Always Tour a Home Before Making an Offer: Here’s Why

By: Tina Parker

Always Tour a Home Before Making an Offer: Here’s Why

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At first, the thought of buying a home without having taken a tour to see it in person might seem like an odd choice. When it comes down to it, though, there are actually a few different scenarios in which making an offer on a home that you haven’t toured might seem like a good idea. You might be buying a home in a new part of the country that you’re currently not in and hope to have t...Read More

Choosing a Loan That’s Right for You

By: Tina Parker

Choosing a Loan That’s Right for You

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Finding the right loan to meet your needs can be one of the hardest parts of buying a new home. There are a number of mortgage options out there, and if you choose one that isn’t really ideal for your situation, then you might end up paying a lot more for it in the long run. With so many options, though, how do you know that you’re getting the best loan to match your situation? It mi...Read More

By: Tina Parker

Why is Real Estate in High Demand in Nova Scotia

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For the longest time, the populaton and real estate in Nova Scotia were in a steady incline but fast forward to 2020, the perfect storm of circumstances created a demand in real estate unlike any time before. There are five primary drivers for this demand:   Remote working is allowing people to choose lifestyle over destination and the Atlantic provinces offer a relatively affordable li...Read More

Growing Up: Getting Your Vertical Garden Ready for Spring

By: Tina Parker

Growing Up: Getting Your Vertical Garden Ready for Spring

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When you don’t have a lot of space or open ground around your home, planting a garden might seem impossible. After all, plants need room to grow and soil to grow in, don’t they? While this is true, there is more than one way to get a garden growing. If you have limited outdoor space or don’t have room for a large garden plot, one option is to set up a vertical garden instead. Wh...Read More

News You Can Use - March 31, 2022

By: Tina Parker

News You Can Use - March 31, 2022

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HIGHLIGHTED ARTICLE  March 28, 2022 – CMP  Nova Scotia special developments to add more than 22,000 new homes  CONSUMER NEWS  March 31, 2022 – Living Room  Find your light series: Living rooms  March 29, 2022 – Financial Post  CHOI: How to invest in real estate when you can't afford a huge down payment  March 29, 2022 – Inha...Read More

New tax on Nova Scotia Real Estate

By: Tina Parker

New tax on Nova Scotia Real Estate

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This afternoon the Provincial Government released a budget that included newly created Deed Transfer Taxes and increased Property Taxes for out-of-province buyers and owners. Deed Transfer Tax: Effective April 1, 2022 the province will implement a Deed Transfer Tax of 5 per cent of the value of residential real property purchased by a non-resident of Nova Scotia. The tax will not apply to a ...Read More

Conquering Cottage Kitchen Clutter

By: Tina Parker

Conquering Cottage Kitchen Clutter

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Cottage-style kitchens are an increasingly popular option when it comes to creating an attractive yet functional kitchen layout. These cottage kitchens usually rely on an open layout so that everything is easily accessible regardless of what you need. In lieu of bulky cabinets and endless drawers, these kitchens make heavy use of open shelving and pegboards to hold everything. It can be a very att...Read More

By: Tina Parker

Business Energy Rebates from Efficiency Nova Scotia

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Available Product Rebates Commercial Heating (PDF) Commercial Lighting (PDF) Variable Frequency Drives (PDF) Agriculture Technologies (PDF) Commercial Kitchen Equipment (PDF) Commercial Refrigeration Equipment (PDF) Commercial Laundry Equipment (PDF) Pumping Equipment (PDF) IT and Datacenters (PDF) Compressed Air (PDF) Commercial Water Heating (PDF) Commercial Solar Equipment (PDF...Read More

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10 Design Trends Dating Your Home in 2022

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There are a few design trends dating your home and even though you may love them, consider the change so you can take full advantage of the sale of your home this year. Affordability matters in today's marketplace so keep an eye on the values of surrounding home and how much you'll see on the return on your investment before embarking on any major changes. This video will also provide you...Read More

By: Tina Parker

March 2022 Video Newsletter

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