January 2024

Budgeting for Home Maintenance

Posted on Jan 29, 2024 in Home Ownership

Many Home Buyer, particularly NEW home buyers fail to plan for yearly maintenance on their new home purchase.
This is very important. Buyers work with their Real Estate Agent and their Mortgage Specialist, set their budget as far as monthly, weekly or bi-weekly mortgage payments but often have no idea what it costs to maintain their home in good con...

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Tips for Home Security

Posted on Jan 22, 2024 in Home Ownership

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More and more people are travelling today, some for short periods and some for the winter months. That is a blessing you may enjoy. However, if you own a home here in Chatham-Kent or in another location, there are some steps you should take before leaving on holidays to ensure your homecoming is peaceful. 
1) Invest in a Home Security System that is...

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Preparation Steps for Buying a Home

Posted on Jan 15, 2024 in Home Buying Tips

Happy Home Owners
You have decided that now is the time to make a move.
The market is fair but the proper preparation will make the difference between a good transaction or a very disappointing one. First you have some work to do. Then you have to contact a Real Estate Profession who had experience and can advise you.. He or she will know the market you are looking...

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Home Decorating After the Holidays

Posted on Jan 08, 2024 in Home Decorating

The Christmas Season is officially over. You probably have packed the decorations away for another year. I still see a few sparkling twinkle lights and lit Christmas trees through the windows of some homes, owners reluctant to end the season, especially this one touched by cold, flu and respiratory bugs that are going around.. We all react differen...

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January Is Alzheimers Awareness Month

Posted on Jan 02, 2024 in Human Interest

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Unfortunately, far too many people have received a dementia diagnosis in our society. Many of us do not know much about the course of the disease or its progressions but according to the Chatham-Kent Alzheimer’s Society , this does not mean your life is over. Research shows that an early diagnosis with proper intervention can help slow down the pro...

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