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The value of an expert and why you need one in real estate

An expert as defined by Wikipedia is a person with extensive knowledge or ability based on research, experience, or occupation and in a particular area of study. An expert can be, by virtue of credential, training, education, profession, publication or experience,...

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A Happy Home for You and Your Dog

Let’s face it…there’s a lot of excitement when buying a home. The idea of more space, summer BBQs in the backyard, new paint colours and new decorating thoughts fill one’s mind. You want a happy home for yourself…but if you have dogs, you also want a happy place for...

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6 Signs it is time to buy a house – Part 2

Is it the right time for you to buy a house? Learn more about that in this article below in part 2 of this series by Janet Fowler, Investopedia.com 4. Low interest rates When interest rates are low, it’s a great time to look at buying a home. You will be able to get a...

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6 signs it is time to buy a house – Part 1

Are you ready to buy a home? Find out if it’s the right time for you to enter the real estate market. If you’ve been considering buying a house but you’re still unsure, consider some of the personal and economic conditions that favour home purchases. If you find that...

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Protecting Your Household Possessions

You never expect it to happen but sometimes your belongings may be stolen or destroyed. To protect your possessions in your home from theft or a fire or some sort of disaster, putting together a household inventory would be very useful. When it’s time to provide your...

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Bright ideas to get your home show ready to sell

Is your home show ready? Before you list your home for sale, here are a few tips to get you started: 1. Remove clutter and clear off counters. Throw out stacks of newspapers and magazines and stow away most of your small, personal decorative items. Put excess...

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What is a Flat Fee / Mere Posting?

With the recent CREA agreement with the competition bureau, there have been a number of questions about what Flat Fee models are and how they work. Flat fee, or For Sale by Owner (FSBO), companies typically provide a kit to a seller that may include a sign and the...

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