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8 Scams to Watch Out For This Holiday Season

The holidays are a happy time for celebrating with family, friends, and co-workers. Unfortunately, this time of year can also be turned sour by a wide variety of clever frauds, unauthorized debit and credit card transactions, and bogus person-to-person scams. By the end of 2015, individuals, retailers, charitable donors, and companies were victimized to the tune of $1.5 billion… and that number is expected to have gone up in 2016.

Just as you protect your home with an alarm system, you should set up defenses for your credit and identity. During the holiday season, fraudulent activity spikes, but here’s how to protect yourself from the eight most common scams. 

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Is it Necessary to Hire a REALTOR® in Calgary, Alberta

Is it necessary to hire a Realtor blog post

It isn’t absolutely necessary to hire a REALTOR®, but people should do it for their own protection.

Hiring a REALTOR® is like hiring any other professional such as a doctor, a dentist, or a lawyer. For good reason, I wouldn’t pull my own tooth and I wouldn’t represent myself in court, so I hire the most qualified and experienced professionals to do those things for me. 

In real estate, there is a lot of inside industry information and laws that people have to know in order to protect themselves. Because of this, it’s important to hire a REALTOR® with the most experience, and proven results, to guide you through the process. For instance, when hiring a REALTOR® on the buyer’s side, you

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