Tina Abernethy Real Estate Blog Durham c

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

I cover difficult topics such as selling a  home during a divorce, staycations during CoVid times, the current situation with the real estate market in Durham and 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!

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 Hannukah or...

Selling a Home During a Divorce

Selling a Home During a Divorce

Selling a house during or after divorce can be fraught with emotions but is an important part of moving on and beginning the next chapter of your lives. I’ve worked with numerous clients in the process of separation or divorce and appreciate the fact that it’s a...

Staycations in Clarington and other Durham Cities

Staycations in Clarington and other Durham Cities

Let’s be tourists in our own hometowns this summer. 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 right – we can slow down and enjoy the gems...

Thinking of Selling Your Home: What To Do Now During CoVid-19

Thinking of Selling Your Home: What To Do Now During CoVid-19

How to prepare your home for sale during COVID-19 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 services are deemed essential services in Ontario and...

Durham Region Real Estate Market Sale Highlights for April 2020

Durham Region Real Estate Market Sale Highlights for April 2020

Home prices remain steady during pandemic Like many people who were planning to buy and/or sell a house this spring, you’ve been sitting on the sidelines waiting to see how COVID-19 pandemic impacts the real estate market. The numbers are out and – as expected –...

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. […]

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 […]