buying a home: Beware of 7 Things When Buying Without a REALTOR® - 07/10/17 07:11 AM
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, correcting mistakes, ensuring everything was done on time so both sides experience a smooth transaction. I worry for others in a situation unlike this one.
 
It never made any sense to me as to why anyone would buy a home without representation.
Here are just some of the reasons why you should:
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buying a home: Choosing Your Home Inspector - 11/16/11 02:12 AM
We take pride in doing a thorough job for our clients.  To help them make informed decisions for what can be a very daunting task, purchasing their next home.  After doing so, we're not thrilled for them until we've completed the home inspection. Unbeknownst to us, the home inspection industry is not regulated. The role of the home inspector is crucial both in providing valuable information and providing a list of items to consider.  If anything is missing or you are ill-informed you can decide to purchase a house with serious problems or walk away from a great house with a normal list of maintenance and repairs.  It is as … (2 comments)

buying a home: Take My Advice, I'm Not Using It - 08/09/10 07:07 AM
In helping a client locate her next home, I am reminded of simpler times.  I am currently selling my large home with its extra large property because my life has become more complicated than I anticipated when we bought it just three years ago.  I just don't have the time or energy for the upkeep that I used to enjoy. I've actually become resentful of having to take what spare time I do have to do yard work or clean the extra rooms we just don't use.
My client asked for advice to help her decide whether a townhouse, small single … (11 comments)

buying a home: Mortgage Interest Rates Available as of May 10, 2010 - 05/10/10 05:39 AM
The following are mortgage interests rates available as of May 10, 2010.  If there is further information you require that I can help you with in terms of buying or selling real estate, please do not hesitate to contact me. 
1 year 2.64% 2 year 3.45% 3 year 3.75% 4 year 4.29% 5 year 4.49% 7 year 5.25% 10 year 5.59% Variable Rate Products
5 year variable: Prime(2.25%) - .50%
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buying a home: Make Finding Your Next Home Much Easier - 02/22/10 12:42 AM
Buying your next home is an exciting venture, but also a tiring one.  There is a lot of time taken for home tours, bank appointments, lawyer visits, etc., but the one thing you can do for yourself before you start is to make a list of your needs and expectations.  Your list could look something like this:
Price - how much can I afford? Where do I want to live? How many bedrooms and baths? Do I need a garaged or office? Do I want a backyard for children and a deck for entertaining? Once you have a list, you can … (0 comments)

 
Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax (Keller Williams Select Realty)

Tina Parker

CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax

Bedford, NS

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Keller Williams Select Realty

Address: 102-7071 Bayers Road, Bedford & Dartmouth, Halifax, NS

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As a designated Certified Negotiation Expert, Certified Real Estate Digital Marketing, Seniors Real Estate Specialist & Certified Staging Professional REALTOR®, Tina will combine proven home staging techniques with over 25 combined years experience in design and marketing strategies, using insight into the minds of potential buyers to produce an effective marketing approach. Effective strategies to help with your real estate goals!


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