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Using Neighbourhood Data to Help Sell Your Home

. Your neighbourhood has a lot of features that can help you sell your home faster. Unfortunately, buyers don’t usually notice those features just by driving around. So, you need to make sure they get all the information they need about your neighbourhood. For example, say homes don’t go on ...

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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. ...

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The Seller Representation/Listing Agreement

Guaranteeing You the Very Best in Real Estate Service When it comes to just about every kind of contract, signing on the dotted line makes us all a little bit nervous. When buying a home, most people are aware they sign a Buyer’s Agreement with a REALTOR®. There is, however, ...

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How to Buy the Right Home, Quickly

You’re in a rush. You have just three weeks to find and buy the right home. Whoa! How are you going to make that happen? Don’t stress. Here are some tips that will help: • Get a pre-approved mortgage. With this document, you’ll know exactly what you can afford. A ...

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Things to Check During the Weeks After Moving Day

When you purchase a new home, the most exciting day is closing day. That’s the day you take possession of the property and, in most cases, move in. But the process isn’t necessarily over. There are still some important details to take care of in the weeks and months after ...

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Want to Sell Your House Faster? Make it Anonymous

What do you notice when you visit a model home in a new development? Often, you will find wonderfully furnished and decorated rooms that anyone could live in. The operative word here is “anyone”. Sure, there might be a computer screen on a desk in the den, or a child’s ...

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Staging a Kitchen that Wows Buyers

If you haven’t heard of “staging”, it’s a fairly straightforward concept. It simply involves cleaning, organizing and preparing your home in such a way as to make it look its best to potential buyers. One of the most difficult rooms to stage is the kitchen, because it’s one of the ...

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When it Comes to Offers, it’s Not Always about Price

When considering which of two or more competing offers to accept for your property, there is no doubt price will play a huge role. After all, if Offer #1 is $10,000 higher than Offer #2, that’s an enticing difference that puts thousands of extra dollars in your pocket. However, price ...

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3 Ways to Make Your Home Accessible for All Ages

As multi-generational families are opting to live under one roof, homeowners may want to renovate to accommodate this growing demographic. Here are some tips to create an inviting home, while also maintaining universal appeal for all occupants regardless of age: Keep your options open When planning renos, keep your floor ...

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Escape Clauses : Taking New Offers After Selling Conditionally

Can a home seller consider other bids after accepting a conditional offer? The short answer is yes, but you have to be cautious. A seller can consider additional offers even after signing a conditional offer. This is because the sale is not final and binding on both parties until all ...

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