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Tag Archives: Real Estate
POSTED BY Caroline Cakebread
I made the decision to hire my first real estate agent in five minutes: less time than it took me to pick out a nail polish shade at my last pedicure. I didn’t interview anyone else, I didn’t question the five per cent commission she charged and I didn’t ask for any references. Turns out, like so many people out there, I made a lot of mistakes. If you’re looking for an agent to buy or sell your house, here are five mistakes to avoid. MORE
POSTED BY GetSmarterAboutMoney
You’ve been saving up and it’s almost time to finally buy your first home. Congratulations! Buying a home is one of the most meaningful, exciting investments we make in our lives. By now, you probably have a good idea of what you want – high-rise condo or house, city or suburb, and so on – but there are many things to consider as you prepare. To help you navigate through some of the immediate, critical decisions, here are four tips when buying your first home. MORE