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The Delayed Offer Presentation Process

Understanding the delayed offer presentation process Delayed negotiations, used appropriately, can be a powerful tool when it comes to selling a home. Done right, this tool is a plus for buyers too. So how do you know if delayed negotiations are right for you? First, talk to your real estate agent. It’s not ...

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What Does a Property Surveyor Do?

Property Surveyors, sometimes referred to as Land Surveyors, play a vital role in the real estate world. They are the professionals who determine or confirm the exact boundaries of a property. Will you need to deal with a Property Surveyor when you sell your home? You might. Sometimes the mortgage lender will ask ...

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6 Things Stagers Will Definitely Want to Change in Your House Before You List It—So Be Prepared!

We’re pretty attached to our stuff, aren’t we? Family photos, knick-knacks, and artwork—they reflect our personalities and styles. However, those might be a problem if you’re showing your home to potential buyers. They want to imagine themselves living in a beautiful, clean space, and that means properly staging a house for ...

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13 Grilling Mistakes That Could Make You Sick

Summer doesn't officially start until your first barbecue. Keep everyone safe and healthy with these grilling guidelines. Keep Grilling Season Fun and Healthy Grilling is one of Canada’s favorite pastimes, with more than 70 percent of Canadians owning a grill or a smoker. As beloved as a summer cookout may be, it ...

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31 Reasons, Your Realtors® are Worth His / Her Salary

REASON # 1 The numbers are In. Statistics from the National Association of Realtors® prove that homes listed with a licensed full-time agent sell for approximately 26% more than those sold “For Sale By Owner”, even after the commission. Why? Mainly because active agents know the market and what a home will bring – ...

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Real Estate – More Than Just Sales

Members of the public seem to think that all I do is sell property. While that is part of my work, the amount of time I spend selling represents just 20 per cent of my job activities. The role of the REALTOR®, in my view, is not so much a salesperson ...

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Quick Kitchen Makeovers

Kitchen renovations tend to be the biggest, most complicated home makeover projects, mainly because the kitchen is the most frequented and most multifunctional room in modern homes. But sometimes a kitchen makeover can be achieved with some simple cosmetic changes, rather than a complete redesign of the actual floor plan. Beyond ...

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How Do You Calculate the Profit You’ll Earn on Rental Property Income?

Are you thinking about investing in real estate to earn rental property income? Whether you invest in a residential or commercial building, there are several things to consider to make sure the property will generate a profit. Here’s what you need to take into account to determine how profitable an ...

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Money Laundering Can Drive Home Prices A Lot Higher, In A Short Period Of Time

The Objective Of Money Laundering When you buy an asset, whether a home or an investment property, you try to get the best value for your time and money. You want a deal. The seller is trying to extract the maximum price they can get from you, without driving you away. ...

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10 Family Camping Games to Play This Summer

These family camping games make the great outdoors even more fun. Courtesy of Julia K. Porter WAVEBREAKMEDIA/SHUTTERSTOCK Whether you’re roughing it in a tent or lounging in a camper (like me!), take advantage of the time to play fun family camping games. I asked friends for their top recommendations. Going camping soon? Don’t miss out ...

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