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September 23, 2019

Buying a House-Where to Start

ASSESS FINANCIAL READINESS Assess your present household budget and your annual income to determine if you are eligible for a mortgage and how much you can comfortably afford. Also check out the Mortgage Affordability Calculator at www.REALTOR.ca WHAT DO LENDERS REQUIRE? Mortgage lenders use two calculations to help determine your eligibility for a mortgage – your Gross Debt Service (GDS) ratio and your Total Debt Service (TDS) ratio. Your GDS ratio is the percentage of […]
September 18, 2019

Thinking of Buying a Home?

The dream of home ownership, is most often at the forefront of any renters mind, especially when doing a cost comparison. There are a number of other factors that need to be reviewed before moving forward in the buying process. The simple costs of renting compared to a monthly mortgage payment may seem like a cut and dry positive, but home ownership is a serious financial and lifestyle commitment. 
How long you plan to live […]
August 18, 2019
3 Ways Home Buying is Like Marriage | Nova Scotia Real Estate and Houses for Sale

3 Ways Home Buying is Like Marriage

In my past career as a wedding photographer, I would see many aspects and behind the scenes of the big day. Fast forward to my past 15 years as a Realtor®, I find myself relating to my clients correlations between real estate and getting married. The wedding dress sets the tone for whole wedding. If the wedding dress is crazy expensive and elaborate, then the rest of the wedding needs to be of the same […]
May 17, 2020
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Nova Scotia Housing Market-Is the Spring Market Upon Us?

By Dawn Magee, REALTOR® Home Spring is in the air, but does that also mean that the Spring Housing market is upon us too? The weekly stats and data that I have been tracking since the end of March have produced some indicators to say that, although a couple of months late, we are entering into the spring market.   Moving onward and upward in the Nova Scotia Housing Market is we enter the second […]
May 1, 2020
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Real Estate Report for Nova Scotia for the Week of April 20-26th, 2020

I don’t know if anyone had a chance to see my vlog, I did on the market outlook and how the experts are expecting COVID 19 to affect the real estate market.   Summary of that vlog, you can see the full report by hitting the link below, is that studies show that as with previous outbreaks and pandemics, that the economic recovery has been V-shaped.    Meaning that, since the drop in sales was […]
April 26, 2020

How to SELL Your Home During COVID-19-LIVE SESSION

The REAL Deal with DAWN- LIVE! Need to know how to sell your home during COVID – 19? Join me, Dawn Magee, REALTOR® on a LIVE Zoom information session on April 28, 2020 at 7 pm AST. I will let you know about the current procedures the real estate industry in Nova Scotia is taking to assure safety of Buyers and Sellers alike. I will also offer tips for getting your home ready to list […]
April 18, 2020
COVID 19 vs the Housing crash

COVID – 19 VS THE 2008 HOUSING CRASH

Click Here for Video REAL ESTATE MARKET OUTLOOK Home Buyers and Sellers are asking, “What is the real estate market doing today?”; “What is the outlook in the coming months?” “Are we going to experience another recession and housing crash like back in 2008?” It is not just the home buyers and sellers who are experiencing a lot of uneasiness right now with the uncertainty of what COVID-19 will bring. Many real estate agents themselves […]
April 16, 2020
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HOW TO INCREASE YOUR HOME’S CURB APPEAL

CLICK for VIDEO Increasing your home’s curb appeal is more important than ever in today’s real estate market. 90 % of buyers starting their home searches online so that the headlining photo has to be a scroll stopper! 1ST IMPRESSION IS THE ONLY IMPRESSION Real Estate tycoon Barbara Cocoran states “Buyers decide in the first eight seconds of seeing a home if they’re interested in buying it. Get out of your car, walk in their […]
April 11, 2020
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Declutter Your Life in Easy 11 Steps

What better time to declutter your life! Too much clutter is often an underlying symptom of other issues you may have in your life, but it creates stress in life. Clutter can impact your time, finances, focus, and reliability. Clutter can weigh you down, and in severe cases, cause anxiety and depression.   Even the thought of tackling clutter can seem incredibly daunting if you don’t know where or how to start. But don’t give […]