Author Archives: Peggy Blair

Ask Peggy: Does insurance cover flooding? Is it considered an Act of God?

I asked  Twitter if anyone had real estate questions that they would like answered.  One question was:  “ What is covered and what is not covered when it comes to insurance and flooding… and what is considered an Act of God.” … Continue reading

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CBC All In A Day: Proposed new Ontario laws would disclose prices in multiple offers

I was on Alan Neal’s CBC Radio show, All in a Day, this afternoon to discuss proposed changes that would require the disclosure of prices in multiple bidding wars. You can hear my comments in the segment here: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/all-in-a-day

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Ask Peggy: “What’s involved in moving seniors out of their homes?”

The full question posted to me on Twitter was actually a series of questions: 1) What’s involved when you have to move a senior out to put house on market, yet they lost capacity to consent to anything (think degenerative … Continue reading

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Ask Peggy: “Are skyrocketing Ottawa housing prices expected to balance out or come down?”

Allan asks: “Are skyrocketing housing prices in Ottawa expected to balance out or come down? How long would it take for a trend like that to be felt?” To answer that question, it’s important to understand the reason behind the … Continue reading

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Thinking of buying a Power of Sale property? Here’s what you need to know.

A power of sale property is similar to a foreclosure, except in one important way, if you’re the buyer:  the original owner holds a right of redemption right up to closing. That means that if they can scrounge up the … Continue reading

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Our final numbers! #SockittoChristmas

Our final tally is in! 2,093 pairs of brand new warm socks – the women and children’s socks have already been delivered to Parkdale Food Centre for their Soup and Sock Program, and the men’s socks will be delivered to … Continue reading

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Our winners! #SockittoChristmas

Okay, folks, the Sock it to Christmas raffle draw was held at 4 PM today — thanks Daniele Legault for helping with the draw! Our prize winners are:   Stephanie Burch for the most pairs of socks donated (100)- a … Continue reading

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