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By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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It's a seller's market here in the Halifax Region but that doesn't mean you shouldn't prepare. Two very important reasons why: 1) to meet buyers' high expectations 2) maximize earnings on the sale.The homeowner of this updated, move-in ready home has done everything to welcome new homeowners. The...

By Brenda K, Your real estate consultant for life...
(Keller Williams Select Realty)
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  Are their advantages to listing your home in the winter?  Absolutely there is is!  Most sellers I meet with in the winter months believe they should wait until spring and I am quick to point out the the advantages of listing in the winter. Inventory is Lower - Because a lot of home sellers are ...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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If you’re a current homeowner, or in the market to buy, you’re probably curious about the latest trends in home design.Sellers who make strategic updates before listing a property can generate increased interest from buyers and, in some cases, a premium selling price. And buyers should consider w...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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I am a big propenant to hiring professional photographers for my listings and always have been. Admittedly, I am often entertained with bad real estate photos. I noticed that bathrooms tend to make the list for most mind boggling design "solutions"For entertainment or sheer curiosity, here are a ...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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Renters: Weekend or a While. What's the Best Use for your Investment Property? The residential rental market is now the fastest-growing segment of the housing market. In the United States, the demand for single-family rentals, defined as either detached homes or townhouses, has risen 30 percent i...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of buying a home. Once you’ve had an offer accepted on your dream house, you’ll probably be anxious to move in. However, before you make a significant financial commitment, it’s best to know exactly what you’re buying.When you hire a home inspector, you...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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Real Estate Relocation Guide: 7 Steps to a Seamless MoveWhatever your reasons are for relocating to a new area, the process can feel overwhelming.Whether you’re moving across across town or across the country, you’ll be changing more than your address. Besides a new house, you may also be searchi...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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HOUSE CARE CALENDAR: A Seasonal Guide to Maintaining Your Home From summer vacations to winter holidays, it seems each season offers the perfect excuse to put off our to-do list. But be careful, homeowners: neglecting your home’s maintenance could put your personal safety—and one of your largest ...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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The Home Buyer's Guide to Getting Mortgage Ready  Don’t wait until you’re ready to move to start preparing financially to buy a home. If you’re like the vast majority of home buyers, you will choose to finance your purchase with a mortgage loan. By preparing in advance, you can avoid the common d...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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The best 30 minutes you'll spend! Want to make as much money as you can from the sale of your property? Don't know why your property wouldn't sell and want to know how?  You know you have to do it but do you know how to do it effectively? Just another home staging seminar? Nope! You've seen the s...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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I frequently get questions from clients who are taking on decorating and remodeling projects and want to ensure their dollars are invested wisely.Which looks will last for years to come, and which ones will feel dated quickly? What colors and styles are most popular among buyers in our area? How ...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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20 Home Gadget Gift Ideas to Fit Any BudgetLooking for the perfect present for a loved one this holiday season? Here are 20 of my favorite gift ideas. And since I work in real estate, they are items that add enjoyment, comfort and, in some cases, major value to your home. Approximate Price Ranges...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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Congratulations! You have an accepted offer! It just met all conditions and is now considered sold. Exciting, but don't relax, the deal isn't complete until closing day. On that day, buyers and their agent arrive at the house to inspect it before calling their lawyer to start the transfer process...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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"Communities work better (students perform better, crime rates are lower, kids are safer, people live longer) when neighbours know one another better. Knowing your neighbour on a first-name basis...is a surprisingly effective first step." - Robert Putnam, Harvard Public Policy Professor and autho...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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 Ideal family home in an ideal location!This beautiful 3 bed, 2.5 bath family home backs on a greenbelt for privacy. Especially nice for the kids is a nearby park and playground. Enjoy a master suite which includes vaulted ceilings, a dressing area and 3 pc ensuite.  Entertain on a 24’ back deck ...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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Top 12 Apps for Homeowners and RentersThe average person checks their smartphone 46 times a day, with people under the age of 24 checking it an average of 74 times a day.1 Smartphones are not only a useful tool for communication. With the following apps, you can get organized (whether you plan to...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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I've recently had my first encounter with a buyer who insisted on working for themselves and I wish I could say it was a great experience. Luckily for the buyers, I represented patient sellers, I am a competent agent with integrity and selling a fabulous property. It was a lot of work on my part,...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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This is one house you don't want to miss!Sunday, June 11, 2017 2:00 - 4:00pmBe prepared to be bombarded by friends & family when they hear you have a heated in-ground pool! Your outdoor amenity includes a private, fenced backyard backing onto a greenbelt, a pool house and a setting that has a res...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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 The current trends are all about utilizing rich color, maximizing texture and creating comfortable interiors you can’t wait to relax in. Use these trends to get inspired to makeover your home’s interiors and create spaces you love that also appeal to your personal style. Remember, if you plan to...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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5 Reasons to Sell Before the Selling Season Picks Up A common thought in real estate is never list your home in the winter offseason. Perpetuated by industry experts, agents and repeat sellers alike, this saying encourages many would-be sellers to wait until the spring peak to list their homes. H...

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