Your Home, Your Haven

Some would say that house and home could be interchangeable, but I beg to disagree. A house is tangible. It is only an establishment where someone lives. Home, on the other hand, is any place person or feeling where someone feels accepted and loved. Where he or she can get naked and be vulnerable, physically and emotionally. It is where a person can feel a sense of security and belongingness. That...

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Don’t Pay 1,000’s Selling Your Home

If you bought your home below market value and are aware of all the costs involved, then selling a house can be a fantastic experience, but it can also be disappointing if the opposite is true. There are financial factors many people overlook when entering the market, and knowing them upfront helps ensure you emerge with a smile on your face when you complete on a property. Remember, from legal fees...

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2 Cats and one dumb realtor

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Recently, a 2 bedroom and den unit in my condo building sold.  After the sale, the realtor left notices at every unit boasting of how he sold the unit for “more than any other unit” had ever sold for and that he would be happy to “assess” any other units that were thinking of selling. Photo credit: barbourians via flickr I wasn’t very impressed – there aren’t...

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Hey, we got new tenants!

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I am super happy to announce that Brian and I were able to find new tenants for the rental condo.  They just officially signed the rental agreement and handed over their deposit yesterday morning.  I was a bit concerned when our previous tenants gave notice but looks like everything is going to work out just fine! Sunny apartment All in all, the transition will cost us about $500: $25 for the credit...

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