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June 2013 Market Update

Jul 29, 2013

Blog posted by Leslie Turner Views (1531)

This is a general overview of what is happening regarding the market for Single Family Homes in the Trent Hills area for the month of June 2013.  For more detailed information, or information on commercial, farm or vacant land statistics, please contact me... [ read more ]

Warkworth Chef makes the News!!

Mar 14, 2013

Blog posted by Leslie Turner Views (3085)

Recently, big news happened in the quaint little village of Warkworth. A local chef, and friend of mine, Tina Moorey, was invited to appear on the Steven & Chris daytime television show in Toronto.  Chef Tina first met the hosts of the show a few years... [ read more ]

The Present State of The Peterborough Real Estate Market

Nov 26, 2012

Blog posted by Clarence Collison Views (1700)

  Last week I was given the chance to present to the New Canadian Group on the state of the Real Estate Market in Peterborough. It was a wonderful opportunity for me, not only because the subject is one that is near and dear to my heart, but also because... [ read more ]

I am thinking of buying my first home. What kind of information will you need from me before I can get a mortgage?

Nov 16, 2012

Expert Question posted by Marilyn Collison Views (1269)

Hi there- When applying for a mortgage, typically it's necessary to fill out an application, during which process we factor in all of your debts in order to ascertain your debt-to-income ratio.  The types of debt that are taken into account are, for... [ read more ]

Taking the Stress Out of Closing Day

Nov 6, 2012

Blog posted by Clarence Collison Views (3601)

Buying or selling your home can be one of the most stressful things in life, depending on how smoothly the deal goes. Making the decision to move, scouting out the right property, negotiating and arranging financing can be an arduous process and when you throw the... [ read more ]

Changes to Facebook.....Again???

Oct 19, 2012

Blog posted by Leslie Turner Views (1964)

  Have you noticed that you are not seeing as many posts from your favourite Facebook pages anymore??   Facebook has made some changes to fan pages recently, so when you "like" a page there is no guarantee their new posts will show up on your... [ read more ]

Researching The Neighbourhood

Oct 12, 2012

Blog posted by Clarence Collison Views (2406)

So you’ve found the perfect home; everything is exactly as it says in the listing and on your walkthrough you’ve found it bright, spacious and all that you were hoping it would be.  The kids’ school is a five minute walk around the corner and... [ read more ]

Should You Sell Your Home Without Hiring An Agent?

Oct 10, 2012

Blog posted by Clarence Collison Views (2352)

With all the online resources at our fingertips these days, it’s tempting for many people to bypass hiring a licensed real estate agent and save themselves some money on commission.  After all, it’s not difficult to scope out homes online and head... [ read more ]

Financing Considerations for the Self-Employed

Oct 10, 2012

Blog posted by Clarence Collison Views (8099)

Over the past few decades we’ve seen a combination of corporate downsizing and technological advances that have made self-employment and telecommuting more popular than ever.  With all the benefits of self-employment, it’s no wonder that people jump... [ read more ]

Fall Colours

Oct 7, 2012

Blog posted by Leslie Turner Views (2958)

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!! Most of us will be on the road this weekend, travelling to and from our turkey dinners. I always love this time of year, not only because of the delicious meals, but the fall colours are just gorgeous.  I feel truly blessed... [ read more ]

4 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Oct 5, 2012

Blog posted by Clarence Collison Views (1801)

There is nothing more exciting than buying your first home.  Whether you are newly married and shopping for a home to start a family or you have waited years for the time to be right, your first home will always hold a special place in your heart.  As... [ read more ]

5 Tips for Showing Your Home

Oct 5, 2012

Blog posted by Clarence Collison Views (6446) (1 comments)

When preparing your property for sale the most important thing you can do is to make certain that everything is flawlessly clean and well organized for showings.  Any agent can tell you that there is nothing worse than showing a property that is filthy or... [ read more ]

How does my son use his RSP contributions to help with the downpayment for his first home?

Jul 13, 2012

Expert Question posted by Greg Thompson Views (1302)

That's a great question. The Federal Home Buyers Plan allows first time home buyers to withdraw up to $25,000 from their RRSP for the purpose of buying or building a qualifying home. The primary benefits are that the RRSP redemption will not be subject to... [ read more ]

How do you get paid?

Jul 4, 2012

Expert Question posted by Cory Browzozwski Views (1423)

We are paid on a commission basis from the company we refer your business to. [ read more ]

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