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By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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Are you still keeping relevent in this digital age? I became a licensed realtor in 1987, and things have changed dramatically since then.There was no internet to post our listings, or for consumers to look at listings, we didn't have e-mail, and we were provided with a book once a week from our l...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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Are you a perspective Buyer that is turned off by paint colours and the furniture in other people’s homes and find it difficult to see your family living there? For some individuals, its difficult to envision transformation in a room where paint colour, for example is a complete turn off… or if t...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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How many times have you represented your Buyer in a multiple offer situation and you weren't the successful Buyer, and always had a suspicion that perhaps there really wasn't another bonafide offer?What safeguards are there in place to verify that there was another offer? There are at times some ...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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Sitting and reflecting today of the year gone past brings back many memories.. lots laughter, some tears, some really good things happened, and some not so good, but that's life.  We all have things that come along that challenge us in life, but it's how we handle those challenges that make us wh...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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What do you think is the most important quality consumers look for in a real estate agent? Ideally this list will cover most of what consumers really look for in an agent, (and the value agents bring to the consumer) to represent them, but what do you think is THE most important quality in their ...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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A few  days ago I received a cold call on one of my listings, which is a rental property.  The young woman asked if I could show her the unit, and I said of course, I would be happy to show it to her.   Then I told her I would need to ask her a few questions before we proceed. I asked her if she ...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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Woke up this morning to yet another blanket of freshly fallen snow...  Ugghhh It was so mild last week it all but melted away.. and now here it is back again!!     It looks so pretty on the evergreen trees, the boughs heavy with a blank of fresh light snow, and the squirrels in my back yard are b...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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Having 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 look at the home serio...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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Hiring a contractor can be a scary and stressful experience and I’m sure we have all heard of the horror stories of contractors disappearing after receiving their deposit, finding out they are not a licenced contractor and not qualiafied for the job, they do shoddy workmanship, and not obtianing ...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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For the past few years, my daughter who owns and manages a Restaurant/Bar in downtown Toronto has been giving back to the community at Christmas, but not with the usual food donation or toy drive, as there are lots of those all around the city.She contacted an agency who focuses on Senior Citizen...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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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.Ask a family member, friend or neighbour if they have used the services of a real...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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PRE-LISTING HOUSE INSPECTIONWELL & SEPTIC TESTINGBuyers and Sellers have evolved into savvy people thanks to the information available on the internet, which provides a lot of information with a click of a button.When I first got into real estate back in 1987, house inspections were rarely perfor...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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I know some of you you in the States are probably not familiar with the term "Boxing Day."  It's something here in Canada the day after Christmas which is also considered a holday when typically huge sales are going on with prices slashed everywhere.  It is absolute Mayhem. when people actually g...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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Wishing all my Activerain friends and colleagues very best wishes for this festive season.. It's the season of giving... giving to others who are less fortunate, so if you haven't already done so please donate a toy for a child who otherwise may not have a gift to open.. or donate to your nearest...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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Real Estate is alive and well in the Metropolitan Toronto area... but when is this madness going to end?GTA house goes for $400,000 over asking: ‘It was like a rock concert’ About 800 people viewed the property over three days, eventually selling for $1.1 million. Click on the photo for full arti...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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What I Need From You ….  To Give You The Best Service A  few guidelines/procedures to keep in mind when your home is listed for sale.Setting Up  ShowingsMy office will call you to request an appointment when an agent has a prospective Buyer that would like to see your home. If you are not availab...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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Working hand in hand with your realtor can generate the results you want much faster!  As the home owner you have the responsibility to ensure the home is clean and well kept, and ready for perspective buyers at a moment’s notice.  De-clutter if necessary, and consult with your realtor to see if ...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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A few years ago I attended out annual ” sales kickoff" meeting, and having attended numerous meetings such as these in the past, thought it was going to be the typical “Rah-Rah” atmosphere, but I was pleasantly surprised. At the meeting was a keynote speaker from Nova Scotia named Eddie Lemoine. ...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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Experts say that moving is one of the most stressful times one can go through, and I tend to agree with that. Although we try to alleviate as much stress as possible, it is sometimes difficult to do.Being organized is essential to a great move, and a less stressful one.  Here are some tips on how...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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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...

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