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Flood Insurance - Are You Covered?
Jan 30th, 18

Flooding is becoming a more common problem in Ontario; with flash flooding caused by heavy downpours, runoff when fluctuating temperatures suddenly melt snow, and waves reaching new heights in Lake Ontario. Whether you own your home or rent, it's important…

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Post-Holiday Declutter in Preparation for your Move
Jan 17th, 18

Now that the holiday festivitieshave wrapped up for the season, it’s a great time to take inventory of you and your families’ possessions- both new and old.  This is especially true if you are moving, as moving day will be…

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How to Stay Safe in a Winter Power Outage
Dec 31st, 17

The risk of power outages goes up in the winter, as ice storms and snow laden tree branches weigh down power lines. Unfortunately, the risk of fires resulting from power outages also increases in cold weather, with people trying to…

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Holiday Safety Starts at Home
Dec 24th, 17

The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes twinkling, colourful lights dripping from trees and rooftops, and lining windows and streets.  If you’ve recently moved into a new home,or are selling your current house, and are planning on…

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A DIY Dream: Buying a Diamond in the Rough
Nov 29th, 17

While it may be tempting to buy a house that’s move-in ready, all polished and cosmetically perfect, there is another option that could potentially lead to greater satisfaction and more equity.  This is to purchase a property that requires some…

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Choosing the Right Mover: How to Avoid getting Scammed
Nov 27th, 17

When moving, there is a lot to consider. But whether or not the moving company you’ve chosen will meet your expectations shouldn’t be a concern. You’ve entrusted a company with your most personal and often irreplaceable belongings, and there are…

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Hallowe'en Home Safety Tips
Oct 30th, 17

With Halloween fast approaching, now is the time to take a look around your property and make sure it’s safe for the hoards of trick or treaters headed your way. 

 

Proper lighting is key for a safe property.  Take a walk…

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Jumping into the Real Estate Market
Oct 21st, 17

With the high price of real estate, in may seem impossible to get into the housing market.  After all, it’s not just the price of the dwelling.  It’s saving for a down payment, lawyer fees, home inspector fees, more than…

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Stay Healthy During Your Move
Sep 30th, 17

Autumn is here.  Congratulations if you’ve just sold your home, or bought a new one!  It’s a lot of work preparing for that move.  And with the cooler weather comes a busy holiday season.  Lots of friends, family and food…

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Don't Wait for Snow - Now's the Time to GO!
Sep 20th, 17

Darkness falling earlier every day.  A distinctive chill in the air at night.  Autumn is fast approaching, and what better time to list your home for sale than now!?  If you’re ready to move, don’t hesitate and get that for…

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Packing for a Long Distance Move
Aug 31st, 17

Are you preparing for a long distance move?  Maybe across the province or perhaps even as far as from Toronto to Edmonton?  Although it may feel like an entirely daunting task packing and preparing for a long distance move, it’s…

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Want to Buy a House? Secure your Finances First!
Aug 23rd, 17

You’ve saved up a down payment.  You’ve scoured the House For Sale ads.  You’ve even been to some open houses.  You’re ready to buy a house.  But have you secured your finances?  Are they strong enough to support a mortgage?  …

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