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9 Ways to Buy a Home Overseas

Buying a home is the biggest investment you will make during your life. And when you're trying to find a home away from home, you need to know what you're trying to accomplish and how to do it. The rules are different everywhere you go, but here are nine things to consider when purchasing a home ... Read More

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3 ways to help your kids transition through a move

September is just around the corner! That means 'busy"ness and sending the kids back to school. If you are in the process of moving, of have moved earlier this summer, your kids may be going to a new school. This means a whole new set of friends, surroundings and challenges. No matter what ag... Read More

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Own a piece of the wilderness – the benefits of owning a cottage

So, you want to buy a cottage. And this is the perfect time of year, full of great memory making opportunities. Spending time outdoors with loved ones is the best one of all! Returning to the wild, relaxing by the water and escaping from the daily grind are all fantastic benefits that cottages of... Read More

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How to buy a University home for your child

In just 5 short weeks the next generation will be entering into university. This time of year is always exciting, hectic, thrilling especially for those who are entering into a new phase of life. I have had a lot of friends and clients through the years who have purchased property in the corre... Read More

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Ever wondered: When is best time of year to buy or sell your home?

Traditionally, the calender used to dictate the best and worst times to sell a home. Winter was seen as "the wrong time to list" and spring was viewed as optimal. However, once the word got out and this school of thought became mainstream, things changed. The truth is, timing is everything.... Read More

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Top 4 Rooms To Renovate That Can Increase Your Home’s Value

The truth is, not all home renovations are created equal. Remodeling and undergoing extensive renovations is a natural progression of being a homeowner. But there are certain rooms you should focus on to increase your home's value. Everyone seems to be renovating their homes, so make sure you cho... Read More

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Burlington Sound of Music Festival

  Summer is just around the corner! The weather has been fantastic and everyone is now gearing up for cottage season. I love summer in Burlington. The lake, rowing on the rivers, the hiking, and the crowds of happy people socailizing outside is just amazing! The first sign of summer in Bu... Read More

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Building the Future of Burlington

"What and who is Burlington? There are the obvious facts and figures. We are a city of over 185,000 people, plus the babies born at Joseph Brant Hospital this morning. We have a picturesque waterfront, a thriving downtown and a rural area featuring rich farmland and the Niagara Escarpment. ... Read More

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How to Sell a House with Renters

Many people believe that investing in real estate is one of the safest and surest ways to keep your money growing. There are countless home owners who have converted basements, top floors and other parts of their home into rental units to assist with the household costs. While renting part of ... Read More