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About Jeanette:

“It is my objective to help my clients and fulfill their real estate needs to their total satisfaction. I treat all clients with honesty, compassion and in a trustworthy manner. I am explicit about explaining all details that will be experienced in purchasing or selling a home. I am patient and knowledgeable, and take time with my clients to ensure they are comfortable with the transactions that are to take place, avoiding any surprises at closing.”.

Jeanette Tourond is an experienced real estate professional who began her career in 1971.  Jeanette’s community service includes:  Past president of the Windsor Essex County Association of Realtors,  10 years service with the Canadian National Institute of the Blind; director of Windsor Housing Authority for 1 5-year term;  assisted United Way by training campaign leaders. Courses in: HC Peebles; Dale Carnegie (sales and management); trained and trainer for Tony Robbins; Born to be Rich; Silva Method (trained as instructor); Director for the Snalzen Room (Hospice); facilitator for Bosom Buddies (Cancer Society).

About Buckingham:

Locally founded, locally owned and locally operated. Buckingham is a leading real estate broker that services the Windsor and Essex County real estate market.  Since 1968, We have helped tens of thousands of families, individuals and companies to sell and to purchase, resale homes, new homes, condominiums, commercial properties, factories and businesses.

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December 19, 2015 |

Benefits of a Home Inpection

The Benefits of a Home Inspection   For Buyers:   If you’re serious about buying a home, a qualified home inspection is a small investment that offers major returns. The inspection determines the structural and mechanical soundness of the home, and identifies existing and potential problem areas. A standard report by a qualified home inspection company also lists practical suggestions and provides cost estimates for repairs. You will then have precise information about the condition of the home and full knowledge of any work that may be required. It’s a cost-effective way to buy peace-of-mind while undertaking one of life’s most important investment decisions.   Your Buckingham sales representative will be happy to provide...

December 18, 2015 |

Knob and Tube Wiring

   The majority of homes in Downtown Windsor were built prior to 1940.  As a result most still have knob and tube wiring. Knob and Tube  was an original form of wiring and was used from 1880 to the 1930s. As existing Knob and Tube (K& T) wiring gets older, insurance companies may deny coverage due to a perception of increased risk.  Several companies will not write new homeowners policies at all unless all K&T wiring is replaced, or an electrician certifies that the wiring is in good condition. Also, many institutional lenders are unwilling to finance a home with limited ampacity (current carrying capacity) service (which, as noted above, often goes hand-in-hand with K&T...

April 19, 2013 |

First-Time Home Buyers’ Tax Credit (HBTC)

  Source From Canada Revenue Agency http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/gncy/bdgt/2009/fqhbtc-eng.html 1. What is the home buyers’ tax credit (HBTC)? For 2009 and subsequent years, the HBTC is a new non-refundable tax credit, based on an amount of $5,000, for certain home buyers that acquire a qualifying home after January 27, 2009 (i.e., generally means that the closing is after this date). 2. How is the new HBTC calculated? The HBTC is calculated by multiplying the lowest personal income tax rate for the year (15% in 2009) by $5,000. For 2009, the credit will be $750. 3. Am I eligible for the HBTC? You will qualify for the HBTC if: you or your spouse or common-law partner acquired...

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