Market in Barrie Tag

feb-15

01 Mar Weekly Market Update February 15-21

Faris Team CEO and Broker, Mark Faris, says that thanks to last week's boost in inventory, Orillia, Midland and areas are reporting increased sales. New listings to homes sold remain neck and neck, which keeps months of inventory low across all markets: Midland sits at 1.0 and Barrie and Orillia at just 0.7.
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bidding-war

01 Mar Winning The Bidding War

There are many active buyers looking for their next home right now, but inventory is low and multiple offers are common. It can be stressful making an offer on a property you’re in competition for, but there’s more to winning a bidding war than having deep pockets. Here are seven strategies to help you navigate a market crowded with buyers.
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feb-8-14

19 Feb Weekly Market Update February 8-14

Faris Team CEO and Broker, Mark Faris, says that eight properties sold over $1M in Orillia and area this week, bumping the average sale price way up to over $800K. Although this market has seen healthy activity for some time now, we'll likely see that number regulate next week.
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working-from-home

10 Feb Working From Home: Your Tax Return Made Easy

Last year, many Canadians unexpectedly had to work from home which resulted in millions of pop-up work spaces in their kitchens, bedrooms and living rooms. In response, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has made the home office expenses deduction available to more Canadians, and simplified the way employees can claim these expenses on their personal income tax return for the 2020 tax year.Here’s what you need to know about claiming home office expenses this tax season.
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