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May 25, 2016

Why You Need a Lawyer When You Buy or Sell a House

Buying a home will probably be the largest and most significant purchase you will make in your life. It also involves the law of real property, which is unique and raises special issues of practice, and problems not present in […]
May 24, 2016

Making “Neighbourhood Targeting” Work for You

Imagine if you dreamed of owning a special limited edition vehicle. What would you do to ensure that your dream vehicle would someday be parked in your driveway — with your name on the ownership papers?  You would probably start […]
May 18, 2016

Get Your Credit Score in Shape Before Buying a Home

How strong is your credit? Cleaning up your credit is essential before you make any major financial moves. Having a bad score can hurt your chances of being able to open a credit card, apply for a loan, purchase a […]
May 16, 2016

Low-Cost Storage Hacks for Creating More Space

Comedian George Carlin’s most memorable routine was, “A place for my stuff.” In it, he talked about dealing with the increasing quantity of items we accumulate throughout life.  George was funny. The problem is not. Here are some low-cost ideas […]
May 11, 2016

How to Buy a Home: 7 Tips and Tricks from Real Estate Insiders

No matter if you’re in a buyer’s or seller’s market, there are a few critical steps you can take to make a smarter purchase. Since buying a home is likely the biggest single investment you will ever make, being prepared […]
May 7, 2016

Faster Sales In Durham This Spring, According to Durham Region Association of Realtors

  DURHAM REGION, May 6, 2016 – Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) President Sandra O’Donohue reported 1,322 residential transactions in April 2016. This represents an increase of 0.5 per cent compared to the same period last year. “Continued high […]