MARCH 2018

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WOW!  The first three months of 2018 are shaping up to be just like the last three months of 2017…not nearly enough homes for buyers in the Quinte Region.
Last week, within a 24 hour period, Team Weir sold three homes with multiple offers and all well above asking price.  It’s more important than ever that Buyers and Sellers have great representation to ensure they are looked after properly.
2018 2017 %Change
Total # of Listings in February 368 405 -9%
Total # of Listings YTD 764 836 -9%
Total # of Sales in February 171 334 -49%
Total # of Sales YTD 309 507 -39%
Total Sales Dollar Volume February $55,036,600 $97,238,435 -43%
Total Sales Dollar Volume YTD $97,430,550 $142,383,921 -32.5%
If you haven’t already done so, please take a minute to put your name in for our latest ‘giveaway’…a framed photograph from renowned local photographer Mark E Hopper.  Free shipping for an out-of-town winner!  To enter, check out our Facebook page or go to our website at
Good luck to all and let’s hope spring gets sprung on us soon!

Ways To Improve Indoor Air Quality

Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality by HGTV expands on the below points in an effort to guide you towards easier breathing this spring.

  • Resist the urge to fling open your windows.
  • Inspect your insulation, rafters and floor joists.
  • Seal your building envelope.
  • Purchase a true HEPA cleaner.
  • Give your whole house a thorough cleaning.
  • Clean your sheets.
  • Use low-VOC paints.

Do You Need A Home Inspection?

A thorough home inspection is an important step in the buying process. Our goal at Team Weir is to provide you with the most enjoyable home buying experience possible. A home inspection provides you with valuable information about the health of the home you are considering purchasing. It allows you to make an informed and confident decision.

To learn more about what to expect during a home inspection and the benefits of hiring a home inspector please browse through the below articles.

Team Weir: The Home Inspection & What To Look For 

HGTV: Do You Really Need A Home Inspection? 

Keeping Track Of Home Repairs 

Keeping an accurate record of your home repairs and maintenance has many benefits. Following a schedule ensures that you’re protecting your investment through regular and timely home maintenance. Whether you keep track of your home maintenance and repairs in a binder or in an application on your phone, a detailed and accurate record of maintenance and repairs can be a selling point to potential buyers when it comes time for you to sell your home.

For tracking options, ideas on how to document and what to include in your home maintenance records, please view the following articles.

Ottawa Citizen: Keeping Track Of Home Repairs

Home Care Buzz: Creating A Home Maintenance Log

Spring Home Maintenance

Did your home suffer any serious damage over the winter? Make time for a quick home maintenance inspection this month.

Below are 7 Quick Home Inspections To Do This Spring as published by Reader’s Digest.

  • Visually examine indoor walls and ceilings.
  • Inspect the hard-to-get-to spaces in your house.
  • Assess the plumbing.
  • Check the furnace and water heater.
  • Inspect your roof.
  • Inspect your exterior walls, doors, and windows.
  • Inspect your deck and structural boards.

More information on what to look for during these inspections can be found here.



  • Benjamin Franklin was the first to propose daylight savings time in 1784.
  • Arizona and Hawaii do not follow daylight savings time.
  • The first day of spring is called the vernal equinox.
  • In spring, the Earth’s axis is tilted toward the sun.
  • The birthstone for March is the aquamarine.
  • The birth flower for March is the daffodil.

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