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ns: Real estate agents vs REALTOR®: an often used misnomer - 02/18/12 06:39 AM
It may seem like it is just terminology but it is an often used misnomer for which industry members risk being fined should they use the term incorrectly. Industry Members are licensed by the Real Estate Commission as salesperson, associate brokers, managing associated brokers, & brokers. Industry members are not licensed REALTORS®. Being a REALTOR® means you are a member of the Canadian Real Estate Association ( CREA ) at a national level & the Nova Scotia Association of REALTORS® ( NSAR ) or the Annapolis Valley Real Estate Board ( AVREB ) at a provincial level. CREA & its provincial (1 comments)
Contrary to popular belief, Grow-ops or drug houses do not make good long-term investments. Whether you have or have not been faced with a Grow-op yet in your career, it is of great importance to take extra steps in identifying a grow-op (or drug house) before entering into any contractual obligations with clients or the public. Grow-ops are dangerous for several reasons but in most cases it's the structural integrity of the house & the risk of being innocently involved in criminal activity that are the two most serious. The exposure of moisture & humidity to the walls & (0 comments)
Lake Echo is a community that is part of the Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia, Canada; approximately 15 kilometres east of Dartmouth following Highway #7 or Highway #107. As of 2006, the population was 3,527 . Origionally, mostly a cottage country, there are a lot of smaller homes with lakefrontage interspersed with large upscale homes also offering lakefrontage. The area is mostly residential, with several subdivisions built in the 1980s and 1990s. On June 13, 2008 a forest fire broke out destroying two houses , damaging several others and 6000 acres burned . The fire was believed was cause (0 comments)
ns: Only minutes to Halifax, Timberlea is a "lovely meadow" with a lot to offer - Remax Nova Real Estate - 01/16/12 08:15 PM
A lovely meadow, Timberlea - Remax Nova Halifax Real Estate Timberlea is a community located on the rural/suburban fringe of the Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia, Canada, along the St. Margaret's Bay Rd (Highway #3), which extends from the Armdale Rotary to the Head of St. Margaret's Bay. It begins about 8 miles/13 km from downtown Halifax. The name means a broad meadow in a forest. Timberlea is fairly flat on the northern side of the St. Margaret's Bay Rd., and the topography rises on the southern side, to the 103 highway. The community is mostly situated within the watershed of (0 comments)
ns: A terrific suburban community: Sackville, Nova Scotia - Remax Nova Real Estate - 01/16/12 08:04 PM
Sackville & Beaverbank - Halifax Real Estate Remax Nova Sackville is located mere minutes beyond Bedford following either the Bedford highway to route #1, or by taking the Trans Canada Highway Route # 102 out of Halifax and exiting on Route #101 then to Route #1 (Sackville Drive). The travel time to the downtown core is between 20-30 minutes. There are metro transit buses traveling frequently to Halifax and express, non-stop busses during the rush hours. Sackville has grown tremendously over the last 30 years, from a small outlying community to a sprawling suburb with over 70,000 people. Everything you (0 comments)
ns: Surf's up! Beautiful Lawrencetown, NS - Remax Nova Real Estate - 01/16/12 03:50 PM
Lawrencetown - surf's up! Lawrencetown (2006 population: 668) is a Canadian rural community in Nova Scotia's Halifax Regional Municipality on Route 207, just east of Dartmouth. The settlement was established during Father Le Loutre's War. Known to surfers & kite surfers for its fabulous beach, Lawrencetown Beach, the community also offers a smaller more quiet but equally picturesque beach called Conrad's Beach. The Salt Water Marsh trail extends through Lawrencetown & is enjoyed by many for cycling, hiking, walking the dogs, & occasionally horseback riding. History Father Le Loutre's War began when Edward Cornwallis arrived to establish Halifax with (0 comments)
ns: For those who dream of living at the water's edge - Porters Lake - Remax Nova Real Estate - 01/16/12 02:33 PM
Porters Lake is a residential community in the eastern shore region of the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada, between Trunk 7 and Route 207, 27.8 km from Halifax. The residents mainly commute to jobs in Dartmouth, Burnside Industrial Park or in Downtown Halifax. The community is built around the lake, the largest in Nova Scotia, from which it takes its name. Porter's Lake is 19 km long, but never more than a kilometer wide and is in the shape of a crescent. It is one of the most popular lakes for recreational boating in the region. The Lake is connected (0 comments)
Once again, we at Re/Max Nova participated in the C100 Toy Drive. From Thursday December 9th to Friday December 10th 2011, Halifax radio station C100 broadcasted live from Empire Theatres locations in support of The Salvation Army. Over this two day period friends and families as well as schools and businesses dropped off new unwrapped toys to be distributed by the Salvation Army. These toys will go to metro families in need of some Christmas morning magic. Program Coordinator for the Salvation Army Trudy Dunphy was overwhelmed by this year’s response, “The C100/Empire Theatres Toy Drive brought in 35,000 toys (0 comments)
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