real estate tips: Selling Your Home When You're A Pet Lover - 02/24/19 07:25 AM
I’m an animal lover but I can say that I’m quite uncomfortable with snakes and such.  So when I arrive at a house for a showing, I’m a little hesitant to enter the premises. A potential buyer might also be uncomfortable even though their fears might be different from mine.  Maybe they are afraid of dogs, cats, birds or other household pets.
If you are a pet owner? How does that impact the selling of your home. Working with many pet owners, this question comes up often.  I understand the added stress of keeping a home looking presentable when there is a … (1 comments)

real estate tips: Ready, Set, Sell! - 12/16/18 05:41 AM
Now that you are ready to sell your home, it's time to get READY!  There’s a multitude of things that need to be done but first you have to realize that selling your home is a new business venture.  This is no longer your home, this is a house for SALE! You need to make it attractive to the potential buyers, you need people to drive by and say, I would buy that house if I was in the market to purchase a home, you need to make a GOOD FIRST IMPRESSION!
HERE ARE SOME TIPS!
This house is an investment that … (2 comments)

real estate tips: The Ultimate Moving Checklist - 08/21/18 11:26 AM
When it comes to moving, having a checklist makes all the difference between ultimate success and ultimate caos. Even if you’re already a super hero organizer, you might still feel overwhelmed by the number of tasks you have to complete before moving day.
Here’s a moving checklist that will keep you on track.  It will help you organize your time, prioritize your tasks and reduce some of the moving stress. There'll be so much going on that is you use this checklist you shouldn't forget anything important. 
INVENTORY: Before getting started you need to know what you got. Take inventory of all of your belongings. Go through everything and … (2 comments)

real estate tips: Your Front Door Can Add Major Curb Appeal - 03/11/18 02:13 PM
TO ADD CURB APPEAL TO YOUR HOME – Repaint your front door.  If, however, painting or refinishing your old door isn’t in the cards, you may need to invest in a new one. You’ll find a broad selection of entry doors at lumberyards, home centers and door specialty shops. Many manufacturers allow you to specify the number and types of panels, glass options and colors — but these doors need to be specially ordered and often take up to two months for delivery. You might also order a handcrafted wood door through a local millwork shop, with the knowledge that customization … (2 comments)

real estate tips: Give Your Curb Appeal A Boost - 03/11/18 02:11 PM
YOU ONLY HAVE ONCE CHANCE TO MAKE A GOOD FIRST IMPRESSION!
DRIVE WAY -  Is it all cracked and not so black?  Maybe it’s time to think about having it refreshed.  Get a quote – it might be cheaper than you think. If you want to refresh it yourself – google how to do it RIGHT – new sealer will not stick to oil. WHERE IS THE SIDEWALK – When walkways, sideways and driveways are hidden by grass and weeds it’s time to take out those tools and manicure your front lawn.  Nothing more attractive than a green lawn. PLANTS, SHRUBS, TREES – all … (1 comments)

real estate tips: Tips For Selling A Vacant Home - 01/28/18 05:14 AM
Selling your vacant home can be a wee bit stressful but with a few touches you can enhance the home.
Most people are considerate and law abiding but there are always some that are not.  So, when selling your vacant house there is potential of it being vandalized, damaged or broken into.
Vacant Home Selling Tip #1: Tell your neighbours.
Let your neighbours know that the house will be vacant starting on a certain date and provide them with contact information so that they can notify you and/or call the police, if there are strangers lurking around. Inform your neighbours that the house will … (4 comments)

 
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