By: Lisa Hartsink

SUDOKU ANSWERS

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By: Mike Francis

Three major challenges affecting Cost and Insurability of a Residential Property

Tags: home insurance

Age of the home: As a homes ages, the systems like heating, electrical and plumbing introduce challenges like knob & tube, aluminum wiring, or older oil tanks, all which can present difficulty in getting proper and affordable coverage. Older homes that are double brick construction or have Heritage Designation can create additional challenges as well.   The Use of the Pro...Read More

By: Lisa Hartsink

REAL ESTATE STATS OCTOBER 2018

Tags: Real Estate Stats, Halton hills, georgetown, acton, erin

The number of new listings is down this month, we are seeing the median price year to date remain relatively unchanged for Georgetown/Acton and Rural Halton Hills. Erin has very few listings in the marketplace, inventory is light and the median price year to date has marginally increased.   ...Read More

By: Lisa Hartsink

How not to get Burned Buying a House that has had a Fire

Tags: buying a house, fire, 

Being able to spot whether a property has had a fire and the sellers are covering it up can be tricky.  There may be signs or clues when you view the property that will let you know that something like this has occurred. You may be able to smell lingering smoke, see evidence of charring, moisture build up from water used to put out the fire. There may even be tell tale damage to windows, do...Read More

By: Barbara Legere, Scotiabank

What is an Appraisal?

Tags: appraisal, home appraisal, market analysis

Often homeowners are confused by the difference between a Property Valuation (Appraisal) and a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA). Both are very different and very important parts of the home buying process. A CMA is in completed by the Realtor. This is based on the active comparable properties; properties that are conditionally sold as well as recently sold properties. This assesses what the prope...Read More

By: Lisa Hartsink

15 Clever Ways to Clear Off Your Countertops

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By: Lisa Hartsink

TOP FALL BLOOMING FLOWERS FOR YOUR GARDEN

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By: Lisa Hartsink

Top 10 Rules for Fall Gardening

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By: Lisa Hartsink

10 BASEMENT RENOVATION TIPS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Tags: Basement renovations, basement, renovations

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By: Lisa Hartsink

DIY FURNITURE PROJECTS

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