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SPRING 2021 MARKET INSIGHTS

A LOOK BACK AT MARCH & APRIL AND PREDICTIONS FOR MAY - We have seen an increase in inventory in…

FEBRUARY 2021 MARKET UPDATE WITH RINA

FEBRUARY 2021 MARKET UPDATE WITH RINA January 2021 has had the most transactions in comparison to every other January over…

HAPPY NEW YEAR

HAPPY NEW YEAR Hello and Happy New Year! It’s time to start fresh with new goals and a bright outlook…

NOVEMBER 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS

NOVEMBER 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS Over the summer months and well into the fall, we experienced high sales…

SEPTEMBER 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS

SEPTEMBER 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS Here is our overview of September 2020 in Oakville real estate: There…

THIS CALLS FOR A CELEBRATION! CONGRATULATIONS, NANCY!

THIS CALLS FOR A CELEBRATION! CONGRATULATIONS, NANCY! Way to go, Nancy! A BIG congratulations to Nancy, our property valuations/market forecasting…

OCTOBER 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS

OCTOBER 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS Curious about the last month in Oakville real estate? Here is our overview…

A LOOK AT WEST OAKVILLE

A LOOK AT WEST OAKVILLE Mature tree-lined streets and large lots, split level and bungalow style homes of the 1940s,…

AUTUMN IN OAKVILLE

AUTUMN IN OAKVILLE What’s your favorite spot for an autumn walk in Oakville? We love this time of year in…

CONDO PRICE TRENDS IN BRONTE, OAKVILLE

CONDO PRICE TRENDS IN BRONTE, OAKVILLE - There have been fewer sales in 2020 vs. 2019 and demand is high.…

SUMMER & FALL 2020 REAL ESTATE MARKET TRENDS IN OAKVILLE

SUMMER & FALL 2020 REAL ESTATE MARKET TRENDS IN OAKVILLE The real estate market this summer was crazy busy –…
AUGUST 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET

AUGUST 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS

AUGUST 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS Snapshot of August 2020 market activity in comparison to August2019 market activity in Oakville…

JULY 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS

JULY 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS Snapshot of July 2020 market activity in comparison to July 2019 market activity in…

WHAT BUYERS WANT

WHAT BUYERS WANT Many of my clients are re-thinking their living arrangements and I’m seeing trends surface as to what…

JUNE 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS

JUNE 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS There has been a significant increase in market activity in the month of…

ECONOMIC IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HOME VALUES IN OAKVILLE

ECONOMIC IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HOME VALUES IN OAKVILLE Are homes selling? Have prices dropped? These are the questions we…

WE’RE BACK IN ACTION!

WE’RE BACK IN ACTION! We’re back! Our Royal LePage Glen Abbey office has re-opened with some restrictions and social distancing…

MAY 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS

MAY 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS Snapshot of May 2020 market activity in comparison to May 2019 market activity…

MARKET UPDATE: A LOT OF POSITIVE SIGNS OUT THERE!

MARKET UPDATE: A LOT OF POSITIVE SIGNS OUT THERE! We get inundated with stats about home prices being down or…

ALWAYS HERE FOR YOU

ALWAYS HERE FOR YOU We want to acknowledge everyone, especially the essential workers, for their continuous strength and resilience. As…
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APRIL 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS

APRIL 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS Snapshot of April 2020 market activity in comparison to April 2019 market activity…
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COVID-19 EFFECTS ON REAL ESTATE IN OAKVILLE

COVID-19 EFFECTS ON REAL ESTATE IN OAKVILLE Like most other industries, real estate markets around the world are facing many…

MARCH 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS

MARCH 2020: OAKVILLE REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS Snapshot of March 2020 market activity in comparison to March 2019 market activity…

COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS & PROCEDURES

COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS & PROCEDURES Amidst growing uncertainty around the COVID-19 situation, the Rina DiRisio Team is taking extra measures to…

CLIENT STORY: SELLING & BUYING WITH TEAM RINA

CLIENT STORY: SELLING & BUYING WITH TEAM RINA This is our second time working with Rina as our real estate…

KEEPING IT REAL WITH RINA – A MARKET REVIEW FOR FEBRUARY 2020

KEEPING IT REAL WITH RINA – A MARKET REVIEW FOR FEBRUARY 2020 126 homes sold in the last 2 weeks…

MARKET REVIEW FOR JANUARY 2020

MARKET REVIEW FOR JANUARY 2020S Looking at statistics released by the Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board (OMDREB), compared…

THE EVOLUTION OF REAL ESTATE SALES – WE’VE COME A LONG WAY!

THE EVOLUTION OF REAL ESTATE SALES – WE’VE COME A LONG WAY! Just stumbled across this image of a Toronto…

SELLING YOUR HOME IN 2020

SELLING YOUR HOME IN 2020 Great news for everyone selling their home in 2020! Economic forecasters are anticipating that the…

TEAM RINA IS #16 NATIONALLY FOR ROYAL LEPAGE

TEAM RINA IS #16 NATIONALLY FOR ROYAL LEPAGE 2019 was an incredible year! We’re so proud of our sales team…

WRAPPING UP 2019 WITH TEAM RINA!

WRAPPING UP 2019 WITH TEAM RINA! We have a great group of people at the Rina DiRisio Team! That’s what…

BE A SANTA FOR A SENIOR

BE A SANTA FOR A SENIOR Every year Team Rina participates in the “Be a Santa to a Senior” program facilitated…

QUALIFYING FOR A MORTGAGE IN 2020

QUALIFYING FOR A MORTGAGE IN 2020 The mortgage qualification stress test, introduced in January 2018, is still a hot topic…

A LOOK AT OCTOBER 2019 MARKET STATISTICS

A LOOK AT OCTOBER 2019 MARKET STATISTICS Within the Oakville market, the number of sales of homes of all types…

WORDS FROM A CLIENT

WORDS FROM A CLIENT Rina was very professional from the beginning and very diligent with both the selling my condo…

RINA DIRISIO RECOGNIZED BY “WHO’S WHO IN LUXURY REAL ESTATE” WITH BILLIONAIRE’S CLUB AWARD

RINA DIRISIO RECOGNIZED BY “WHO’S WHO IN LUXURY REAL ESTATE” WITH BILLIONAIRE’S CLUB AWARD Rina is the first realtor in…

SO YOU THINK YOUR REALTOR CAN DANCE?

SO YOU THINK YOUR REALTOR CAN DANCE? The team recently hosted an agent open house at our listing at 243…

SAFETYNET CHILDREN & YOUTH CHARITIES – MAKING INCREDIBLE CHANGES IN OAKVILLE

SAFETYNET CHILDREN & YOUTH CHARITIES – MAKING INCREDIBLE CHANGES IN OAKVILLE Just in time for back to school, we dropped…

TEAM RINA RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS: FREE LEMONADE & COOKIES!

TEAM RINA RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS: FREE LEMONADE & COOKIES! Summer is not summer without a lemonade stand! The…

OUR FAVOURITE HIKING TRAIL IN OAKVILLE

OUR FAVOURITE HIKING TRAIL IN OAKVILLE We love exploring Oakville and the surrounding area. There are so many hidden gems…

HAS THE MORTGAGE STRESS TEST DONE MORE HARM THAN GOOD?

HAS THE MORTGAGE STRESS TEST DONE MORE HARM THAN GOOD? Some have called the moderate slowdown in housing sales across…

RINA DIRISIO INDUCTED INTO ROYAL LEPAGE HALL OF FAME

RINA DIRISIO INDUCTED INTO ROYAL LEPAGE HALL OF FAME We are proud to announce that Rina has been selected as…

30 YEARS IN REAL ESTATE

30 YEARS IN REAL ESTATE I am as passionate about real estate today as I was 30 years ago when…

RIDE ALONG WITH RINA – A FUN INTERVIEW WITH RINA & MICHAEL PAUL

RIDE ALONG WITH RINA – A FUN INTERVIEW WITH RINA & MICHAEL PAUL  Watch Rina comment on real estate…

SELLING OUR HOME: ALAN AND MARELIZE’S EXPERIENCE

SELLING OUR HOME: ALAN AND MARELIZE’S EXPERIENCE The Rina Team helped us sell our Oakville home and we couldn’t have…

MARCH BREAK NEWS

MARCH BREAK NEWS A Sobering Reality Every day – right here in our considered affluent community of Oakville – there…

#GREATDAYTOSHOP

#GREATDAYTOSHOP I love this new great store in downtown Oakville! Just chatted with the owner, Linda Dolman-Weddel, who inspired…

KIDS HELP PHONE

KIDS HELP PHONE On Sunday May 6th, 2018, BMO presented the “Walk so Kids Can Talk” event to celebrate Mental…

SPRING HOME MAINTENANCE

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist GENERAL CLEANING A good place to start is doing general house cleaning for the home. Aim…

FEED-UARY! IN ABBEY LANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL!

FEED-UARY! IN ABBEY LANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL! Love is on top of most people’s minds on Valentine’s day, but this year…

SAFETYNET CHARITY DRIVE

SAFETYNET CHARITY DRIVE A great day with the team helping our local “Safetynet” charity which provides clothing, diapers, tutoring and…

HOME INSPECTIONS

HOME INSPECTIONS Home inspections are a vital part of the home buying process. They ensure that you don’t purchase a…

MORE THAN $40,000 RAISED AT 10TH ANNUAL SHELTER GALA: BLACK TIE TRIVIA

MORE THAN $40,000 RAISED AT 10TH ANNUAL SHELTER GALA: BLACK TIE TRIVIA   The Royal LePage Shelter Foundation is delighted…

STAGING YOUR HOME!

STAGING YOUR HOME! One of the most effective ways to generate interest in potential home buyers is by staging your…

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Our team decided to go on a little adventure in West Oak Trails to capture a photo of…

NEW FEDERAL MORTGAGE RULES CAME INTO EFFECT YESTERDAY, OCT 17, 2016

NEW FEDERAL MORTGAGE RULES CAME INTO EFFECT YESTERDAY, OCT 17, 2016 In an effort to slow down Canada’s ultra-hot housing…

A GLANCE AT OAKVILLE’S REAL ESTATE MARKET

A GLANCE AT OAKVILLE’S REAL ESTATE MARKET We continue to see unprecedented price growth in Oakville’s real estate market. According…

STAGING TIPS: CREATING THE ILLUSION OF HIGH CEILINGS

STAGING TIPS: CREATING THE ILLUSION OF HIGH CEILINGS High ceilings make the smallest of spaces feel lofty and airy; it’s…

DOWNSIZING YOUR OAKVILLE HOME

DOWNSIZING YOUR OAKVILLE HOME Opting to sell your family home to move into a smaller property has its benefits. For…

SUPPORTING OAKVILLE COMMUNITY SPORTS – GO RANGERS!

SUPPORTING OAKVILLE COMMUNITY SPORTS – GO RANGERS! Living and working in Oakville, we are always more than happy and feel…

CANADA’S NEW DOWN PAYMENT RULES

CANADA’S NEW DOWN PAYMENT RULES In an effort to slow down Canada’s hot real estate markets and promote stability, the…

16 ESSENTIAL FALL GARDEN TASKS

16 ESSENTIAL FALL GARDEN TASKS When available, pop ‘Icicle’ pansies into spots where summer annuals have been cleared out. They…

WOODLANDS HAZARD ABATEMENT

WOODLANDS HAZARD ABATEMENT RENEWING OUR URBAN FOREST The town continues to treat municipal street trees to protect against Emerald Ash…

BANK OF CANADA KEEPS RATES ON HOLD

BANK OF CANADA KEEPS RATES ON HOLD The Bank of Canada announced on September 9th, 2015 that it was keeping…

RELOCATING

RELOCATING RELOCATION KIT Designed for anyone planning a move to the area, this comprehensive kit will make you feel right…

REAL ESTATE TERMS

REAL ESTATE TERMS Amortization Period: The actual number of years it will take to pay back your mortgage loan. Appraised…

PACKING TIPS

PACKING TIPS Separate your boxes by size, and place appropriate size boxes in each room. Have all supplies (i.e. tape, bubble…

MOVING OUT CHECKLIST

MOVING OUT CHECKLIST UTILITIES & SERVICE Electric Gas Water Hydro Telephone Cable service Internet connection Fuel Appliance service GOVERNMENT OFFICES…

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Lifetime resident of Oakville

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