Entryway Gems that Really Welcome People to Your Home

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When people walk through your front door, the first thing they see is your foyer. It is in that small space that your prospective buyers will formulate their first impression of your home. It is not so different from a handshake when you first meet someone – a firm grip will immediately catch the person’s … Read More

Cleaning Tricks to Have Your Home Show-Ready

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Once you have decided to sell your home, you should prepare yourself for the idea that there will be people constantly popping in without prior notice. And unlike having a friend over, who you can simply entertain in the living room (the only clean area in the house), having prospective buyers means your entire home … Read More

How to Make Your Home Look More Expensive

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There is nothing wrong with wanting your home to look elegant and expensive, especially if you’re selling it. Every seller wants to get a higher price for his or her property. But if you are like most sellers too, you are probably not that excited about the thought of spending a lot for a home … Read More

What to Do Before Your Open House

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An open house can be exciting. It is a perfect opportunity for potential buyers to see your home without asking to be scheduled for a showing. It is also a great opportunity for you to have people come to your open house (whether they are looking to buy or just looking) as you can almost … Read More

Moving with Kids? Here’s How You Can Keep Your Sanity

Family Carrying Boxes Into New Home On Moving Day

Moving can be a very exhausting experience under the best circumstances. Add kids to the equation and those “circumstances” quickly turn to chaos. However, that does not mean you are completely hopeless. Here are some ideas on how you can minimize the stress of moving with little people in tow: Let Them in on the … Read More

Visual Tricks You Can Try for Staging

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In the real estate universe we live in right now, it is said that most of the time, buyers make up their minds about purchasing a home within a minute of stepping inside the property. That’s why it’s not surprising at all that sellers are constantly looking for professional home stagers who can help them … Read More

How to Select a Great Rental Property

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Have you always dreamed of becoming a landlord? At one point or another, most of us have probably thought how great it would be to be able to purchase a really nice piece of property, find the best tenants and just relax and collect regular rent well into your retirement.   That, indeed, is a … Read More

Tips for Beginner Real Estate Investors

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Is this your first time to invest in real estate?   We understand that for beginners, it can really be intimidating, and what with all the resources available – books, TV shows, and blogs, it can also be very overwhelming. Before you drown in all the confusion, let’s throw you a lifeboat.   Here are … Read More

Buying Signals You Shouldn’t Miss

Realtor Showing Young Family Around Property For Sale

Any seasoned real estate agent would tell you – if someone goes out on a showing and is actively engaged while looking at your house, that person has every intention to buy a property.   That does not mean that it will be your home he or she would buy for sure. There are some … Read More

The Importance of Eliminating Odours from Your Home

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Our sense of smell works in a funny way. Specific scents can be deeply associated with things or experiences and can easily pull up images and memories. That is why if you are trying to put up your property on the market, you better make sure it’s a nice-smelling home, too. Prospective buyers don’t just … Read More