With fewer home sales across the 53 U.S. metros measured in the report, home price appreciation continues to slow.

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October 2022 marked the third consecutive month of a decline in Median Sales Price, according to the latest RE/MAX National Housing Report. October also saw 30.7% fewer closings and 36.8% more homes for sale compared to the same time last year. And at 35 days on market, the average home took nearly a week longer to sell than it did in October 2021.

These notable metrics are a proof point of the changing housing market landscape since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic over two years ago.

Although industry reports are revealing a continued decline in home sales,…

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According to a RE/MAX agent and interior design specialist, a home’s color palette can make a significant impact on prospective buyers. Here’s why.Using color throughout a home can be expressive, creative and hold cultural significance. But what happens to that level of personalization when it’s time to sell?

According to Jeannie Do, homeowners preparing a property to sell need to look past their own emotional connection to color and focus on what changes – like a fresh coat of paint – can elevate their home’s overall aesthetic, appeal to buyers, and potentially increase ROI. Do, an agent and member of the International Group with RE/MAX Professionals in Lakewood, Colorado, holds a BFA degree in Interior Design and…

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Condominium Market Share Continues to Climb in Major Canadian Real Estate Markets, as More Buyers Seek Affordable Housing Options

Double-Digit Increases to Rental Rates Spark New Wave of Condo Buyers in Alberta

  • Buyers from British Columbia and Ontario continue to be active in Alberta’s condominium market.
  • The lion’s share of condominium activity is occurring at lower price points. In Toronto, for example, the bulk of condominium apartment sales now hovers in the $500,000–$700,000 range, down from $600,000–$800,000 earlier in the year.
  • Condominium markets are losing inventory to an attractive rental market, as would-be sellers simply opt to lease their units long-term.
  • Competing offers are still occurring in areas such as…

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RE/MAX Canada Network expects Canadian housing market prices to decrease 2.2 per cent this fall

  • RE/MAX brokers and agents anticipate prices in the Canadian housing market to ease by 2.2 per cent this fall, due to high inflation, rising interest rates and economic uncertainty
  • Rising interest rates have prompted 44 per cent of Canadians to temporarily shelf their home-buying aspirations, while 34 per cent say they won’t hold on purchasing a home for the foreseeable future
  • Recession worries have impelled 41 per cent of Canadians to wait to purchase/sell their home in fall 2022

Toronto, ON and Kelowna, BC, September 28, 2022 – RE/MAX brokers and agents are anticipating the national average residential sale price in the Canadian housing…

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The newly released RE/MAX Canada report found that inventory levels in major Canadian real estate markets have been dwindling over the past decade, with active listings in July running below the 10-year average in almost all markets surveyed based on Canadian Real Estate Association data and insights from the RE/MAX network. This, despite softer overall real estate activity, according to a report released today by RE/MAX Canada. Read the full report to learn more, and share with your clients to keep them informed.

 Key Findings

  • In analyzing the 10-year July average in the decade spanning 2003 and 2012, several Canada real estate markets experienced more active listings than in the most…

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Halloween is right around the corner, and with that, several exciting and spooky events in the Muskoka area to celebrate the festivities, perfect for bringing the entire family or even friends out to enjoy. 

Since the Muskoka area sets the perfect stage for the Halloween holiday, including the beautiful fall setting the area has to offer with a sea of orange, yellow, and red trees, why not take the perfect opportunity to enjoy the picturesque views and the Halloween season?

Muskoka is brimming with countless charming towns and gorgeous lakes, this makes the area perfect for endless opportunity to show off what the region has to offer in its autumn festivities, which is what this list we've come up with is going to be made up of. 

Deerhurst Resort…

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Winter is coming, and with it, harsh weather conditions and all the more possibility of your cabin facing rough conditions which could impact the overall quality of the cabin itself or even damage it. 

Either way, you'll want to find your cabin in as great of a quality as possible for the upcoming spring season. That way, you won't have to do nearly as much upkeep as you normally would if you didn't take the necessary precautions before winter hits. 

Taking extra steps to ensure your cabin is foolproof for the harsh Canadian winters is a great idea towards taking those weekends off, or coming back to a gorgeous cabin in the spring almost exactly the way you left it. 

We've come up with a list of steps that are crucial to the maintenance of your…

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As the fall season has hit beautiful cottage country in full force, people are now looking for the coziest and warmest cafés, restaurants, and especially bakeries to enjoy the seasonal treats this chilly weather brings on. 

With Haliburton widely known as one of the most popular areas in cottage country, there are plenty of amazing bakeries to choose from that will more than likely be just a short drive from whichever area or cabin you're visiting from. 

We've come up of a list of some of the best bakeries for fall treats in Haliburton that are truly unforgettable, you'll want to go back for a sweet treat every time you visit beautiful Haliburton County.

Humble Pie Butter Tart Factory & Pizzeria

If you're looking for a cozy little rustic…

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So autumn has finally just begun to hit in full force. This means it's time to pull out the big sweaters, the hot chocolate with a dash of cinnamon, and bake a nice pumpkin pie as you watch the leaves changing colour from your window. 

This may all seem like enough to get into the autumn season spirit, but what about the inside of your cabin home? As many love to go on a weekend or even weeks long retreat to cozy up in their cabins for the fall, is yours decorated the way it should to truly take in the fall festivities?

We've come up with just a few ways you can decorate your beautiful cabin home this fall, without needing to break the bank. If the kids are coming with, why not make it a fun day trip out to pick up the things you need to get into…

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The fall season is here and with it comes many great spooky and cozy festivities. Besides getting the sweaters out and enjoying a nice warm drink after getting in from the chilly weather, there are some great activities to take part in that line up perfectly with the season. 

This is the perfect time for many families to begin decorating their homes for the spooky Halloween holiday, and as many parents know, the kids love to be a part of this annual decorating tradition. 

One of the best ways to make decorating and getting into the spirit of the season something the entire family can enjoy is to bring out the entire family and even friends to one of the local Haliburton pumpkin patches. 

Not only is this a great and authentic way of decorating…

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