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Rick Zamperin is in the studio today with Rob Golfi, Jennifer Draho and Phil Golfi. Below is a list of discussions….

1. Jennifer Draho talks about her personal experience on trying to buy a home in Hamilton and going into competition and losing the house of her dreams.

2. Phil Golfi talks about listing a home and buyers that come in with letters attached to their offer that are designed to sway seller. Telling the seller your personal story can really help you win a bid in this very hot market when you are competing with so many other buyers.

3. Hamilton Waterfront – Search for Pier 8 Developer has been launched. Bids are going to start coming in. They are looking for a developer for Hamilton Waterfront. They hope to turn 15 residential units as

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Topics today for the Hamilton Real Estate Show include:

1.    February Stats
2.    Ottawa releasing updated Road map to Homeownership
3.    City of Hamilton eliminating jobs because of hot housing market.
4.    Big award for Rob Golfi and the Golfi Team.
#1 in transaction sales in Canada for Remax
#1 in transactions sales with Realtors Association of  Hamilton Burlington.

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Topics today for the Hamilton Real Estate Show include:

  1. What can you buy for 1 million dollars today now versus what you could have bought  in 2007
  2. Chinese home buyers turn attention away from Vancouver. What this means for the Toronto, Hamilton and Niagara Markets.
  3. Canada’s red hot real estate heats up apartment market to heights not seen in 30 years.
  4. How a great Real Estate Agent manages multiple offers and just how difficult it is to do? What are the RECO rules around a Multiple offer?
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Rob Golfi, Sales representatives with Remax Escarpment the Golfi Team is in the studio with Rick Zamperin and Special Guests talking about the Real Estate Topics you want to talk about.

Also with here with us is Ralph Vitello of Tripemco Burlington Insurance Group located in Stoney Creek

Talking about everything you wanted to know about your home insurance policy that you didn’t know.

Here are some questions we are going to ask this morning:

  • Are the rates different in different locations, or how close the house it to a fire department effect premiums?
  • Are the rates affected by the type of construction?
  • Is mold covered under certain situations and is there a limit for mold damage?
  • How much liability protection do we need?
  • What level of
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Special guests for todays Hamilton Real Estate show Jennifer Draho and Monique Mackay Sales Representatives for the Golfi Team. Topic today is - Renovations and things to think about before you decide to start.
1.    Budget, budget, budget
2.    Find the right contractor
3.    Be realistic
4     Do your research
5.    It's all in the details
6.    Get advice
7.    Don't have any regrets
8.    Renovate for the future
9.    Check in every day
10.   Have fun!
Biggest Renovating Mistakes...Listen to our show here

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Today's Hamilton Real Estate show is with Ashley Sidler, Sales Representative with the Golfi Team. We are in the studio with Rick Zamperin to discuss a few real estate related topics. We are talking about January Stats just in from the Hamilton Burlington Real Estate Board and how has the Go Station affected real estate numbers in our area. George O'Neill, CEO of the The Hamilton-Burlington board is expecting another double digit increase in housing prices in 2017. Median price is expected to rise abut 12% which would bring the average price of a home in Hamilton-Burlington to over half million. These stats combine the numbers for Hamilton, Burlington and surrounding areas. Also,  would a violent crime in the neighborhood affect the sale price of

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Today in the studio, we have Rob Golfi with Rick Zamperin and Jennifer Draho, Sales Representative with The Golfi Team.

2016 ended with a bang. Normally December is a month where everyone is in Holiday mode and there is not a lot of action in Real Estate. Rob Golfi says that his expectations for sales for the month of December was much more conservative than the actual numbers for the month. The Golfi Tem sales for the month of December 2016 were double from last year for the same month. Stats from the real estate board show that sales were up for the whole board for December 2016 compared to last year. The weather may have been a factor. We didn't have 2 feet of snow to walk through to be able to show a house. With the warm weather, people continued

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Chris Sarievski is a Remax real estate agent who moved back to Macedonia with his family when he was 4 years old. Macedonian is his first language and English is his second. He has also learned to speak Serbian, Croatian and Bulgarian. Being one of the only Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian and Bulgarian speaking realtors in this area, has given Chris the opportunity to use his native tongues in his everyday work.

Chris Sarievski is a consistent top performing realtor in the Hamilton Burlington and Niagara real estate market, he goes the extra mile and works hard to achieve the results his clients deserve and expect from him!

His clientele consists of first time buyers that take comfort in knowing he will take the time necessary to help guide them through

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Rob Golfi is in the studio with Mike McNeil and Rick Zamperin. Topics today include

1. The change in the market from 2015 to 2016. On Hamilton Mountain from January to June 2016, the average selling price of a single family home was $385,000. Comparing July to Dec 31st of 2016, the average selling price of a home increased to 415,000. This is a $30,000 increase in only 6 months. CHMC predicts a further 17% increase in prices in 2017 in the Hamilton/Burlington area.On the other hand OREA (The Ontario Real Estate Association) predicts that there will be less sales so that means that inventory will be tight in 2017 as the availability of homes goes down. This means that if you buy a home soon, chances are prices will go up by end of year and the investment

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