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Summer is all about sun, sand, and construction. With the longer days comes the sights and sounds of pool and patio contractor trucks. Heavy (and small) equipment become a ubiquitous presence in most North American neighbourhoods, in an undeniable sign …

Calgary sees a real estate comeback

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Investment specialist and realtor Natasha Phipps, in Calgary, on May 13, says a low vacancy rate and pro-landlord regulations are spurring investors to take a closer look at the city.Todd Korol/Todd Korol/The Globe and

Wisconsin Residents Can Receive Home Improvements ‘On the House’ With Gellings Community Service Program


Gellings Announces Its “On the House” Community Service Program

SHEBOYGAN, WI / ACCESSWIRE / May 27, 2023 / When John came home in the middle of a thunderstorm, he saw that a tree had fallen on his

Billionaire Investor Says ‘Sell Real Estate’

Eric Francis

Recently, I wrote an article entitled “Billionaire Investor Says ‘Buy REITs’” to discuss how Starwood’s CEO, Barry Sternlicht, was pounding the table on REIT investment opportunities. Here is what he said:

“By the way, when

Historic Home Renovation: 6 Tips to Know Before You Begin

In order to know exactly what she’s working with, New York designer and AD PRO Directory member Elena Frampton makes it a rule to thoroughly scrutinize all the built elements, from floor to ceiling, and all architectural details in between.

A grandmother’s van life and where housing investors live: Canadian real estate news for May 27

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This week in real estate, the housing crisis pushes one grandmother to live in a van, and three reasons why mortgage refinances are

Here are The Globe and Mail’s top housing and real

‘You just can’t trust anyone:’ Couple warns of home repair scam in Halifax and Kingston, Ont.

The men were friendly, professional and looked the part — but they were not who they said they were, and now Linda and Bill French are out $500.

The Halifax couple were recently the victims of a home repair scam

LACKIE: Busy Spring in Toronto Real Estate

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This has been a busy, bustling spring for the Toronto real estate market.

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There are people who will say it’s all an illusion. A perfectly coordinated dance between snake oil selling realtors and their greedy clients,

Sacramento pilot program to give $15K to homeowners for repairs

Sacramento City Council members this week approved a pilot program that would give homeowners thousands of dollars for emergency repairs.The Justice for Neighbors Emergency Home Repair Pilot Program would give $15,000 for needed repairs to those who qualify. The requirements …

Home repair crisis? Keep your cool and don’t get ripped off

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Lessons from a sewer pipe leak: Cultivate relationships with trusted tradespeople, particularly a plumber, before an emergency occurs.

You should know where and how to shut off the water in your home — and make sure the rest