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Interior Design Trends for Fall

Interior Design

This fall we have seen some lovely interior design in 2020 fall trends when it comes to design. We have to remember that when it comes to design you’re allowed to give it your own twist and character. After all, this is your home and you need to make it your own. In this blog, we’ll go over some of the trends that we have seen this fall, colours, wallpaper, kitchen, and the bedroom.

Colour

Navy Blue Walls
Navy Blue Walls

When it comes to colours we are seeing lots of blues, particularly navy blue. Navy has been very popular, adding a wonderful contrast to any room. Whether that’s blue walls, accent walls, or accessories.

The Kitchen

Fall Trends Beautiful kitchen
Beautiful kitchen

The Bedroom

Canopy Bed
Canopy Bed

We’ve seen a lot of canopy beds this fall, you can see them everywhere this year. What’s great about the canopy bed, is that they are very on trend this fall because this type of bed really acts as a statement piece. It also adds dimension to the room and allows you to make your room stand out.

Floral Wallpaper

Floral Wallpaper
Floral Wallpaper

Now this is a trend we can get behind. Floral wallpaper has been so popular this fall, adding another element of contrast to the room of your choosing. The vintage look is strong when it comes to floral wallpaper, you can get in in peel and stick if you’re unsure, for a less permanent commitment and easy application.

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If you see a design you love, don’t be scared and get out there and try something new. Making your home your own by bringing in elements and designs that you love. This is your home and we should always make sure it’s a place we want to spend time in. Get creative!

We know there’s a lot going on in the world and we know you might have some questions. If you’re looking for more information about market up dates related to COVID-19, Lori will be happy to help answer those questions as well. Or you might be looking to put your property on the market, please make sure you contact Lori and her team today. You can contact her either by email or phone, the team is waiting for your call and to help you find your dream home.

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Burlington Real Estate Market Statistics for September 2020

Burlington Real Estate Market Statistics

The Burlington Real Estate Market Statistics for September 2020 were provided by the REALTORs Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB). In September 2020, there were a reported 1,751 sales of residential properties. Sales saw an increase of 37.67 per cent over the pervious month and up by 53.9 per cent when compared to September 2019.

New listings also saw an increase, there was a 32.67 per cent increase over September 2020, and a 8.5 per cent increase compared to the same time last year. When we look at the below chart, Burlington Residential Table, we can get a better look at some of these statistics.

Burlington Residential Table

Burlington Residential Table
Burlington Residential Table

When look at the above chart, Burlington Residential Table, we can see that there was a total of 390 sales. This is a 48 per cent increase when we compare sales to the same time last year. When it came to new listings, there were a reported 525, this is an 18 per cent increase over September 2019.

The average property price in Burlington had an increase of 18 per cent to, $912,749, with the median price being $825,000. Burlington also had 366 active listings during the month of September, which is a decrease of 25 per cent. We can now turn our attention to the below map, Average Residential Price by District, and get a closer look at each neighbourhood.

Average Residential Price by District

Average Residential Price by District
Average Residential Price by District

The above map, Average Price by District, illustrates each area in Burlington. Areas to note for September 2020 were 30, 31 and 35, each of these areas had the highest amount of sales. The area with the highest average property price was once again, area 38 with the average pice being $1,362,000. The average property price in area 35 was $835,177 with a total 108 sales of residential properties.

RAHB Statistics for September 2020

The September Burlington Real Estate statistics saw a total of 1,751 sales of residential properties. When compared to the same time last year, there was an increase of 53.9 per cent, and 37.67 per cent over last month. New listings also saw an increase, there was a 32.67 per cent increase over September 2020, and a 8.5 per cent increase compared to the same time last year.

“September is typically a busy month as we move into the Fall market; however, activity was some of the highest we have seen. Sales significantly increased in September over last month and last year, and average price was up 10 to 20 per cent in all of our major RAHB communities for those same time periods. We also saw an increase in new listings in our area; however, there is a low number of active listings, which was down in September by over 40 per cent compared to the same month last year. This low inventory is driving the average price higher.” – RAHB President Kathy Della-Nebbia.

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There’s a lot going on in the world and we know you might have some questions. If you’re looking for more information about market up dates related to COVID-19, Lori will be happy to help answer those questions as well. Or you might be looking to put your property on the market, please contact Lori and her team and they’ll be happy to help.

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Muskoka Housing Market for Fall 2020

Muskoka Housing Market

The Muskoka housing market slowed to almost a standstill following COVID-19. Buyer interest in recreational markets increased, with lots of people looking to cottage country for an escape from cities. Many of the prospective sellers decided not to sell their cottages, since the pandemic created a desire to have a recreational property.

In fact, there was an increased demand, along with the fact that so many full-time professionals are now able to work from home or remotely. This fact has been responsible for putting the Muskoka housing market in such a strong “sellers territory.”

It was also reported that the average price for a residential properties are expected to increase as more people are looking for properties outside cities. This activity should continue at this pace for the next 12 months.

The COVID-19 Pandemic and Real Estate

Luxury markets in the region have also experienced a surge in the number os sales in 2020, compared to the same time last year. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, American and International buyers are unable to participate.

The Muskoka market is expected to remain at the same pace or possibly see an increase of 15% – 20%. With an increase in the average residential sale price also expected to continue until the end of the year.

Ontario Real Estate Trends

The province was one of the hardest hit regions in Canada that saw a serious drops in activity. In June certain regions began to bounce back as the economy began to reopen. With all of Ontario now in phase three and that consumers are engaging in the market. The market activity in the province is expected to remain steady in the fall.

It was reported that 56% of Canadian’s feel confident in Canada’s real estate market, and they are likely to buy or sell. 39% of Canadian’s are reported to be as confident as they were before the pandemic, with 37% being less confident.

Canadian Housing Market Trends

The Average residential sale price in Canada could see an increase of 4.6% during the remainder of the year. Compared to the 3.7% increase that was predicted in 2019. According to research, 39% of Canadian’s no longer want to live in urban areas. Instead they would choose to live in rural or suburban communities.

This trend was stronger in the 55+ age group, with 44% of Canadian’s wanting to live somewhere that offers them more space and personal amenities.

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There’s a lot going on in the world and we know you might have some questions. If you’re looking for more information about market up dates related to COVID-19, Lori will be happy to help answer those questions as well. Or you might be looking to put your property on the market, please contact Lori and her team and they’ll be happy to help.