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The last few months of national, provincial and municipal housing stats suggest there is a slump in housing sales. Is this the bursting of the housing bubble? Or is it simply because real estate is expensive?

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At the fall NAR Expo in Boston I picked up Selling Luxury Homes by Jack Cotton, a Sotheby’s broker from Cape Cod. I could not put it down.

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I’ve been asked about everything from strange smells in the area to corrupt property managers, but I’ve never been asked “can a condo burn down?” I thought it might be interesting to explore that question.

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I’ll be first in line to say advocating for clients and helping ease them through the big convoluted process is a good idea. Here’s the problem. I smell opportunity for conflict of interest.

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It’s a love/hate relationship with sage. For some, it’s an acquired taste, as with olives and anchovies.

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Over the 11 years I spent as a Realtor, so many of them were smooth and unremarkable. Then there would be those days where you just had to mutter, “How is this even possible?”

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It’s more about how you de-stress than it is about when or where or for how long. Here are some ideas to get you started:

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Former top-producing Realtor and REM columnist Carolyne Lederer-Ralston recently released Gourmet Cooking - At Home With Carolyne, an Amazon Kindle ebook.

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If you’re representing a buyer, I caution you to be selective about the information you share; don’t gab too much.

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Would someone living in a condo in the suburbs have the same impact on the environment as a resident in a house in the same neighbourhood?