Breaking into Windsor-Essex housing market means paying $100K+ over asking amid industry boom

“Lucky” in this market typically means paying tens of thousands over asking price, as Fontana had to.

From the price of home sales to permits for new builds, everything in Windsor-Essex’s housing market is flying off the shelves — an increased demand that is making it harder for people to afford a home.

In the last year, the city says it has issued 60 permits for new residential builds in the Zone 1 area, which is north of Tecumseh Road between Prince Road and Pillette Road.

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