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Halifax is booming thanks to thriving manufacturing and constructing sectors, a record population boom due to immigration and it has become Canada’s fifth biggest tech hub.  An Ontario native can tell you why he moved his family and brought his start-up company to Halifax.

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Thinking of downsizing? Whether it’s because retirement is looming or looking to reduce living costs, read these 7 factors to consider before making your decision.

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Are you looking to make some updates before putting your home on the market? Take a look at this list of common renos that won’t add value to your home, it will make you think twice about adding high-end finishes or replacing those expensive windows.

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Deeply honoured to have made it among Real Estate Professional’s Hot List 2017 of 75 of the most influential individuals in Canadian Real Estate. Thank you to my wonderful team and clients who have trusted in our collective expertise and experience over the combined 60 years in the industry. On behalf of The Bagogloo Team, Thank you! We couldn’t have done it without you!

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Buying your first home can be a daunting task. Many first-time home buyers don’t know how to beginning the process, what they should be focusing on or how to select a real estate agent that understands their needs. Based on a panel of RE/MAX Sales Associates across Canada, here are their top 5 tips for first-time buyers.

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Now that spring house-hunting is in full bloom, spotting potential problems before making an offer may save any unwelcome surprises in the long run. With the snow gone and sun out, spring is the perfect time to spot any cracks, hidden moisture in basements, yellow spots on walls or water damage.

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Tesla isn't a stranger to making headlines, with electric and solar innovations hitting the news on a regular basis. Their new solar roof tiles, however, are an achievement, not sacrificing looks for functionality. Read more here!

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Buying vs. renting? This new program introduced by the Provincial and Federal government should make your decision a little easier.  As of May 1st, modest income families or individuals struggling to save for a down payment may qualify for an interest free loan.

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This type of technology could be a great help to people with older homes for whom wired systems can be expensive or destructive to install and also could save some cost and complexity from new construction builds by eliminating the need to rough in wiring during construction for alarms and sensors. It's also a novel idea for surveilling properties without physically watching the occupants- so you can monitor security or productivity without actually watching the people conduct their business.

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To many buyers what’s on the outside of your home is as important as the features inside.  Investing in your yard can have a big payoff if you focus on these trends: color blocking, designated play space and foodscaping.

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Spring is one of the best times to sell your home but also one of the most competitive; with the rising temperatures you will also see a rise of new homes on the market.

A panel consisting of RE/MAX agents across Canada came up with the top three ways you can set your home apart from the competition.

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Interesting article on the pros and cons of rent control in the residential rental property market and its affects on long-term pricing and levels of new construction- if you have questions about rental trends in the Halifax area, send us a message.

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Working on reducing the impact of constructing new buildings in pedestrian-centric areas and in dense spaces where lots of others live very close is important for our city, and it's nice to see that it's being taken into account by some local developers.

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Has your home had the same décor for the past 30 years? Then it’s time to update! Get rid of the popcorn ceiling, orange carpet and brass fixtures.  Check out the full list of home features that will make your home less appealing to buyers.

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