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Why is Buying a House so PAINFUL?

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to buy a house in 2018? Good idea, and you’re ready to finally take the plunge! Yet you are still putting it off. Why? Because it’s just One. More. Thing. It’s now just one more thing on your to-do list. How many websites do you scour daily? How…

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8 Things You Could Do If Only Your House (Payment) Was Smaller

When planning retirement, many people consider the pros and cons of ‘downsizing’ their home. This is not only reducing the physical space you inhabit, but should also be reducing your monthly costs. And if you take this step prior to retirement, that’s just more money to put aside in anticipation of the big change! What…

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Introducing Updater: A Tool to Make Your Move Easier

When it comes to moving, the struggle unfortunately isn’t over once you’ve found your new home. Whether it’s changing your address, finding home service providers, or simply packing up your life into boxes, every step of the moving process is tedious, time consuming, and downright stressful. To help simplify your move, I’m offering Updater to all of…

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Aging in Place – How is it Changing?

We’ve all heard of the ‘silver tsunami,’ baby-boomers retiring en masse, and the movement is well under way. Employers are still struggling with how to deal with the turnover in talent, even though they knew it was coming. It’s affecting every industry. Once retired, these baby boomers are left to contemplate how and where they…

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5 Things You Need to Know Before You Purchase

Thinking of buying your first home? Wondering where to start? There are five critical considerations to keep in mind before you get in the car and start shopping homes. These items address your lifestyle, financial health and ongoing costs of home ownership. And they need to be thoughtfully considered before you purchase your first home…or…

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