International Real Estate

5 Tips for Vacation Homeowners

Just like any other home, your vacation home still requires significant maintenance over time. There are ways to keep your vacation paradise in good condition, even if you’re not there all year to check on it. Hire a Property Caretaker or Manager A good property caretaker or manager makes all the difference. These services can be pricey, but they give you peace of mind. If you live in a...

65 Cox Drive, Oakville at Alex Irish & Associates

Design Ideas To Enhance Your Home: Luxury Real Estate

Over the last year and a half, the majority of people have spent more time in their homes than ever before - and it has many asking themselves … What new designs or trends can I incorporate into my home and/or luxury real estate? Most of us are bored of the same old 4 walls, and the same furniture that has been sitting around for years. If this sounds like you, it may be time to rethink some of the...

2178 Hampstead Road, Oakville at Alex Irish & Associates

Build Your New Custom Home Oakville

Have you ever thought about building a new custom home in Oakville? Building your dream home on the perfect lot in the perfect neighborhood? The build process can be an amazing experience and very exciting but keep in mind it can be stressful and frustrating, too. Here is a list of key steps to ensure a successful build: Your New Custom Home Oakville What are the features you desire in a property?...

Sotheby's International Real Estate Alex Irish & Associates

Sotheby’s Luxury Real Estate Outlook 2021

The Sotheby’s Luxury Real Estate Outlook 2021 takes the pulse of global residential real estate after one of the most tumultuous years in modern history. As we face a period of economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, we explore how many of the world’s prime housing markets will fare and what trends will shape them in the next year and beyond. Global Outlook and Pandemic Trends The housing...

Looking For Condo Luxury? Downtown Oakville Has Everything You Need.

Are you thinking of downsizing? Or, maybe you work long hours or like to travel. Owning a home with property can be a hassle in these situations. The responsibility of home ownership might be preventing you from doing the things you want. It could even be adding to your already busy schedule and cutting into your budget. Things like lawn care, snow removal, and ongoing maintenance and repairs can be...

‘International’ Is Our Middle Name

At Sotheby’s International Realty, we are fond of saying that ‘International’ is truly our middle name! Fundamentally we believe that if we can put your home in front of the largest number of buyers, both internationally and locally, we will ultimately find that buyer who sees the most value in your home. Any Real Estate Brokerage can claim that they are ‘international’, but Sotheby's...

New, Preconstruction Condos Development in Oakville, Bronte

7 Tips When Moving into a Condo

Congratulations! You’ve decided on a condo, signed on the dotted line, and picked a move-in date. Now what? If you’re new to the condominium life, you might not realize that there are some key differences between living in a condo versus a house. In fact, not only is it different to live there, but it’s also different to move there. To prepare for the smoothest move possible, we’ve developed a...

Luxury Homes for Sale Oakville, Mississauga, Burlington, Bronte

Never Do These 7 Things at An Open House

When you’re looking to buy a new home, chances are you’re going to attend some open houses. While it’s important to take a good look through the home which may potentially be yours, there are 7 things you should never do while you’re attending an open house. Make Yourself At Home Although it may soon be, this is not your home yet, and the current homeowners likely wouldn’t appreciate...

New, Preconstruction Condos Development in Oakville,Bronte

How to Save Room in a Small Condo

If you live in a small condo—especially if you’ve just downsized—you may be having trouble figuring out how to store things and manage your living space effectively. Here’s what you need to know to make your space look and feel less cluttered. De-Clutter First things first—you likely have too much stuff! Take a weekend and go through it all and toss what you no longer need, like, or use. Do you...

When the Buyer Backs Out, What Do You do?

Selling a Home? The Biggest Last-Minute Nightmare! Selling your house is not to be taken lightly. Chances are you have gone through a lengthy process that has taken more time than you care to remember. Finally, you find the right buyer at the right price. You are pleased to accept the offer and look forward to closing day. Only once closing day arrives, the buyer backs out of the sale! When the Buyer...

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