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By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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Congratulations! You have an accepted offer! It just met all conditions and is now considered sold. Exciting, but don't relax, the deal isn't complete until closing day. On that day, buyers and their agent arrive at the house to inspect it before calling their lawyer to start the transfer process...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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"Communities work better (students perform better, crime rates are lower, kids are safer, people live longer) when neighbours know one another better. Knowing your neighbour on a first-name basis...is a surprisingly effective first step." - Robert Putnam, Harvard Public Policy Professor and autho...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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I have sat at a lot of kitchen tables over my 42 years as a Realtor. Every home owner dealing with different circumstances including the loss of a loved one. Many times I have said it is essential to forget about the past and move on. Time waits for no one.As I have aged I've come to realize that...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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Brentwood Nova Scotia Home For Salehome for sale under $150,0001046 Highway 2 BrentwoodNew Price $149,900 MLSSituated on 1.3 acres with easy commute to Truro or the Airport. Perched on top a hill with agricultural views. A lot of the major work has been done....New windows, new roof, new oil tank...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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Country Home Near Stewiacke Nova Scotiahome between halifax and truro161 MacKay Siding Road, Stewiacke$249,900 MLSLooking for country living in a move in condition home located in a good community, low Colchester County taxes, with 2.3 acres , double wired garage and an easy commute to HRM or Tru...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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Elderbank Halifax County Home For Saleelderbank,musquodoboit,near airport,halifax,5776 Highway 357 Elderbank $132,500 MLSAre you looking to down size or in search for a smaller affordable home? Well look no further! This lovely 2 bedroom home is nestled in the quiet community of Elderbank. It is ...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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1298 Barr Settlement Road, Barr Settlement$159,900 Exclusivenine mile river,barr settlement,near elmsdale,near airport,Cozy backsplit home located on a lovely country acre lot. Full basement and detached garage. Large deck off master bedroom. Recent upgrades include new roof in 2005, new pellet s...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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 Ideal family home in an ideal location!This beautiful 3 bed, 2.5 bath family home backs on a greenbelt for privacy. Especially nice for the kids is a nearby park and playground. Enjoy a master suite which includes vaulted ceilings, a dressing area and 3 pc ensuite.  Entertain on a 24’ back deck ...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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Top 12 Apps for Homeowners and RentersThe average person checks their smartphone 46 times a day, with people under the age of 24 checking it an average of 74 times a day.1 Smartphones are not only a useful tool for communication. With the following apps, you can get organized (whether you plan to...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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GOD IN A BOX I have quite a few discussions with other people about my faith and how much I depend on my faith to help me through this journey called Life. You see life is a journey and the one thing we all have in common. We all have the same beginning by being born and we all have the same endi...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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Looking for that special country home?Nestled on 105 rolling Nova Scotia acres situated on the border between Hants and Kings county the owner has built this retirement dream or horse lovers paradise. Carved out of mature Nova Scotia forest with panoramic views of the surrounding country side thi...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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Why can't I sell my home? I remember many years ago being on a business seminar and the instructor describing the baby boomer's impact to the economy as being similar to a basket ball moving through a garden hose. He also said whatever business venture you started you wanted to be marketing to th...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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First Time Home Buyers in Nova Scotia some advice and tipsYou need  or should have a credit score over 650 to qualify for a mortgage at a reasonable rate of interest.You can check your own score at https://www.creditkarma.ca/  for free with out impacting your score. If a third party checks your s...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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Buyer's Agent.       What is a Buyer's Agent ? Should we use a buyer's agent. Does it cost anything for a buyer's agent. Why should I use a buyer's agent ? Real estate is probably the most expensive purchase most consumer's , couple's or individuals will make. Of course not all people approach bu...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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Being in real estate, I often meet people in varying stages of their lives. In common is the endless pursuit of happiness and because I am older, I encounter more people in a later stage. One where contemplation of lifestyle is a huge factor in the decision to move.It’s this that has me thinking ...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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I've recently had my first encounter with a buyer who insisted on working for themselves and I wish I could say it was a great experience. Luckily for the buyers, I represented patient sellers, I am a competent agent with integrity and selling a fabulous property. It was a lot of work on my part,...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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Moving Home to Nova Scotia ?Want a Century Home?Attention Antique Lovers, Artists, Poets and those who love the charm of an century home with 5 acres to enjoy.This tastefully restored century home features all the charm of another era. Be inspired by your surroundings. Located in a quaint Nova Sc...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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This is one house you don't want to miss!Sunday, June 11, 2017 2:00 - 4:00pmBe prepared to be bombarded by friends & family when they hear you have a heated in-ground pool! Your outdoor amenity includes a private, fenced backyard backing onto a greenbelt, a pool house and a setting that has a res...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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Buying or Selling a Business in Nova Scotia                   Over my 40 year business career I have owned and operated some 20 different business ventures along with operating Hants Realty Limited for 40 years. Being the oldest of 7 boys most of my brothers started their working careers working ...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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 The current trends are all about utilizing rich color, maximizing texture and creating comfortable interiors you can’t wait to relax in. Use these trends to get inspired to makeover your home’s interiors and create spaces you love that also appeal to your personal style. Remember, if you plan to...

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