By: Brit McDonald

Making Sure You Get What You Need

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  When you’re shopping for a new home, it’s a good idea to create a checklist of what you want and what you need. It keeps you on track to ultimately find the property that best fits your requirements — and those of your family. However, there’s a big difference between want and need that is important to understand when house hunting. A ‘need’ refers to ...Read More

By: Brit McDonald

Take the Personality Out of Your Home

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  Does your home have a lot of personality? There’s nothing wrong with that. In fact, you may have pictures on the fireplace mantle showcasing happy family memories over the years… or trophies and other awards in the kids’ bedrooms that represent achievements that make you proud… or a fridge door covered with notes, a calendar and other items that make it a de fa...Read More

By: Brit McDonald

Making the Right Offer

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  You’ve shopped around and attended a few select viewings. Now you’ve found the home of your dreams. It’s yours – as long as you make the right offer! So how do you make the right offer? That’s a very important question to consider. If your offer is too low, you risk the seller turning you down. You may not get a chance to make a second offer, especially if...Read More

By: Brit McDonald

Thinking of Moving? Two Things You Need to Know

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  If you’re thinking of making a move within the next few months, there are two important things you need to know. The first is the market value of your current property. That’s the amount your home will likely sell for in today’s market. When you know its market value, you’ll have a better idea of how much money will be available to invest in a new home. The secon...Read More

By: Brit McDonald

Hiring the Right Moving Company

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  How do you select the best moving company for your needs? Ask for recommendations. Beware of fly-by-night operations. They may seem like a bargain, but you get what you pay for. Request a written estimate and contract. (Beware of movers that just give you a price over the phone.) Confirm they are covered by insurance, and clarify their policy regarding lost or broken items. Make sur...Read More

By: Brit McDonald

Looks like Builders and Developers Aren’t the Only Ones Trying To Meet the Demands of the Economy:

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  Looks like Builders and Developers Aren’t the Only Ones Trying To Meet the Demands of the Economy:   The Government of Canada is building strong, inclusive and sustainable communities with more than $180 Billion in new infrastructure funding over the next 12 years. By making historic investments in public transit, housing and social infrastructure, they can create long-term ...Read More