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4/14/2012 – We Moved To –> www.GreatRealEstateAdvice.net

Our New Home Address http://www.GreatRealEstateAdvice.net Thank you for supporting my blog post. I created this blog site to share my knowledge and expertise in real estate online especially to those in needs. Since the initial launched of this blog on December of 2011 to now April 14, 2012 it has been a huge success! A … Continue reading

Protect Your Privacy

The Competition Bureau is taking action that would force TREB to abandon the safeguards in the MLS® system and make personal information available on the Internet. Doing so, though, would threaten the privacy rights of GTA consumers. But what do Ontarians think? TREB has released the results of an Angus Reid poll. The vast majority … Continue reading

Few Tips To Remember When Shopping For A Home Contractor

Whether you are looking to have your home windows replaced, new siding installed on your garage or a pool built for the summer months ahead, it’s always important to find a home contractor that you can trust. The Better Business Bureau recommends following this smart shopper checklist before choosing a contractor for your home appointment. … Continue reading

First Time Home Buyers – Read The New Mortgage Rules Disclosure

Years ago prior to my real estate career I took out a high interest rate mortgage without paying attention to the IRD penalty clause for breaking a mortgage and soon realized the consequences when I broke my mortgage contract to shift to a lower interest rate. How much penalty I had to pay? A whooping $16,000!!!! … Continue reading

Hybrid Marketing Using Social Media When Selling A Home

Name riders with customize URL is one of the powerful tools you can have in your arsenal when selling a home simply because it is live and direct.  Why? Because it is kinesthetic and visual usually stays longer in our memory. Also, home Buyer’s are always on the go when searching for their dream home and they do it within their own time. Statistics says … Continue reading

Preparing A Bathroom For Home Showing

When a house is on the market, it becomes less the owner’s home and more of a display item.  Nowhere is this more important to remember than in the bathroom.  Buyers don’t want to see the seller’s personal hygiene items, moldy remnants of steamy showers or a soap scum-covered collection of empty shampoo bottles.  They … Continue reading

How To Recover From Bad Experienced

Have you ever had that moment of disappointment? Perhaps that experienced of setting up an expectation but failed to achieved it? Didn’t get that dream job, you lost your job, you lost your house, didn’t do well in your last job interview your last exam or perhaps failed to be with that special someone? Sounds … Continue reading

Air Miles Plan

Are you considering buying or selling a home? It’s a great opportunity to earn AIR MILES reward miles. CENTURY 21 is an exclusive Sponsor in the real estate category of the AIR MILES® Reward Program. Collectors earn a minimum of 2 AIR MILES reward miles for every $1000 of property value bought or sold. Earning … Continue reading

Lease To Own Home – Is It For You?

How Does Lease To Own Work? These agreements – relatively uncommon in Canada – are best administered by a licensed real estate agent or lawyer, property experts say.  A lease-to-own agreement gives a buyer the opportunity to rent a home, with an option to buy in three years or less. The sale price is determined … Continue reading

Renting a Home or renting a Bedroom. What’s the difference?

Passive income. The easiest way to create passive form of income is through renting out a property whether an entire house or a spare bedroom. What is passive income? Simply define by Robert Kiyosaki, the author of rich dad poor dad, an income stream that is generated with little or no effort. It is called … Continue reading