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By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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MARKET UPDATE FOR AUGUST, 2017Here is the latest update in real estate statistics as reported by the Toronto Real Estate Board for the Mississauga area.The market seems to have stabilized.. so if you are a Buyer sitting on the fence, NOW is a great time to get into that new home you've been waiti...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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THE VALUE WE BRING TO OUR CLIENTS A GREAT EXAMPLE OF WHY TO HIRE A PROFESSIONALHow do we demonstrate our value proposition to our clients and perspective clients? How do we show them the value we bring to the table and we earn the commission we are paid.Here is just one example: Last year a frien...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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Many years ago, before I became a real estate professional  I was a single mother raising two children. I was working as a "secretary, better known today as an Administrative Assistant. I was on a bi-weekly salary and depended on those cheques to maintain myself and my children. One of my friends...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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GOING ABOVE AND BEYOND  – THOSE LITTLE EXTRAS THAT MAKE THE DIFFERENCEGoing above and beyond for my clients … all in a day’s work.  In October, 2016 I sold a property with a closing date of January 13th, 2017.  This property is in St. Catharines, Ontario about 10 miles from Niagara Falls.  I live...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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It's that time of year again... time to start thinking about preparing your home for winter if you haven't already done so.  You will require maintenance as temperatures begin to drop to keep it in shape throughout the winter months.  Preparing your home for the cold weather is a pro-active step ...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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MY INTERVIEW WITH “THAT INTERVIEW GUY,” MICHAEL KRISAMy Interview From 2011 – In November, 2011 (I was 67 years old then)  I was approached by an innovative and well known realtor and video blog expert to talk with him about how real estate has evolved over the years.  Being in front of a camera ...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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SELLING YOUR HOME IS THE MOST LARGEST FINANCIAL DECISION YOU WILL MAKEMAKE IT A BUSINESS DECISION NOT AN EMOTIONAL ONESelling a home should be like any other business transaction, but all too often sellers make emotional or impulsive decisions that cost them money and time.  Choosing the right Re...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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REAL ESTATE UPDATE JULY, 2017MARKET UPDATE JULY 2017 - The market has seen a change in the number of sales compared to July, 2016. Number of sales have decreased dramatically by 37.03% from 1,064 down to 670.However, the prices still continue to rise, from $615,081 in July, 2016 to $625,000 an in...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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This is one of the pages on my website designed specifically for buyers.BUYING REAL ESTATEFind Your Dream Home – Right Here!Finding and buying the ideal property can be a dream come true. There is something special about walking up to the front door on moving day, sliding in your key and entering...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM YOUR REALTOR?Selling a home is one of the most important financial decisions you will make, and working with the right realtor to market your home, is another important decision you will make to achieve the best possible benefit.Selling a home can be a stressful experience...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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HOW TO GET TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR HOMEFirst ImpressionsDID YOU KNOW? It only takes 6 seconds for a perspective Buyer to form an impression of your home after walking through the threshold of your front door?When you have your home on the market, a positive first impression is what will make your hom...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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WHY A MORTGAGE PRE-APPROVAL IS IMPORTANTAn important ingredient in a successful home search is knowing how much you can afford. You don’t want to fall in love with a property only to find out it’s outside your price range.That’s why I recommend getting a Mortgage Pre-Approval. This is a document ...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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 APPRECIATE WHAT YOU HAVEHow often do you take things for granted?  Little things you do every day without a second thought.... Its not until an event takes place that we stop and take notice when something happens to make us dependent on others for the most menial tasks that we took for granted....

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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What I Need From You ….  To Give You The Best Service And  A  few guidelines/procedures to keep in mind when your home is listed for sale and to help you meet your goals.Setting Up  ShowingsHelping you Meet Your Goal- My office will call you to request an appointment when an agent has a prospect...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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 Choosing the right right when selling your home is an important element to the process. Selling a home is one of the most important financial decisions you will make, and working with the right realtor to market your home, is another important decision you will make to achieve the best possible ...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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HOME SALES DECLINEBut It's Not All Bad News ..The Canadian Real Estate Association reported home sales in June saw their largest monthly decline since 2010. This decline is attributed in part in the Greater Toronto Real Estate market.Compared to May, transactions in June declined by 6.7% on a nat...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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ODOURS CAN DETER BUYERSHaving a fresh clean scent in your home is very inviting, or the pleasant odour of cookies or bread baking in the oven!!   Strong plug-ins, or harsh cooking odours are one way to discourage buyers from taking a careful look at your home and usually will not take the time to...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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CLIENT OR CUSTOMERThe words Client and Customer seem pretty clear cut, but in real estate they mean completely different things to a Realtor®. These two words and how they relate to the Realtor® as individuals make an important difference in the type and level of service you receive.  Please take...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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ATTRACTING QUALIFIED BUYERS HOW DO YOU ATTRACT QUALIFIED BUYERS? It is important to attract the attention of the right buyers eager to get into a property like yours. This will result in a price you would expect.  Otherwise, your house may take longer to sell and you may not get the price you exp...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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MOVING?A GUIDE TO HELP ORGANIZE YOUR MOVEMoving day can become a very hectic and stressful time.  Here is a guideline that could help make moving day a lot less stressfulCounting Down to Moving Day By Douglas Gray Whether you're selling your home or buying a new home, you need to budget for movin...

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