Some say the best time to buy a home south of the border is in the dead of the summer, when it's too hot to look for deals. (Sort of like buying a home in January in Canada.) Scottsdale, one of the most expensive real estate markets in America, has been hit by the housing... Continue Reading →
Closing your second home for the summer
If you own a second home in one of the sunny southern sunbelt destinations like Arizona or Florida, you may be closing it for the summer and returning north for a Canadian summer. But who's watching your home while you're gone? I interviewed a women who has a home watch service in Phoenix and her tips on closing up your... Continue Reading →
Genetic testing for hereditary diseases – do you want to know?
More than 3,000 genes have been linked to known diseases and researchers are routinely discovering new genes to predict genetic disorders. Doctors use the test results to clarify a diagnosis and specialists refer unaffected family members for predictive genetic testing to see if they were born with a mutant gene. Now that you can find... Continue Reading →