Category Archives: Selling

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

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

Why Your House Isn’t Selling

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Has your home been sitting idle in the market for quite some time now? It’s time to take action and get to the root of the problem! If your home is one of those properties that has been on the listing for months or even years without an offer, there really is something wrong. There … Read More

What You Can Expect from a Buyer’s Agent

What You Can Expect from a Buyer’s Agent

It’s no surprise that a lot of home buyers hire a real estate agent to help them with their house-hunting journey. Without a seasoned real estate agent, you can expect that it will take you a while to finally get the keys to a new home (that is if you’ll ever get through the whole … 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

Questions Home Sellers Should Be Careful Of

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When sellers say they are excited to show their homes to prospective buyers and their agents, it doesn’t excite us. It’s never easy to tell sellers that it is unwise for them to talk to buyers and buyer’s agents. In fact, most of the time, it means nothing but trouble. Although unintentional, sellers often say … Read More

Early Buyer Possession – Is It Safe for You as a Seller?

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Possession of a real estate property transfers from seller to the buyer upon closing. However, there are some cases wherein the buyer asks the seller to grant him or her possession even before closing. This is usually the case when the buyer’s apartment lease has ended or has already sold their current home and needs … Read More

Easy Moving: How It’s Done

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It doesn’t matter whether you are moving right across the street or across the country, moving in itself can be quite a duelling process. Fortunately, there are tested and proven ways that minimize stress, damage and confusion when you leave your old home for a new one.   Here are some useful tips that can … Read More

Spring: The Best Time to Sell a House?

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Is it really true that there is a ‘BEST TIME’ to put one’s home on the market?   Here are some facts for you:   Canadians, in general, like to move during the spring, summer and fall, because the traveling conditions, weather, and daylight are best suited for moving. Since most real estate transactions have … Read More