Category Archives: Home Staging

What Photos Should You Take in an Open House?

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The whole process of house-hunting may seem very exciting but everyone who has experienced it would probably tell you to enjoy every part that you could while you still could. Why? Well, things could get really stressful fast – especially if you are in that stage where you attend open houses. And if you have … Read More

Factors to Consider When Selling Your Home This Winter

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Some real estate professionals state that selling homes during the colder months can be quite a challenge. However, experienced real estate professionals like Daniel and Bonnie Wan will tell you that no matter what the season is, there are strategies that can help you sell your house.   If you are planning on selling your … Read More

Hire a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home

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Some people think that selling their homes without the help of a professional real estate agent would a.) save them more money and b.) be easier. The truth is, it might save you money, but it will definitely not be easier.   Here are the reasons why you should hire a professional real estate agent: … Read More

Childproofing New Homes

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If you have children, especially those less than four years old, it is essential to have your home childproofed. How can it be done? By identifying common dangers and choosing the best products that will decrease the risk of accidents. It is the parents’ responsibility to evaluate each room in the house, pinpoint things that … Read More

Make Your Home Safe and Secure

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When you ask homebuyers, most will tell you that neighbourhood security is one of the top two priorities, second only to finding an affordable price. About 76% of homebuyers say that neighbourhood security is extremely important when they look for a new house to purchase and live in. Most homebuyers also believe it’s very important … Read More

5 Things to Know Before Becoming a Landlord

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The number of first-time buyers is declining. In the past, first-time buyers make up about 40% of all homebuyers but that percentage is continuously shrinking, even when millennials keep on showing interest in becoming buyers, too. So if people are not buying starter homes that must mean that the rental market is booming, eh? In … Read More

Give Your Home Value Boost with Improvement for Every Budget

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So you got promoted and you want to move somewhere closer to work. Or perhaps now is the first time in a long time that you have free days to spend on doing some home improvements (or at least overseeing them). Either way, you’re making a good decision because home improvements can greatly boost your … Read More

What Do Homesellers Risk When Selling Without an Agent?

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Have you tried selling your home with the help of a real estate agent? We know people who had experienced that and they say it’s not much different from having to handle legal matters without the slightest idea about the law. You may have the confidence that you can handle it, but the trouble is, … Read More

What Styles of Homes Do Millennials Want?

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If you want to know what styles of homes millennials are into, it’s probably easier to first look at what they do not want to buy. For instance, the 1980s is a decade most millennials don’t really like, and homes from around that time are not exempted from their raised eyebrows. Some of the elements … Read More

Selling Your Home: Prep It First

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Throwing an open house is one of the things you need to do if you want to sell your home. It is somehow similar to meeting someone you need to impress for the first time, like a potential client or a blind date. You do not know what to expect or who you will be … Read More