Marina Villas

March 15, 2010

Print PDFOur development community of the week! “Marina Villas”: Everything you need is right here! All close at hand! This two bedroom condos, with a wonderful decks off the open concept living/dining room, and a terrace off the lower level, enjoys the spectacular ocean views over Oak Island and beyond.

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The Tradewinds Realty Sunday Photo:

March 14, 2010
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A Real Estate Firm Less Ordinary

February 2, 2010

Print PDFA Real Estate Firm Less Ordinary Tradewinds Realty is celebrating another important milestone in international marketing. The Nova Scotia real estate experts have just notched up several pieces of valuable editorial space in key European newspapers and magazines since the turn of the year. “Achieving this sort of profile is incredibly important to our [...]

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The Balloon Goes Up – Comments from “Across the Pond” – Nick Churton reports

November 9, 2009

Print PDFThe Balloon Goes Up In the same month that a helium balloon in Colorado made its famous flight – without its supposed young passenger – the balloon also went up in the UK regarding mortgage lending, not that this generated quite so much global publicity. The news that the UK’s financial regulatory authority, the [...]

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Home selling mistake #2 – ignoring “curb appeal”

July 14, 2009

Print PDF“Curb appeal” is the first impression that people get of your house when they stop in front of it. High curb appeal can entice people into your house and will create similarly high expectations of its interior appeal. Low curb appeal can result in their deciding to just move on to the next house [...]

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Home selling mistake #1 – Overpricing

June 2, 2009

Print PDF Home selling mistake #1 – Overpricing Many people have difficulty assessing the true market value of their home. (“Market value” is the price range within which prudent, informed and motivated buyers will consider the pricing to be reasonable.) Sellers may associate the home with many fond memories. Or, they think that their improvements [...]

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Why hasn’t my home sold?

May 21, 2009

Print PDFA client this morning asked abut the market in Nova Scotia. While he asked in general; “How is your business doing in the midst of the recession? No doubt the strong Cdn. dollar isn’t going to help sell my house anytime soon.” I know what he was really asking “Why hasn’t my home sold?” [...]

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New York Times & Tradewinds

May 6, 2009

“Thanks in part to this slow and steady rise, “we were never caught up in spiraling markets,” said Tim Harris, president and owner of Tradewinds Realty, a real estate firm based in Chester, Nova Scotia.”

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Buying in Nova Scotia: A UK perspective

February 13, 2009

Print PDF A chat with a U.K. family who are delighted with their purchase of Nova Scotia real estate A few days after Christmas, 2008, I met Robert & Nicki D. at the modern Chester area bungalow that they purchased one year ago. Robert is a retired London (England) “Bobby” and Nicki is employed as an [...]

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Guide to house swap holidays: Scotia free

February 11, 2009

If the economy has done for your regular family holiday, a house swap may be just the ticket. Sara Wheeler traded Camden for Canada.

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