February 2018

Halifax Market 2018 Sales so far
Our local Halifax market is doing well! Lots of keen buyers and a shortage of ‘good listings’ has fueled at least a few competing offers in the last month.... ... read more
Market Watch February 2018 – Slower Start to 2018
January is typically the month we see the lowest number of listings come onto the market, this year was not an exception. Prices in some market segments were flat to down in January compared to last year. At this time last year, we were in the midst of a housing price spike driven by exceptionally low inventory in the marketplace. It is likely that market conditions will support a return to positive price growth for many home types in the second half of 2018. ... read more
Creating Curb Appeal for Your Home
Curb appeal is that indefinable “something” that makes a home look inviting from the outside, even before the front door has been opened. It is also one of the most important factors in selling a home. Many, if not most, potential buyers will do a real or virtual “drive-by” of a prospective home before viewing it. So how do you give your home curb appeal? ... read more
Why Should You Use a Real Estate Agent?
Real estate transactions are complicated and can be costly if completed incorrectly. Selling or buying a property is a process that is bound to be a little nerve-wracking and emotional. Buying or selling a property requires in-depth knowledge and experience in a wide range of disciplines. ... read more
Nine Home Tax Deductions and Credits You Should Not Miss.
Canadian homeowners have several home tax deductions that they can claim but are frequently overlooked. Before you submit your tax return this year, check the following list. ... read more
Seven Tips to Reduce the Stress of Moving
Moving can be a very stressful time for many of us. A move carried out in haste can bring about several unnecessary problems. However, there are many ways to reduce the stress of moving allowing you to actually enjoy the experience. Here are a few tips to help plan for your move. ... read more

With Compliments of

Michele Vyge-Fraser
Real Estate Agent/ Associate Broker/ CNE®

Red Door Realty
1314 Martello Road
Chapter House
Halifax, Nova Scotia,
T: 902-830-6397


2018 is off to a good start in Halifax, Nova Scotia. If you have been waiting to get back into the real estate market I believe now is the time. Prices are climbing and good listings are selling quickly. Please contact me at your earliest convenience. 'Let's Talk Real Estate!' 

All the Best, Michele

Term Posted
6 Months 3.14% 3.10%
1 Year 3.10% 2.90%
2 Years 3.25% 2.95%
3 Years 3.45% 3.05%
4 Years 3.85% 3.29%
5 Years 5.15% 3.15%
7 Years 5.30% 3.70%
10 Years 6.10% 3.75%
Variable Rate 2.50%
Prime Rate ** 3.45%
*last updated: Feb 13, 2018

New Listing! 

Waterfrontage ~ Contemporary Home $329900.!

108 Southwood Road, Hammonds Plains

Please click on the photo for the virtual tour www.108Southwood.com 

108 Southwood Road, on Thompsons Pond, is a wonderful waterfront contemporary home with high ceilings and beautiful natural light that includes 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths! Multiple fireplaces add to the warmth and ambiance upstairs and downstairs in the finished basement with walkout. Two family rooms, the master bedroom with an ensuite plus 3 bedrooms make this home ideal for large families or extended family and friends. Downtown Halifax commuter bus and more all at exit 5, only 5 minutes away. Call to view today!

Halifax Mortgage Specialist Bruce Lusby 

(902) 210-0515


Halifax, Nova Scotia - updated Oct 6, 2015


5yr @ Prime - .65% (2.05%)

HELOC @ Prime +.25% (2.95%)

1yr 2.29%
2yr 2.09%
3yr 2.24%
4yr 2.54%
5yr 2.54%
6yr 3.39%
7yr 3.44%
10yr 3.84%

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