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The Main Mistake People Make When Buying Their Dream Home. 

Posted on May 25, 2022 in Buying


Why you might reconsider always trusting your first impression. 


There are several mistakes people make when buying homes: searching for houses without being pre-approved for a mortgage; failing to have the home inspected before they buy; making an offer based on the asking price and not the market value. 

But if you can believe it, one of the main mi...

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How to Set an Offer Price

Posted on Oct 26, 2021 in Selling



There is no set equation to determine how you’ll reach an offer price. Rather, the process involves a range of research and comparison that will vary with each situation. You’ll need to look at sales of comparable properties, and factor in additional data such as the condition of the property, the current market, and seller circumstances. With this...

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Buying a Home:  What Expenses to Expect 

Posted on Mar 23, 2021 in Buying



Budgeting for a new home can be tricky.  Not only are there mortgage instalments and the down payment to consider, there are a host of other—sometimes unexpected—expenses to add to the equation.  The last thing you want is to be caught financially unprepared, blindsided by taxes and other hidden costs on closing day.  

These expenses vary: some of them...

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“Drive-Up Appeal”:  Get your Property Ready to Show 

Posted on Nov 29, 2020 in Selling



When preparing your property to show, work your way from the outside in. It is essential that your home possess a certain “drive-up appeal.” Remember, a potential buyer’s first impression of your house is formed while s/he is still sitting in the realtor’s car. So, first you need to view your house from this perspective. Go stand on the opposite cu...

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Benefits of Using a Realtor to Sell your Home 

Posted on Sep 15, 2020 in Real Estate



Selling your home is a complex process that can be stressful and time-consuming.  An experienced Realtor has the knowledge, skills, and connections to help you through the process every step of the way.  Consider the following benefits of working with a Realtor: 

Professional Experience: 

With knowledge and training in marketing strategy, negotiation tac...

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Know the Market before You Buy or Sell

Posted on Mar 17, 2020 in Real Estate



The asking prices of most homes on the market indicate the current state of the market, and usually mirror the prices for which other similar homes in the area have recently sold. In deciding upon a selling price, a home-seller must establish a balance between the desire to draw the highest offer and finding a price that will be reasonable enough t...

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