Author Archives: Tammy Samuels

3 Tips for Winning a Property Bidding War

In Tammy Samuels' recent blog post, this Guelph real estate agent provides 3 expert tips for winning a property bidding war.

Your perfect home might also be someone else’s ideal property. In this situation, two parties might find themselves bidding against one another to achieve the seller’s approval. It’s important that, during this process, you remain calm and focused on both your budget and your future requirements. Winning a bidding war requires an understanding of the … Read More

5 Features of Strong Online Listings

In Tammy Samuels' recent blog post, this Guelph real estate agent gives advice on the five features that makeup a strong online real estate listing.

The modern buyer begins their home search online. They’ll likely enter their preferred location into a search engine and ask for listings from that area. This means that sellers must ensure their properties are available for review online. But simply placing a property’s listings details online isn’t enough to capture market attention when there are … Read More

How to Identify “Overpriced” Property

In Tammy Samuels' recent blog post, this Guelph real estate agent looks at several ways buyers can identify  homes that are overpriced within the Canadian real estate market.

With the Canadian real estate market going from strength-to-strength in recent years, many buyers are finding that their home purchase price is higher than they had anticipated at the beginning of the property search. In a strong market, with robust pricing, it can be difficult to know which homes are overpriced given the area and … Read More

What to Consider When Buying Your First Investment Property

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Entering into the Canadian real estate marketplace is a process that must be undertaken with a full and comprehensive understanding of the various elements involved. This is especially true for those who are buying investment property to help boost their income. Here, we’ll outline several of the factors to consider when buying investment properties.   … Read More

3 Mortgage Rules Buyers Must Learn

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The home mortgage marketplace can be challenging for even the most experienced homebuyer to follow at times. Rules within the Canadian real estate marketplace continue to evolve and those who understand these rules inside and out have a greater chance of achieving the type of mortgage they require for successful home ownership. Here, we’ll outline … Read More

An Insight into the Latest Trends in Canadian Real Estate

In Tammy Samuels' recent blog post, this Guelph real estate agent outlines a few of the more important trends taking hold within the Canadian real estate marketplace.

Whether you’re a prospective buyer or a seller looking to put your home on the market in the near future it’s important to keep a watchful eye on the real estate marketplace and identify the trends that could help bring value in the near future. We have great experience within the industry, and we’ve been … Read More

3 Areas of Focus during a Home Inspection

In Tammy Samuels' recent blog post, this Guelph real estate agent highlights three of the most important areas of focus during the inspection process.

A professional home inspection will help highlight potential structural issues that could affect the home’s value during the sale process. It’s designed to protect buyers against spending money on properties that may require costly repairs in the near future. In completing their inspection work, home inspectors will be reviewing the property for specific issues. This … Read More

What are the Components of a Strong Home Marketing Plan?

In Tammy Samuels' recent blog post, this Guelph real estate agent examines the components of a strong home marketing plan.

A home marketing plan is a seller’s strategy to attract interest in their home from buyers scouring the marketplace. Creating a strong marketing plan requires a dynamic set of components that work together to form a cohesive selling package. For those about to commitment to a real estate agent, it’s important to know when their … Read More

5 Steps to Help Prepare for the Sale of a Home

In Tammy Samuels' recent blog post, this Guelph real estate agent discusses the five steps to help prepare for the sale of a home.

The home sale process can be exceptionally complicated, especially for those who don’t commit to the required research. There are large amounts of paperwork to review, new terms to learn and new concepts to comprehend. As part of this process, it’s important to consider the steps involved and create a foundation for a successful sale … Read More

3 Home Staging Ideas that Captivate Buyers

In Tammy Samuels' recent blog post, this Guelph real estate agent focuses on three home staging ideas that are designed to captivate buyers and ensure strong interest a home.

It’s the day on which you welcome prospective buyers to view your property. What is the take-home message you want to send? Home staging can help communicate to buyers in a way that the words of the seller cannot. And so it’s imperative that the staging process is completed effectively. Here, we’ll focus on three … Read More