Housing affordability seemed to be a priority of the 2022 Federal budget; however, it will remain to be seen how effective some of the actions will prove to be. Buying a home in Canada has become increasingly out of reach for many Canadians, but will this new budget be enough to change the current market?


“TRREB is encouraged that governments at all levels continue to make housing affordability a priority, but it is critically important that governments take actions that will have meaningful impacts. All levels of government should be implementing evidence-based initiatives that address the real cause of affordability challenges, which is an inadequate supply of homes for sale or rent,” said TRREB President Kevin Crigger.


While the Toronto Regional Real Estate board is in favour of the budget actions intended to increase housing supply, it did express concern when it came to the effectiveness of policies intended to suppress demand. In particular, they feel that the focus on...

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Time to finally shed our winter coats as spring has definitely sprung across all major real estate markets within Ontario! The trend of significant over asking bids continues across all housing sectors, from condos to semi-attached and single-family homes.


Below you can find current hot housing markets and key indicators to watch out for. Are you ready to list or buy? Have questions? Looking for tips on how to market your home to increase resell potential? Sue Heddle Homes has only your best interests in mind whether you're selling or buying.

Key Insights to Note & Detailed Stats by Area

  • Consistent sales growth continues across all markets.
  • Hamilton and Niagara are rebounding from previous sales lag and are an affordable choice for families and commuters to major city centers.
  • The number of residential units sold also continues to be on the decline across all regions due to limited supply. This corresponds with an even shorter downward trend of units being...
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With almost 15 years experience in real estate in Oakville, Burlington, Mississauga and all across the GTA, Sue Heddle has seen her fair share of ups and downs. In addition to buying and selling homes, Sue has assisted many clients lease out their properties as well. And while bidding wars have been typically reserved for those purchasing property, the recent spike in the demand for rental homes has resulted in the leasing market mirroring the frantic pace of GTA housing sales.


Sue Heddle was recently asked to contribute to a CBC News article that addresses the bidding wars happening for those looking to rent a house. 


Read the full article here.


Listen to the discussion on AM 640.


Watch her Global News interview.

Get The Most Out of Real Estate Transactions With Sue Heddle Homes

The changes in the state of the rental market are just another reason why you need a professional, experienced realtor on your side. Renting, purchasing or selling a home can be stressful, but with Sue's help...

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Announced in late May, the government of Canada has launched a new program that offers Canadians grants of up to $5,000 for completing energy-saving home upgrades. From upgrading heaters, to installing solar panels or replacing drafty windows and doors, the program aims to help keep our air clean and our environment healthy. 


Worth about $2.6 billion over seven years, the grants will help approximately 700,000 homeowners lower their bills and keep houses warmer during our cold winter months. If you’re interested in accessing these funds and improving the efficiency of your Oakville area home, keep reading for more information on how the program works. 

How Do I Access the Canada Greener Homes Grant? 

For those home owners who are keen to get started right away, here are some details on how to participate in the Greener Homes Grant initiative.

  • Visit the program website to learn more.
  • Register and book your pre-retrofit evaluation with a certified adviser....
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Oakville real estate agents deal with a wide variety of housing needs. From clients looking for a home to renovate, to those wanting a central location that supports an easy commute, there are plenty of different reasons that drive someone to want to buy or sell a home.


However, with people being at home more than ever before, what home owners want in a home is changing. COVID-19 means that people are working from home, working out at home, teaching their children at home, cooking and baking more, and relying on their outdoor space to provide a change of scenery.


Learn more about the 3D Virtual Tours that are part of all our listings.


5 New Priorities For Home Owners 


It’s common for the real estate market to experience a shift based on changes happening around the world. If you’re thinking of renovating, selling or are hoping to buy a new home soon, take a look at the priorities coming to the forefront.


1. A washroom at the front of the house. People want to come home...

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