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What does the “Holdover” period mean anyway?

I have found there is some confusion as to what the “holdover” period means in a listing agreement. A common holdover period is 90 to 180 days but some Listing Agents are making it as long as one year. If… Continue reading

Check Your Sinks and Tubs for Overflow Protection

Many homeowners don’t realize that they have “overflow” protection built into their tubs and vanity sinks, which could prevent an expensive mess. But it only works if the opening and drain are not clogged with debris, silt or hair.

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Market Update: Canadian Home Sales Edge Higher in January

Ottawa, ON – According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales activity edged up on a month-over-month basis in January 2013. National sales activity has held fairly steady after gearing down last August… Continue reading


The Toronto Real Estate Board released its Market Watch report today noting there were 3,365 fewer homes sold in 2012.

While sales for the first 5 months of the year were quite strong, they started falling behind in June and… Continue reading

Many Canadians relying on home values for retirement nest egg: BMO study By The Canadian Press

TORONTO – About four-in-10 respondents to a new BMO study say they aren’t confident in their ability to save for retirement and the same amount are relying on the value of their home to help fund their retirement.

The BMO… Continue reading

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