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Making the Right Offer

You’ve shopped around and attended a few select viewings. Now you’ve found the home of your dreams. It’s yours – as long as you make the right offer! So how do you make the right offer? That’s a very important question to consider. If your offer is too low, you risk the ...

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Why the next few months are the best time to put homes on sale

Timing is a crucial consideration when selling a home. A recent market study indicated it is ideal to put properties on sale during the months of February, March, and April. While the weather is not ideal during February, the month allows home sellers to gain exposure before the spring rush. The normally ...

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Six CRE Investment Strategies for 2020

Investment strategies for 2020 range from selling overpriced industrial assets to taking a full accounting of the top Commercial Real Estate risks. With the holiday weekend behind us, it is not too soon to look at what will be the top investment strategies for next year. They include: Sell Overpriced ...

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Public Advisory – RE/MAX North Country Realty Inc.

On December 31, 2019, under the authority of the Real Estate Business Brokers Act, 2002 (REBBA) and in order to protect the public interest, the Registrar of the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) issued an order to immediately suspend the registrations of: RE/MAX NORTH COUNTRY REALTY INC. Operating in the following locations: ...

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Thinking of Moving? Two Things You Need to Know

If you’re thinking of making a move within the next few months, there are two important things you need to know. The first is the market value of your current property. That’s the amount your home will likely sell for in today’s market. When you know its market value, you’ll have ...

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Hiring the Right Moving Company

How do you select the best moving company for your needs? Ask for recommendations. Beware of fly-by-night operations. They may seem like a bargain, but you get what you pay for. Request a written estimate and contract. (Beware of movers that just give you a price over the phone.) Confirm they are covered by ...

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Making a Good “Second” Impression

You’ve heard the term “curb appeal”. It refers to the first impression a buyer gets when he or she first arrives at your home and looks at it from the outside. That first impression is critical. But there is a “second” impression that is also very important. That’s the impression buyers ...

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Government Introduces Bill to Reform REBBA

  The Ontario government recently announced plans to change the rules in the real estate industry in Ontario. The proposed changes are fairly broad, and will impact several areas, some in particular will impact you directly as the consumer. The Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO), is mandated by the Government of Ontario ...

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How Do You Determine What You Need to Do?

Say you’re a homeowner wanting to sell your two-level, detached home. You sit down and make a list of things that need to get done to make your property as attractive as possible to buyers. You consider the backyard. “Hmm,” you think. “Doesn’t our deck need a new finish and our ...

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What To Do When Closing Dates Don’t Match

If you want to sell your current property and purchase your next dream home, you might be concerned that the closing dates need to be on the same day. You might be worried about losing a property if the closing dates overlap, or being put out on the street if the ...

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