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Friday May 8th, 2020 Share

Swimming pool safety tips

Cooling down in your swimming pool sounds like a great idea during the hot summer days. To keep it an enjoyable area it is important to follow these easy steps to ensure the safety of small children around the pool area: Enforce the rules such as “No running”, “No pushing”, “No dunking”, and “Never swim alone” Do not rely on swimming lessons or “ floaters” to protect your children in the water — remember floatation...

Friday May 8th, 2020 Share

Canadians can still buy a house without any downpayment

I found this article in Globe and Mail by Robert Mclister (editor of CanadianMortgageTrends.com and a mortgage planner at VERICO intelliMortgage, a mortgage brokerage) and wanted to share it with all of you: It would seem that regulators want to dissuade Canadians from buying homes with nothing down. Yet despite all of the recent changes, buyers can still get into the real estate market with little cash on hand. Ottawa did away with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp .-insured 100...

Friday May 8th, 2020 Share

Investment properties

Several things to keep in mind when you invest in multi-unit residential properties: Find a Real Estate Representative who has dealt with this kind of properties in the past. Shop around for better mortgage rates and find out their terms. Most banks offer residential rates up to 4 units. When thinking of buying an investment property it is a good idea to find out the zoning for that particular property, so that you would know what exactly is allowed by current zoning. Do not...

Friday May 8th, 2020 Share

SMOKING WOOD-BURNING FIREPLACE

I really like the smell of smoke when you enter the room with the wood fireplace. On my last seminar, provided by Pillars to Post, I have learned that the proper working wood fireplace should not smell at all and should not be smoking. According to Pillars to Post If the fireplace smokes when it’s operating, it’s not designed properly or there is something in the house that is causing the fireplace to smoke. They suggest some inexpensive solutions to smoking fireplace (however, they...
Top 5 Home Renovations When Selling

Monday Mar 18th, 2019 Share

Top 5 Renovations When Selling

How to Choose the Right Mortgage

Monday Mar 18th, 2019 Share

How to Choose the Right Mortgage

5 steps to selling your home

Monday Mar 18th, 2019 Share

5 steps to selling your home

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