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Below you will find my various blog posts covering the Durham real estate market. It includes Bowmanville, Clarington, Courtice, Newcastle, Orono, Oshawa, Port Hope and Whitby.

In my blog, you will find useful articles on buying a home, selling a home, mortgages and home financing, various Real Estate tips and home design ideas. Also, you will find useful articles on things to do in the Durham.

With my blog, I hope to give you in the most simple terms, an expert approach, appreciation and coverage of difficult topics such as:

  • Selling a home during a divorce.
  • Staycations during CoVid times.
  • The current situation with the real estate market in Durham.

You also will find other topics of interest to real estate buyers and sellers in the Durham area.

Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions!

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I cover such topics as buying a home, selling a home, hidden costs of selling your home, things to do in Clarington, as well as a variety of other real estate related topics of interest to people living in the Durham region or planning to.

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Giving a Senior Dog a Forever Home!

Giving a Senior Dog a Forever Home!

I grew up surrounded with pets, especially dogs. I even had a long stint with breading chocolate labs. While an amazing experience, after spending nearly a year pet free, I was enjoying the hair-free lifestyle. This past fall, the opportunity to adopt a senior dog presented itself and I must say, this sincerely changed everything! I hadn’t […]

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Declutter your home with the KonMari Method

Declutter your home with the KonMari Method

There is something you need to know about me…I love stuff!! Cookbooks on my countertops motivate me to cook, oils & soaps in the bathroom create a relaxing atmosphere and books piled high on the nightstand encourage me to unplug before much needed shut eye. This fascination with stuff is a little difficult to admit. […]

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Mortgage Broker vs. Bank: What’s The Difference?

Mortgage Broker vs. Bank: What’s The Difference?

Whether you’re buying a house or refinancing or renewing a mortgage, you’ll need to make numerous decisions, including amortization period, mortgage term and whether you want an open or closed mortgage. You also have several options to consider when choosing a mortgage provider. You can obtain your mortgage from a bank – the traditional method […]

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Is It Time To Downsize Or Trade Up?

Is It Time To Downsize Or Trade Up?

It seems like just yesterday your kids were fighting over whose turn it was to use the bathroom but your youngest – the last one still living at home – just found an apartment near her job in the city and is wondering if you have any furniture to hand down. The realization that your […]

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Making The Right Choices When Selling Your Home

Making The Right Choices When Selling Your Home

Have you decided to sell your home? If so, you may be excited to get a ‘For Sale’ sign on the front lawn. But wait. There are some things you can do now that will help out later with selling what is likely your largest asset. PRICE IT RIGHT Every seller hopes to get the […]

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Home Decor Trends for 2018

Home Decor Trends for 2018

The end of a year leaves me feeling nostalgic but also invigorated by a new year filled with promise. That might include buying a home new to you or refreshing your current home with a coat of paint or more. If you are like me, and enjoy following the trends of home décor, you will […]

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Obtaining A Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

Obtaining A Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

The benefits and rewards of being your own boss are many and though the basic rules for applying for a mortgage are the same, being self-employed can make the application process a little trickier, though definitely not impossible. Many banks even offer mortgages specifically designed for people who own their own business or are self-employed. […]

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