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Volunteering - A Prescription for Good Health

Posted on Nov 27, 2019

Volunteering provides many benefits to both mental and physical health.  It can help counteract the effects of stress,  and anxiety, increase self-confidence and provide a sense of purpose.

For school-aged children, volunteering builds social skills and develops awareness of community challenges and support systems. Even through parent volunteer activ...

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The Thing About Kitec Piping

Posted on Oct 08, 2019

Excerpts from Kitec: What you need to know By Martin Rumack for REM October, 2019

Kitec piping was sold and used between 1995 and 2007 in new home construction and some renovations as a piping system for carrying water throughout the house and in some cases to supply water to radiant heating systems. The exterior is prominently stamped with "Kitec...

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Pricing Your Home for Sale

Posted on Aug 23, 2019

A REALTOR® can provide you with a Comparative Market Analysis of recent listings and sales in your area based upon home features, listing period, and sale price. 

·         Ideally be within approximately 1 kilometre of your home.
·         Have been sold or listed within the last 3 - 6 months.
·         Be approximately the same age as your prop...

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Home Buyer Incentive Programs

Posted on Jul 03, 2019

There are a number of programs available that provide incentives, tax credits and rebates to assist eligible home buyers with their purchase.  These are: 

The County of Grey Home Ownership Program will provide down payment assistance of up to 5% to eligible purchasers at the time of closing of purchase and sale of ho...

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Make Your Money Work For You!

Posted on Jun 19, 2019

 If you’re thinking about purchasing a home, or even if you aren’t at that stage yet, you should consider saving for the future.   The younger you are, the better, as your money will have longer to ‘work’ for you to create wealth.  Investing money provides many benefits including tax breaks and can be approached a little at a time.  
There are a variety...

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Selling in the Winter

Posted on Feb 07, 2019

Selling Your Home In The Winter real estate market may seem undesirable to some, but it has many overlooked advantages that actually make the cold dreary season a potential sellers-market! Winter buyers are generally more serious, understandably, as most people don’t enjoy donning winter-wear and braving the cold icy roads and weather just to check...

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