Category Archives: Real Estate Tips

Home Renovation Nightmare: How You Can Avoid It

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Are you planning to buy a house but you’re on a tight budget? Some may tell you not to get turned off by outdated and a little run-down properties. A few of them may look like a perfect location for a horror movies, Read More

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Top Reasons Tenants Leave Rentals

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Are you wondering why your tenants are leaving your units? What can you do to prevent them from moving out? Read on and find out. Tenants can move for a hundred different reasons, and why you can’t always make sure you can avoid Read More

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Fire Safety Tips for New Homes

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Having your property destroyed by a fire can be ultimately devastating. Each year, there are thousands of houses burned to the ground and countless families lose their homes. This is why we strongly believe that every household should take necessary precautions to keep Read More

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Questions Home Sellers Should Be Careful Of

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When sellers say they are excited to show their homes to prospective buyers and their agents, it doesn’t excite us. It’s never easy to tell sellers that it is unwise for them to talk to buyers and buyer’s agents. In fact, most of Read More

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Early Buyer Possession – Is It Safe for You as a Seller?

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Possession of a real estate property transfers from seller to the buyer upon closing. However, there are some cases wherein the buyer asks the seller to grant him or her possession even before closing. This is usually the case when the buyer’s apartment Read More

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Your Guide to Buying a Home with a Yard

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If you are moving from a condo or an apartment, the idea of getting a house with a yard can both be exciting and overwhelming. You are probably looking forward to getting a grill and perhaps a fire pit and hosting barbeques. Or Read More

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How to Deal with Costly Tenant Turnovers

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If you own a rental property, whether that’s a single unit or a hundred, you won’t be able to escape a turnover. A turnover is when your current tenant moves out and the next one moves in, with or without time in between. Read More

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Mortgage Fraud: How Can You Avoid It?

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Most mortgage applications push through without any problems and this is a fact. There are some lenders and borrowers, however, who commit fraud just to make things more favourable for them. Although it might seem harmless at first, mortgage fraud can easily turn Read More

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Easy Moving: How It’s Done

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It doesn’t matter whether you are moving right across the street or across the country, moving in itself can be quite a duelling process. Fortunately, there are tested and proven ways that minimize stress, damage and confusion when you leave your old home Read More

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Spring: The Best Time to Sell a House?

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Is it really true that there is a ‘BEST TIME’ to put one’s home on the market?   Here are some facts for you:   Canadians, in general, like to move during the spring, summer and fall, because the traveling conditions, weather, and Read More

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