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Why Barrie is Amazing in the Fall

Established as a city in 1853, Barrie is the 34th largest city in Canada, sitting on Lake Simcoe. It’s historic downtown and waterfront are at the heart of its tourist industry, and hosts hundreds of festivals, including a Jazz and … Read More »

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Good News. Phantom Real Estate Bids are Illegal

We all know and have probably experienced the “phantom bid.” “I know you need to think about it, but I’ve already got a lot of interest from different people.” “You really should buy now, it probably won’t be here next … Read More »

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How to Avoid a Bidding War on Your Home

  Race to the Bottom There isn’t a single buyer who benefits from a bidding war. When two or more purchasers enter into a bidding war for a home, only the sellers win. Real estate markets with intense competition, in … Read More »

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Why You Need a Home with a Yard

Many homeowners dream of having a yard of their own. There are many benefits to having and maintaining a yard with your house, that are both private and public. Although a yard can be aesthetically pleasing, they also come with … Read More »

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Have You Grown Out of Living in Downtown Toronto?

Every year, so many people are drawn to the lights, the sounds, the people of downtown Toronto. As the song says “Things will be great when you’re downtown!” Unfortunately, many people are getting a sharp wake-up call due to sudden … Read More »

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What House Hunters in 2015 Need to Know

Are you planning on buying a home this year? Buying a home is an exciting prospect, but it can also be overwhelming. There’s quite a bit you need to know as a home buyer, especially if you’re buying a home … Read More »

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This Budget For New Homeowners Can Make or Break Year One

The first year of living in your first property can be a little tight financially but if you know how to set up a new home budget properly, you won’t have to worry.  If you purchased the house sensibly and handled your … Read More »

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Introducing the Fastest Ways to Save for a Home

Buying a new home is one of the most expensive investments you’ll ever make.  It’ll pay off in freedom and increasing value over time, but getting the money together in the first place is a source of frustration for many. … Read More »

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6 Signs You Should Invest in a Newly Built Home

The hour is nigh and you’re moving on, either into a newly built home or a space you need.  The trick is knowing when to invest.  It’s a lot easier if you keep an eye out for a few simple signs. … Read More »

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6 Things You Can Only Get with a New Home

If you’re looking at Alliston homes for sale or got property on the mind, you’re no doubt asking yourself the age-old question:  Do I buy new or used?  Both options have been argued ‘till the cows come home but there … Read More »

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