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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 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 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 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 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...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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5 Reasons to Sell Before the Selling Season Picks Up A common thought in real estate is never list your home in the winter offseason. Perpetuated by industry experts, agents and repeat sellers alike, this saying encourages many would-be sellers to wait until the spring peak to list their homes. H...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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 One of the most common questions we get at this time of year is, “What’s going on in the market?” It’s not just potential buyers and sellers who are curious; homeowners always want reassurance their home’s value is going up. While the state of the real estate market depends on where you live, on...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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Need help getting a mortgageNeed help getting a mortgage with bad creditHow to improve your creditHow to improve your credit rating Although I am better known as a Realtor(TM) and Appraiser I am also a licensed mortgage broker. I became a mortgage broker to better understand the aspects of financ...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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 Carroll's Corner Home For SaleAntrim Home For SaleHalifax County Home For sale891 McMullin Road$93,500 MLSCozy 2 Bedroom + den log bungalow on quiet road. Open concept, exposed wood, full basement ideal for finishing. Come and explore the potential today. Property being sold as is. Schedule A to...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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635 HIGH Road, Fall River, NS, B2T 1E8  This immaculate 5 bedroom 3 bath home is an entertainer's dream come true! Every detail has been taken care of. The main level features a beautiful kitchen that would be a chef's dream! Everything from granite counter tops to gas range, a large pantry, brea...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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8 Smart Home Technology Trends that Can Save You Money The ‘smart home’ is the new ‘internet of things’, or objects that can serve you better by communicating with each other or directly with you through apps on your smart phone. In the ideal version of the wired future, all of our appliances an...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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Okay, you made one of the most important decisions in your life: you’re buying a home! You found your ideal home. It’s in your desired neighborhood, close to everything you love, you dig its design and feel, and you’re ready to finalize the deal.But, whoa … wait a minute! Buying a home isn’t like...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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 Maybe your dream home has the intricate details that you usually find only in older construction - wainscoting and crown molding in the interior, the front porch with a swing, an older tree shading the back yard, and the white picket fence. Or maybe your dream home has all the conveniences of mo...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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The second quarter of 2016 compared to that of 2015 produces no earth shattering numbers here but there's no bad news either with the exception of a meager 2% decline in sales volume. It's always great to see a decline in the number of days on market and number of months of inventory available. T...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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  Despite the grim economic outlook for some industries, one sector is gaining viability -- real estate. According to the 2016 Emerging Trends in Real Estate, which was released by the Urban Land Institute earlier this year, trends such as “18-hour cities” and millennial parents increasing moving...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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 How strong is your credit? Cleaning up your credit is essential before you make any major financial moves. Having a bad score can hurt your chances of being able to open a credit card, apply for a loan, purchase a car, or rent an apartment.It is especially important to have clean credit before y...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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It looks like our market is making a slow improvement over last year. Perhaps the worst is over?

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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YEAR-TO-YEAR COMPARISON REPORT - FIRST QUARTER 2016Statistics for single family homes in the Halifax Regional Municipality, comparing to 2015 statistics There's a lot of optimism for our real estate marketplace this year and so far, it seems busy. I say that because our "Spring Season" started ea...

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