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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Golden Triangle Realty Inc
A total of 722 homes sold in Kitchener-Waterloo and area in June, a 1.3 percent increase over June 2008, and the second best month on record for residential property sales through the MLS® System of the Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Board. In fact, overall June sales activity was up in all cate...
A prospective buyer will usually enter through your front door; so, that is where you should begin your interior inspection and clean-up. You want your buyer to see a neat, clean, well-lit interior. Get clutter out of sight; ensure that carpets are clean and floors are scrubbed and polished; and ...
Things to do OUTSIDE! Remove any clutter in the yard Repair cracked or uneven driveway or walkway surfaces If the lawn has bald spots, apply some top dressing and re-seed. Prune trees and shrubs of dead wood. Weed and mulch flower beds, if you have them. Consider buying some flower-filled planter...
Points to address this buyers question:  The are a few things to consider when considering this question.  Mortgage rates are the lowest in decades. A mortgage at today's rates could save you thousands in the long term. No one really knows when they may go up again.  You can't really time the mar...
Here are some good reasons to list your home for sale in the Winter. There are fewer Buyers in the winter months and those in the market are serious. There is less competition (inventory). A Seller's property won't be competing with as many homes. Most Sellers wait until spring to list their home...
Book the movers right away! Get estimates from several companies. Check their estimated time  for the job as well as their rates. Try to get a fixed price so you won't have any surprises. The more you do, like packing, the less the job will cost. If you own your present home, call the utility com...
In many cases, some don't! As Realtors, we are in the service business but many in many cases, don't provide it. We take Thousand and Tens of Thousands of dollars from our clients to market their homes and give them little else other than an MLS listing and (maybe) an advertisement. I see numerou...

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