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I have sold a property at 3331 Joseph Howe Drive in Halifax.
Centrally located home with basement apartment makes this home a great investment property. This house has considerable space with 3 bedrooms on the main floor and a full bath, large living room and an updated kitchen. The basement apartment has a separate meter and can help pay your mortgage. The house does require updating and is being sold "as is, where is".
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I have sold a property at 25 Winston Drive in Herring Cove.
Looking for a spacious, meticulously-maintained home a stone's throw from the Halifax Peninsula? Look no further than this beautiful raised bungalow in Herring Cove; conveniently located within walking distance to the elementary and junior high schools. Inside you will find everything your family could want: open-concept living and dining rooms, highly-functional galley-style kitchen with lots of cabinetry, and a large family room with ocean views. To one side of the main living area is the private master bedroom with double closets and 4-piece ensuite; to the other side, two additional bedrooms and a renovated 4-piece bath. Downstairs is completely finished with a large office area, laundry with plenty of storage, and an added bonus: a self-contained 2-bedroom in-law suite with full kitchen, living room, and a 4-piece bath! Sitting on a private lot and backing on HRM green space, this well cared for home is move-in ready and awaiting its new family! NEW ROOF 2017, REBUILT CHIMNEY 2017, OIL TANK 2017.
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I have listed a new property at 25 Winston Drive in Herring Cove.
Looking for a spacious, meticulously-maintained home a stone's throw from the Halifax Peninsula? Look no further than this beautiful raised bungalow in Herring Cove; conveniently located within walking distance to the elementary and junior high schools. Inside you will find everything your family could want: open-concept living and dining rooms, highly-functional galley-style kitchen with lots of cabinetry, and a large family room with ocean views. To one side of the main living area is the private master bedroom with double closets and 4-piece ensuite; to the other side, two additional bedrooms and a renovated 4-piece bath. Downstairs is completely finished with a large office area, laundry with plenty of storage, and an added bonus: a self-contained 2-bedroom in-law suite with full kitchen, living room, and a 4-piece bath! Sitting on a private lot and backing on HRM green space, this well cared for home is move-in ready and awaiting its new family! NEW ROOF 2017, REBUILT CHIMNEY 2017, OIL TANK 2017.
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I have listed a new property at 14 Oakwood Avenue in Dartmouth.
Located on a mature street in the Woodlawn area, this tastefully-updated, 2-storey, 3-bedroom home still exudes all of its original charm, including the original hardwood floors, curved arches, and shaker-style cabinetry! Enter the main level to find a large living room, a sunny dining room, a recently renovated (2015) kitchen with beautiful tile floor and espresso-stained cabinets, and a bright powder room. A unique bonus is the covered porch addition, currently used as a workshop but would also make a perfect 3 season room overlooking the level, sunny yard. Upstairs are three bedrooms and the 4 piece main bath. The basement is dry and has been partially-finished by the current owner: Interior Weeping Tile system, new sub-floor, and framing; add your own finishes and build on your investment. Additional upgrades include: new hot water tank (2015), new roof (2010), new furnace (2010).
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I have sold a property at 85 Glencairn Avenue in Fall River.
Looking for the perfect family spot? This Fall River property is the complete package: wonderful neighbourhood, great lot, and a stunning home. The large, inviting foyer features an impressive hardwood staircase which links the formal living and dining rooms across the front of the home. Across the back is a large, open-concept space, perfect for your family: a beautiful kitchen with center island and new appliances (2016); an adjacent eating nook with access to a screened-in, three-season room (#love); and a pantry area, powder room, and laundry room. The upper level offers 3 spacious bedrooms and two full baths, including a large 5-piece master ensuite with tiled shower. The lower level offers a gym/media room, a guest bedroom, another full bath, and rec rom with walkout to a lower patio. The large double-car garage also provides convenient access to main-floor mud room as well as stairs leading to the lower level. Energy efficient heat pump and a new pellet stove (2016), 9 ft. ceilings and cove moldings on the main floor. Fully landscaped and awaiting a new owner.
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I have sold a property at 21 Benview Drive in Dartmouth.
Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Banook year round! This cozy 4 bedroom side split has plenty to offer: beginning on the ground floor you will find a great family room, separate home office space, and a convenient 2-piece bath; moving up to the main living area brings you to a spacious living room - with hardwood floors, wood-burning fireplace, and beautiful views of the lake - a separate dining area and an efficient kitchen. Further up leads to 4 spacious bedrooms - all with hardwood floors - and the main bath. The basement is partially finished with a rec room or potential 5th bedroom. The large, private lot has many mature trees, including a stunning cherry tree. A perfect home for a growing family in a quiet Dartmouth neighbourhood. Natural gas available at the street.
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I have sold a property at 355 1021 Cole Harbour Road in Dartmouth.
Conveniently located, well-maintained and freshly painted 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath condo unit located on the back side of the building with serene views of the woods. Within walking distance of all amenities including Cole Harbour Place, Sobeys and Shoppers Drug Mart. Updates include: new tub surround (2013), hot water tank (2015), stove (2014), microwave range hood (2010). Parking spot #33
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I have listed a new property at 6279 Oakland Road in Halifax.
Sought-after but seldom offered for sale - one of Halifax's few remaining estate lots, 12,900 sq. ft. located on prestigious Oakland Road! This stately home is currently used as over-and-under flats, but with a little love could easily be converted back to its original glory. The lower flat occupies the main floor, with a single bedroom, living/dining room, renovated kitchen, and main bath. The upper flat occupies the second and third floors with 3 large bedrooms, living room, dining room, efficient kitchen, and a 4-piece main bath. The basement offers a large finished family room, laundry, and plenty of storage. A large deck overlooks the private yard. Recent updates include: new oil tank (2015); new garage roof (2017).
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I have listed a new property at 1 Roywell Drive in Lawrencetown.
Enjoy the peace and quiet of country living, just minutes from the city and Lawrencetown Beach. This beautifully-upgraded 3-bedroom bungalow has plenty to offer: a sunny living room with huge windows, hardwood floors, and wood-burning fireplace; a bright and efficient country kitchen (appliances included); a huge, private master bedroom retreat with 3-piece ensuite, large closet, and walk-out to a private deck; two additional bedrooms; a cozy den/home office and a 4-piece main bath to finish off the main level. the basement provides ample space for play, with a large rec room and separate games room, perfect for a growing family! Upgrades include maintenance-free vinyl windows, new roof (2008), single-car garage, and storage shed.
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I have listed a new property at 85 Glencairn Avenue in Fall River.
Looking for the perfect family spot? This Fall River property is the complete package: wonderful neighbourhood, great lot, and a stunning home. The large, inviting foyer features an impressive hardwood staircase which links the formal living and dining rooms across the front of the home. Across the back is a large, open-concept space, perfect for your family: a beautiful kitchen with center island and new appliances (2016); an adjacent eating nook with access to a screened-in, three-season room (#love); and a pantry area, powder room, and laundry room. The upper level offers 3 spacious bedrooms and two full baths, including a large 5-piece master ensuite with tiled shower. The lower level offers a gym/media room, a guest bedroom, another full bath, and rec rom with walkout to a lower patio. The large double-car garage also provides convenient access to main-floor mud room as well as stairs leading to the lower level. Energy efficient heat pump and a new pellet stove (2016), 9 ft. ceilings and cove moldings on the main floor. Fully landscaped and awaiting a new owner.
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Using the Internet to Shop for a New Home

There's more information on the Internet than in the entire collection of the U.S. Library of Congress. (And that's the largest library in the world!) So it makes sense to use the Internet as a resource when shopping for a new home.


You can search for the kind of property you're considering, view pictures of available properties that meet your criteria, and, in some cases, even watch virtual tours of those properties. 

The Internet is a useful home shopping tool. It can save you a lot of time. But it can't replace working with a good REALTOR®, and actually going to see the various properties. 

Think of it this way. Would you marry someone you met online but never got to meet in person? Of course, you wouldn't. That would be a recipe for disaster! 

The same holds true when shopping for a new home. 

The Internet can help you shortlist the properties you would like to see, and perhaps provide a sense of the area. But only by working with a good REALTOR® like me, can you get the real insights you need into the homes available on the market, and then determine the ones that would potentially be ideal for you. 

So when shopping for a new home, don’t hesitate to ask me how best to use the Internet. I can direct you to websites and web tools that will help make the home shopping experience much more enjoyable and productive, while at the same time, provide you with the personal attention you need to ultimately purchase the home of your dreams.


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I have listed a new property at 35 Booth Street in Dartmouth.
Conveniently located close to all amenities including schools and the NSCC, this nicely-updated 2 bedroom bungalow (could be converted back to a 3 bedroom) is waiting for the perfect family. The main floor features a large living room with hardwood floors and fireplace insert, 2 bedrooms, a renovated main bath, and the heart of this home: a large, open-concept kitchen and dining area with French doors leading to a large deck and above ground pool - perfect for cooling off on those hot summer days! The basement offers a large rec room, craft room, half bath, and single car garage. Recent upgrades include main bath (2010); furnace (2012); most windows (2016); hot water tank (2015); pool pump (2017). Call today for a private viewing.
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I have listed a new property at 21 Benview Drive in Dartmouth.
Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Banook year round! This cozy 4 bedroom side split has plenty to offer: beginning on the ground floor you will find a great family room, separate home office space, and a convenient 2-piece bath; moving up to the main living area brings you to a spacious living room - with hardwood floors, wood-burning fireplace, and beautiful views of the lake - a separate dining area and an efficient kitchen. Further up leads to 4 spacious bedrooms - all with hardwood floors - and the main bath. The basement is partially finished with a rec room or potential 5th bedroom. The large, private lot has many mature trees, including a stunning cherry tree. A perfect home for a growing family in a quiet Dartmouth neighbourhood. Natural gas available at the street.
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I have sold a property at 32 Clearview Drive in Bedford.
Prime Basinview Location.
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I have listed a new property at 355 1021 Cole Harbour Road in Dartmouth.
Conveniently located, well-maintained and freshly painted 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath condo unit located on the back side of the building with serene views of the woods. Within walking distance of all amenities including Cole Harbour Place, Sobeys and Shoppers Drug Mart. Updates include: new tub surround (2013), hot water tank (2015), stove (2014), microwave range hood (2010). Parking spot #34
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I have sold a property at 297 Windsor Drive in Stillwater Lake.
SOLD MAY 2017 Welcome home to Haliburton Hills! This 4-bedroom executive split-entry home has much to offer, beginning with the main floor: large living room with wood-burning fireplace, bathed in natural light; formal dining room; recently renovated kitchen with ample cabinetry; 3 large bedrooms including the master with ensuite and walk-in closet; a 4-piece main bath finishes this level. The lower level provides a large family room with wood stove, a 4th bedroom with walk-in closet, and an additional 3-piece bath. Situated on a quiet lot, this home has great outdoor spaces including a multi-level rear deck, a cozy raised patio, and a private yard - great potential for your inner gardener! Double garage for all your storage needs. Kitchen 2012, hot water tank 2015, roof 2009, woodstove 2014, basement flooring 2014.
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I have sold a property at 19 Wyndrock Drive in Halifax.
Sold May 2017. An extremely rare opportunity to own a 1.3 acre lakefront property which includes 2 islands, only 10 minutes from downtown Halifax. This architecturally designed house has an abundance of natural light, open spaces and careful attention to every detail. The large foyer leads to the heart of this house, the "Great Room". The kitchen is truly a showpiece with honed quartz waterfall countertops and center island, built-in appliances, and modern cabinetry. The living/dining area is accented by a cozy wood-burning fireplace and amazing views of the lake. Extensive decking with new glass rail is an entertainer's dream. The totally private master suite offers an ensuite and walk-in closet. The fully finished lower level offers two bedrooms, a full bath, large family room and a sunroom/greenhouse. Don't forget the large double attached garage. This is a house and cottage in ONE package with a wow factor - a play to enjoy water sports or just sit back and enjoy a coffee and the lake on a quiet morning.
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I have listed a new property at 19 Wyndrock Drive in Halifax.
An extremely rare opportunity to own a 1.3 acre lakefront property which includes 2 islands, only 10 minutes from downtown Halifax. This architecturally designed house has an abundance of natural light, open spaces and careful attention to every detail. The large foyer leads to the heart of this house, the "Great Room". The kitchen is truly a showpiece with honed quartz waterfall countertops and center island, built-in appliances, and modern cabinetry. The living/dining area is accented by a cozy wood-burning fireplace and amazing views of the lake. Extensive decking with new glass rail is an entertainer's dream. The totally private master suite offers an ensuite and walk-in closet. The fully finished lower level offers two bedrooms, a full bath, large family room and a sunroom/greenhouse. Don't forget the large double attached garage. This is a house and cottage in ONE package with a wow factor - a play to enjoy water sports or just sit back and enjoy a coffee and the lake on a quiet morning.
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I have listed a new property at 25 Winston Drive in Herring Cove.
Looking for a spacious, meticulously-maintained home a stone's throw from the Halifax Peninsula? Look no further than this beautiful raised bungalow in Herring Cove; conveniently located within walking distance to the elementary and junior high schools. Inside you will find everything your family could want: open-concept living and dining rooms, highly-functional galley-style kitchen with lots of cabinetry, and a large family room with wood stove and ocean views. To one side of the main living area is the private master bedroom with double closets and 4-piece ensuite; to the other side, two additional bedrooms and a renovated 4-piece bath. Downstairs is completely finished with a large office area, laundry with plenty of storage, and an added bonus: a self-contained 2-bedroom in-law suite with full kitchen, living room, and a 4-piece bath! Sitting on a private lot and backing on HRM green space, this well cared for home is move-in ready and awaiting its new family!
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Important Things to “Fix Up” before Selling

 

When you’re preparing your home for sale, it’s not unusual to need to fix up a few things around the property. After all, you want your home to look its best to buyers, so that you get good offers, quickly. What do you need to fix? Here are three categories that will help you create and prioritize your list.

 

1. Anything that squeaks or creaks. Is there something in your home that makes a noise it shouldn’t be making? Perhaps it’s a rattling closet door or a creaking floor board? You may be so used to it you no longer notice the sound. But buyers will. Be sure to get those items fixed.

 

2. Anything that’s unsightly. You don’t have to make your home look perfect. However, things that are unsightly will likely get buyers’ attention. You want them to focus on the terrific features of your property, not the scuff on the wall. Take a walk through your property, including the yard. Pretend you’re the buyer. Do you notice anything that doesn’t look good? If so, tidy it up, fix it up or replace it.

 

3. Anything that’s broken. If there’s anything that needs repair — an outside tap that’s not working, or a sliding door that regularly careens off its runner — call the contractor or fix it yourself. Getting these items fixed will go a long way toward making your home appealing to buyers. Want more tips on preparing your home for sale? Call today

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