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HOW TO WINTER PROOF YOUR HOME

Posted on Nov 09, 2021



You may not want to admit it, but the days are getting shorter, the temperature is dropping, and winter is on its way. No matter what the season means to you whether that’s embracing the snow, avoiding the outdoors altogether, or taking off for a sunny destination - winter-proofing your home should be at the top of your list. 

Roof: Before it’s cover...

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How to be Prepared for Your Pre-Approval

Posted on Feb 02, 2021

We're so excited for this guest blog from our friend Katherine Meadows-Fugere. She is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to mortgages and has given us some great info on how to be prepared for your pre-approval. 

With 2020 now behind us, I think it’s safe to say, that many people are excited for the possibilities of what’s to come as we continue to...

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Condo Buying

Posted on Jan 28, 2021



When you hear “condominiums: your first image may be of a luxury high rise in a big city. However, a condominium is not a type of building, but a type of property ownership.

You can buy a condo within almost any type of residential structure. When you do, you purchase a “unit”, which consists of all the areas within the finished walls of your space...

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House Hunting

Posted on Jan 28, 2021


The process of searching for the perfect home can be both exciting and challenging. While you most likely have a fairly good idea of the things that are most important for you in choosing the right home, it may help to document them. Create a list of items and separate them into two buckets— “must-have” things that you can’t do without and “nice-to...

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Renting vs. Owning

Posted on Jan 28, 2021

Start by finding out the average home price in the area where you want to live. Next, make a list of the pros and cons of owning versus renting to see which option is best for you. Use the following as examples.

Renting
PROS
• Less maintenance and repairs
• Lower monthly and upfront costs
• Shorter-term commitment, making it easier to move to a new h...

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Preparing to Move Checklist

Posted on Jan 28, 2021

When all the paperwork clears, the process is far from over. At this stage, you’re faced with the task of physically moving and this can be a stressful experience for anyone.

However, with a bit of planning, the stress can be reduced. The first and most important thing is to start planning early; ideally six weeks to two months before the intended m...

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