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Buying a Home in a Competitive Neighbourhood

Imagine you’ve dreamed of living in a particular neighbourhood, perhaps for years, and then, when you’re finally ready to make a move, finding out that the area is competitive and buying there is definitely a challenge. A disappointment? Not necessarily. There is a lot you can do to buy into ...

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Does the Area Have What You Want?

Imagine going to a restaurant with your family for dinner. You’re planning on ordering a nice pasta and salad. Your heart is set on it. But, after you go to the trouble of driving there and getting a table, you discover that pasta is not on the menu. That’s disappointing! ...

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Vineyard Views: A Sustainable Landscape that Goes with the Grapes

vineyard views A SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPE THAT GOES WITH THE GRAPES WRITTEN BY RONDA SWANEY  PHOTOGRAPHY BY WILLIAM CARSON JOYCE The dry Santa Ynez Valley of Southern California hardly seems the ideal setting for a vineyard. Yet dozens of vintners call this region home and coax award-winning vintages from the soil year after year. ...

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Staging our Home in a Hurry

Ideally you should have a week or two available before you list your property in order to stage your home and make it look its best for buyers. But, what if you listed quickly and within hours of the For Sale sign going up a buyer wants to view your ...

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