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2015 

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In most communities, garbage day isn’t every week. So, if you show your house on day five or six, there’s going to be some accumulation! Here are some things you can do before a viewing to make sure this situation doesn’t trash a potential sale. If possible, make sure all garbage containers, incl...
12/29/2015
Some renovations can significantly increase the market value of a home. Others can cost more than you’ll ever get back.So, when choosing a “fixer-upper”, look carefully at the work that needs to be done.General painting, and bathroom or kitchen renovations typically increase the resale value of a...
12/27/2015
Say you’re shopping for a new home. Your goal is to find the ideal property, in a neighbourhood that is just right for you, within a price range that you can afford.What do you need — at minimum — to get started?If you’re looking for ways to get your ducks in a row, here are some suggestions: A p...
12/23/2015
Painting the outside of your home traditionally takes more time and expense than a comparable area on the inside. You have to deal with ladders, more paint and, of course, the weather. So when preparing your house for sale, you don’t want to do any exterior painting unless it is really necessary....
12/19/2015
When preparing to sell your home, you may need to hire several professionals in addition to your REALTOR®. You may consider a plumber to fix a dripping bathroom shower, a home inspector to make sure there are no “issues”, and an attorney to handle all the legal matters.By hiring the right profess...
12/18/2015
You’re probably familiar with the term “home staging”. It involves cleaning, de-cluttering, reorganizing, and decorating specifically in order to make your home more attractive to potential buyers. Furniture stores do something similar when they “stage” a bedroom suite in a showroom.Most sellers ...
12/15/2015
“Can we afford it?” That’s the first thought that comes to mind when shopping for your next dream home. Fortunately it’s an easy question to answer if you consider your lifestyle, financial goals, expenses and mortgage eligibility.LifestyleThere’s more to life than just paying the mortgage and ot...
12/14/2015
There’s an old expression: Don’t make a mountain out of a molehill. It refers, of course, to putting a problem or issue in the right perspective. Some things just aren’t worth worrying that much about – the molehills. However, there are other things that you do need to be concerned about – the mo...
12/11/2015
In Real Estate, it’s understood that personalized service really makes a difference.That’s why you are entitled to expect value-added, cost-free information and advice on real estate subjects that interest you. Here are a few examples of topics you might find worthwhile: Financial and market tren...
12/08/2015
It’s no secret in the real estate world that the more attractive your home looks to potential buyers, the more likely it will be to sell quickly and for a good price. So, obviously, you want to do everything you can to ensure your home “shows” well.But before you invest in a major renovation or o...
12/07/2015
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