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Handling a New Home Problem on Moving Day.

Imagine buying a product from a store, taking it home, and then discovering there’s a problem with it. Disappointing, yes, but not a catastrophe. You can simply take it back for repair or exchange. But, what if it’s moving day, … Continue reading

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Does Your Home Insurance Cover Everything?

When you suffer damage to, (or the loss of), your home or its contents, you expect your insurance company to help you out. And, most do a good job of doing just that. Still, it’s a good idea to review … Continue reading

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Buying Your Dream Home in a Hot Market

Imagine finding the perfect home, only to discover there is serious interest from at least a dozen other buyers. It’s like scrambling for the last piece of cake at a buffet! Fortunately, there are things you can do to help … Continue reading

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Getting Friends To Spread the Word About Your Listing

When you list your home for sale, you want as many buyers as possible to find out about it. So consider how many friends, neighbours and work colleagues you have. Then think about how many people they know. The number … Continue reading

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Important Things to “Fix Up” Before Selling

When you’re preparing your home for sale, it’s not unusual to need to fix up a few things around the property. After all, you want your home to look its best to buyers, so that you get good offers, quickly. … Continue reading

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Be Ready For Real Estate Opportunities In 2017

If you’re thinking about making a move in the coming year (or you’re just mildly curious about the possibility), you could be well-served by being prepared in advance. Here are a few basic steps you can follow, in order to … Continue reading

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Will An Open House Help Sell Your Home?

You’ve probably seen signs around the area for Open Houses. You may have even attended a few. These are open invitations for potential buyers to drop by on a certain day and time, to check out the property and get … Continue reading

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Are You Adequately Prepared For Unexpected Life Changes?

We all know the importance of being prepared for critical life changes, but it’s often easy to put off the planning, preparing and reviewing. Here are a few things you should be thinking about – and preparing for – even … Continue reading

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How to watch out for poisons in the home.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 90% of exposures to poisons occur inside the home. Almost all are preventable, if you follow some simple guidelines. • Look for the poison label on products you buy. Visually, … Continue reading

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Knock, Knock. How to Avoid Door-to-Door Scams

It’s early in the evening and there’s a knock on the door. You answer and are greeted by an official-looking man who claims he needs to see your utility bill to confirm you’re getting your energy rebate. Do you let … Continue reading

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