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2008 

I do a lot of online blog-reading, and some of my favorites have very similar properties; they are: Authors who treat their blogs as a community resource, and write their blogs as such.  Writers who think their blog is an advertisement go, for the most part, unread. Humour! Those who take the tim...
08/30/2008
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A Real Estate office in Halifax had a case of attempted fraud this week and and our office was notified by our Association; I thought I would blog it as a warning. An individual attempted to purchase a property and wanted to complete the deal as quickly as possible.  He would not contact a lawyer...
08/29/2008
As a listing agent, I find that one of the most common ways to "spruce up" a home to prepare it for sale is to paint.  While many people take on this task themselves, painting can be more difficult than you may think.  For those of us with limited time, patience, or skill, hiring a pain...
08/26/2008
I came acrross this post, liked it a lot, and thought the message deserved repeating. There have been times when I wanted to tattoo these truths on people's foreheads, but that probably wasn't my best idea ever. What is a good strategy is to share these with you now, and beg you to learn...
08/25/2008
Many 1st-time buyers are unaware of the additional costs that are incurred when closing a Real Estate transaction, with the exception of the down payment.  There are several costs that you will need to be aware and have funds set aside for, as closing costs can accumilate to the tune of about 3-5...
08/23/2008
Being a professional REALTOR®, I take pride in my work, and that includes doing a complete job in protecting my clients, whether they be Buyers or Sellers.  One part of the job that I find is missed by many REALTORS® is the act of determining the financial qualification of Buyers.  While I unders...
08/22/2008
Being a professional REALTOR®, I take pride in my work, and that includes doing a complete job in protecting my clients, whether they be Buyers or Sellers.  One part of the job that I find is missed by many REALTORS® is the act of determining the financial qualification of Buyers.  While I unders...
08/21/2008
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