the directors of the REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB). Associations – even...
Searching for Properties?  Use REALTOR.ca or ICX.ca

Searching for Properties? Use REALTOR.ca or ICX.ca

REALTOR.ca and ICX.ca are at the top of the list of quality real estate listing websites. When you are looking to buy a home, you will find many choices in an easy-to-search format at www.realtor.ca. If you are looking for commercial properties, farms or vacant land,...
2012 – A good year to buy a home

2012 – A good year to buy a home

Are you thinking about buying a home in the Greater Hamilton, Burlington or outlying areas? 2012 should be a good year for making a purchase as large as a house. How do we know? Economists tell us that low interest rates, relatively low unemployment, good employment...
No housing bubble here and what REALTOR.ca really is

No housing bubble here and what REALTOR.ca really is

My time as president of the REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington is coming to an end. One of the things I have tried to do during my term as president is to provide useful information to home buyers and home sellers through these messages. As my last message,...