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Selling | buying | home tips

Should you MOVE or IMPROVE?

By: Eric Stewart
September 13th, 2018

Last night I met with a couple interested in moving to a larger home from their four bedroom, two-and-one-half bath, split level. Their main motivation for wanting to move is one of square footage; they’re interested in bigger bedrooms, a larger living room, and more kitchen space.

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Real Estate | home tips | tips | Pointing You Home

Everything You Need to Know about Egress Window Requirements

By: Jessica Martin
March 29th, 2018

Do you know what an egress window is?  Do you know what the requirements are for an egress window?  It sounds like it should be complicated, but there are only 4 requirements your basement window must meet in order to be up to code. 

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Buy | Sell | Moving | Real Estate | buying | disclosures | home tips | tips

Why "Stink Up" Your Chances of Selling your House?

By: Jessica Martin
January 26th, 2018

During the sale of your home, you will probably come face to face with an ugly truth - there are certain parts of your house (design and structure-wise) that buyers might not like. It's hard to hear, but read on to learn some of the major aspects of your home that buyers will be looking for and what they really don't care to see (or smell)! 

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Downsizing | home tips | rightsizing

BLOG: Downsize Your Life with These Easy Steps

By: Jessica Martin
January 12th, 2018

If you've had the pleasure of hearing one of Eric Stewart's seminars or reading his Rightsizing Guide, you know that he is knowledgeable in the downsizing process.  Read on to learn about these 3 easy steps you can take TODAY to start the downsizing and de-cluttering process!

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winterize | home tips

VLOG: Protect Your Property - Easy Steps to Winterize your Home

By: Eric Stewart
November 7th, 2017

Do you know the steps you need to take in order to keep your home safe in the winter? We've been lucky in our region - snow hasn't fallen yet, and we haven't quite hit below freezing temperatures. That can change - FAST! Join Eric as he discusses the easiest way to winterize your home and protect your property!

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Real Estate | home tips | brick

Vlog: What is a Brick House and Why is it Valuable?

By: Eric Stewart
March 3rd, 2017

What is a brick house and a brick-faced house? Discover why brick may be more desirable when Eric explains what is considered a true brick house.

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