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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: […]
June 14, 2019

8 Steps to Getting Your Finances in Order

Develop a family budget. Instead of budgeting what you’d like to spend, use receipts to create a budget for what you actually spent over the last six months. One advantage of this approach is that it factors in unexpected expenses, […]
June 10, 2019

Homes Are Selling In Durham Region

According to the Durham Region Association of Realtors, more listings are needed to keep the market moving: The Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) President Tina Sorichetti reported 1,176 residential transactions in May 2019. This is a substantial increase of […]
May 28, 2019

How Can I Pay Down My Mortgage Faster?

Kathryn Martin of Origins Mortgages has some good advice: Mortgages come in all shapes and sizes – but there are a lot of similarities between most mortgages. One element you should be aware of is the difference between ‘open’ and […]
May 22, 2019

Food Truck Frenzy is On in Whitby

Check this out: WHITBY — As the weather begins to warm up, thoughts soon turn to a frenzy. A Food Truck Frenzy, that is! Organized by the Rotary Club of Whitby, the Food Truck Frenzy will take place on May […]
May 13, 2019

Real Estate Market Coming Up Like The Flowers

It looks like spring is blooming in the real estate market all over the region: The Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) President Tina Sorichetti reported a significant increase of residential transactions year-over-year. Home sales in Durham Region reached 1,075 […]