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Checklist: 10 Things to Do Before Leaving Your Home for Vacation July 14, 2014 by Coffee with Julie    Going on a long trip and wondering where to start? Here’s our family’s checklist for what to do before leaving for vacation. I hope you find it helpful! 1. Hire a house sitter or someone to check-in on your home regularly: It’s important to ke Read more →

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Moving can be an exciting and scary time for even the most seasoned home owner.  Here are a few packing tips : Call and get estimates from your choice of movers - Confirm as quickly as you can for your moving day. We all know that the last and first day of the month tend to be very popular, do not be afraid to ask if there are different discounts on off days. Be clear with your Read more →

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It's your first day in your new home and you suddenly realize, your mail doesn't know where you moved to! Let Canada Post help you. Find valuable information on their website to keep you and your mail together- even when you move! https://www.canadapost.ca/…/manage-mail/mail-forwarding.page Read more →

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A common question we get all the time in Sarnia-Lambton is   "What is knob and tube wiring? And is it safe?"   How to spot it: ✅ Look up at the joist & you'll see a porcelain knob with the wire going through it   If purchasing a home with knob and tube wiring: ✅ Talk with your insurance company ✅ Some won't insure your home or may give you a deadlin Read more →

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MORE INFO:   https://www.beershow.ca/   https://www.sarniafirstfriday.com/whats-on/   https://www.facebook.com/events/171558086837805/     Read more →

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Should I sell my house myself or use an agent?   Does the question, How much commission will I save cross your mind? What about, How much money might I lose or leave on the table if I sell my house myself?   Using a good agent boasts many benefits: 1. In-depth marketing plan ✅ 2. Knows the market ✅ 3. Has a lineup of buyers ready ✅ 4. Gets you more money for y Read more →

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Knob & Tube Wiring What is it? Is it safe?   How to spot it: ✅ Look up at the joist & you'll see a porcelain knob with the wire going through it   If purchasing a home with knob and tube wiring: ✅ Talk with your insurance company✅ Some won't insure your home or may give you a deadline to remove it✅ Talk to a good electrician   Watch this 60 second& Read more →

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What is the role of lawyers in the real estate transaction?   ✅Lawyers come into play once you get the property✅They make sure you are protected✅Check title✅Check that taxes are paid & More!   Are you getting a mortgage? ✅The bank sends the mortgage instructions to your lawyers   Check out this 60 second video for more information & Read more →

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Home Inspections: What do they entail & should I get one?   The Inspector will look at: ✅ Roof ✅ Structure ✅ Windows ✅ HVAC ✅ Grading of the house ✅ Gives you insight & a checklist for what to budget for in the future     Check out the 60 second video for more information and feel free to reach out with any questions! Read more →

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Multiple Offers   What is it? How do I win it? And What are the other bids?   Check out the video below to find out in under 60 seconds!   What is it: ✅Multiple buyers want to buy the same property ✅Other offers are unknown   How to win them: ✅Make the offer as clean as possible ✅ While keeping you protected   Feel free to reach Read more →

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➡A common question we get all the time in Sarnia- Lambton is; "Should we get a home inspection and what do they include?" It's always smart to get one when possible and here are a few points they'll go over during the inspection: 1. Roof2. General structure ✅3. Windows✅4 Heating and cooling✅ 5. Electrical ✅6. Grading of property✅ ➡These are just a few of the areas they' Read more →

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Don't Miss the Buzz this Season!   Our local CHL team, the Sarnia Sting have about a dozen home games left in the season!    Find the whole schedule here: http://sarniasting.com/schedule/60/15   The Sting are coming off an exciting weekend of wins and a visit from the former Sarnia Sting player, Steven Stamkos. Stamkos was honored at the game by Read more →

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Locally Made Kombucha!   Alex Pearson started Kombucha Hound in Sarnia last year and with the amount she produces on a weekly basis, she has become quite the expert!     If you're wondering...    What is Kombucha? What does it taste like? How is it made?     Check out this great article in The Sarnia Journal about Alex & her Kombuc Read more →

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