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As an award-winning CENTURY  21 Fusion SASKATOON Real Estate Agent I know Saskatoon, Warman and the surrounding area extremely well. I take action to sell my client’s homes. I strive to find them the perfect new place to live while negotiating the best terms and price possible.  I pride myself on educating clients about all aspects of real estate transactions.

Spring is here, and that means summer and enjoying the warm weather is right around the corner.  Backyards are wonderful spaces for entertaining and cooking, for quiet meditation or simply a source of natural beauty. A well-landscaped yard can also increase the resale value of a home.

In recent years, landscaping has become increasingly important.  People are travelling less and spending more

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After a fairly strong February, the city of Saskatoon’s March housing market had spring in its step as both new listings and sales rose over last year, by five and 11 per cent respectively.

The Saskatoon Region Association of REALTORS® (SRAR) reported 702 listings were posted to the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®), up from 668 last March, but significantly down from 850 in 2017.

Sales jumped 11 per cent to 258, up from 233 last year but down from 308 in March 2017. At the same time, the average selling price dropped four per cent to $316,445, down from just over $328,000 a year earlier, partly due to a higher proportion of entry-level home sales below $400,000. There was also a significant decrease in the number of sales recorded between $400,000 and

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After a fairly strong February, the city of Saskatoon’s March housing market had spring in its step as both new listings and sales rose over last year, by five and 11 per cent respectively.

The Saskatoon Region Association of REALTORS® (SRAR) reported 702 listings were posted to the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®), up from 668 last March, but significantly down from 850 in 2017.

Sales jumped 11 per cent to 258, up from 233 last year but down from 308 in March 2017. At the same time, the average selling price dropped four per cent to $316,445, down from just over $328,000 a year earlier, partly due to a higher proportion of entry-level home sales below $400,000. There was also a significant decrease in the number of sales recorded between $400,000 and

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Did you recently purchase a home for sale? If so, you may be eligible for a rebate.

These rebates can significantly reduce your overall expenses by putting money back into your pocket. It’s not uncommon to receive cheques for hundreds or thousands of dollars.

Finding out about the rebates, though, is what keeps many homeowners from taking advantage. Real estate agents who understand the opportunity can alert their clients to the possibility. A real estate agent can also help you find a qualifying home.

Here is more information on how you can take advantage of this opportunity.

Getting a Rebate From Your Mortgage Insurer when Buying a Home for Sale with Energy Saving Features

Learning About the Rebates

If you bought a house for sale within the past few years, and paid a down payment of less than 20 percent, chances are your mortgage

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Houses and condos are two different types of living styles. They are similar in a number of ways but there are subtle differences that make the two completely different entities.

When you purchase a condominium unit, you will most likely pay for amenities even if you are not using them. Condo fees can also fluctuate up and down and as a result, you might be paying for things you don’t want or need. This can be a turn off for people who don’t want an extra payment on top of the mortgage and other homeownership expenses.

There are no condo fees with a house. You only pay for what you use. A large part of condo fees includes physical upkeep with snow removal and landscaping. When you are a homeowner, these duties will lie solely on you to take

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Possession day refers to the day the buyer and seller mutually agree to the transfer of funds, title and keys. This can be a stressful time for both parties based on the fact it may be the largest sale or purchase of their lifetime. There are a few essential preparations to make the transaction flow smoothly.

Buyer Preparations

The buyer must review and double-check all closing statements and calculations.  Buyers should also review the exact legal description of the property and any liens, encumbrances or other items that may concern the property.

Prior to possession, an arranged re-inspection of the property should take place. This can avoid any unpleasant surprises on moving day. On or after possession day, the buyer may overlook what

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If you wondering what is the right choice for you when it comes to mortgage insurance vs life insurance, I have put together a list of pros and cons to help make your decision.  Click here to check it out!

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