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'Worried About Visiting the US?

n the past Canadians never really thought twice about visiting the US, whether it was for a day trip to Vermont, a shopping trip in Plattsburgh or heading down south to the beaches during winter.Things changed after the September 11th attacks in 2001, we now need passports and the waiting times at border crossings can become excruciatingly long. Because of airport security we have to arrive hours before boarding. It has really been more of an inconvenience than anything else - but that is the past. A revised US travel ban signed by Donald Trump on March 6th and the recent incidents reported at border crossings have Canadians very concerned - and even questioning whether it is safe enough or not to cross

over the border. Since Donald Trump became President of the US earlier this year, turning the White House upside

By Bonnie Wurst

down, it has become uncertain. When Trump issued the first version of his controversial 'Travel Ban' in January it was a disordered mess, the wrong people were being detained by border security

and even some fathers away on business trips couldn't get back home to their families. The hastily enacted order caused chaos at airports as immigrants were literally pulled off planes. It prompted huge protests and a ruling by a US appeals court that deemed it unlawful. We were assured Canadian citizens would have no problems entering and leaving the country - but that too is the past. The first order, discriminated against travelers from Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Yemen and Iran and the new order is much like the first one, just Iraq is now excluded and different words are used to disguise pretty much the same intents continued on Page 8

11 Critical home inspection traps to be aware of weeks before listing your home for sale

MONTREAL - According to industry experts, there are over 33 physical problems that will come under scrutiny during a home inspection when your home is for sale. A new report has been prepared which identifies the eleven most common of these problems, and what you should know about them before you list your home for sale. Whether you own an old home or a brand new one, there are a number of things that can fall short of requirements during a home inspection. If not identified and dealt with, any of these 11 items could cost you dearly in terms of repair. That's why it's critical that you read this report before you list your home. If you wait until the building inspector flags these issues for you, you will almost certainly experience costly delays in the close of your home sale or, worse, turn

prospective buyers away altogether. In most cases, you can make a reasonable pre- inspection yourself if you know what you're looking for, and knowing what you're looking for can help you prevent little problems from growing into costly and unmanageable ones. To help home sellers deal with this issue before their homes are listed, a free report entitled "11 Things You Need to Know to Pass Your Home Inspection" has been compiled which explains the issues involved. To order a FREE Special Report, visit: Get your free special report NOW to learn how to ensure a home inspection doesn't cost you the sale of your home.

This report is courtesy of Group Sarroino Real estate broker(s) Kw Prestige Real estate Agency. Not intended to solicit buyers or sellers currently under contract. Copyright ©2016

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