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September 16, 2019

What Is A Purchase Plus Improvement Mortgage?

Getting a mortgage can be a daunting task. There is so much to know and understand including some pretty confusing language. Borrowers are often confused by mortgage terminology, so in an effort to keep you educated we welcome you to […]
September 9, 2019

The Real Estate Market Is Still Improving In Durham Region

Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) President Tina Sorichetti reported 1,046 residential sales in August 2019 representing a 24 per cent increase from August 2018. Durham Region has seen significant year-over-year sales growth over the last five months. “Year-over-year sales […]
August 15, 2019

This Simple Question Can Save You a Lot of Money

Imagine this scenario… You purchase a new home and move in. A few weeks later, you hear a strange rumbling sound. It’s the furnace. It’s only a year old, yet it’s sputtering like it’s twenty. You realize you’ll have to […]
August 9, 2019

The Heat Is On In The Durham Real Estate Market

Find out what is going on with the real estate market: The President of the Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR), Tina Sorichetti, reported 1,041 residential transactions in July 2019. This represents a 31 per cent increase compared to July […]
July 20, 2019

Thomas TheTank Engine is Coming To Town

Ride along with the York-Durham Heritage Railway this summer. Join Winnie and friends for a ride through the Oak Ridges Moraine on July 7. Solve a murder mystery on-board the train on July 11 and 18. Cool down on ice […]
July 15, 2019

Secured vs. Unsecured Debt

Getting a mortgage can be a daunting task. There is so much to know and understand including some pretty confusing language. Borrowers are often confused by mortgage terminology, so in an effort to keep you educated we welcome you to […]
July 9, 2019

Lots of New Listings To Choose From In June

The Durham Region Association of Realtors has the latest stats to get you moving: The President of the Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR), Tina Sorichetti, announced Durham REALTORS® reported 1,093 residential transactions in June 2019. This represents a significant […]
June 28, 2019

“Green” Is The New Gold: 4 Ways To Renovate For The Environment

Canadian home buyers have said that they are willing to pay more for green’ features.  New home builders are offering special green’ options in things like the selection of building materials and energy-efficient choices.  If you are renovating your home, perhaps […]
June 20, 2019

Fresh and Wholesome From The Farm

Welcome to one of my favorite times of year: farmer’s market time. We are blessed in Durham Region to have some wonderful farms and farmer’s markets. Check any of them out for delicious, sustainable sustenance: Check out our local growers: […]