Bowmanville Top Real Estate Agent Tina Abernethy

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 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!

You can use the search field below to find articles of interest to you.

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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There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays

There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays

There’s no place like home for the holidays! As a favourite Christmas carol reminds us, ‘there’s no place like home for the holidays’ and though our new normal might disrupt time-honoured family traditions, we can still have a holly jolly Christmas, Happy Hanukkah or...

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Selling a Home During a Divorce

Selling a Home During a Divorce

Selling a house during a divorce (or after) can be fraught with emotions. Yet, it is an important part of moving on and beginning the next chapter of your lives.  As a realtor, I’ve worked with numerous clients in the process of separation or divorce. From my...

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Staycations in Clarington and other Durham Cities

Staycations in Clarington and other Durham Cities

Let’s be tourists in our own hometowns this summer! Staycations are synonyms of rediscovering. For many families, the COVID-19 pandemic has turned summer plans upside down. But that doesn’t mean we can’t make incredible memories right here in our own backyard. That’s...

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Selling Your Home During CoVid-19: What To Do

Selling Your Home During CoVid-19: What To Do

How to prepare your home for sale during COVID-19? Selling your home during CoVid-19 shouldn't be difficult. To describe this spring’s real estate market as unlike any other is an understatement. Though both real estate land registration services and real estate agent...

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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 […]

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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. That-s a good moment […]

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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 […]

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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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