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Jan 2023 Housing Market

Posted on Jan 18, 2023

Current Market
Right now, in early 2023, interest rates are high, demand is low and so is overall sentiment, causing downward pressure on home values. We'd consider this a Buyer's market since homes are taking longer to sell and for a lower sale-price-to-list-price-ratio.

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Tip of the Month for November - Winter Ready Tips

Posted on Nov 18, 2019 in Homeowner Tips

Now that the leaves are off the trees it is a good idea to clean the eavestrough, downspouts, gutters and valleys as melting snow in winter months can result in ice dams and unnecessary weight in the eavestrough which cannot drain properly.

When you are outside cleaning your eavestroughs it is also a good time to take a quick look at any trees on yo...

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Tip of the Month for October - Fall Heating Check

Posted on Oct 17, 2019 in Homeowner Tips

This is the time of the year when people start thinking about ways to heat their homes more efficiently.

If your heating equipment is over 20 years old, consider upgrading it. New equipment is much more efficient than the older versions.

Change the furnace filter often and have heating equipment serviced and cleaned on a regular basis.

Install a progr...

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Tip of the Month for September - Fall Home Maintenance Check

Posted on Sep 16, 2019 in Homeowner Tips

September is an excellent time to do an exterior check-up on your home so that any necessary repairs or maintenance can be completed before winter arrives. 

- Check all exterior wood trim particularly around windows and door openings. Where required, scrape and paint all exterior wood trim.

- Exposed wood will eventually deteriorate, resulting in woo...

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Choosing a Property Inspector

Posted on Aug 28, 2019

There are a plethora of qualified property inspectors out there and choosing the right one for you can be quite daunting. Here are some factors to take into account.

Cost: The least expensive quote may not necessarily be the best way to choose a Property Inspector. While it would be wise of you to call around for a few quotes before deciding on one...

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Tips for a Positive Showing

Posted on Aug 19, 2019 in Homeowner Tips

We’ve all heard the old adage “you only get one chance to make a first impression” and showing your home to potential buyers is no exception. There are many things to think about and your eyes might very well look beyond some things that have been in need of repair for awhile. Try looking at it your home through the critical eyes of a potential buy...

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