REAL TALK Real Estate Blog

We have listed a new property at 10005 Highway 201 in South Farmington.
Situated in an area of upscale properties and loaded with quality features, this 5 bed, 3 bath home has great curb appeal and the 1 bedroom apartment/in-law suite is sure to impress! Open concept main floor features a living room, dining room, a well-planned kitchen boasting a centre island, lots of counter top and cabinet space while the adjacent dining area offers easy access to the private 2 tiered deck overlooking the pool and large fully fenced backyard. The master suite + ensuite offer up abundant space to relax, read and unwind after a day’s work. A full bath with laundry and two more generous bdrms complete the main level. The fully finished basement features the in-law suite complete with full bath, laundry hook-up and kitchen/living area, as well as another huge bedroom or rec room space. Economical heating and cooling via two ductless heat pumps. The easy living continues outdoors...
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We have listed a new property at 197 Belle Drive in Meadowvale.
Perfectly suited for family living and entertaining, this 3+1 bedroom, 2.5 bath home is a must-see! From the moment you arrive, you’ll appreciate the spacious rooms and super convenient layout including main floor laundry with double capacity washer & dryer! The kitchen is bright and airy with plenty of cupboard and counter space, a walk-in pantry and island breakfast bar. It provides easy access to the private, fully fenced backyard complete with a deck and pergola. In-floor radiant heating on main level, heat pumps on both levels, beautiful hardwood and ceramic flooring and custom window coverings. Upstairs you’ll find 3 large bedrooms, including the primary suite which offers spacious closets and ensuite bath with tub & separate shower. There’s a large developed bonus room too, great for a 4th bedroom, home gym, office or playroom. The final feather in the cap is an attached...
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We have listed a new property at 950 Highway 341 in Upper Dyke.
Located in picturesque Upper Dyke Village, just minutes to Kentville and New Minas, this 4 bdrm, 2 bath home is perfect for families or young professionals who want to be close to the amenities of town, yet enjoy the privacy and space of a more rural setting. With two separate PIDs, the generous 3.9 acres will leave you lots of space to roam, garden and play! On entering the home from the side door, you'll step into a spacious foyer that leads to both the laundry room and the impressive open concept kitchen, dining and living room areas. Lovely ceramic tile and hardwood floors throughout. Two 2 good size bedrooms and a 4 pce bath complete the main floor. On the lower level, you’ll find a cozy rec room, two more sizable bedrooms – one with its own 3 pce ensuite – as well as a storage room and walk out. Outside you'll find a double driveway, newer shed plus a large wrap around deck for...
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“Ooooh, this property just came back on the market after a pending sale. There must be something wrong with it, right?“

Well….not necessarily! And yet we hear this all the time. From buyer clients to other realtors, there seems to be a huge stigma attached to homes that return to the market after a conditional sale.

Of course, one reason for a failed deal might be that the home inspection revealed a serious defect with the property. But that’s not always the case.

Sometimes, a failed deal  has nothing to do with the property at all.

Some other reasons a home might come back on the market include:

  • Financing: the buyers just can’t get the money.
  • Buyer’s Remorse: they simply got cold feet.
  • Dealing in Poor Faith: the buyers submitted more than one offer to purchase on more than one property. (Which is completely fine if you’re intending to OWN more than one home, btw)
  • Dishonesty: perhaps they were less than forthcoming on their actual situation...
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We have listed a new property at 167 Maple Lane in Mill Road.
After months of staying home a bit more than you’d really like, now’s the time to enjoy some quality life at the lake! Sitting on the shore of Wallaback Lake, with loads of space to relax, play and recharge, you can enjoy spectacular sunsets and privacy aplenty on this stunning 2-acre property. There’s enough space here to have a multi-family recreation property - it even comes with your own island. (Title to Brier Island is on the deed). Includes a 2011 36-foot fifth wheel Keystone Cougar RV, complete with rear living area and 4 slide-outs, 2 swivel chairs, hide-a-bed sofa & dinette slide-out, double sink, 3 burner range, refrigerator, LCD TV, private toilet area, lav., front queen bed slide-out, wardrobe w/sliding doors. Located just minutes to groceries, gas, hardware store, restaurant & NSLC in New Ross. Whether you’re new to the glamping lifestyle or just want to be...
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