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Spring market: getting your home ready for the selling season

The first day of spring is just a few short weeks away (hard to believe). The real estate market generally heats up during spring months, and luckily for home sellers, the spring season offers unique opportunities to up curb appeal and the overall appearance of your home. If you are planning to list your home soon, […]

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What to do if you have a dispute with your condo builder

Buying a condo is a huge investment, and for some people, it may be the biggest investment of their lives. Because of that, it’s important to keep your investment protected. If you end up purchasing a brand new condo direct from a developer or builder, then it’s important that you understand how to protect yourself. […]

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Selling your home? Stage it like a pro.

Selling your home is a huge endeavour – appearance is everything. We know it can be stressful to try and figure out what makes your home look its best, so here are a few tips to make potential buyers feel at home: Keep it tidy! A cluttered, messy home isn’t appealing to anyone. You want […]

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Divorce and real estate: what you really need to know

As a couple undergoes a divorce, they may quickly come to realize the emotional and financial consequences it will have on their lives. Focusing on personal finance and real estate in particular, a separation can come with major complications. If they own real estate together, most divorcing couples want to sell their joint property as […]

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How to choose a REALTOR® to work with

Choosing a REALTOR® can be tough. You’re already stressed from moving, so you really don’t need to add on the stress of finding a trustworthy, knowledgeable person who will get you the best deal possible. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, it is important to know what is happening during the home buying/selling process. […]

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How to create a library at home

Happy ‘Book Lovers Day’! It always seems to be National ‘Something’ Day, so today we celebrate the gift of reading. In a world of technology, us bookworms are harder to come by these days. Every August 9th, this unofficial holiday encourages people to pick up a book and spend some time reading (perhaps instead of […]

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The benefits of buying a home in summer

It’s time for you to buy a new home, now what? There are so many things to consider when you picture your dream home, but people rarely think about the time of year to buy. Here are four reasons that you should consider shopping for a new home in the summer months. Warmer Weather Perhaps […]

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Size matters: How to fake square footage in your condo

No matter where your condo is located in the city, people tend to think of condominiums as ‘smaller’ housing options. However, typical condos range anywhere from 500 to 2000 square-feet, creating a wide variation in the type of living space available. Say it comes time to sell your condo and people start walking through it, […]

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Don’t get stuck with two homes

You got a new job across town; you’re having a baby in a few months; your kids have all graduated and gone to college so you’re looking to downsize. Bottomline: you’re ready to move on. These are all possible reasons for you to consider selling your home and buying a new one, whether it’s bigger, […]

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How to maximize your profit as a home seller

Selling your home is one of the most important steps in your life, and with the right tools and information, you can maximize your profits, maintain control and reduce the stress that comes with the home selling process. Know why you’re selling, and keep it to yourself. The reasons behind your decision to sell affect everything […]

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