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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Preparing Your Home for Cooler Temperatures

Whether you refer to it as fall, harvest, or autumn, the third season in Western Canada is the time when many people begin preparing their homes and yards for cooler temperatures. Read More

Monday, October 6, 2014

Testing Your Home Alarm System

Don't let your home alarm system give you a sense of false sense of security - test it regularly. Read More

Friday, October 3, 2014

You're a Victim of Real Estate Fraud - Now What?

Imagine that you are living comfortably in a home with your name on the title. You may even have your mortgage paid off. Then one day, you get a phone call from the bank inquiring why you have not made your mortgage payments. Or worse, someone knocks on your door to announce they are the new owners of your house! Read More

Monday, September 29, 2014

Preventing Your Rental Property from Becoming a Grow Op

A grow op can be established in any building that is owned or rented by persons in the drug trade. The occupants convert the building into an indoor nursery or hydroponics operation to grow marijuana. Read More

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Yard Work Safety

With Summer winding down, many people will begin the mad dash to complete any yard work or construction necessary before winter Read More

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