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As we enter another week of the COVID 19 Pandemic and remain physically disconnected from the rest of the world, many people are wondering what this all means for current home-buyers and home-sellers. 

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Breaking into the housing market: Go get that first home

Today’s sky-high real estate market can make buying a first home seem like a distant dream. Don’t be discouraged. It might take a bit more planning, but you can do it. Good financial strategy and some real estate research can help you get into your first home sooner than you’d think.

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Breaking into the housing market: Go get that first home

Today’s sky-high real estate market can make buying a first home seem like a distant dream. Don’t be discouraged. It might take a bit more planning, but you can do it. Good financial strategy and some real estate research can help you get into your first home sooner than you’d think.

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How to Stage Your House to Sell Over the Holidays

It’s that time of year again! Christmas is fast approaching and staging your home over the holidays can be a struggle. You want to have a festive looking home for your family, but you also want it decluttered enough that it is staged to sell. Here are a few tips to create a minimally holiday themed home to inspire potential buyers, yet still festive enough to celebrate the holidays.

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Real estate agent 101 - why you need one

The no-commission or sell-by-owner signs that were once common on properties for sale have gone by the wayside, and it’s probably because more and more people realize the benefits of using a real estate agent. If you plan on listing your property soon, consider the following benefits of working with a realtor:

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Why Selling Privately Could be a Mistake

Many people are tempted to sell a home on their own because they like the idea of saving that four to six per cent commission they’d otherwise pay a real estate agent. However, selling privately is a lot harder than you think and there are many downsides to offering your home as ‘for sale by owner’ (FSBO). 

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Location Location Location

It's true that the home itself is generally what will seal the deal when house hunting, but the neighbourhood in which that home is located is also important. Here are some questions you can ponder before beginning your hunt for a new home:

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First-timers: Are you ready to buy?

While interest rates remain low, there have been a few changes in recent months and some even bigger changes in recent years that have made purchasing a home tougher for first-time buyers. Prices across most of the country are on the rise and housing stock is low in many areas, creating a fast-paced, red-hot real estate market that is leaving some in the dust.

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