Allison Halliday

About Allison Halliday

Allison Halliday is a Realty Biz News contributing writer. She handles International Real Estate and is a seasoned blogger.

Tech and Luxury Items are Helping to Sell New Homes



More homes on the market throughout late 2019 feature high-tech and luxury items than ever before. Things like smart thermostats and HVAC systems, self-cleaning pools, surveillance cameras, finger-print locks, home elevators, and “smart” doors are becoming commonplace in some developments. Here’s a look at several of these new items that are changing the housing market […]

Crowdfunding Down Payment Instead of a Wedding Registry



In the past, most couples hoping to get married would start up a wedding registry but now so many have lived together, sometimes for many years, that they typically own most of the stuff you’d find on a wedding registry. However, actually owning a home is a different matter and is why crowdfunding a down […]

Thinking of Clearing Up Your Junk Before Selling Your Home? Consider This



Lots of people hold onto far too much junk these days than they should and they’re making a big mistake. Not only do you probably not need all that old electronic equipment anymore, it could be worth money to you. And clearing it could save you space for something better. If you’re considering clearing your […]

5 Crowdfunding Real Estate Trends For 2019



A few years ago, real estate development was available for investors to make the investment through private equity in any development company through reits (real estate investment trust). But with the introduction of crowdfunding method in real estate business, now real estate investors can depend on different crowdfunding sites to make investments from the best […]

PropertyGuys.com to Expand into the United States



PropertyGuys.com which is Canada’s premier private sale marketing group recently announced that it has awarded a Master Franchise License for its proprietary real estate platform in the state of Florida. According to the press release, the company which is now the largest private real estate franchise network in Canada is now strategically targeting the US […]

Home Sales Activity in Canada Eased in October



Statistics recently released by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show that nationally, home sales declined between September and October this year. During October home sales through the Canadian MLS systems declined by 1.6% and although activity is still stronger compared to the first half of the year, it remains lower than the monthly levels […]

Community Connection: Kris Thorkelson’s Vision for My Place Realty



Kris Thorkelson is a Winnipeg-based entrepreneur with over twenty years in the retail pharmaceutical industry. Most recently, he ventured into an industry separate from pharmacy

Canadian Real Estate Market Forecast Updated by CREA



The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) recently updated its forecast for home sales activity through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) for this year and 2019.

5 Mind Blowing Kitchen Designs For Your Home



The kitchen is one of the most important areas in any family home. It is a functional room and probably the place where most homemakers will spend their time in.

Canadians May Have to Get Used to Flat Home Prices



Over the past few years, home prices in Canada have steadily increased, and especially each spring as the weather warms up. However, this year was an exception