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!

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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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New Mortgage Rules Moving Into 2018

New Mortgage Rules Moving Into 2018

If you’re in the market for your first home or your next home, you may have already created a list of ‘must-haves’ and ‘nice-to-haves’ guide. This is your personal guide to search the ideal house for you and your family. At the same time, you’ll want to get a pre-approved mortgage with the new rules […]

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My Bowmanville Guide to the Holidays

My Bowmanville Guide to the Holidays

There are lots of events my family and I enjoy attending throughout the year but the Christmas holidays are a particularly special time. Like many longtime Bowmanville residents, we look forward to bundling up and making our way to several events that have become annual traditions for us and help give meaning to the holidays. […]

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Six Steps To Homeownership

Six Steps To Homeownership

It’s no secret buying a home is one of the largest investments most people will ever make. If you’re on a limited income, homeownership may seem like an unattainable dream but as many of my clients can attest, you can take steps to put that goal within reach – particularly in Clarington, where your home-buying […]

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Fall For Seasonal Fun In Bowmanville

Fall For Seasonal Fun In Bowmanville

There are lots of things my family and I love about living in Bowmanville, including fall! Trees are ablaze with glorious reds, yellows and golds, and the excitement of harvest can be felt everywhere. There is the apple festival in our historic and charming downtown, the local pumpkin patches and our very own estate winery […]

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How To Have A Successful Open House

How To Have A Successful Open House

If you’re like many homeowners planning to sell, you’re likely wondering if there’s value in holding an open house when buyers spend more of their house hunting time online. Perhaps you’re worried an open house will attract only nosy neighbours or believe it’s simply a way for realtors to drum up more business. Certainly, an […]

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Tips for a Painless Closing Day for Buyers and Sellers

Tips for a Painless Closing Day for Buyers and Sellers

Closing day is an exciting and often emotional milestone for buyers and sellers alike. Many of the buyers I work with are eager to begin this new chapter in their lives. Sellers, on the other hand,  may experience some nostalgia as they bid farewell to a home filled with family memories. Over the years, I’ve […]

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Back to School Tips

As a parent, especially one who works from home, there have been moments spent looking forward to my three daughters returning to school this fall. I’ve already been interrupted twice writing the first sentence of this blog! Like many of you, my family is struggling with a plethora of emotions. Two of my three girls […]

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Durham Region Returning to ‘Balanced Market’

As many of you know, summer is traditionally a quiet time in the real estate market but after the provincial government introduced measures in the spring to cool down a market many believed was overheating, this past summer was less active than last. Numerous news reports suggest the downturn may be ‘short lived.’ In April, […]

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My Bowmanville Guide to Summer

Summer, for me, is really busy and I find myself saving my vacation time for the winter months. So if my family and I want to take a day or two to enjoy this warm and whimsical season, I love the fact that I don’t have far to travel. Here’s my list of some of […]

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Canada Day and Bowmanville History

Happy 150th Canada! Together with countless Canadians across the country, many of you celebrated Canada 150 and perhaps even played a game of road hockey and indulged in maple syrup and poutine on Canada Day. But have you ever imagined what life was like in our community at the time of Confederation? Bowmanville Boasts Proud […]

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Highway Interchange Upgrades on Waverly Rd

If you regularly drive on Hwy. 401, you know exiting the Waverly Road interchange can be frustrating, especially during rush hour, when long lineups regularly force drivers to wait in a live lane of traffic. But a unique partnership could fast track planned upgrades to the interchange by more than a decade and open the […]

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Must-Attend Events in Clarington

Ribs, shopping, cars and more It won’t be long before the wafting scents of smoke and slow-cooked meat from Rockin’ Rotary Ribs & Brews Bowmanville reward you with savoury creations by masters of the grill. But that’s just one of several must-attend events I look forward to each year, along with other members of our […]

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