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Tip of the Month for August - Preventing Water Damage in Bathrooms

Posted on Aug 05, 2019 in Homeowner Tips

Preventing water damage inside our bathrooms is as important as directing water away from the foundation of our houses. As part of your routine homeowner's maintenance, you should inspect the grout and/or caulking in tubs, showers and vanities for cracking.

If cracks are left unprepared with the high humidity in your bathroom, it can become an open...

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Tips For Potential Sellers

Posted on May 30, 2019 in Market Info

Before putting your home on the market, it's important to consider a few things. 

First, you need to clearly identify your reasons for selling. Your motivation will play a big role in the sale of your property. You should be selective about who you share this information with as it may affect the outcome of the sale if the Buyers know something about...

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FAQ's about Buyer Brokerage

Posted on May 17, 2019 in FAQ's

Q. What is Buyer Brokerage? 

A. Simply put, it’s a signed agreement between a Buyer and a Realtor used when looking to purchase a property. There are 3 types of Buyer Brokerage Agreements: Exclusive, Non-Exclusive and Customer Status.

Q. Why do I need to sign a Buyer Brokerage Agreement?

A. Short answer is that it’s required by RECA. Longer answer is...

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Moving With Children

Posted on May 08, 2019 in Moving Tips

There's a lot more to buying a new home than mortgages and moving vans. Don't ignore the emotional stress and turmoil. Moving to a new location, giving up friends, making new ones and adapting to a different community and lifestyle can be unsettling to say the least. Children in particular often need help with the transition.

With very young childre...

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Seller's Market vs Buyer's Market

Posted on May 01, 2019 in Market Info

We've all heard the terms "Seller's market" and "Buyer's market", but what do they mean? Simply put, when the market is better for Buyers, we call it a Buyer's market. Alternately, if it's better for Sellers, we call it a Seller's market. Several factors can determine the housing market including demand (both local and globally), the government (ta...

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