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I almost feel a bit gun-shy writing this blog post- it's been so long since I've posted on this forum. Actually, it's been so long that I feel rusty and a bit blurry. Funny how writing something that's suppose to be so organic and symbolic of free flowing thought can seem to be such a daunting ta...
08/06/2017
Real Estate does involve working with complete strangers. Regardless if they give you a drivers license, show a passport or provide you with a pre-approval letter from a lender, as REALTORS®,  we have to trust that these people are who they're representing themselves to be. Seems like not a year ...
10/18/2014
Hamilton, Ontario: Home to McMaster University, Redeemer University, Mohawk College and a campus of Brock University. Needless to say, the demand for student housing is high. One of the biggest issues facing Buyers who want to invest in the student rental market is obtaining financing. The Royal ...
05/08/2014
Seems like 2014 was reality check time for me. With all the technology and social media hype out there, I had ventured away from the basics. I had started to notice my website sliding in November. Unfortunately, I had let myself get spread out too thin. There were things that I was involved with ...
01/29/2014
The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) has a very interesting composition of communities. On the south shore of Lake Ontario, there's Hamilton. The official City of Hamilton is actually an amalgamation of the old City of Hamilton and many of the towns that surround it: Stoney Cre...
01/28/2014
Well, it's been 17 days since I left Facebook. I know it may come as a shock to many, but I've survived!! Yes- I left Facebook and have survived!! It did seem strange for a few days, but I can honestly say that I feel liberated. Almost as if I've taken back control over a bit of my life. During t...
01/26/2014
Homeowners often have the idea that spring is the absolutely best time to list. Perhaps it's one of the prettiest times to sell their home, but in actuality, winter may be the perfect time to hammer that "For Sale" sign into the frozen ground! There's a few reasons why winter is a great time to p...
01/25/2014
Looking for a house in a particular City or Town in Ontario? The internet is full of sites offering "house searches", but unfortunately, Ontario law hasn't merged with technology yet and no one except the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) offers a complete and accurate list of Ontario prope...
01/23/2014
There's an understanding in Real Estate: just like a lot of other things in life- a property is only worth what someone is willing to pay. If a Realtor determines value based on what other similar homes in the neighborhood have sold for, how can it be that buyers, armed with their own independent...
01/22/2014
Yikes. It's more than cold out. Temps in Hamilton are taking a dip. As of right now it's a very magic number. -18 C, which is 0 F. Factor in the wind and you've got a bitter -22 happening. For us Southern Ontario residents who live on the the South shore of Lake Ontario, we really start to feel t...
01/21/2014
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Donna Bacher is Broker/Owner of PureRealty Brokerage (est 2017) in Hamilton, ON. She's a 34 year veteran in Hamilton Real Estate Sales and has recently moved on to her own Boutique Brokerage model after 17 years with Royal LePage State Realty Brokerage in Hamilton. 2016/2017 Past President of the REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington and a keen activist for property rights in Hamilton. Donna's blog covers a variety of Real Estate related topics with an emphasis on providing homeowners and fellow Realtors® with helpful and insightful information.