St. John's NL Real Estate Blog

Let's say you're in the market for a new home in, or around St. John's. You spend every night desperately scanning the internet for your dream home. Finally, you come across a property that is, "just what you're looking for".

If you have a Buyer's Agent, call them. If your Agent is unavailable, check to see if they have another agent tasked to look after their clients (most will). Many people assume that if they see a desirable home they should call the Agent on the listing sign. This is an all too common mistake. When you call the Listing Agent, you are actually calling the Agent who represents the vendor first. That Agent may try and represent both the vendor and your purchase of the home. A practice known in Newfoundland as a double ending. While

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This week’s sunny days encouraged me to get out for a few evening strolls. To avoid the hustle and bustle on the walking trails, I decided to take a nose around one of the cities up and coming neighbourhoods. Now that the fog has cleared, the sun is shining its light on many places often forgotten. One of these places for me is the neighbourhood around Mundy Pond.

Mundy Pond Neighbourhood: Urban Planning at its Accidental Best

Mundy Pond is surrounded by on of Grand Concourse walking trails. The Mundy Pond Trail is complete with picnic tables, a boat launch, seating areas, and even a miniature stone castle. The neighbourhood has a lot to offer. Its mix of residential and commercial properties makes the area quite walkable. Imagine living in a place

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shipping containersI recently watched a program that talked about alternative style homes and how the green movement is being integrated more and more into new home builds. Towards the end of the broadcast, they touched on a new home style used mainly in Australia and parts of Europe that’s catching on in a big way. 

What do you see when you look at this picture? Most people would say “I see multi-coloured shipping containers waiting to be used.” And you would be correct. I see that too, but I also see your new home. Now if you can bear with me and quite literally think outside the box for a second I will show you just how these containers can make a very stylish, eco-friendly home.

As you probably could’ve guessed by the intro to this blog, I’m talking about homes

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