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STUNNING MOUNTAIN BROW LOCALE $858,000 - Stunning architecturally designed gated bungaloft with approx 6500 sq ft of finished living space & gorgeous views of the Niagara Escarpment. Amazing open areas with marble floors, 13' & 24' ceilings, lovely solarium, spectacular great room w/glass cupola & dream kitchen w/high-end appliances, 3+3 bedrms, 4.5 gorgeous bathrms, fully finished lower level. Bonus: transferrable income generating guaranteed contract w/Ontario Power Authority. Contact Sue DePaulo, Sales Representative, Royal LePage State Realty, Brokerage. 905-648-4451 or visit www.suedepaulo.com 4912_KIMRI_0031

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CLOSE TO WATERFRONT $129,900 - Great location!! 3 bedrm, 3 bathrm family home. Main level bedrm w/lrg ensuite - wheelchair access (easily converted back). Spacious living rm, eat-in kitchen, den/office. Well maintained w/some updates. A must see! 501 Ferguson Ave. N. MLS #H3094375. Val Dalgetty-Righton, Sales Representative, Coldwell Banker Pinnacle Real Estate, Brokerage. 905-522-1110. 4112_KIMRI_0064

3 CAR GARAGE BUNGALOW - $278,300 - Hagersville, Parkview Estates. 59' wide lot. Close to hospital, schools and park. 2 full bath. Open Sat & Sun 1-4pm. See furn model. www.plouffehomes.ca Donald Plouffe, Broker of Record, Donald Plouffe Ltd. Real Estate Brokerage. 905-632-5940. 4312_KIMRI_8000

JUST LIKE NEW! BINBROOK $389,700 - Very clean & bright 2150 sq ft home on a 147.32 ft lot. Built by Robinson Homes. 4 large bedrms, 2.5 bathrms, bedrm level laundry, open curved staircase. Beautiful kitchen boasts cherrywood cabinets w/ pantry and wine racks. A nice family home! Ready to move into & enjoy!. Call Dan Ferguson, Broker, Homelife Professionals Realty Inc., Brokerage. 905-633-8700. 4912_KIMRI_0048


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Country bungalow, private setting near Rock Point Park & short stroll to Lake Erie. O/concept layout w/oak kitchen, blt-in appliances & island, finished basement w/3rd bedroom, recroom w/ wood stove, m/bedroom w/ en-suite, 4 pc bath, mnfl laundry, sunroom, rear deck, gazebo, fenced rear yard & dog pen, 27x17 garage/workshop w/ stairs to basement. Perfect for starters. MLS H3092249.

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Immaculate 4 bedrm brick bungalow, large country lot, stylish decor, fin bsmt w/bar and games rm plus famrm w/gas stove f/p, lndry/workshop, o/concept kit/din/livrm w/loads of oak cabs & granite cntrs, premium lam floors, updated bathrm fixtures, large bedrms, updated wndws, awesome rear deck w/det garage/workshop & loads of privacy. Shows well! MLS H3089729.

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Industrial zoned property suitable for a variety of uses. Ideal location near new commercial development in Dunnville (neighbours are Canadian Tire, Sobeys, Tim Hortons). Currently used as contractor’s shop w/landscape supply outlet. Approx. 38’x60’ steel bldg w/3 recent lrg o/h doors & 200 amp service and lighting, large gravel parking area with great exposure for retail sales. Fabulous re-development potential. Call Darren Papineau to view.

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Perfect country starter 1.5 stry 3 bedrm on approx 3/4 ac lot west of Cayuga, approx 30 mins south of Hamilton. Ftrs mnfl master bedrm plus 2 upper level bedrms, large eat-in kitchen w/ newer cabinets and walkout to huge deck, spacious living, updated 4 pc bathrm (12), mudrm with mnflr lndry, garden shed and loads of parking. Updates include furnace, c/air, mostly new windows, facia, soffit and eaves. Ideal for 1st time buyer. Call Darren Papineau. MLS #H3096555.

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SPRAWLING RANCH ON LAKE ERIE! $749,900 One owner, built by “Beldman” in 1998, sprawling one floor is loaded with quality custom features, approx 2,555 sq. ft. on main floor + 2,200 sq. ft. finished basement. Lakeside sunroom with 4 skylights, vaulted ceiling in living room with walls of windows overlook through towering trees - Dunnville. Call Isaac Phillips 4912_KIMRI_0014

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NEW HOME! $299,900 Raised ranch 3 bedroom by “Silverthorne Homes”, close to completion, open concept main floor, oak cabinets, covered deck overlooks back yard, oversize 2 car garage. Many custom features, high bright basement, quiet court location surrounded by trees, north of Dunnville, price includes HST - rebate to builder. Call Isaac Phillips 4912_KIMRI_0018

SANDY BEACH! $229,900 Amazing pure sand beach, dining room sliding doors lead to lakeside deck, recent propane wall furnace, solid concrete breakwall with steel reinforcing, South Cayuga. Call Isaac Phillips 4912_KIMRI_0019

LAKE ERIE! $189,900 Sandy beach and amazing views of Mohawk Island Lighthouse, vaulted beamed ceilings, stone/propane FP, vinyl repl windows, 2012 roof shingles, armour rock breakwall, LR walkout to lakeside deck, 2008 shed with concrete floor & hydro, Dunnville. Call Isaac Phillips 4912_KIMRI_0021

91 ACRE FARM! $449,900 Just south of Caistorville, secluded setting, 45 acres of crop land, 45 acres mature hardwood bush, large frontage on Bradshaw Creek, (60’x30’) metal clad barn w/high ceiling, rolling fields & panoramic views. Call Isaac Phillips 4912_KIMRI_0022

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uying a home used to be like a fairy tale – the story was easy to follow and there was always a happy ending. Times have changed and buying a home in today’s marketplace can have many unexpected twists and turns if you’re not properly prepared with the right information and resources. Ensure you have a lawyer and a mortgage provider in place before you go home shopping, rather than rushing out to find these important resources mid-way through the process. Consider your lawyer and lender to be your fairy godmothers. Only they can grant wishes such as a smooth closing and a great mortgage rate that will save you thousands of dollars in the long run. Decide what the must-haves of your home are before you shop and consider your location carefully. As I mentioned, make sure your fairy godmothers are along for the ride. Resale Home & Condo Guide covers the realities of today’s housing market. It’s a great first step in the right direction to ensure you live happily ever after. Happy home hunting!

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Spacious 4 level backsplit semi close to all amenities. Featuring 3+1 bedrooms, 2 baths and updated windows and furnace. Finished recreation room with patio doors to rear yard. Quick possession available. Priced at $239,900.

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Priced at $137,900. MLS #H3096559.

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Great clean starter home with many updated features including replacement windows, modern kitchen/ ceramics, deck and private fenced rear yard and rear alley access. Living room with gas fireplace. Gorgeous waterfall in backyard. Priced at $159,900. 4912_KIMRI_0028

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Stunning 2 storey 4 bedrom. 3.5 bath home located in a newer prestigious subdivision. 44.95 ft x 149.67 ft lot near end of quiet cart. Home boasts 2400 sq ft above grades fully finis’d bsmnt plus attached double garage. Loaded w/builder upgrades, large kitchen w/brkfast bar, 20x24 ft deck & fenced yard. Lower level offers family & games room, kitchenette /wet bar. In-law potential! Close to schools, shopping, arena & Grand River. Call Frank today to view! 4912_KIMRI_2_0078

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Walk to Waterfront, Art District, Shopping & Parks. 3 bedrm family home, 3 bathrms. Main level spacious living rm with hardwood flr. large eat-in kitchen w/ ceramics. Dining Rm converted to bedrm with recebt ensuite wheelchair bathrm, easily converted back. Newer windows. Spacious eat-in kitchen. Den. Loads of potential!!! 501 Ferguson Ave. N. MLS #H3094375

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Gorgeous refi nished hardwood, newer gas ROSEDALE furnace, c/air, Ikea kitchen, all recent updates in this lovely 2 bedrm home. Garage & concrete driveway. Close to shopping, Red Hill Exprswy & bus line. 125 Barons Ave. S. MLS.

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444 LOCK ST W $129,900 Solid 3 bedroom home features refinished hardwd floors, eat-in kitchen, living & dining room, main flr laundry, walkout to side deck. Full basement, detached garage, and a large mature treed backyard. Dunnville. Call Wes Moodie*/Team Moodie

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TIRED OF RENTING! $124,900 Check out this affordable home close to downtown on a quiet, mature street. Tidy 2 bedroom home with updated windows, hi efficiency furnace, maintenance free exterior and paved drive. Home also features walk up attic that could be converted to additional bedroom. Room for storage and workshop in basement. Call Linda Leslie*

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LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! $199,900 3 bedroom one storey brick home in desired location on mature treed lot. Home features hardwood floors, vinyl windows, partially finished basement, spacious back deck, and detached garage. Call Richard Schilstra***

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CHARACTER HOME! $184,900 Lots of character in this re-decorated home within walking distance of downtown. Many improvements over past year incl quality laminate, paint, furnace, kitch cabinet updating & landscaping. Home features wrap around porch & beautiful backyard and offers 2 bedrms, 2 baths, partially finished basement with craft rm, vinyl windows & patio doors to deck overlooking yard. A must see! Call Linda Leslie*

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QUALITY RETIREMENT LIVING! $172,500 Worry fee retirement living with the amenities you deserve! Located in walk-to-downtown Dunnville & Grand River location. Features 1 bedrm unit, ensuite bathrm, private patio, 5 appliances & C/A amenities - lounge, craft rms, indoor pool. Immediate occupancy. Call Wes Moodie*/Team Moodie

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UPDATED HOME, EDGE OF TOWN! $215,000 1.5 stry home with dble garage & over 130 ft of hwy frontage + oversized lot. Open concept home features many updates including roof, vinyl windows, 100 amp breakers, front drs, completely renovated main flr, 4 piece bathrm. Large bedrms on upper. Main flr games rm ready for your enjoyment. Call Wes Moodie*/Team Moodie

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IDEAL 3 BEDROOM! $207,500 Well maintained bungalow in town on a corner lot. Features a large eat-in kitchen, 2 driveways and fenced in back yard. Just a short walk to stores, schools and parks. Call Richard Schilstra***

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CAYUGA 15 ACRES! $289,900 Own a little piece of paradise and one of the highest points in Cayuga. 15.85 acre property with fantastic views of the Grand River basin. 3 bedrm renovated home with 2 car garage. Call Richard Schilstra***

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WATERFRONT PARADISE! $244,900 Well maintained 3 bedrm bungalow on 1+ acre treed country property backs on Welland River. Picturesque waterfront setting just 30 min south of Hamilton. Detached double garage. Ideal property for canoeing, fishing, snow mobiling. Call Wes Moodie*/Team Moodie

COUNTRY 4 BEDROOM! $374,900

COZY HOME NEAR LAKE! $149,900

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Custom 4 bedrm home features updated eat-in kitchen, triple garage, huge main floor family rm, patio doors off kitchen leads to raised deck & hot tub, new flooring throughout, new roof in 2011, paved triple driveway. Wrap around porch surrounded by gardens & scenic view. Dunnville. Call Wes Moodie*/Team Moodie

Well maintained 2 bedroom home along the shores of Lake Erie. Clean & freshly updated interior. Open concept kitchen and living room, fenced backyard, and concrete driveway. Partial lakeviews. 6 Yaremy Rd, Cayuga. Call Wes Moodie*/Team Moodie.

Treed setting with 127 feet of Lake frontage & stunning lake views. Open concept home features rustic beams, fireplace, tongue & groove pine ceilings, oak kitchen cabinets, large master bedrm overlooking lake. Detached double garage & “bunkie” for guest. Call Wes Moodie.

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New price new opportunity! 4 bedroom West Mountain home only 2 years old. Beautiful open concept design. Lovely kitchen with island and stainless steel appliances. Full double garage. Asking $379,900. Call Paul or Rob. MLS #H3098546.

Lovely backsplit on pie- shaped crescent lot. Finished on all 4 levels. Perfect in-law setup or teenager retreat. 2 full baths, 3+1 bedrooms. New shingles, furnace & double concrete drive. Asking $299,000. Call Paul or Rob. MLS #H3098000

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Affordable and beautifully finished 12900 sqft space. Spacious reception area, storage & large office. Modern East Hamilton building great location! Offstreet parking. Asking $875.00 + hydro per month. Call Paul or Rob MLS #H3094607.

8.1 acre parcel backing onto Twenty Mile Creek near Glanbrook. 1,000 foot frontage. Two 4000 sq ft buildings that Seller will remove or build your dream home. Call Rob. MLS #H3091987.

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New owner! New opportunities! Same Million Dollar views from escarpment edge! 2400 sq ft. Private elevator entry in each suite. Prices starting from $695,000 or buy the shell and finish yourself. Call Rob or Paul for viewing for our newly furnished suite. MLS# H3079836. 4912_KIMRI_3_0019

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LOT 9...New home by Scarlett Homes, new site on Hamilton Mountain, The Kingston model to be built, the Redwood model features 2,630 sq. ft. plus double car garage. Kitchen with peninsula, granite counter and maple cabinets, built in pantry, corner angled upper cabinet, a bank of pots and pan drawers and crown moulding. Separate w/2 decorative columns, a coffered ceiling and hardwood floors. There is a window opening toward the family room w/gas fireplace with oak mantle, 9 ft. ceilings on main floor, oak staircase, hardwood floors in dining room and upper hallway, 4 exterior pot lights, 4 interior pot lights, dinette walk-out with terrace doors much more....CHARENE LOTTRIDGE* 905-318-3800 OR VISIT SITE MODEL @ 819 RYMAL ROAD E./MON-THURS 1-6PM/CLOSED FRIDAYS/SAT-SUN 1-5 PM

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LOT 28...To be built by Scarlett Homes, the Parkside model, aprpox 2514 sq. ft., 4 beds, 2.5 baths located on central Hamilton Mountain, loaded with upgrades, 9 ft main floor ceilings, maple kitchen cabinets w/granite countertops, oak staircase, double garage, separate dining room, main floor family room w/fp, master bedroom w/walk in closet & ensuite, main floor laundry room, much more...BOZENA RADENKOVIC* 905-318-3800 OR VISIT SITE MODEL @ 819 RYMAL ROAD E./MON-THURS 1-6PM/CLOSED FRIDAYS/SAT-SUN 1-5PM

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LOT 11...To be built by Scarlett Homes, new site on Hamilton Mountain, the Aurora model approx 2660 sq.ft., 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, main floor family room with fireplace, main floor laundry room, separate dining room, master bedroom with walk-in closet and ensuite, eatin kitchen, hardwood floors, much more....MOJGAN MOSHIRI* 905-318-3800 OR VISIT SITE MODEL @ 819 RYMAL ROAD E./MON-THURS 1-6PM/CLOSED FRIDAYS/SAT-SUN 1-5PM

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LOT 6...To be built by Scarlett Homes, new site on Hamilton Mountain, the Belair model approx 2646 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 9 ft. main floor ceilings, kitchen with flat maple cabinets, granite countertops with stainless steel undermount sink, pantry, pots & pans drawer, crown moulding, breakfast bar, oak staircase, hardwood in separate dining room & upper hall, main floor family room with fireplace, 4 interior/4 exterior potlights, much more....MOJGAN MOSHIRI* 905-318-3800 OR VISIT SITE MODEL @ 819 RYMAL ROAD E./MON-THURS 1-6PM/CLOSED FRIDAYS/SAT-SUN 1-5PM

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Lot 9...To be built by Scarlett Homes, model home available soon! New design has everything on the “Wants” list. Granite counter in kitchen/powder, raised maple cabinetrs, undermount sink, upgrade faucet, undermount lighting, crown moulding, dinette cabinetry, family room w/built-in maple wall unit, gas fpl, hwd floors, coffered ceiling, dining rm w/hdwlisting main floor laundry. Oak stairs w/wrought iron spindles. Master ens w/dble sink, shower w/half glass walls and seat. Hdwd upper hallway., 19 interior potlights, 5 exterior, 2 shower lights, 2 wall sconces, iron and glass insert for front doors, C/A, 3 piece RI bath for bsmt, sandstone colour windows w/grills on front, steel insulated garage door with windows RSA, CHARENE LOTTRIDGE* @ 905-318-3800...OR VISIT SITE MODEL @ 71 CLOVERLEAF ANCASTER/MON-THURS 1-6PM/CLOSED FRIDAYS/SAT-SUN 1-5 PM. 4912_KIMRI_1_0014

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LOT 26...To be built by Scarlett Homes, Huntington model, approx 2391 sq. ft., 4 beds, 2.5 baths, 9 ft. main floor ceilings, kitchen w/granite countertops, pots & pans drawer, crown moulding, breakfast bar, pantry, family room w/FP, hardwood floors in dining rm/ upper hall, much more....DONNA RAKAS* @ 905-318-3800...OR VISIT SITE MODEL @ 71 CLOVERLEAF ANCASTER/MON-THURS 1-6 PM/CLOSED FRIDAYS/SAT-SUN 1-5 PM.

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LOT 29...To be built by Scarlett Homes, new site on Hamilton Mountain, the Florence model approx 2551 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 9 ft main flr. ceilings, kitchen w/ flat maple cabinets, granite countertops w/ stainless steel, undermount sink, pantry, pots & pans drawer, crown moulding, breakfast bar, oak staircase, hdwd in separate dining rm & upper hall, main floor family room with fireplace, 4 interior/4 exterior potlights, much more ... MOJGAN MOSHIRI* 905-318-3800 OR VISIT SITE MODEL @ 819 RYMAL ROAD E./MON-THURS 1-6 PM/CLOSED FRIDAYS/SAT-SUN 1-5 PM.

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LOT 4...Model home by Scarlett Homes, large corner lot, parkside model approx 2514 sq. ft., 9’ main floor ceilings, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, main floor family room w/fireplace, separate dining room, hardwood floor, granite/raised maple kitchen, pantry, pots/pans drawer, crown moulding, potlights, oak stairs, iron spindles...CHARENE LOTTIRDGE* @ 905-318-3800 OR VISIT SITE MODEL @ 819 RYMAL ROAD E./MON-THURS 1-6PM/CLOSED FRIDAYS/SAT-SUN 1-5PM

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LOT 5..To be built by Scarlett Homes, New site opened on Hamilton Mountain, the Kingston Model w/ balcony & decorative porch, approx 2502 sq. ft., 4 good size bedrooms & loft, 2.5 baths, master ensuite has deep tub & half glass framed shower. Featured upgtrades: oak stairs w/stain as per your choice, maple kitchen cabinets w/ granite countertop, gas fireplace in family room, decorative columns, hardwood flrs on main flr & upper hallway, pot lights & more. Please visit our sales office at 819 Rymal Rd E to review diff. models ... BOZENA RADENKOVIC* 905-318-3800 or visit site model @ 819 RYMAL ROAD E. /MON-THURS 1-6PM/CLOSED FRIDAYS/SAT-SUN 1-5PM

$384,900

LOT 4...You can move in before Christmas, Ancaster’s inventory house, only one left on very private Lorupe Crt, Approx 2900, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, all bedrooms with ensuite privilege, separate dining room, family room with fireplace, loaded with high end upgrades, surrounded with mature trees...BOZENA RADENKOVIC* 905-318-3800 OR VISIT SITE MODEL @ 819 RYMAL ROAD E./MON-THURS 1-6PM/CLOSED FRIDAYS/SAT-SUN 1-5PM

LOT 24...New home by Scarlett Homes, new site on Hamilton Mountain, the Snowflake model approx 2257 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, main floor family room with gas fireplace, separate formal living and dining rooms, hadwood floors, granite countertop in kitchen with crown moulding, undermount sink, pantry, master bedroom with walk in closet & ensuite, bedroom level laundry, many more upgrades, closing date Oct/Nov 2012....BOZENA RADENKOVIC* 905-318-3800 OR VISIT SITE MODEL @ 819 RYMAL ROAD E./MON-THURS 1-6PM/CLOSED FRIDAYS/SAT-SUN 1-5PM

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Desirable Victorian Village Home with beautiful hardwood floors in lr/dr offering a 3 way gas fireplace, large spacious kitchen that lead onto private deck, king size master bedroom with ensuite with Whirlpool tub. Fully finished rec room, RSA, LA Related to vendor!...ASIM BHATTI* 905-318-3800.

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Wow!!! Unbeatable price in this only 5 years old home with 4+2 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, finished top to bottom, over 3500 sq ft of living space, A/C, 6 appliances, hot tub included, main floor family room w/fp, main floor laundry room, eat in kitchen, master ensuite, prided for fast sale. No disappointment. Shows 10+++ ... BOZENA RADENKOVIC* 905-318-3800.

Absolutely stunning, immaculate one year old home with approx. $150,000 in upgrades in a quiet court location on a large corner lot. 3,487 sq ft. Much love put into this home with full attention to every details throughout. Pictures will not do it justice, a must see!!! 10 ft ceilings on main level. Marble & hardwood flooring throughout home with upgraded porcelain tiles in bathrooms. Kitchen is fully loaded, an absolute dream. All top of the line Bosch appliances included. All cabinets upgraded, gorgeous granite throughout the home. Upstairs laundry. Upgraded crown molding throughout home. Master with large 14 ft walk in closet. Stunning ensuite with his and hers sinks with large 2 person jacuzzi and separate corner shower. Two bedrooms share ensuite privilege, other bedroom has own ensuite. Beautiful light fixtures throughout the home. Fantastic layout. Great for entertaining. Gorgeous spiral oak staircase. This home is extremely well cared for inside and out. Well manicured lawn. Fully insulated garage. Excellent energy efficient home. No disapointments here! RSA...GILDA WALTON* 905-318-3800. 4912_KIMRI_1_0022

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HAMILTON MOUNTAIN OPPORTUNITY!!!

HAMILTON MOUNTAIN NEW LISTING!!!

STONEY CREEK!!!

Large home presenty used as 2 family dwelling with separate 3 bedroom apartment on main floor, and 2 bedroom apartment on 2nd floor. Large 100x300 feet lot. Great opportunity of future street and potential of 5 more lots. Current rental income of $1600/mo. Asking $550,000. Seller may assist on financing! CALL GABRIEL RIVERSO AT 905-545-1188, TOLL FREE 1-800-567-6257, or email to griverso@rmxemail.com

Ideal for a large family or student rental. All brick and plaster, 1.5 Storey, 4 bedroom, 2 baths home . Great and convenient location on a large 50X150ft lot. Updated Roofs, Furnace, Central Air, Floors, Railing and Driveway. $249,000. Call Gabriel Riverso at 905-545-1188, toll free 1-800567-6257, or visit www.gabrielriverso.com

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Well kept all brick 3+1 bedrm backsplit custom built. Spacious home for the growing family or in-law situation. The many updates include windows & doors, high efficiency furnace & central air, roof shingles, tankless water heater system, patio door & garage doors. Refinished gleaming hardwood floors in 2009. Enjoy the gorgeous salt water in-ground, heated pool, concrete drive, pool deck and more!!! Great neighbourhood, close to schools, shopping. $364,500. CALL GABRIEL RIVERSO AT 905-545-1188, TOLL FREE 1-800-567-6257, Virtual Tour at griverso@rmxemail.com 4912_KIMRI_2_0055

WALK TO EASTGATE!!!

BRANTFORD!!! JUST SOUTH OF ANCASTER!!!

BRANTFORD, NEW LISTING!!!

A “Losani Homes Built” all brick 3 or 4 bedroom, great style of home with curved staircase. Many upgrades. Large pieshaped lot. Beautiful Florida sunroom. Totally finished lower level. Main floor family room with fireplace, main floor laundry room. Close to schools, shopping and transportation. Easy for commuters. Asking $359,000. Call Gabriel Riverso at 905-545-1188, toll free 1-800-567-6257, or visit www.gabrielriverso.com

Rare find property, beautiful 5 acres of country rolling lands, with large pond, pine forest walking trails. California ranch with plenty of natural light. 2+2 bedrooms 2-4 pc. bath w/hot tubs. 2 combination stone fireplaces. Large porch and a huge deck 55’ balcony/deck. Walk-out for the lower level! Double garage and workshop with full basement under garage, storage for the Handy man! 5 minutes to shopping in Brantford and only minutes to Ancaster, Hamilton, Dundas. $689,000. Don’t delay call today!!! Call Gabriel Riverso at 905-545-1188, Toll Free 1-800-563-6257, Virtual Tour at griverso@rmxemail.com 4912_KIMRI_5_0044

Custom built over 2100 sq. ft. of living area, plus over 2 acres lot with fabulous view! GREAT and UNIQUE energy efficient “Blue Max” construction ranch style home. Super insulated (R40) steel reinforced concrete. Under floor radiant heating/air return system. Offers 3 bedrooms, a large living room and nice family size kitchen. There is tons of natural light & view from every window. Only minutes to shopping and short drive to Ancaster and more!!! Call Gabriel Riverso at 905-545-1188, Toll Free 1-800-563-6257, Virtual Tour at griverso@rmxemail.com 4912_KIMRI_6_0044

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One of the Joys of the Holiday Season Is the Opportunity to Say “Thank You” And to Wish You and Yours The Very Best of the Season. May Health and Happiness Brighten Your Holidays And Remain With You Always.

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Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! from Gabriel and Nancy Riverso

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Chris Medcalf BROKER

Lori Peake SALES REPRESENTATIVE

For ALL Your Real Estate Needs RESIDENTIAL / INVESTMENT / COMMERCIAL

905-547-7305 | 1-877-574-4601 | medcalf@cogeco.net ROSEDALE CHARMER!

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Great 3 br home in good east Hamilton neighbourhood with newly paved side driveway. New kitchen with 4 new ss appl., new hardwood throughout kitchen & formal living room & dining room, main floor bedroom & remod. 4 pc bath, two large bedrooms upstairs, updates include siding, windows, furnace, C/A, wiring, basement waterproof!

Beautifully renovated 3 br home on quiet Rosedale street, new gourmet eat in kitchen w/ granite counters & 4 new ss appl, 2 new 4 pc baths, new hardwood & ceramics, new windows, furnace & A/C, updated wiring & plumbing. Private side driveway & fenced rear yard. Don’t miss out, call today!

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Impressive renovations! Super sized eat in kitchen with lots of new cabinets & stainless steel appliances & patio doors to rear yard, new hrdwd flrs in livrm, 3 bedrm, 1 remod bath, new concrete walkway & patio, updated windows & hydro, high efficiency gas furnace, front driveway & new fences! Won’t last!

2 ACRE PROPERTY! Counrty property only 10 minutes to city, suitable for contractor or small hobby farm, stylish new kit w/granite counters & new backsplash & new wide plank flooring, lr w/cove ceilings, three bedrooms, fin recrm w/potlights, lg detach garage w/hydro, new eff furnace & c/a, great opportunity!

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TWO STOREY BEAUTY!

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Super size semi renovated and ready to move in, 4 br, formal living & & dining room, new kitchen w/ ceramics and appliances, remod. 4 pc bath, walk-up from basmt to rear yard, lg rear concrete deck, double front parking, too many updates to mention!

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS! Remodelled home with separate inlaw set up, two new kitchens, two remodelled baths, new ceramics, hardwood, carpet throughout, roof recent reshingles, updated wiring & plumbing, freshly painted and decorated!

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Steps to the new Center Mall, good access to QEW, remodelled home with large kitchen w/modern cabs, granite & appliances, main floor laundry, 4 good size bedrooms, covered rear porch, private driveway, don’t miss out...call today!

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Wishing you and your family a warm and festive holiday. All the best in 2013! Season’s Greetings!

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PRIME WEST MOUNTAIN $269,900 Excellent Income Potential!

Unique property consisting of 5 room home and 1 bedroom cottage on lot 50”X100”, with double drive and fenced treed yard. Home has many renovations incl; newer roof and windows, bright and sunny IKEA kitchen. B/I dishwasher and microwave, living rm, 3 bedrooms, full basement with rec room, rear deck and shed. Cottage has kitchen, living rm, bedrm,4pc bath. Ideal for In-law, nanny or rental. Vendor motivated.

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Great starter, retirement or investment home. Shows well. Nice layout, super yard, mins to Linc & 403, walk to schools, etc. Partial basement, great value.

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Prime downtown location at the very centre of Hamilton across from Jackson Square main entrance. Newer roof, furnaces, windows, kitchens and bathrooms, etc. Potential gross rent $4700/mth. Great potential for future development.

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Well established variety store in mature neighbourhood with no competition nearby. Average weekly sales around $7000 & cigarette sale portion 35-40%, lotto & extra income $1000-$1500. Security camera, backyard fence. Apartment above store for living. Long term lease, perfect for family operation. 4912_KIMRI_1_5012

End unit backing onto open space in a well maintained complex. Spacious 3 bedrm, 2 full baths & is conveniently loc’d near parks, transit, shopping, hwy, walking paths & mature trees surround. Recently fin’d bsmnt, newer flrng thruout & updated bathrms. Furniture can be included. Furnace ‘12. A/C ‘09. 4912_KIMRI_2_5007

True gem on Barton St. 3500 sq ft of commercial space on main flr. Full high dry bsmnt. Hundreds of thousands of dollars spent in recent years on this solid building, including new roof, heating, A/C system, windows, wiring, plumbing, water proofing, driveway. Tasteful internal renovation. Must be seen. 4912_KIMRI_3_5009

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Great opportunity to own a growing business in downtown. This turn-key business includes most new equipment, has no franchise fees, has a great product offering and is producing big gross sales.

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Well established ice cream franchise located in a newer plaza on rapidly growing Stoney Creek Mountain. High traffic. Surrounded by movie theatre, national franchise restaurants, etc. Fully equipped. Good income & potential to grow the business.

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$219,900

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IMMACULATE RANCH CALEDONIA $294,900 Incredible value offered here. Sought-after open concept design features new granite counters, breakfast bar and new stainless steel appliances. The living and dining rooms have newly installed hardwood and all 3 bedrooms have brand new carpeting. The lower level is completely finished & offers a large rec-room perfect for entertaining a 3 pice bath and 4th bedroom. Also features fresh paint, recent shingles, C/A, C/V and more. 4912_KIMRI_5009

IMMACULATE CALEDONIA $269,900 Neat and tidy best describes this unique 2+1 bedroom. Features include a fantastic 18’x13’ four seasons solarium, a huge oak kitchen, gorgeous maple hardwood in the LR & DR, modern 4 piece bath with a corner whirlpool tub and a separate shower and a fully finished lower level. Furnace ‘05, shingles ‘11, 200 amp on breakers. Just move in and enjoy. 4912_KIMRI_5012

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SALT WATER POOL COURT LOT $377,900 Fantastic 4 bedroom home on a huge pie-shaped court lot. Loads of updates include windows, furnace & A/C, shingles aggregate concrete drive and patterned concrete walkways, salt water pool, granite counters and hardwood flooring. Huge fenced yard offers privacy as well as relaxing water feature. Fantastic value at this price.

TO BE BUILT, JARVIS $319,900 Modern new design by Edwards Custom Homes. Offers over 1,500 sq. ft. on main floor and features an open concept great room design with a large master bedroom, luxurious ensuite, main floor laundry, covered rear porch and generous sized insulated garage. Upgrades include custom Winger kitchen, hardwood and ceramics throughout, 2x6 constructions, alarm system, C/A, fully sodded lot and more.

IMMEDIATE POSSESSION PORT DOVER $279,990 Beautifully designed home features 1,458 sq. ft. of modern open concept living. Loaded with extras include maple kitchen with island and pendant lighting, under cabinet lighting, glass tile backsplash & pot drawers. The great room features tray ceilings, engineering hardwood flooring and a cozy gas fireplace. Lots of extras including C/A, pot lights, wrought iron railings, upgraded under pad, all brick exterior with stone skirt and double car garage.

RIVER ACCESS $505,900 Fantastic waterfront property providing navigable access to the Grand River. Dock your boat in your own backyard. Featuring a spotless beautifully maintained custom-built 2,400 sq. ft. home with 4 bedrooms, ensuite bath, awesome deck off the master bedroom, above-ground pool and wraparound porch. Lower level features a generous sized rec-room with a wet bar perfect for entertaining. Approximately 15 minutes drive or less to Ancaster, Caledonia or Hamilton. 4912_KIMRI_5013

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HARDWOOD THROUGHOUT CALEDONIA $359,900 Absolutely gorgeous open concept home. Located on dead-end street backing onto farmland. Features hardwood throughout the man and upper levels, main floor laundry, 5 piece bath with corner whirlpool tub and separate shower, fully finished basement with an extra 3 piece bath. Large rec-room with gas burning woodstove and a beautifully landscaped lot.

(905) 575-5478

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END UNIT PORT DOVER $247,468 Stunning end unit quality built by Willik Homes Ltd. Offers over 1,200 sq. ft. of modern open concept living on the main floor. Features include hardwood flooring, maple kitchen, breakfast bar, ensuite bathroom, main floor laundry room, coffered ceiling, cozy gas fireplace and more. All brick and stone exterior, immediate possession possible.

LUXURY TOWNHOUSE PORT DOVER $238,803 This 1,269 sq. ft. home features a fantastic floor plan with 2 large bedrooms, cozy gas fireplace, main floor laundry room, upgraded maple kitchen with a lazy Susan, under cabinet lighting, pot drawers and convenient garbage pull out. Must be seen.

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he holidays are just around the corner and only the most savvy of us have everything under control. That’s one of the problems with our very busy lives… there’s just no time. But if you want to have a happy holiday that doesn’t leave you holding your aching head when the bills roll in come January, you have to start planning early. The longer you wait, the more you’re prone to give in to stress, make impulse purchases, blow your budget or even buy a lame gift. Look at your holiday spending as you would any other big-ticket item. While you’re splitting the cost among a variety of expenses, the bottom line is still the same: you’re spending a lot of money in a short period of time. In the best of all worlds, you would have started saving for your holiday spending in January. You would have made it a budget item and set aside $10, $50, $150 a month so when the season rolled around, you’d be ready. After all, it’s way easier to set aside $100 a month than to come up with $1,200 all at once. This is how I do it, and come August I start keeping my eyes open for “deals” on things I know my friends and family will love.

If you can’t do that, start here, with this “Holiday Spending Plan”:

›› Write down the amount you want to spend in each category of holiday expenses. Gifts are only the beginning – don’t forget to account for travel costs, postage and shipping, decorating, greeting cards, entertainment and photos. ›› List the people you plan to shop for under the gift category, then divide up your budget accordingly. Limit your budget to what you can afford right now and avoid a financial hangover in the new year. If you spend $500 on a credit card at 18 per cent interest, and pay the minimum each month, it will take you seven years – and cost $365 in interest – to pay it off. Consider setting a dollar limit on gifts or drawing names among extended family, roommates or co-workers. ›› Jot down any gift ideas that you might have for the people on your list. Comparison-shop online before heading to the store. (Don’t forget to include shipping costs in your calculations if you decide to buy online).

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A dash of planning and a dab of creativity can also help you keep your entertainment costs under control:

›› Invite guests to bring something to share at a potluck dinner. ›› Serve brunch, throw a finger-food party or host a wine and cheese tasting instead of a full-blown turkey dinner. ›› Co-host a party with a pal or sibling, and share the cost. ›› Make sure you set a dollar limit for your soirée. And list the items, ingredients and décor you’ll need and how much each will cost. ›› Remember, that the best gifts don’t have to cost money. If you’re financially challenged this year, offer up your time babysitting, cooking meals, house cleaning, massaging, sewing, knitting, transporting, or whatever else you’re good at. Clip a picture of the service you’ll provide and be clear on how often, as in “I’ll babysit one weekend a month from February to June.” Or better yet, make your own coupon book. There now, you don’t have to worry about starting the new year with a financial hangover. Happy holidays!

Gail Vaz-Oxlade is the host of Til Debt Do Us Part and author of Debt Free Forever and blogs daily at www.gailvazoxlade.com. Follow Gail on Twitter at Twitter.com/ GailVazOxlade

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Joshua

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$149,900

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EAST MOUNTAIN STARTER HOME

Spacious family home on quiet court. Situated on a large pie-shaped lot backing onto park. This home features an oversized custom kitchen w/ gourmet appliances w/open concept view to family room, fully finished bsmnt w/wet bar, games rm & rec room w/FP. 3+1 bedrms, 3.5 baths, private yard w/2 tier deck & much more. A must see!! $429,000

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$224,900 This 2.5 storey home offers 5 bedrooms & 2 bathrms, separate entrance & main flr bedrm. kitchen w/semi oak cabinets, open concept living rm w/patio door to lrg deck. Finished loft. Reno’s done; new hi-eff furnace & A/C, 100 amp breakers, new wiring, updated baths, newer windows, new fire escape, ceramics & laminate.

$239,900 Newly renovated home w/in-law suite. 4 bedrms, 2 bathrms, main flr laundry, large yard w/3 car parking, separate entrances. Tons of reno’s!! Ceramics, kitchens, baths, bsmnt., furnace, refin’d hrdwd flrs, thermo windows, 100 amp brkers & more. Call today to view!

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$112,900 Gorgeous setting for this double lot unit. Open concept, large eat in kitchen w/vaulted ceiling, lots of cupboards, huge living rm w/stone fireplace, 2 bedrms, m bedrm offers French doors to sunrm & w/i closets. Updated 4 pc bath w/ clawfoot tub, laundry rm., lots of storage. Sunroom exits to large deck & hot tub & well maintained landscaping. Call for more info.

$179,900 3 bedrm, 2 bath, 2 storey home. Large eat- in kitchen, main flr family room and many updates. Roof (06), furnace & A/C (09), bathrms (08) w/whirlpool & shower, windows & steel drs (06), wiring & 100 amp (06). Large fenced yard w/new deck and oversized shed/workshop w/hydro. A MUST SEE!

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Jian Li

BROKER, PH.D.

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Escarpment Realty Inc, Brokerage Independently Owned & Operated

905.575.5478

550 Fennell Ave. Hamilton, ON L8V 4S9

Direct: 905.537.8838

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Walk to Mohawk College. Completely renovated 3+2 bed, 2 kitchen, 2 bath brick bungalow. 2 bedrm in-law suite w/sep entrance at lower level. New hrdwd flr, new windows. Redone washrooms and kitchen w/granite countertops and new cabinets. Updated wiring and plumbing. Just move in!

For rent near McMaster University Innovation Park and Chedoke Golf Course. Well maintained 9 years old 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath townhouse. New hardwood floors in LR/DR. Freshly painted through-out. Bright eat-in kitchen. Spacious master bedroom with ensuite & walkin closet. Finished recrm on 4th br/high dry basement.

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$309,900

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Large 4 bedrm brick bungalow with two carports. Lots of recent updates! New doors, new roof shingles on south portion, most new windows, main flr kitchen updated w/granite counters & new cabinets. Reno’d main bathrm w/new fixtures. In-law suite on lower lvl w/ private entrance. Private yard w/ mature trees. 4912_KIMRI_1_5007

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550 Fennel Avenue East, Hamilton, ON L8V 4S9 I 905-575-5478 I

HAMILTON OFFICE

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Escarpment Realty Inc., Brokerage ESCARPMENT REALTY INC., BROKERAGE Independently Owned & Operated

Independently Owned and Operated

BROKER OF RECORD

MANAGER

CONRAD ZURINI

DEREK LEVITT**

Linda Anderson*

Coleen Boyle*

Mila Baier*

Penny Bryce*

* Sales Representative | ** Broker

Dave Allison*

Diana Almonte*

Bill Anderson*

Edo Bergsma*

Patty Bevan*

Brenda Bowerman*

Harry Bowes*

Lisa Camara*

Adela Carina*

Jim Carroll*

Edward Choi*

Joel Christie*

Joshua Adeyemi**

Ralph Agostino*

Dorothy Baker**

Kevin Beattie**

Craig* & Colleen** Bush

Maggy Agro**

Al Cosentino*

Don Cottrell**

Christine Crooks*

Martie Dahl*

Peter Dahl*

Michael Delvecchio*

Adele Diliberto*

John Diliberto**

Kimberly Ehler*

Michelle Franchino*

Rod Frank*

Brian Gerrard*

Joseph Giovinazzo*

Rob Golfi*

Tammy Gosden*

Dave Hamm*

Ken Harris*

Chris Hayward*

Rob Hayward*

John Hellicar*

Pat Henderson*

Kristina King*

Susan Klement*

Kathy Korobkin*

Lisa Lavallee*

Donna Lavin*

Karen Lilja*

Pat Lilja*

Ying Liu*

Mario & Pat Loranger*

Natalie Hargreaves*

Sylvia Henderson*

Ron Hewitt**

Mike Howell*

Carl Lazar*

Vince Lazaruk*

Ross Lewis*

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Jian Li**

Vince Delvecchio*

Maybelline Di Giovanni*

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Independently Owned and Operated

Todd Martin*

Tim Mattioli*

Bobbi McCaughey*

Liz Miller*

Devon Moarefdoust*

Wendy Murray Nicholson*

Chantel Nightingale*

Rick Nishizaki*

Frank Pek**

Josh Purdon*

Don Rankin**

Heather Reid*

Barb Rendall*

Tom Rendall**

Greg Rozakis*

Frank Russumanno*

Patrick Scanlon*

John Schlett*

Ralph Schmidt*

John Sebastiano*

Adnan Shukur*

Heather Sommer*

Sharon Stafford*

Victor Stanziani *

Donna Sutherland*

Tricia Taffs*

Sylvia Tavormina*

Ron Taylor*

Ron Tomblin*

Peter Vandendool*

Brett Whitley**

Hans Marcelissen*

Diane Maddick*

Paula Mahony*

Mike McNeil*

Guy McPhee**

Norm Merz*

Lynn Page*

Bill Papaioannou**

Ross Robertshaw*

Lois Simpson*

Ken Thompson*

Lenny Martin**

Monique McKay*

550 Fennel Avenue East, Hamilton, ON L8V 4S9 I 905-575-5478 I

* Sales Representative | ** Broker

Terry Williams*

AT THIS LOCATION

LAW OFFICE LAW OFFICE MORTGAGE SPECIALISTS

Marty Speelman Agent 905-639-9999

Douglas J. DePaulo, LL.B.

Suzie Hay

905-978-2973

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Katie Morrison 905-515-1173

Aldo Berlingieri, LL.B. Alanna C. Stephen, B.A., LL.B., J.D. doug.depaulo@gmail.com aldo.berlingieri@gmail.com alannastephen@gmail.com 905-667-2990 905-667-2990 905-667-2990

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STONEY CREEK OFFICE

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Independently Owned and Operated

BROKER OF RECORD

MANAGER & BROKER

CONRAD ZURINI

ANN ZURINI*

Alexandra Borondy*

Alf A. Alfano**

Frank Angelone*

Zdenka Benjik*

Jack Benson*

Margaret Berlo*

Bill Brach*

Marian Briatico*

Micho Brujic*

Terri Cantelo*

Leo Cascioli*

Mike Cascioli*

Rose & Ted Cipriani*

Adam Clermont*

Kim Condari*

Josy D’Amico*

Eric DeGroot*

Michelle DeGroot*

Peter Demchenko*

Art & Savina Dielschnieder*

Gerald Din*

Abby Evans*

Matthew Fascione*

Ralph P. Fascione**

Barbara Fehrman**

Rick & Rosemary Ferroni*

Tina Forbes*

Velimir Gavrilovic*

Rob Harris*

Lidia Hilton*

Larry & Janice Hinkley*

Joe Iannino*

Pat & Gary Keen*

Nenad Keric*

Sarah Khan**

Ivan Kontic*

Kevin Kontic*

Gauruv Lall*

Wendy Livingstone*

Paul Makarenko*

New Sto Off Peter Muraca*

Pam Negrinotti*

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Larry Paletta*

Mauro Pezzelato*

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John Pocobene*

Frank Radman*

Gabriel Riverso**

John Rosmus*

Cindy Savelli*

Tina & Gizella Silvestri*

Roger Singh*

Tobias Smulders*

Jas Sohal**

Mirjana Stanic*

Donna Stewart*

Peter Stewart*

Sam Succar*

Rose Swann*

Teso Tadic*

Lorraine Thompson*

Karen & Mark Togmus*

Walter Venafro*

Anil Verma*

Josie Vuksan*

Marge Woodworth*

Mark Zik*

David Walton**

Wayne Warrener*

Craig Watson*

Kenna Whipple-Erkelens*

For all your Home, Auto, Business, Life insurance needs

AT THIS LOCATION

David & Bonnie Seburn*

905-309-3339

LAW OFFICE LAW OFFICE

New Stoney Creek Office

Brenda Quallo Agent

860 Queenston Road, Stoney Creek, ON L8G 4A8 I 905-545-1188 I

Independently Owned and Operated

MORTGAGE SPECIALISTS

Frank Bozzo Branch Manager

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Douglas J. DePaulo, LL.B.

Nikki Iovio

905-979-7823

Deo Mastrangelo 905-515-8222

Aldo Berlingieri, LL.B. Alanna C. Stephen, B.A., LL.B., J.D. doug.depaulo@gmail.com aldo.berlingieri@gmail.com alannastephen@gmail.com 905-963-7312 905-963-7312 905-963-7312

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Independently Owned and Operated

* Sales Representative | ** Broker

BROKER OF RECORD & MANAGER

CONRAD ZURINI

Nancy DiCosimo*

Tina Doyle*

Dan & Sandi Macdonald*

Chuck Hogeterp*

Peter Hogeterp*

Jules Hozjan*

Tony Hozjan**

Tony Iacoviello*

Travis Langeraap*

Jeff Potter*

LUanne Prentice*

Lucille Riddell*

Frank Salvatore**

Drago Saric*

Julia Saric**

Ashley Sidler*

James Summers**

Adele Turek*

Matt Turek*

Joe Vine*

Suzanne Williams*

Mark Woehrle*

Mark Zizzo*

Lise Miles*

Marilyn O’Blenis*

J.D. Pauls**

Anthony Picone*

LAW OFFICE AT THIS LOCATION

325 Winterberry Drive, Hamilton, ON L8J 0B6 I 905-573-1188 I

STONEY CREEK MOUNTAIN OFFICE

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Kevin Huynh Agent 905-531-7399

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BROKER OF RECORD

MANAGER & BROKER

CONRAD ZURINI

MIKE CUSANO

Phyl Farrauto*

Doug Folsetter*

Janice James*

Vin Kapoor*

Cameron Nolan**

Eliza Sokolowski*

Michelle Anderson*

Robyn Bobiak*

Jodi Formosi*

Vince Formosi**

Joanne Greene**

Dave Howitt*

Rita Italiano*

Joe McLaughlin*

Francesca Mammone*

Sonnia Martorana*

Zelko Miokovic**

Angela Nolan*

Irene Alfano*

Lisa Dale*

AT THIS LOCATION

LAW OFFICE

Chuck Farrauto*

50 Dundurn Street South, Unit 119, Hamilton, ON L8P 4W3 I 905-525-2720 I

Escarpment Realty Inc., Brokerage ESCARPMENT REALTY INC., BROKERAGE

MORTGAGE SPECIALISTS

Preston Schmidt Agent 905-537-5348

Tom Neeb

905-541-8736

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Independently Owned and Operated

BROKER OF RECORD

MANAGER & BROKER

CONRAD ZURINI

MIKE CUSANO

370 Wilson Street East, Unit 11, Ancaster, ON L9G 4S4 I 905-304-3303 I

ANCASTER OFFICE

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John Allan*

Fred & Marilyn Amalfi**

Jay Brandes*

Marsha Brandes*

George Burtniak**

Peter Byers*

Mary Hamilton*

Karen Lacey*

Robert Lawton*

Ron Lewyckyj*

Tim O’Connor*

Shawn Palmer*

Roy Rodrigues**

Jerry Romano*

* Sales Representative | ** Broker

Bernadette Amalfi-Bean*

Tracy Dmetrichuk*

Jack Loft**

Shelley Romano*

John Baier*

Lori Bolton*

Dan Gismondi**

Tim Gowing**

Frank Lostracco*

Judy Shepalo*

Harry Mancini**

Gordon Brandes*

Vince Gratta*

Tina Nixon*

John VanAndel*

AT THIS LOCATION

LAW OFFICE

MORTGAGE SPECIALISTS

Preston Schmidt Agent 905-537-5348

Cindy Vertlieb

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* Sales Representative | ** Broker BROKER OF RECORD

MANAGER & BROKER

CONRAD ZURINI

JOE COLLINA

Sal Abouchala*

Shireen Andrea*

Steve Azmier*

Andrew Caton*

Kelly Christopherson*

Elena Cipriano*

Debby Court*

Terry Court*

Debbie DiMascio*

Jim Donahue*

Jennifer Draho*

Ann Dunsby*

Kimberly Field-Summerhayes*

Paul Hammond*

Cheryl Ledamun*

Vanessa Mirabelli* Troy Noseworthy*

Sheryl Maciel*

Jim Sands*

Judy Schenk*

Jeff Weisbrod*

Mike Wells*

Ajay Bassi*

Nathan Bradford*

Deborah Brown*

Sarah Butler*

Lisa Cox*

Don Cox*

Bob Cross*

Susan Danio**

Dan DiCecca*

Cathy Erskine*

Kristen Ervine*

Mara Faccenda*

Darren Feener*

Leanne Feener*

George Field**

Trevor Lepine*

Tony Lewis*

Mary-Anne Lightfoot*

Chris Logue*

Sarah Logue*

Abby Ozaltug*

Aleksandra Pietrantonio*

Steve Proc*

Jackie Robinson*

Kim Robinson*

Shannon Sullivan*

John Summach*

Lou Volk**

Alison Walsh*

Anita Shumlick*

Elizabeth Wiecek*

Todd Barker*

Drew Woolcott*

Terry Tandarich*

Liz Long*

Brenda MacGregor*

Charlie Robson*

Paul Roussel*

Ed Walsh*

Kit Ward*

Jayne Woolcott*

LAW OFFICE

2180 Itabashi Way, Unit 4A, Burlington, ON L7M 5A5 I 905-639-7676 I

Escarpment Realty Inc., Brokerage ESCARPMENT REALTY INC., BROKERAGE

AT THIS LOCATION

I have over 20 years experience in the home financing industry and have worked on all sides of the corporate fence, including brokering, owning and also managing brokerage companies. These years of experience have taught me numerous things, but most importantly that â&#x20AC;&#x153;it takes a lifetime

to gain someoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s trust, but only a moment to lose itâ&#x20AC;?.

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MORTGAGE SPECIALISTS

Miles Kulik

-"!s"ROKER- Email miles@mhcmortgages.ca www.twitter.com/mileskulik

Miles Kulik MBA www.mhcmortgages.ca Christopher Trahiotis Alexandra Trahiotis Broker 905-639-9999 905-639-9999

905-334-6906

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905-330-9029

Douglas J. DePaulo, LL.B. Scott Kirkwood

289-639-3657

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How to be mortgage-free within 10 years BY CA LUM ROSS

I

am increasingly faced with clients who are intent on retiring their mortgage as quickly as possible. While most mortgages today are amortized over 25 years, below are the tips that I give my clients who want to be mortgagefree as quickly as possible. If you follow all the suggestions below, your mortgage will be gone quicker than you think.

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Never get an open mortgage at a fixed rate unless you plan on paying it off within its term. Today’s closed mortgages generally offer 10 to 20 per cent prepayment privileges, and can usually be obtained at one per cent or more off the posted rate. Open mortgages at fixed rates carry higher interest. Why pay higher interest unless you are going to exceed this 10- to 20-per-cent prepayment? You can always make bigger lump sum payments at renewal time with no penalty.

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Use accelerated weekly or bi-weekly payments. Accelerated weekly payments are equivalent to onequarter of your monthly payment. Accelerated bi-weekly payments are equivalent to half your monthly payment. Both of these methods enable you to make one extra monthly payment a year. The impact of this alone reduces your amortization from 25 to less than 21 years.

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Give your mortgage the same raise that you get each year. If your income goes up 10 per cent, so should your mortgage payment. This extra increase in payment will go directly towards principal repayment.

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Give your mortgage a portion of any bonus or extra income. If you spend 30 per cent of your income on your mortgage, then 30 per cent of any extra income should also go to your mortgage in the form of a prepayment. This bonus portion will go straight towards principal repayment.

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Use extra money from your budget. Most financially sound people have a budget that they live by. If you have a little bit extra then apply it to your mortgage. Minimum prepayments can be as little as $100.

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Round up your mortgage payments. Why not round off that $656 bi-weekly to $660, or $675? You will be amazed at the difference.

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Consider a variable rate mortgage. While the fluctuation will keep some people awake at night, those who can endure the rate adjustments can save money. Some variable rate, or adjustable rate mortgages are up to 0.5 per cent below prime.

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Seek independent financial advice. While some bankers do look out for your best interest, they work for the bank, not you. Their branch, organization and shareholders all have a financial interest in lending at higher rates, and it is in their best interest for you to keep your mortgage for a long time. Talk to your financial planner, mortgage consultant, or talk to a financially savvy friend.

I know that these steps take discipline and dedication, but the old adage still holds true – a penny saved is a penny earned. The one thing that most financially successful people have in common is discipline. It might not feel fulfilling now, but believe me when I say that this short-term sacrifice will result in long-term gain. Just think of what you can buy when your mortgage is all gone.

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Keep your payments the same, even if you renew at a lower rate. Since you know you can afford to pay at this level, don’t decrease your payment when you negotiate a lower rate. The difference in payments between your new rate and the old rate will go directly to the principal.

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Use your income tax return to put a lump sum payment towards your mortgage. This is extra money that is not used in your monthly budget. Don’t indulge – make it really benefit you.

Calum Ross is senior vice-president and practicing mortgage agent with The Mortgage Centre. He has appeared on Canada AM, Investment Television, BNN and Citytv. He holds an MBA in finance and is an accredited mortgage professional. He can be reached at 416.410.9905.

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One important initiative is the development of competency standards and curriculum requirements for mortgage brokers

approach to identifying and addressing issues in the mortgage broker industry. The MBRCC strategic plan for 2012-2015 has also been released, outlining the strategic priorities and initiatives of the organization for this period. One important initiative is the development of competency standards and curriculum requirements for mortgage brokers. In addressing consumer protection concerns, the MBRCC committed to assessing practices that ensure mortgages are suitable and will also review the information consumers receive about the material risks involved in a mortgage. “We believe the next three years will bring about positive changes not only to protect mortgage consumers in Canada, but also in industry standards and professionalism,” Bacon says. “The MBRCC looks forward to working closely with consumers, industry and other interested stakeholders in bringing these changes to fruition.”

“It is critical to work more closely together now,” says Kirk Bacon, chair of the MBRCC. “Mortgage risks are becoming increasingly prevalent, the market is growing more complex and many regulations need to be modernized to keep up.” The partnership signals a new era of coordination and information sharing among regulators as well as a national

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oldwell Banker Pinnacle Real Estate, Brokerage of Hamilton held a Christmas lunch and fundraiser on November 28th and raised an impressive $4,700 for families in need. The event was part of the team’s “Christmas to Remember” campaign. Everyone involved enjoyed a great afternoon and participated in both a live and silent auction, raffles, door prizes and a 50/50 draw. For the past 12 years, the Hamilton Brokerage has been helping families in need during the holiday season. “We started out purchasing personal care kits for teens and delivering them to a local schools,” says Cathy Mac Queen, Secretary at Coldwell Banker Pinnacle Real Estate. “Over time we did more and more kits until one Christmas we decided to adopt a family. Our sales representatives were so generous that we were able to help two families. As time went on we formed a Christmas committee and came up with great ideas to raise money all year.” The team created the “Christmas to Remember” fund and came up with creative ideas to raise funds, including summer barbecues, garage sales, clothing swaps and pizza parties. Last year, they brought a

“Christmas To Remember” to 28 children and their families from five local schools in the Hamilton area.

For the past 12 years, the Hamilton Brokerage has been helping families in need during the holiday season “We’ve come a long way in the past few years, and although sometimes it gets overwhelming with organizing, shopping, wrapping and delivering of the gifts, we never lose site of why we do it,” says Cathy. “Santa gets busy and sometimes needs a little help, and Coldwell Banker Pinnacle Real Estate, Brokerage is always more than happy to offer that help.”

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With the federal government’s changes to mortgage rules, as of April 19 buyers need a minimum 20-per-cent down payment for investment properties. Rule number one when you’re setting out as an investor is to take a long-term view with an emphasis on generating positive cash flow. Your strategy should be to buy, hold and rent the property to generate income over and above your mortgage costs, while building equity over time. Achieving positive cash flow means renting out the property for more than the monthly costs. But once you include condo fees, taxes, insurance, property management fees, maintenance and advertising, the financial picture can look different. If you can generate positive cash flow, the benefits are three-fold: you pocket the surplus; you build longterm equity while someone else pays down your mortgage; and when you go to sell, you gain from any value appreciation in the property. With the federal government’s changes to mortgage rules, as of April 19 buyers need a minimum 20-per-cent down payment for investment properties. On the plus side, you have to borrow less and your monthly payments are lower. For example, if you buy a condo for $200,000 and put down 20 per cent, or $40,000, your basic mortgage amount would be $160,000. At an annual interest rate of 5.25 per cent over a 30year amortization, your monthly mortgage payment is $878. As an investor/landlord, you will want to pay attention to vacancy rates, which Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.

(CMHC) summarizes, along with average rents, in its twiceannual rental market reports. An increasing rate means rental supply is growing and renters have more to choose from, and you, as a landlord, may have trouble renting out your property or increasing the rent. Declining vacancy rates are music to your ears, because that means supply is tightening and your property may be in higher demand. A vacancy rate between two and three per cent is generally considered a balanced market, meaning supply of rentals is appropriate for the demand. Anything below that level is ideal. Like real estate prices, rental markets vary between specific areas, or even streets. It’s necessary to do your research to determine which areas have a tight supply. Look for areas with strong economic fundamentals: job growth, population influx, average income growth and increasing property purchase prices. Other influences in value appreciation are proximity to mass transit, shopping, schools and amenities. Ultimately, you want a property that appeals to potential owners, not just renters, because if you can’t sell it to someone else one day, you won’t be able to take advantage of any increase in value. How to set the “right” rent – high enough to yield positive cash flow, but not so high you price yourself out of the rental market for the area? First, find out what comparable units in the area rent for by checking sources where landlords advertise. You can also check provincial rent registry databases, along with CMHC’s rental market reports. Downtown properties might be your first choice as a location for an investment condo. The location no doubt appeals to a lot of renters, but it’s also where average prices are higher and therefore less affordable than out of the city core. This makes achieving positive cash flow more difficult, because you might not be able to rent out your unit for what you need to cover your mortgage and expenses. You might have better luck buying in some of the outlying areas, where, due to transportation improvements, tenants can live but work downtown and still have a reasonable commute.

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