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Reduce Moving Stress with these Tips from a Professional

Posted on Jun 15, 2022 in Real Estate Tips

We all know that moving can be one of the most stressful times. And while I am a firm supporter of moving, by trade, I understand that the process itself can be overwhelming for some. Even those of us that feel that we purge regularly and keep household items organized and live a minimalist lifestyle can be surprised at the amount of 'stuff' accumu...

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Understanding the Contract of Purchase and Sale

Posted on Jan 26, 2022 in Selling Your Home

When selling your home, one great offer or several different offers are exciting but it’s prudent to understand what you can expect to see in any offer that comes your way.

Every offer will include the following information:

- The date of the offer
- Full legal names and addresses of both the Buyers and the Sellers
- Full legal description of the prop...

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Costs & Expenses of Selling Real Estate

Posted on Oct 04, 2021 in Selling Your Home

While every Seller’s financial situation is different, there are some common costs that Sellers should be aware of, and budget for, when planning to sell their home.

1. Realtor Commissions
It is most common for Sellers to be responsible for Real Estate commissions for both the Listing Realtor and the Buyer’s agent. These costs are paid out of the pr...

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6 Steps of Selling Your Home

Posted on Aug 15, 2021 in Selling Your Home

1. Pre-Listing Consultation

Projecting who the potential Buyer is and what will be of interest to them is important and assists with pre-sale marketing. Factors such as location, neighbourhood, lot size, age, condition, features, amenities, proximity to schools, transportation and recreation should all be taken into consideration.

Some homes benefit...

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7 Ways to Win at Real Estate Bidding Wars

Posted on Feb 22, 2021 in Buying a Home

An unexpected bright light in the pandemic years of 2020/2021 has been real estate. More people wanting (or needing) to change their living situation combined with low inventory; has resulted in a busy market, very brisk sales, and even major multiple offer situations. In fact, some properties are getting a dozen or more offers… we recently had one...

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Home Sales Hit Record High in July 2020

Posted on Aug 17, 2020 in Real Estate News

OTTAWA — The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in July hit a record high as they continued their rebound from the lows of earlier this year when the COVID-19 pandemic froze the market.

CREA says the 62,355 sales in July 2020 marked the highest monthly sales figure on record, with data going back more than 40 years.

Sales in July were u...

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