Benefits of Investing

By: Ross Bridges

Benefits of Investing

Tags: Rambling REALTORS®, Benefits of Investing, Buy and Sell Real Estate, Moving East to West, bridging the gap, Team Bridges, Ross Bridges, Plan for a Successful Real Estate Purchase, Navigating the Market, Helping you find your way home, eXp Realty

Ross is a firm believer that everyone should own 3 properties: your Primary Residence, an Investment Property, and a Vacation Property – but how is this manageable? Watch now for advice on how you can make it happen for you! The conversation continues... Watch the FULL EPISODE: The New Stress Test Update   Considering an investment property but don't know where to sta...Read More

Dream Vacation

By: Ross Bridges

Dream Vacation

Tags: Rambling REALTORS®, Dream Vacation, Buy and Sell Real Estate, Moving East to West, bridging the gap, Team Bridges, Ross Bridges, eXp Realty, Plan for a Successful Real Estate Purchase, Helping you find your way home.

If COVID disappeared tomorrow, where would you go on your next vacation? Watch as Ross takes a break from Real Estate chat to remind us to take a minute to dream about life post-Pandemic. If you enjoyed this, watch the FULL EPISODE: Dare to Dream While on Lockdown, with Rambling REALTORS®, Ross Bridges - REALTOR® and Andrew Roach - REALTOR®. Want to explore but COVID...Read More

The Cost of Lower Payments

By: Ross Bridges

The Cost of Lower Payments

Tags: Rambling REALTORS®, The Cost of Lower Payments, Buy and Sell Real Estate, Moving East to West, bridging the gap, Team Bridges, Ross Bridges, Plan for a Successful Real Estate Purchase, Helping you find your way home, eXp Realty

When it comes to paying down a mortgage, we all want lower payments, but at what cost? Locking into a 30-year plan versus 25-years will mean paying a lot more interest over time, and with so many products out there such as home equity lines of credit, it’s easier than ever to get overwhelmed with options. Watch as Ross explains the value in doing the math, and most importantly, getting locke...Read More

Environmentally Friendly Homes - Looking at the Long Term

By: Ross Bridges

Environmentally Friendly Homes - Looking at the Long Term

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There are ways to build your dream home that are both more cost effective and more environmentally friendly. Your aspirations of building dream homes can be accomplished by building up on a home. Ross discusses renovations versus new builds and feels it is also important to respect the tradition and look of the neighbourhood! We'll help you find the right community for your fami...Read More

Basement Apartments

By: Ross Bridges

Basement Apartments

Tags: Rambling REALTORS®, Basement Apartments, Buy and Sell Real Estate, Moving East to West, bridging the gap, Team Bridges, Ross Bridges, eXp Realty, Plan for a Successful Real Estate Purchase, Helping you find your way home.

As an investor/landlord, renting out a property is a fantastic way to earn a supplemental income, but what about vacancy loss between tenants? Watch as Ross talks about his recent experience renting out his basement apartment, and the importance of finding opportune times to make upgrades, improvements, and repairs to your rental property. Like what you've seen so far? Watch the F...Read More

GO Transit Evolution

By: Ross Bridges

GO Transit Evolution

Tags: Rambling REALTORS®, GO Transit Evolution, Buy and Sell Real Estate, Moving East to West, bridging the gap, Team Bridges, Ross Bridges, eXp Realty, Plan for a Successful Real Estate Purchase, Helping you find your way home.

When searching for an investment property, local transit improvements and changing infrastructure can point you towards the best areas to buy, making Metrolinx an excellent resource for finding future developments. Watch as Ross reveals what he recently learned about upcoming changes to GO Train service and commute times, and how this is likely to increase our economic growth. Want to know...Read More

House Market Statistics and Which Sell Best in Burlington

By: Ross Bridges

House Market Statistics and Which Sell Best in Burlington

Tags: house market statistics and which sell best, your concise guide to the trends, how does the real estate market, house market statistics trend, real estate statistics by city, real estate statistics trend, type of homes sell best, type of homes sell best in, Ross Bridges, Ross Bridges Team, Oakville Real Estate, Burlington Real Estate, Ross Bridges exp real estate, November 2021

How does the Real Estate Market look in November 2021? Your concise guide to the trends, Burlington Ontario. As we head to the end of another year, it seems our hope that the pandemic would be a distant memory by now is not going to be the case. Let’s have a look how the real estate market trends for Burlington, Ontario are fairing in these unique times! Here is your concise gui...Read More

Real Estate Statistics for Oakville - Which types of homes sell best?

By: Ross Bridges

Real Estate Statistics for Oakville - Which types of homes sell best?

Tags: real estate statistics for Oakville, which types of homes sell best, How does the Real Estate Market look, real estate statistics by town, house market statistics trend, House market, type of homes sell best, how does the real estate market, Ross Bridges, Ross Bridges Team, Oakville Real Estate, Burlington Real Estate, Ross Bridges exp real estate, November 2021

HOW DID THE REAL ESTATE MARKET LOOK IN November 2021? As we have been in the pandemic for a couple of years now (I know, none of us thought that would be the case!), let us look at the house market trends and see what a difference a year or month can make! Number of sales are consistent with both last month and this time last year. Number of new listings coming to market continue to...Read More

GO Transit

By: Ross Bridges

GO Transit

Tags: Rambling REALTORS®, GO Transit, Buy and Sell Real Estate, Moving East to West, bridging the gap, Team Bridges, Ross Bridges, Plan for a Successful Real Estate Purchase, Navigating the Market, Helping you find your way home, eXp Realty

When considering where to buy your next investment property, it makes sense to look near GO Transit stations. An expanding population leads to building future infrastructure, as well as an increase in new condos and family homes for purchase. Watch as Ross discusses where we have already seen this growth, and the possibility of Light Rail Transit (LRT) in Halton. The conversation continues; wat...Read More

Know Your Local Market

By: Ross Bridges

Know Your Local Market

Tags: Rambling REALTORS®, Know Your Local Market, Buy and Sell Real Estate, Moving East to West, bridging the gap, Team Bridges, Ross Bridges, Plan for a Successful Real Estate Purchase, Helping you find your way home.

Because prices and trends can vary between areas, it’s important to know your local real estate market. Watch as Ross explains what’s currently happening in Halton and surrounding areas like London and Windsor, and what he anticipates for the near future. VIDEO  Like what you've seen so far? Watch the FULL Episode: Investor Mini-Series, Part 3. Looking for local...Read More