FAQ Category


Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions people have about buying, selling, and investing in Peterborough real estate.

What is a “Sellers Market”?

A Seller’s Market is when there is a high volume of property buyers and a low volume of homes, therefore creating more demand for homes. This puts the sellers in an ideal position when it comes to negotiating offers, and often creates multiple offer scenarios and increases home prices.

Why should I use you and The Kamar | Cleary Team to represent me as a buyer or seller?

The Kamar | Cleary Team has a combined 30+ years of experience representing clients in the local real estate market. We are passionate about providing five star service to our clients but also bringing friendly, relatable, and personal service to each individual that chooses to work with us. We have a team of three agents, and three client care representatives that are ready to help you join The Kamar | Cleary Family of happy buyers and sellers.

Do you provide services outside of the Peterborough area?

We work permanently in Peterborough and The Kawarthas, but in most cases we are happy to work within a reasonable distance from our area. Some of these areas include Durham, Cobourg, Port Hope, and Lindsay. When we are unable to assist in areas external to our zones, we have a wide referral system and we can put you in touch with an agent we trust in your area!

If we buy a home through you how are you paid?

When you work with us to purchase a home, we are compensated by the home seller, through the listing brokerage. The commission we are paid can vary from transaction to transaction, but it is disclosed as part of the real estate transaction.

What areas do you service?

We provide comprehensive real estate services to buyers, sellers, and investors throughout Peterborough and the surrounding areas including: Peterborough County, Peterborough City, Selwyn, Lakefield, Douro-Dummer, Ennismore, and more.

Do you work with customers from out-of-town or out-of-province?

Yes. In fact a large portion of our business is helping out-of-town and out-of-province people purchase real estate throughout Peterborough and the surrounding areas.

Do you work with real estate investors?

Yes, we help local and out-of-town people purchase investment real estate throughout Peterborough and the surrounding areas. If you would like to invest in real estate in the Peterborough area, contact us to learn how we can assist you.

Do you work with home sellers?

Yes, we work with home sellers throughout Peterborough County and the surrounding areas.

Do you work with home buyers?

Yes, we work with home buyers. In fact we have a team dedicated to helping local residents and people from out-of-town and internationally, purchase real estate throughout Peterborough and the surrounding areas.

How much commission do you charge?

The commission we charge to sell a house varies depending on the type of property we are selling and the marketing strategy used. To learn how much it would cost to sell your home, please contact us.