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2018 RE/MAX SPRING MARKET TRENDS REPORT

Saturday Apr 14th, 2018

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  The Spring Market Trends survey conducted by Leger found more than one in four Canadian homebuyers report feeling pinched by the stress test, which came into effect in January of this year. However, projections for the spring market show optimism with most markets expected to remain stable or improve. Despite all of the factors involved, the spring market across most of the country is forecasted to strengthen as we head into the warmer months. Supply is still low in many markets,... [read more]

New Grandparent's Guide

Wednesday Apr 26th, 2017

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Seven Easy Steps to Handling Your New Role   1. Set the Stage for Peaceful Relationships Right from the get-go, many expecting parents experience tension or a feeling of being torn between two – or even three or four – sets of grandparents forcefully asserting their wishes. It's a recipe for stress that soon-to-be moms and dads definitely don't need. As much as you can, stay positive, be flexible, and go with the flow. Focus on supporting the expecting... [read more]

The 5 Best Home Renovations For Greatest Return on Investment

Tuesday Jan 23rd, 2018

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The 5 Best Home Renovations That Will Bring You the Highest ROI Like most homeowners, you want to get the highest return on your investment when you decide to sell. While this will ultimately come down to a number of factors—location, proximity to public transport, market conditions—you can control how well your home shows, both inside and out. Doing some renovations can greatly increase your home’s value, especially if they haven’t been done... [read more]

Why wait for the Spring Market - Winter can be an excellent time to buy a house!

Tuesday Apr 25th, 2017

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So real estate wizards tells us that spring and summer are the prime seasons for house hunting. Buyers are more likely to get out and shop when the weather is nice. It is a more pleasant time of year, and sellers know their yards look better when not covered in snow. Yet there are some very compelling and logical reasons for going shopping for a house in the fall and winter. Here are some pros & cons to buying a home in November & December. PROS Fewer Buyers to Compete... [read more]

Every Canadian Should Have a Will and Estate Plan

Tuesday Apr 25th, 2017

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1. Your family won’t starve in the cold. Without an estate plan you may not leave enough money to your family to make sure they’ll always be warm and well fed. 2. Less of your estate will pay a permanent visit to the income tax department. Without an estate plan you won’t be able to take advantage of tax-saving strategies. 3. Your family won’t have to weep before a judge to get the right to manage your estate. If you don’t make a... [read more]

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