Hamilton’s Real Estate market is healthy and strong and on a huge upturn, just trying to catch up you might say. I see it increasing at least over the next few years. Having said that, I don’t have a crystal ball…..gosh I wish I did. There are always unforeseen things that impact our local markets. Global events, mortgage rule changes, economic events, local events to mention a few.
Even in the rising graph there can be spikes.
As a Buyer, I caution you to be careful in a spike. These can be influenced by the time of year but lately it seems to be more about supply and demand. Of course the supply and demand issue is partially influenced by time of year. Lately in Hamilton we have had a shortage of homes to sell to an extreme and I believe we have been in one of those spikes. Depending on your urgency to buy you may want to adjust your timeline even if just by a few weeks. Timing is everything. However, be careful not to wait to long or you can see the prices rise before your very eyes.
If you are a Seller, waiting too long could mean lost dollars if you end up in the fray with other Sellers putting their homes on the market. This could negatively impact the supply and demand from your perspective. Waiting to get the landscaping done might be a costly decision. Timing IS everything.
Interesting to go back and read this article in The Hamilton Spectator from 2011. The word definitely has gotten out. I believe Hamilton still has some catching up to do and is thriving and growing.
Hamilton is a pretty safe investment and in fact a very smart one in my opinion.
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