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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Is your house making loud cracking sounds in this very cold weather?


Police often get calls reporting gunshots, noise bylaw violations and feared break-and-enters when the thermometer drops drastically. While most of these are false alarms, many residents are awakened by noises of unknown origin. The source may have been the very… Continue reading

Café Cranberries is where everything is berrie delicious

Cranberries - storefront

Just around the corner from our office is this fabulous Café called Cranberries.  It’s handy for after the weekly meeting to grab a snack or a meal but more than anything the owner, Ricardo cares about his customers and has… Continue reading

Canadian home prices return to record high

sold sign winter

Canadian home prices ticked back up to a record high in December, thanks entirely to Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto, according to the Teranet-National Bank house price index.

The 0.1-per-cent rise in home prices in December reversed a 0.1-per-cent decline in… Continue reading

Home inspection may require a team approach

Inspection Report and Keys

Since Mark Weisleder wrote about changes coming to the home inspection industry, he received countless emails from home inspectors, real estate agents and buyers. Buyers complained after closing about problems with their home that were not caught during the home… Continue reading

A quick lesson in wood floors

wood floor

Thinking about installing wood floors? The first decision you need to make involves the type. According to the National Wood Flooring Association, there are four types:

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