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By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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Okay, you made one of the most important decisions in your life: you’re buying a home! You found your ideal home. It’s in your desired neighborhood, close to everything you love, you dig its design and feel, and you’re ready to finalize the deal.But, whoa … wait a minute! Buying a home isn’t like...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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 Maybe your dream home has the intricate details that you usually find only in older construction - wainscoting and crown molding in the interior, the front porch with a swing, an older tree shading the back yard, and the white picket fence. Or maybe your dream home has all the conveniences of mo...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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The second quarter of 2016 compared to that of 2015 produces no earth shattering numbers here but there's no bad news either with the exception of a meager 2% decline in sales volume. It's always great to see a decline in the number of days on market and number of months of inventory available. T...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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  Despite the grim economic outlook for some industries, one sector is gaining viability -- real estate. According to the 2016 Emerging Trends in Real Estate, which was released by the Urban Land Institute earlier this year, trends such as “18-hour cities” and millennial parents increasing moving...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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 How strong is your credit? Cleaning up your credit is essential before you make any major financial moves. Having a bad score can hurt your chances of being able to open a credit card, apply for a loan, purchase a car, or rent an apartment.It is especially important to have clean credit before y...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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It looks like our market is making a slow improvement over last year. Perhaps the worst is over?
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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YEAR-TO-YEAR COMPARISON REPORT - FIRST QUARTER 2016Statistics for single family homes in the Halifax Regional Municipality, comparing to 2015 statistics There's a lot of optimism for our real estate marketplace this year and so far, it seems busy. I say that because our "Spring Season" started ea...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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How to Amp Up The Resale Value of Your Home Whether you're putting your home on the market this year or in the next five years, it is a smart decision to start building your home's resale value now. Here are some ways to create a comfortable home while making it easier to put more money into your...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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Winning Home Buying Strategies and Secrets from Industry Insiders  Thinking about buying a home? Since it’s likely the single biggest investment you will ever make, being prepared will help you make a smarter purchase decision. Don’t make an offer until you read and understand these real estate i...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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How to Get Homebuyers to Pay More and Not Walk Away. Most homebuyers want move-in ready. Let’s face it, cheap borrowing costs, busy lifestyles and home improvement shows make demands and raised expectations. If you’re in a slow market, you need to do your best to give them what they want if you w...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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According to the most recent HomeGain.com survey of 500 real estate agents, lightening and brightening ranked second highest of home improvements that yield the best return on investment at 299%!The ultimate goal in preparing your home for sale is to walk into a room and feel peaceful and calm. A...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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I need to tell you about the real estate perfect storm that's scheduled to hit now!Buy an RCI one week resort vacation that's on special for $209 US from me, your Century 21 representative then sign an accepted agreement to buy a home with an incredibly low mortgage rate of 2.49% to earn 2500 Air...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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January’s market comparison for single family homes to 2015 isn’t all bad. Generally, the good news is that there was an 18% increase in sales but median days on market increased 10% and prices declined 5%. 
By Paul Viau, High Shots Photography - Real Estate Services
(High Shots Photography)
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Photos Taken for Eric Merideth  -  Coldwell Banker Supercity, - South Shore This home is located in Portland Estates - On  P Thomas dr.Nice open livingroom! Lots of room.Fairly modern kitchen. Priced aggresevly to sell! If your in the market in Dartmouth - Put this one one your list!Get hold of  ...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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 The majority of homes in all of HRM took 60 days to sell in 2015, so if you were on the market much longer than that, would you be upset? Frustrated? Worried? Understandably, you would be but if you knew the median time it took to sell in your area was 103 days would it make you feel better if y...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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The majority of single family homes in all of HRM sold for $262,500 in 2015 so what does that mean to you?Since the amalgamation of several towns, cities and communities in April 1, 1996 that created the Halifax Regional Municipality, it's been difficult to judge just how real estate statistics a...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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Often times you’ll see real estate values expressed in averages, probably because people are generally more familiar with averages. I think you'll find that the median demonstrates a truer picture of the market.A short math lesson:Let’s start by discussing the “average”, also known as the “mean”....
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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It can be tough to sell in a buyer's market but there are 8 things you can do to sell faster that will give you confidence when you do put your property on the market. Get an objective opinion of your home. Ask a really honest friend or hire a stager to go through your home with their "buyer's ey...
By Paul Viau, High Shots Photography - Real Estate Services
(High Shots Photography)
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I took these shots for Christine Chiasson Of the Chiasson Home selling team.  - HalifaxThe house is situated off Glendale on Rankin Dr. On a corner lot ! - Definitely the largest on the  street.With a large inground pool in the back yard.  Would be an awesome place to bring up your kids!Large mod...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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It's that time of year! It's when many top lists for 2016 come out and the best time to prepare your home for sale if you intend to do so in the near future.It may feel wrong to invest in a home you are leaving but it will help sell faster in a slow market. Mortgage rates are low and borrowing mo...

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