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Saving for a bigger Down Payment ? THINK AGAIN !

If you are renting but you have been toying with the idea of buying your first condo, then I’d suggest you to take just one minute of your time and read Peter’s story (before “saving more money” for your down payment) One year ago (in June 2015), Peter wanted to ...

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Do you have “Bologna” or “Prosciutto” Expectations ?

When I begun my career as a Realtor fifteen years ago, I worked for a small realty firm. One day, talking to the owner about the unrealistic expectations of some clients, he told me something that’s still stuck in my mind: “There are people who have budget only for Bologna ...

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How to Tell if your Neighbourhood is Improving ?

When you’re looking for a new home, you want to find one in a great neighbourhood – or, at least, in a neighbourhood that is on the upswing. How can you tell if a particular area is improving? Here are some common indicators: Pride of ownership. Take a walk around ...

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Crazy Little Thing Called “Love” ???

I am pretty sure that most of us have heard more than once that famous Queen’s song called “Crazy little thing called love”. (Great song by the way!)  Well… If we talk about Real Estate, maybe we can change that title to “Little crazy thing called “Market”. The situation that we are experiencing ...

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Home Safety is More than Locked Doors and Alarms

When it comes to home security, most homeowners think about door locks and alarms. These are, of course, very important. However, there is also a lot you can do around your property to prevent the possibility of a break-in. One important part of home security is outdoor lighting. Your home ...

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