Real Estate Blog


Special Guest - Kim Alvarez - President of the REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB). Leads 2,900-member association – the third largest real estate association in Ontario – in 2016. Kim is also a realtor with Royal Lepage Burloak  in Burlington.


  1. Biggest question Tim Hudak quitting politics to lead Ontario Real Estate Association. What might’ve impacted his decision? What changes could we expect? How might his leadership impact OREA? Could you foresee Ontario colleges developing Real Estate Courses?
  2. 2 agents in Vancouver leaving a business card after a spouse has past away, are there any code of ethics or disciplinary action with Ontario or local association. Has the media blown this out of proportion? Does this happen more
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Our Special Guest for this show is Norine Jones of Power Vac Services Hamilton.

Topics for this show are:

What is vermiculite?
What are the health risks of vermiculite containing asbestos?
When did Vermiculite Start?
When did they realize vermiculite was hazardous?
How many homes in Hamilton would you think has Vermiculite Insulation?
Who do you call to test and see if you have vermiculite Insulation?
Could Animals cause toxic problems in your attic?
What is John Mansfield Insulation?
How often should we clean our ducts?

Norine Jones of Power Vac Services Hamilton
http://www.hamiltonmouldremediation.ca
(905-318-0622)

Listen below for the answers to these questions and more!

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Rob Golfi and Jennifer Draho are in the Studio with Rick Zamperin answering questions from listeners.

Questions:

What are the costs of Selling a Home? Commissions, Mortgage Penalties and Legal Fees.

I want to list my house and I have never sold a home before. I just want to know what can I expect in the process and what are the costs of listing a house?

We're thinking of listing our home and we noticed in our master bedroom we have traffic patterns in our carpet should we replace that before we put it on the market.

Should you hire an agent on gut feeling?

How important is it to have a real estate agent vs private for sale?
 
I have listed my home with an agent and I’m not happy with him. Can I cancel my contract and hire someone else?

If I put an

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This episode of The Hamilton Real Estate Show is about Mortgage Life Insurance and Home Ownership and some of the pitfalls. Todays guest is Gianni Leonetti of Tripemco Financial Services. The first question we have for Gianni is - Do you need Mortgage Life Insurance and where should I buy it? It is very daunting when you have to purchase mortgage insurance just because there is a lot of confusion as to what kind of insurance you need when you buy a home. There is bank insurance versus third party traditional insurance with a regular insurance company. With the home being the largest purchase any one individual will make in there lifetime and in some cases 2 or 3 times, there is a sense of confusion as to which insurance they should buy. What is the

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Our show today is about Downsizing, Hoarding and Decluttering. There are a lot of Seniors that have come from a generation of not having much money and having to work very hard for everything. Because of this, Seniors tend to keep everything that they have accumulated over their lifetime. The younger generation do not want to deal with all this "stuff" once their parents either pass away or need to downsize. Someone has to pack this stuff and get it out of the house. Pamela Culp Blanchard from BeClutterFree.ca and SeniorDownsizing.ca is the one that The Golfi Team will send in to give an estimate to get the senior where she

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Come on out to Centennial Park Grimsby for a fun evening of popcorn, jumpy castles and so much more! Bring your sleeping bags and comfy pillows & enjoy an evening under the stars with us as we watch the family favorite movie "Inside Out". Join The Rob Golfi Team Remax in our support of Grimsby Benevolent Fund and the local food bank. Admission to the event is a non-perishable food item! The event will be held weather permitting. Come on out to Centennial Park Grimsby for a fun evening of popcorn, jumpy castles and so much more! Bring your sleeping bags and comfy pillows & enjoy an evening under the stars with us as we watch the family favorite movie "Inside Out". Join The Rob Golfi Team Remax in our support of Grimsby Benevolent Fund and the local food

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On this edition of The Hamilton Real Estate Show Rick Zamperin is in the studio with Rob Golfi and David Furry of AmeriSpec Inspection Services of Niagara discussing everything you need to know as a buyer or seller in Real Estate transactions. Topics include:


Do you Need a Home Inspection?
Things to look for in a home Inspection?
With the hot housing market continues to spark bidding wars and, in many cases buyers are putting clean offers to get the house they want.
The Home inspection industry is not licensed. How do you find a good home inspector?
Should we always ask the seller if there have been any leaks in

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ESTATE PLANNING & POWER OF ATTORNEY. On this episode of The Hamilton Real Estate show, Rob Golfi is in the CHML studio with Rick Zamperin and Phil Kuca of Centennial Law Group Hamilton to discuss POWER OF ATTORNEY and the importance of having it in Real Estate transactions and as a general rule of thumb. They also talk about Senior Abuse and what can be done about it.

What is a POWER OF ATTORNEY? What are the advantages and what are the risks of having a POWER OF ATTORNEY? POWER OF ATTORNEY is a generic document that affords the ability of one person to elect another in matters dealing with there own personal affects -

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In this episode of The Hamilton Real Estate Show, the topic of Buying an Investment Property is the focus. Should you buy a duplex, single family home or a small apartment building? Do you have what it takes to be a landlord or should you hire a management company? Rob Golfi, Jennifer Draho (Sales Rep with The Golfi Team) and Monique MacKay (Sales Rep with The Golfi Team) are in the studio with Rick Zamperin from 900am CHML on June 4, 2016. Send any questions you have for Rob to questions@robgolfi.com.

Buying an Investment Property is a huge commitment and there are many variables to consider. Dealing with tenants can be

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