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November 20, 2019

6 Things All Co-Signors Should Consider

Co-signing on a loan may seem like an easy way to help a loved one (child, family member, friend, etc.) live out their dream of owning a home. In today’s market conditions, a co-signor can offer a solution to overcome […]
November 15, 2019

Celebrate Our Local Crops

With the snow starting to cover our land, the farmers are perhaps resting as the soil. We are so blessed to live in one of the best agricultural regions in the country. With so much talk about paving over our […]
November 8, 2019

Fall Real Estate Market Continues to Stay Hot in Durham Region

The Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) President Tina Sorichetti reported 968 residential transactions in October 2019. This result represents a 21 per cent increase year-over-year in Durham. The average selling price remained consistent increasing by 4 per cent from […]
October 29, 2019

Check Out Our Local Art Scene

Whitby’s Station Gallery (SG) is celebrating a milestone this year– it’s 30 years old! Engaging exhibitions, family art days and fun community events have kept this gallery in the surrounding community’s hearts. From its humble beginnings in the relocated Grand […]
October 17, 2019

MORTGAGE RENEWALS WITH THE SAME LENDER ARE ON THE RISE, BUT SHOULD YOU JUST SIGN ON THE DOTTED LINE? Your mortgage broker has answers

If you’re in a mortgage that’s coming up for renewal in the coming months and you’re considering just staying with your current lender, you wouldn’t be alone. According to the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC) Residential Mortgage Industry Report […]
October 7, 2019

Durham Region Real Estate Is A Good Investment with 24% Increase in Prices

Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) President Tina Sorichetti reported 956 residential transactions in September 2019. This result represents significant year-over-year sales growth of 24 per cent compared to the 773 residential transactions reported in September 2018. Durham Region saw […]
September 27, 2019

What Does A Property Surveyor Do?

Property Surveyors, sometimes referred to as land Surveyors, play a vital role in the real estate world. They are the professionals who determine or confirm the exact boundaries of a property.  Will you need to deal with a Property Surveyor […]
September 20, 2019

The Harvest Is Bountiful

With some of the best farmland in the world, Durham Region is bursting with fresh from the farm goodness. Take your pick for these local farmers on Durham Farm Fresh. Fall is here! While the end of summer brings cooler […]
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 […]