Posted on Sep 12, 2018 in Advice

No one likes to think about disasters. Severe weather, fire, theft—or even a seemingly small issue like a broken pipe—can wreak havoc on your home and result in thousands of dollars in damages. Fortunately, a good homeowners insurance policy can offer you peace of mind that you and your family will be financially protected if disaster strikes.
A ho...

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Long or Short Term Rental

Posted on Aug 01, 2018 in Advice

Renters for a Weekend or a While: What’s the Best Use of Your Investment Property?

The residential rental market is now the fastest-growing segment of the housing market. In the United States, the demand for single-family rentals, defined as either detached homes or townhouses, has risen 30 percent in the past three years.1 And in Canada, rental uni...

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Gift Ideas for Home

Posted on Dec 04, 2017 in Advice

20 Home Gadget Gift Ideas to Fit Any Budget

Looking for the perfect present for a loved one this holiday season? We’ve rounded up 20 of our favorite gift ideas. And since we work in real estate, we focused on items that add enjoyment, comfort and, in some cases, major value to your home.
From music lovers to home chefs, we’ve got something for everyo...

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Enjoy Your Neighbourhood

Posted on Nov 06, 2017 in Advice

Welcome Home: 10 Tips to Turn Your Neighbourhood
Into a Hometown Haven

"Communities work better (students perform better, crime rates are lower, kids are safer, people live longer) when neighbours know one another better. Knowing your neighbour on a first-name a surprisingly effective first step."
Robert Putnam, Harvard Public Policy...

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Real Estate Investing Makes Sense

Posted on Oct 04, 2017 in Advice

Why Real Estate Investing Makes (Dollars and) Sense

There are a lot of “gurus” out there who promise to teach you how to “get rich quick” through real estate investing. While much of what they’re selling are high-risk schemes, there is a way to make predictable, low-risk income through real estate investing. In this report, we’ll examin...

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Hire the Right Real Estate Agent

Posted on Sep 05, 2017 in Advice

The Consumer’s Guide to Hiring an Amazing Real Estate Agent
When you’re buying or selling a home, it’s crucial to work with a qualified real estate agent. Not just a professional, but an amazing agent and a market expert. So how do you ensure you’re hiring an amazing real estate agent?
There are currently more than two million real estate professiona...

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