Bill McFarlane

Bill was raised in Chatsworth until he was five years of age and then moved to London with his family. Having an opportunity to come back to Owen Sound, in his twentyʼs, afforded him the chance to return to the area he loves.

Bill has years of customer service from owning and managing retail chains. He was also head buyer for a major footwear company, in charge of purchasing millions of dollars worth of raw materials. It was with this company Bill got to travel the world and quickly understood that he lived in the best area, in the best country.

Bill has a ready smile, a thirst for knowledge and a desire to assist people in finding the right house, property or opportunity. He is available to help you with your next sale or purchase on your time schedule.

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How much is your home worth right now, given your investments and current market conditions? Grey-Bruce-Owen Sound property owners trust Bill McFarlane’s experience and expertise when it comes to property valuations. Get your free home evaluation today.

Grey Bruce Owen Sound Real Estate FAQs

Have questions about buying or selling property in Owen Sound, Sauble Beach, Port Elgin, Meaford, and the surrounding Grey and Bruce region?

Should I list my home first, or buy the new one?

The decision whether to sell your home first or buy one depends on your needs, the market, and other factors. It can be helpful to get the insight of an experienced realtor in making that decision. Check out the two ways of buying a property to pick which option is best for you.

Should I buy a new home or stay put and renovate?

If you’re considering listing your home, it’s important to make sure you can get the greatest possible return on your investments. You may want to run through a maintenance checklist and look at some potential home improvements to see if there are simple updates you can make to increase the return on investment for your property. Whether you decide to sell or stay will ultimately be a personal decision.

Why do I need a real estate agent's home evaluation?

An appraisal is a professional evaluation of your home. It helps you to understand your home’s value in the current market and can provide essential information about the property’s value for lenders. An appraisal of your home is typically required before you can enter into a mortgage. Get your free home evaluation here.

What is a bidding war?

A bidding war occurs when two or more potential buyers are interested in a property and compete by increasing the bid on the property until the seller accepts an offer. Working with a realtor and figuring out the best negotiation tactics can help you navigate challenges like these in a competitive market.

What do market projections look like for Owen Sound & Southern Georgian Bay?

Currently, there is a low housing supply in the area. Based on the research, home prices will increase by 15-20% in 2022 in the Sothern Georgian Bay area.

How can I attract the buyers migrating out of the GTA?

The most effective marketing strategy for your unique property will depend on many different factors. One simple way you can make your listing more attractive to buyers is to feature quality pictures of your property and ensure that your house is easy to show. It’s important that your real estate agent is marketing your listing to motivated buyers using email marketing, online and real-world advertising, and other tactics, as well. Contact us today to figure out the best ways to attract buyers to your property.

What if complications arise between accepting an offer and closing?

Real estate purchases and sales are often the biggest ticket transactions in a person’s lifetime and can be fraught with questions and concerns. A qualified realtor is there to help you find a resolution. Check out these helpful selling real estate tips to ensure you’re ready for the selling process and read more about why it’s important to use a realtor here.

Should we wait until spring to list our property for sale?

The housing market remains a seller’s market, and home prices will only increase throughout the year. Although, it’s important to weigh your options if you are looking to remain in the area, as the opportunities to purchase a home will remain low. To figure out if you’re ready to list, check out these selling real estate tips and speak with a realtor today.