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The Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission is responsible for protecting the best interests of the public.  In a recent press release, they've brought attention to a scenario which creates vulnerability for home buyers and we want to make sure you know what to do about it. 

Before I dive into how it affects you, I need to explain a few things regarding the agreement of purchase and sale:

  • An Amendment - A change to the purchase contract (i.e changing a closing date, requesting home inspection repairs)
  • Notice of dissatisfaction - A buyer or seller delivers notice in writing that they are not comfortable with an "out clause" in the contract (financing, lawyer review, home inspection) and they are not proceeding with the purchase.  A termination
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We are excited to welcome Carolle MacIntosh to the HaliPad Team!

Carolle strives to treat her clients like they’ve reconnected with a long-lost friend. She takes every client’s goals to heart because she knows that behind every transaction, there are lives that will be drastically impacted by the result of their real estate decisions. That’s why Carolle works so hard to earn each client’s complete satisfaction.

As a local, Carolle knows and loves Nova Scotia from end to end. It’s home to her and she values the unique blend of characteristics and all the wonderful people that make it such a special place to live. Carolle believes in community, and that’s reflected in the culture of her business with her volunteer efforts and her participation in

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This morning, the team and I traveled around Halifax looking at the latest and hottest listings. I love doing this, it gives me insight and knowledge into a fast paced market and allows me to provide my clients with up to date market knowledge when purchasing or selling homes. Not sure what your 3 bedroom, 1 bath, 1,100sq ft home in the North End could potentially list for?  Now I have a better understanding of what the market can support!

Check out the homes we visited today!

 

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Just Listed!

Notables of this #NicePad | Massive deck overlooking the trees | Hot tub and stone patio | Grand entrance with marble tile | Contemporary kitchen with top of the line appliances | Gas fireplace and heat pump efficiency | Massive master bedroom with walk in closet | Luxurious ensuite bathroom | Walk out basement. This five bedroom Provident home offers all the stunning features your heart desires. Classy curb appeal invites you inside where you'll find soaring ceilings and marble tile, bordered by a beautiful staircase. The main level is bathed in natural light and offers 10 ft ceilings, a gas fireplace and a contemporary kitchen with expansive quartz counters. Upstairs, three huge bedrooms plus a master suite you'll never want to

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Note: Listings will no longer appear if they have been sold. 

Check out our six picks below and let us know your favourite!

Are You Searching for a Halifax Home?

Why go it alone?

We monitor the market every day and are equipped to make sure you never miss an opportunity.  Looking to buy or sell your Halifax Pad?  Give us a call and our team of qualified agents will take exceptional care of you. 

Chris Perkins, Broker/Owner
(902) HaliPad
HaliPad Real Estate Inc. 

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Note: Listings will no longer appear if they have been sold. 

Our six picks this week feature some fantastic options for first time buyers.  These cheaper homes offer the perfect opportunity to get on the property ladder and watch your investment grow.  Our other more expensive picks offer lots of character and great locations.  Check out the listings below and let us know which is your favourite!

 

Are You Searching for a Halifax Home?

Why go it alone?

We monitor the market every day and are equipped to make sure you never miss an opportunity.  Looking to buy or sell your Halifax Pad?  Give us a call and our team of qualified agents will take exceptional care of you. 

Chris Perkins, Broker/Owner
(902) HaliPad
HaliPad Real Estate Inc. 

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Notable features of this #NicePad | Two driveways | Large detached garage | Fenced Yard | Four Bedrooms Upstairs | Refinished Hardwood Floors | Updated Kitchen and Baths | Legal Basement Suite | Steps from Burton Ettinger Elementary. This fantastic property offers it's new owner a great place to call home while the basement suite offsets the monthly mortgage cost. A private yard bordered by a lovely hedge ensures you are tucked away, with ample parking on a newly paved main driveway. Inside, you'll find a bright and sunny living room, dining room with a beautiful bay window and a functional, renovated kitchen. Two bedrooms and a half bath complete the main level. Upstairs, there's a third bedroom, renovated full bathroom and a master suite with a

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Note: Listings will no longer appear if they have been sold. 

Our six picks this week range from an investment potential to brand new and contemporary.  The homes in between offer great options for those looking for something move in ready.  Have a look at the listings below and let us know what you think.  

 

Are You Searching for a Halifax Home?

Why go it alone?

We monitor the market every day and are equipped to make sure you never miss an opportunity.  Looking to buy or sell your Halifax Pad?  Give us a call and our team of qualified agents will take exceptional care of you. 

Chris Perkins, Broker/Owner
(902) HaliPad
HaliPad Real Estate Inc. 

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It is with great excitement that we welcome Adam Scott to the team at HaliPad Real Estate Inc! Adam's values based on providing outstanding service falls directly in line with our company's core mission statement.  We are very proud to have him on board and look forward to seeing him succeed!

Meet Adam Scott

Adam Scott has lived in Halifax since 2012. He’s happily married and a proud father of two.  Originally from Ontario, Adam always wanted to be somewhere with a big city feel but, a small town vibe.  Halifax delivers and he’s thrilled to call it home.  Adam has come to love the beautiful and dynamic landscape of the Nova Scotian Shore and in particular, Hubbards, where his wife’s family has roots that go back to the 1940’s.

Adam caught the

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Note: If a listing we mention can no longer be seen above, it means it has sold.  All selections are made in our professional opinion and should not be construed as fact.

770 Young Ave

The pomp and circumstance of Young Avenue and a house to live up to that reputation.   I won't call it cheap for Young Avenue, but it is certainly more attainable than some of the newer homes on the street, especially considering the sprawling 27,000 square foot lot.  Stately curb appeal with covered verandas welcome you as you enter through a gorgeous front door.  A juxtaposition of old world character and updated conveniences.  Period stained glass windows, original fireplaces and tons of space to create whatever you desire.   

1530 Edward Street

The

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