Staging Your Home For a Faster Sale

When selling your home it is important to take advantage of every trick in the book to get your home sold as fast as possible and for top dollar. One of these tricks is called Home Staging.

Home Staging is a proven system for preparing properties for sale. It helps to make your house seem bigger, brighter, cleaner and an ideal dwelling for almost any prospect that inspects your home. Staging helps prospects visualize themselves in the house and allows them to mentally make it their home.

Nine Easy Tips For a Healthier Home

Home is where health begins. From carpets and wall colours to window shades and overhead lighting, your home can play a role in how much you weigh, your mood, and even your cancer risk. It's important to eliminate toxins, pollutants and other health risks from your home. There are many small changes that you can do to make your home healthier and improve your mood. The following recommendations can be implemented immediately and won't cost you anything.

Top 10 Features Home Buyers Want

Before making the decision to buy, people shopping for homes consider many factors, including the location of the house, the school district, size of the lot and also interior features. Most buyers insist on a house that grants most of their wishes, but shoppers often settle for a house without getting everything they want.

An Eventful Year for Real Estate in Canada

No matter what is said in the history books about 2016, it proved overall to be a great year for real estate in Canada.

Escalating prices caused by low supply and strong home buyer demand brought more attention to the market than ever before. As prices rose in the first half of the year, public debate waged about what was fuelling demand and what should be done to stop it. This led to multiple government interventions into the market. The long-term effects of these actions won’t be fully understood for some time.

Ontario – Record Sales in 2016

Save Water!

Water is one of the world's most precious commodities. Whether you're building a new home, have purchased an older home, or are simply trying to cut down on utility bills, there are many measures you can take to conserve water.

Financial Resolutions for 2016

It’s that time of year to make new goals and resolutions. There are probably some financial resolutions on your list, or at least there should be. Some may be broad, such as “Save more money.” Some may be specific, such as “Buy a home before July.” Here are 5 realistic, specific financial resolutions you can add to your 2016 resolution list and how to achieve them.

 

Pitfalls of Selling your own Home

While saving on Real Estate commissions can seem appealing when trying to sell your home, listing your home For Sale by Owner, or FSBO, can end up costing you more time and money than what it’s worth. Consider the following pitfalls of selling your own home to determine if you want to move forward on your own or if you would rather hire a Real Estate professional to assist you.

 

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