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The Secret to Entrepreneurial Success

Sunday Nov 05th, 2017

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Less talking; more doing Many ‘experts’ say, “Entrepreneurs fail because they are undercapitalized.” This fear of being “undercapitalized,” this lack of money as well as the absence of a steady paycheck, is what keeps most people clinging to job security as an employee. But it’s not why entrepreneurs fail. While being undercapitalized is a challenge, it is not why most entrepreneurs fail. It’s a lack of entrepreneurial education, real-world... [read more]

An Honest Day's Work

Monday Oct 30th, 2017

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A recent labor study revealed that the average worker in America puts in almost nine hours each day on the job but is only productive for two hours and 53 minutes.  These are people who, by and large, would never consider stealing as much as a postage stamp from their employer, but each day steal a significant amount in non-productive wages they are paid.  This has become almost an epidemic in our society; therefore people rarely realize it is happening.     When I... [read more]

Tips for getting rid of fruitflies

Wednesday Oct 25th, 2017

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Fruit flies are probably the most persistent pests in the pantry. These tiny flies breed quickly, and will stick around long after you've tossed your fruits and veggies. Getting rid of fruit flies requires patience and smarts. If you're at your wits end with these nuisance pests, take a few minutes to read these tips for getting rid of fruit flies. You need to be thorough in eliminating all the potential breeding sites in your home. 1. DISPOSE OF ANY ROTTING FRUITS AND... [read more]

The Old Man and the Mountain

Wednesday Oct 25th, 2017

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All of us want to leave a legacy behind that will linger into the future to help those following after us.  We hope we will be remembered fondly and respected for the things we did during our time here on earth.  Thoughts of this often make us consider whether we will be remembered and, if so, for how long.  There are a few iconic people who lived their lives in such a way that not only did they leave a legacy, but their legacy continues to grow.     When my book... [read more]

Equifax Canada says 100,000 Canadians may be affected by cyberattack

Wednesday Sep 20th, 2017

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TORONTO — Equifax Canada said Tuesday approximately 100,000 Canadian consumers may have had their personal information and credit card details compromised in a massive cyberattack that also affected 143 million Americans, as the U.S. parent company revealed it also had a separate data breach this year. "We apologize to Canadian consumers who have been impacted by this incident," Lisa Nelson, president and general manager of Equifax Canada, said in a statement. "We... [read more]

Skyrocketing real estate has malls putting homes, not cars, in parking lots

Monday Aug 28th, 2017

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CBC Sat, Aug 26 First it was Woodward's. Then it was Zellers. Now, the next thing Lower Mainland malls could lose are their vast parking lots. Mall owners are realizing they can make far more money housing people rather than cars and some are pursuing high-density residential developments. One such development will be the subject of a public hearing in Burnaby on Monday. Shape Properties is planning a 37-storey residential tower on the parking lot of Lougheed Town Centre... [read more]

Market Continued to Adjust in July

Monday Aug 28th, 2017

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Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 5,921 residential transactions through TREB's MLS® System in July 2017. This result was down by 40.4 per cent on a yearover- year basis, led by the detached market segment – both in the City of Toronto and surrounding regions.While sales were down, the number of new listings reported were only slightly (+5.1 per cent) above last year's level. "A recent release... [read more]

Today's the day!

Monday Aug 28th, 2017

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There are several questions we can ask ourselves to perform a sort of self-examination to determine how mature, well adjusted, and enlightened we are.  One of these questions is:  Am I happy when my relatives, friends, or colleagues succeed?  Almost all of us would agree that we don't want our acquaintances or loved ones to fail, but the question remains, do we want them to experience success far beyond our own?  This question reveals whether we believe the universe to... [read more]

Activity declines for the fourth consecutive month in July

Friday Aug 18th, 2017

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Canadian existing home sales fell 2.1% m/m in July, a fourth consecutive monthly decline. Existing home sales are now 15.3% below the peak reached in March 2017. The decline was fairly broad based with sales down in two thirds of all markets across Canada.  However, the biggest declines remained in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, led by a further 5.4% contraction in the Toronto market – where sales have now fallen 44% from the March peak. The only major markets to post an... [read more]

7 Tips On How To Stage Your House For Sale

Friday Aug 18th, 2017

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If you didn't know, love at first site exists in real estate. The way you stage your house determines how fast it gets off of the shelf. If you are a real estate investor or a home owner interested in selling your house, here are awesome tips on how to stage your house for a fast sale: Make the home spotless This is a no brainer. Who is going to buy a dirty house? To create a great first impression you need to ensure that your home is clean. This calls for you to clean windows, floor,... [read more]

4 Reasons Why In-Person Meetings Provide Unmatched Value

Friday Aug 18th, 2017

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Video calls, emails and texts are great, but they just don't capture the full value of meeting face-to-face. A few weeks ago, I had an early morning meeting (on a Saturday) in California with the team at Devise Interactive. I’m involved in a new venture, and our team wanted to meet face-to-face to discuss several components of this project with their entire team. I took a 5 a.m. flight that got me to Orange County, Calif., at 8 a.m. I got less than two hours of sleep and had to... [read more]

29 Easy And Unexpected Ways To Make Your Home A Better Place

Thursday Aug 10th, 2017

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Break out the ruby slippers because there's about to be NO place like home. Posted on July 24, 2017, at 2:01 p.m. AnaMaria Glavan BuzzFeed Staff Alice Yoo / BuzzFeed     1. Turn boring white tiles into a fun, modern-looking backsplash that'll make your kitchen look like it's been recently... [read more]

Recent Job Cuts Across Canada Have 1 Thing In Common: Corporate Greed

Thursday Aug 10th, 2017

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Jerry Dias is the national president of Unifor  Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not represent the views of MSN or Microsoft. The last few weeks have seen several instances of corporate greed getting in the way of justice for workers and standing in the way of what is best for our communities. One of the most egregious is perhaps the spectacle at Sears Canada, where 59 stores are closing across... [read more]

Canada Home Builders on Pace for Best Year Since Recession

Thursday Aug 10th, 2017

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(Bloomberg) -- Canadian home construction is on pace for its best year since the 2008-2009 recession, with builders showing no sign of being slowed by rising interest rates or fears of a housing correction. Work began on an annualized 222,324 homes in July, the third-fastest monthly pace since 2012, the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corp. reported Wednesday. Starts have averaged about 215,000 in 2017, which puts the industry on track for the most new residential construction since 2007 if... [read more]

Renting in Toronto has become a total nightmare

Thursday Aug 10th, 2017

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Trying to find an apartment in Toronto is a lot like online dating, only more demoralizing. Ask Kin Lau. Normally, landlords would be swiping right on him. He’s got a perfect credit score and a good job. But last week he drove 40 minutes to check out a one-bedroom—only to discover another suitor had snapped it up first. “Do people just not go to see the place before renting?” said Lau, a 25-year-old accountant. Landlords Can Be Cruel He just wants... [read more]

Tougher Rules And Higher Rates: What’s Next For The Mortgage Market?

Thursday Aug 10th, 2017

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Samantha Brookes is the founder and CEO of Mortgages of Canada with 14 years of experience specializing in mortgages, debt consolidation, and refinancing. Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not represent the views of MSN or Microsoft. It all began last October, when Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced several new regulations aimed at ensuring that Canadian borrowers only take on mortgages... [read more]

AFTER THE RATE HIKE

Thursday Aug 03rd, 2017

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What's next? On July 12th, for the first time in seven years, the Bank of Canada increased the overnight rate by .25%, withdrawing some of the stimulus that was needed after the oil price collapse and 2008 financial crisis. Variable rate mortgages and lines of credit will see higher rates and modest payment increases. Fixed-rate mortgages – which are based on the bond market – had already been trending slightly upward, although if you have a fixed mortgage, you... [read more]

GTA home sales slumping, but condos are still going strong

Tuesday Aug 01st, 2017

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The Greater Toronto Area housing market may be dimming, but there's an unexpected bright spot in the sky, according to new data from the region's real estate board. While year-over-year sales slumped in June for all housing categories, the condo market proved more resilient to the cooldown.  And while the average price rose in all housing categories — albeit more modestly than in previous months — condominiums made the biggest gains, seeing growth of 23... [read more]

10 habits to start in your 20s if you want to be a millionaire

Tuesday Aug 01st, 2017

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Kathleen Elkins CNBC July 10, 2017 Often, building wealth comes down to adhering to a few smart habits , and the sooner you establish them, the better your chances of reaching seven figures. Here are 10 habits that have worked for the wealthiest, most successful people and could work for you too. Automate your finances Self-made millionaire Chris Reining crossed the $1 million threshold at age 35 and retired at 37. And he did it thanks to one simple... [read more]

Warren Buffett’s reading routine could make you smarter, science suggests

Tuesday Aug 01st, 2017

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Warren Buffett credits many of his great money decisions to his voracious reading habit. He says he starts every morning by poring over several newspapers and estimates he spends as much as 80 percent of his day reading. The CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, when asked once about the key to success, pointed to a stack of books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I... [read more]

3 Legal Issues That Could Cost You Thousands

Monday Jul 31st, 2017

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Following are 3 common examples of legal clauses that can work to your disadvantage if not worded correctly: 1. Survey Clause Home buyers have the right to add a survey clause to the real estate contract on the home they wish to purchase. When this home is yours, you should be aware of the implications of this clause. Your current survey may no longer be up-to-date if you have had a swimming pool built, or an addition added, since the survey was drawn up. If your survey is... [read more]

Market in the midst of soft landing: Big bank

Monday Jul 31st, 2017

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Canada’s market may be in the midst of a soft landing, and the foreign buyer tax is having an impact, according to recently released stats. “The Canadian housing market is now in its third month of what is expected to be a soft landing. The weakness was triggered by changes to provincial and federal housing policy, but it will ultimately be higher interest rates that help solidify it,” Diana Petramala, economist with TD Bank, said in her analysis of CREA’s release.... [read more]

Canadian economy's addiction to real estate fees is 'stunning,' says analyst

Monday Jul 31st, 2017

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​Canada's addiction to real estate goes far beyond our obsession with talking about it. Our economy actually relies more on the fees associated with buying and selling houses than it does on agriculture, fishing, forestry and hunting combined. Real estate commissions, land transfer taxes, legal costs and fees for inspecting and surveying homes make up almost two per cent of Canada's economy. "This is a stunning 1.9 per cent of GDP," said Macquarie analyst... [read more]

Adult kids living at home is perfectly natural — and a troubling sign

Monday Jul 31st, 2017

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This month, Washington Post writer Jonathan Coppage made a statement that surprised no one: “Kids are living with their parents longer.” But Coppage took this idea one step further into territory few are willing to go. “It’s a good thing” that adult kids are living with parents longer, he argues. Kids and parents can pool their resources, and mark life’s milestones together. Not only is it a good thing, he writes: “it’s downright... [read more]

New home market unfazed by housing policies

Monday Jul 31st, 2017

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The new home market continues to boom, despite efforts to slow down real estate in this one hot city. New homes in Toronto continue to see strong demand from buyers – especially in the condo sector. “We continue to see that the province’s fair housing plan in effect since April has had little impact on the new home market,” BILD President and CEO Bryan Tuckey said in the association’s latest report. “Unlike the resale market which experienced a slow... [read more]

Seniors increasingly reliant upon online info for real estate decisions

Monday Jul 31st, 2017

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More and more Canadian seniors are making good use of the internet and vital components such as apps to access various services, according to a new analysis from HomEquity Bank. In its recently released report titled (App)ropriate at any Age: Tech-savvy Seniors on the Rise in Canada, the bank revealed that its average client is approximately 72 years of age. “Contrary to popular belief, online and digital usage among seniors is rapidly increasing,” the report stated.... [read more]

Demand for vacation properties in the Laurentians increasing

Monday Jul 31st, 2017

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The Laurentians are becoming an increasingly popular vacation property destination, according to François Villiet, general director of three Re/Max franchises in the region. In particular, while baby boomers buying second homes still abound in the market, young adults are snapping up more and more of the area’s recreational homes. Data from the Quebec Federation of Real Estate Boards revealed that the St-Sauveur area saw a 21-per-cent year-over-year increase in sales activity... [read more]

Canadians are world’s second most digitally active homebuyers

Monday Jul 31st, 2017

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Canadian homebuyers are highly likely to research their housing options online and are second only to the UK for doing so. Figures from HSBC show that 90% of Canadians who bought a home recently used an online channel, compared to the global average of 83% (the UK was top-placed at 93%). The lender has looked at the trends in digital real estate and forecasts an increase with funding for disruptive tech firms in the industry increasing from U$221 million in 2012 to more than $2 billion last... [read more]

Canadian homebuyers flock to America as market rolls over

Sunday Jul 30th, 2017

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Foreign buyers spent a record $153 billion on U.S. housing in the year through March 2017, according to an annual report Tuesday from the National Association of Realtors.  Although Chinese buyers were the biggest purchasers of American houses for a third straight year, the volume of sales from Canada surged the most among major foreign countries from a year earlier. Canadians bought $19 billion worth of residential property, 113% more year-on-year. Purchases surged amid... [read more]

Rate hike won't discourage home purchases, say realtors

Sunday Jul 30th, 2017

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A quarter-point interest rate hike won’t sideline potential homebuyers in the Toronto region, who are still enjoying historically low lending costs, say realtors. It could even push a few off the fence where they have been sitting since the Ontario government introduced its foreign buyer tax in April, prompting a flood of new resale home listings in May. Canada’s five biggest banks announced they would boost their prime lending rates by 25 basis points to 2.95 per cent from... [read more]

Realtors’ internal numbers show Toronto home prices fell more than 6% in two weeks

Sunday Jul 30th, 2017

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Internal mid-month statistics for June from the Toronto Real Estate Board show average prices in the Greater Toronto Area shed almost 6.4 per cent in just two weeks with sales down about 50 per cent from a year ago. TREB reported Monday, in a note sent to members, that the average home sold for $808,847 from June 1 to 14 — a sharp drop from the average of $863,910 for May. The decline comes on top of a 6.2 per cent drop in prices from April to May. The board no longer makes public... [read more]

Rich, poor find housing unaffordable: poll

Sunday Jul 30th, 2017

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OTTAWA - Feel like a house in your city is unaffordable? Apparently, you're not alone. A new poll suggests that just over two in five Canadians believe housing in this country is not affordable for them, a finding that cuts almost evenly across income levels. The poll by EKOS Research appears even more bleak in some of Canada's hottest housing markets, where only a small sliver of respondents said they believe homes are affordable. The data closely lines up with more formal... [read more]

Renovation spending to hit another record in 2017, but pace finally starting to slow

Sunday Jul 30th, 2017

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Renovation spending is expected to reach record levels this year and next, but the Canadian home improvement craze may finally be slowing down, according to a new report. Altus Group Ltd. said renovation spending will reach $72.7 billion in 2017, up from $71.2 billion in 2016, and climb to $74 billion next year. The entire new home market was worth only $53 billion in 2016 and we are now spending about $1.33 on renovations for every $1 we spend on new home construction, the report... [read more]

Lender risk sharing could exacerbate housing downturn: fed draft report

Friday Jul 28th, 2017

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TORONTO - A federal proposal to have lenders shoulder more of the risk for potential mortgage defaults could dampen lending or intensify a decline in house prices, according to internal documents from the Department of Finance. Proponents of lender risk sharing say it would encourage banks to be more cautious when lending to high-risk borrowers, thereby mitigating the impact of a correction in property prices. But a draft report, obtained by The Canadian Press through an... [read more]

Common Selling Mistakes

Thursday Jul 27th, 2017

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Mistake #1: Selling for the Wrong Price Of course, every seller wants to get most money out of their property. However, this will not happen by pricing your property too high. A high listing price will cause buyers to lose interest before they even look at your property. On the flipside, a listing price that is too low will cause buyers to feel there is something wrong with the property, or you are hiding something. In general, your property should be priced according to its fair value,... [read more]

1 Billion people now use WhatsApp every single day

Thursday Jul 27th, 2017

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WhatsApp just hit its greatest user milestone yet: 1 billion people now use the app every single day. That’s one out of every seven or eight people on the planet. While WhatsApp hit 1 Billion monthly users last year, it’s now reached the milestone for the people who are bound to the app every day. It’s a sign of Facebook’s continued dominance in digital communications. We don’t have daily active user figures for all of Facebook... [read more]

Now that the Bank of Canada has scratched the interest rate itch, get ready for more

Thursday Jul 27th, 2017

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Many of the world's central bankers, including in Canada, had been stubbornly tied to low-for-longer interest-rate regimes following the recession. That time has ended By Gordon Isfeld National Post OTTAWA – It could be likened to the so-called “seven-year itch.”  Many of the world’s central bankers, including in Canada, had been stubbornly tied to low-for-longer interest-rate regimes following the recession in a concerted push to stimulate spending and... [read more]

Facebook brings its Craigslist-inspired Marketplace to Canada

Thursday Jul 27th, 2017

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Canadians wanting to buy or sell physical goods in their community now have a new option as Facebook is launching its Marketplace portal north of the border. Marketplace is essentially like a Craigslist but within Facebook’s large social networking platform. People can upload a photo and caption of what they want to sell or search for items within a certain geographical area and browse by category. Once a buyer finds the item they want to purchase in their community, or somewhere they... [read more]

Toronto now officially a buyers’ market, amid nationwide home sales slump: CREA report

Thursday Jul 27th, 2017

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Monthly home sales declined for the third time straight since March, led by slower activity in Toronto and southern Ontario. Graeme Roy/CP - A A + Listen The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in June posted their largest monthly drop since 2010, with the Greater Toronto market leading the decline. It was the third consecutive monthly decline since March, with sales for June down 6.7 per cent compared with May on a... [read more]

Borrowers who obsess about interest rates are getting it wrong

Thursday Jul 20th, 2017

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Borrowers who obsess about interest rates are getting it wrong Rob Carrick The Globe and Mail  Jul. 13, 2017 Trivia question: What is the interest rate you’re paying on your various debts? Interest rates seem vitally important in a week in which the Bank of Canada raised its benchmark lending rate for the first time in seven years, but they’re not what you should be focusing on as you prepare for the possibility of borrowing costs ahead. “People get... [read more]

How to Grow Your Income

Saturday Jul 08th, 2017

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Lets talk about the “E”.  The “E” stands for “Earn.” Why It All Starts with “E” You’ve probably heard it said that the key to personal finance success boils down to “spending less than you earn.” I believe that’s a true statement. This means to do well you need to do two things — you need to earn something and you need to spend less than that. It goes without saying that the more you earn, the... [read more]

The Ten Worst Money Mistakes Anyone Can Make

Wednesday May 24th, 2017

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When it comes down to it success in managing personal finances is pretty simple: spend less than you earn over a long period of time and invest the difference. Said another way, they boil down to E-S-I.   If this is the heart of your financial plan, it’s likely that you’ll be prosperous. That said, there is one other thing you’ll need to do – you must avoid the financial pitfalls that can significantly derail your finances. I call these the worst money... [read more]

Bridge financing: what you need to know

Wednesday May 24th, 2017

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A bridge loan is a short-term financing tool that helps you “bridge” the gap between old and new mortgages when you move from one home to another. You may be taking possession of your new home a week or two in advance of closing on your current home, either because of how your closing dates worked out, or because you want to do some renovating on your new home before you move in. Whatever the reason, bridge financing is going to be your best friend for a few weeks: making it... [read more]

11 Easy Ways to Step Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Tuesday May 23rd, 2017

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  Looking to step up your home’s curb appeal? You know what they say – first impressions are everything whether you’re trying to sell your home or simply refresh the exterior. An elegant front door, a lush garden and a welcoming walkway can all add to your home’s aesthetic appeal. Dress up your front door. Your door is literally the entry to your home, so make it welcoming. Clean handles (or replace worn ones) and polish fixtures. If you have a... [read more]

INTRODUCTION TO BUYING REAL ESTATE

Tuesday May 09th, 2017

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People tend to invest their money in real estate and the stock market, both of which have their peaks and valleys. Of these two popular investments, real estate tends to dip for less time than it peaks; there are longer periods of sustained growth, shorter valleys, and over time, the trend is always upward. Here are some things you should know about investing in real estate: If you plan to live in your property for more than five years, you are in a great position. You will have the... [read more]

How to avoid Legal Mistakes while Buying or Selling a Home

Wednesday Jan 18th, 2017

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When you're buying or selling a home, there are many important legal issues, large and small, that you should be aware of. To begin with, residential real estate is not an uncomplicated process. When such a major investment is transferred from one party to another, even the subtle legal details need to be taken care of. If not they can turn into major problems if not handled correctly.    It is essential to be as informed as possible in order to properly protect yourself... [read more]

Home Staging Tips

Wednesday Jan 18th, 2017

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You’ve heard it before- it’s all about first impressions!   Home staging simply helps your home look more attractive while highlighting some of its best features. If your home is on the market, your goal is to makes potential buyers feel like they could live there, and the finest way to do this is to neutralize the surroundings.   Below are some helpful styling tips to help put your home in prime showing shape! - Clear out your closets and clutter - Focus on... [read more]

6 Things You Must Know Before Obtaining a Mortgage

Monday Jun 20th, 2016

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Before you commit your hard earned dollars to monthly mortgage payments, consider these 6 issues. Effective consideration of these important areas can make your payments work much harder for you. 1. You can, and should, get pre-approved for a mortgage before you go looking for a home   Pre-approval is easy, and can give you complete peace-of-mind when shopping for your home. Your local lending institution can provide you with written pre-approval for you at no cost and no... [read more]

Get an Extra Hour Out Of Every Day

Monday Jun 20th, 2016

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How can you get an extra hour from each day? This is a basic challenge for all of us. We've come up with many practical ways to secure one more precious hour from each day. (Remember that each of these tips is probably adaptable to your particular situation.) Here they are... 1. Make up and follow a detailed, daily schedule. 2. Get up earlier. 3. Do less passive reading, TV watching and the like. 4. Avoid allowing others to waste your time. 5. If you commute to work, use the... [read more]

The 9 Step System to Get Your Home Sold Fast and For Top Dollar

Monday Jun 20th, 2016

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Selling your home is one of the most important steps in your life. This 9 step system will give you the tools you need to maximize your profits, maintain control, and reduce the stress that comes with the homeselling process: 1. Know why you're selling, and keep it to yourself. The reasons behind your decision to sell affect everything from setting a price to deciding how much time and money to invest in getting your home ready for sale. What's more important to you: the... [read more]

9 Home Buyer Traps

Monday Jun 20th, 2016

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This important report discusses the 9 most common and costly homebuyer traps, how to identify them, and what you can do to avoid them:   1. Bidding Blind What price should you offer when you bid on a home? Is the seller's asking price too high, or does it represent a great deal. If you fail to research the market in order to understand what comparable homes are selling for, making your offer would be like bidding blind. Without this knowledge of market... [read more]

How to Sell the Place You Call Home

Monday Jun 20th, 2016

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Selling your home is one of the most important steps in your life. This 9 step system will give you the tools you need to maximize your profits, maintain control, and reduce the stress that comes with the home selling process: 1. Know why you're selling, and keep it to yourself. The reasons behind your decision to sell affect everything from setting a price to deciding how much time and money to invest in getting your home ready for sale. What's more important to you: the... [read more]

FIXER UPPER MYTHS & FACTS

Monday Jun 20th, 2016

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 What You Should Know BEFORE You Buy "A home will only sell for what the market can bear. What this means is that no matter how many upgrades were made, or how much money has been invested in the upgrades, a home will only sell for what the majority of homebuyers are willing to pay." Before deciding that your next home must be a fixer-upper, you should do some homework into what to expect when purchasing these types of homes. Many prospective homebuyers tend to have... [read more]

First Time Home Buyer Advice

Monday Jun 20th, 2016

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1. Pre-Qualification Meet with a mortgage lender and see if you can get pre-qualified for a loan. You can also see how much you will be able to afford to pay for a home. Sellers will be much more responsive to serious buyers who are pre-qualified. 2. Know What you Want Make a list of what you need and want in a home. This takes some careful thinking and planning. Once you know exactly what you are looking for in a home, your real estate agent will be able to begin searching for your... [read more]

How to Sell your Home without a Real Estate agent

Monday Jun 20th, 2016

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If you ask anyone who has ever tried to sell their home themselves they'll tell you that from the moment the "For Sale by Owner" sign goes up, the phone begins to ring. Unfortunately, many of those calls will not be from prospective buyers, but rather from real estate agents looking to obtain your listing. Obviously the idea of not having to pay a commission to a real estate agent is attractive to any home seller. But because of all the issues involved in the process, selling a... [read more]

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