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Four Things to Avoid When Hiring a Real Estate Agent

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

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3 Wallet-Conscious Travel Tips

POSTED BY GetSmarterAboutMoney

You work hard for your money. You spend hours researching where to spend your time when you take time off. But do you apply that same discipline to your vacation costs? Here are three ways to make sure your wallet can rest as much as you do on vacation. MORE

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Fall Fashion Saving Tips

POSTED BY Christine Sirois

Fall is probably my favourite season, but the weather is unpredictable. The trick to dressing for fall is layers. The problem with layers is that you need a lot of them. What’s a girl on a budget to do? MORE

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