G. Bruce MacDonald Real Estate

Independently owned & operated, Brokerage




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Cottage Inspection Tips and Information

A cottage is your escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life - a place to relax and enjoy nature with family and friends. But nothing can spoil your summer fun like a cottage plagued with costly and time consuming maintenance problems. The best way to avoid these headaches is to know how ...

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selling, inspection, tips

Getting Ready For A Home Inspection

One step which is inevitable in the home selling process is a visit from a professional house inspector.The following are steps which should be taken to ensure your inspection is a success. It is a good idea to be aware ahead of time of any serious problems which may be present in your home so ...

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interior, tips, selling

Tough/Common Stain Cleaning Tips

We've all been haunted by at least one stubborn, nasty blemish on our otherwise spotless homes. You've scrubbed, scoured, sprayed and scorned it, but to no avail. Here are some tips and tricks that will hopefully solve some of the more common problems. First of all, carpets . Most of us have ...

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moving, tips

What To Do Before You Move

If you own your present home - Arrange to have your gas, water, and electric meters read on the day you leave and have the bills forwarded to your new address - Have your oil tank read and filled before your sale closes, and provide a receipt to your legal professional if required - If ...

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exterior, selling, tips

Why Landscape?

A well-landscaped yard can provide a lot more than scenery. Landscaping can also increase property value, offer home-energy savings and provide privacy and home security. Property Value Among real estate professionals it is called "curb appeal" - the impact a house has when viewed from the ...

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20 Low Cost Ways to Spruce up Your Home

Over my 30 plus years in the real estate business, overseeing 1000’s of sales, I have found that quite often a simple, cost effective action can help make a sale.  Here are some of my observations.   Trim bushes so they don’t block windows reducing light. Buy a new doormat. Put ...

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