Are you planning to purchase an old home? This could be a very smart real estate move, as old houses tend to cost less than modern builds. Additionally, if you're the type of person who appreciates the nostalgic appeal and charm of an older home, then this will be a gratifying choice for you.

Although older houses bring undeniable historical character and uniqueness, there are a few things you need to be aware of before buying one. Here is a list of important things to look for when buying an old house to avoid running into trouble:

Harmful Building Materials

The very first thing you should check before buying or moving into an old house is the presence of harmful building materials. Generally, houses built before 1978 are known to contain…

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Elliston, Newfoundland is known as the Root Cellar Capital of the World.  Root Cellars cover the landscape of Elliston, which was the first community to use the Root Cellars as a symbol for early subsistence in such harsh climates that are part of Newfoundland’s heritage.  How many are there, you ask? Over 135 of them!  Have a look at the beauty that lies beneath the rock formations of Elliston.  Where else would you want to live?


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Homebuying is a journey that starts well before buyers need an agent. Homebuyers can better prepare themselves. ????

Contact a RE/MAX Infinity Agent today to start your own home buying experience!

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Consumers need more than basic housing market knowledge from their professional realtor when navigating challenging Canadian real estate market, new study finds.

New consumer survey by RE/MAX reveals that buying and selling in the Canadian housing market is not a simple “transaction,” but a complex negotiation

    • Almost half (41 per cent) of Canadians claim they aren’t knowledgeable when it comes to buying or selling real estate
    • 91 per cent of Canadians say that when looking for a REALTOR® for outside support, the top must-haves are ethics in business, patience, active listening and empathy
    • Eight in 10 Canadians (81 per cent) say that they would be more likely to work with a REALTOR® if they had a certification in professionalism

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The 2021 Budget won’t make Canadian real estate more affordable for homebuyers, but consumers have dodged a policy “bullet” after much speculation around changes to the capital gains tax exemption, or other measures aimed at cooling the hot Canadian housing market.

The Federal Government has introduced the following budget items related to housing:

  • $2.5 billion to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation over seven years, to fund the Rapid Housing Initiative, Affordable Housing Innovation Fund, Canada Housing Benefit and Federal Community Housing Initiative
  • $1.3 billion, advanced and reallocated to previously announced funding to build and repair units and convert commercial space into rentals
  • $3.8 billion to build, repair and support…

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your First Blog Post

Before you get started make sure to update your blog's title, metadata and hero image. You can find these settings by logging into your site and visiting the 'settings' area, then choosing  'Blog' from the left menu. 

To start creating your own blogs click the 3 line menu in the backend, choose content and then choose 'Blog Posts' from the left side menu.

Use the WYSIWYG editor to add your unique content, photos and embed videos. Once you are done scroll down and choose when to publish your post, add a preview image for social sharing and a new hero image.  Click 'Save' and you're done!

If you are new to blogging and not sure how to get started or if you're a seasoned expert looking for inspiration check out this thread on…

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