Real Estate, Sellers Tips

Will You Need to Lower your Price to Sell your Home Quickly?

If you want to sell an item quickly—say, a couch—you can post it online, stick a super-low price tag on it and, chances are, it will be gone by the end of the day. So it’s understandable that some people think the same thing applies when selling a home. Indeed, if you need to sell… Continue reading Will You Need to Lower your Price to Sell your Home Quickly?

Home Designs, Home Improvements

Kitchen Improvements for under $100

Is it really possible to improve your kitchen’s look for about the cost of a takeout gourmet dinner with the family? Obviously you’re not going to be able to do anything major, such as replace the cabinets within that budget. But, there are many surprisingly low-budget ways to spruce up the kitchen. Here are a… Continue reading Kitchen Improvements for under $100

Real Estate, Sellers Tips

How Important are Good Listing Photos?

There are two trends impacting real estate photography that you should know about if you’re thinking of selling this year. First, more than ever before, buyers are relying on pictures to decide whether or not to schedule a viewing. They expect to be able to go online and “tour” your home via the photography. If… Continue reading How Important are Good Listing Photos?

Buyers Tips

Getting into your “Dream” Neighborhood

Is there a neighborhood you drive through occasionally and think, “Wow. I’d love to live here. What a fantastic area”? Why don’t you take that thought any further? Maybe you think getting into that neighbourhood just isn’t doable – at least, not right now. Perhaps you’re worried about the home prices or the current lack… Continue reading Getting into your “Dream” Neighborhood

Real Estate, Sellers Tips

Dealing with Stress when Selling Your Home

Let's face it. Planning events, even exciting ones like an overseas vacation, can be stressful. So, it's not surprising that some homeowners — even those thrilled about moving — can slip into "worry mode" when putting their property up for sale. Unfortunately, this anxiety can make the process of selling an unpleasant experience. Who wants… Continue reading Dealing with Stress when Selling Your Home

Buyers Tips, Real Estate

What if your Ideal Home Isn’t Available?

Imagine you're looking for a new home. You have a list of all the features you want, just like you would have a grocery shopping list. However, when you explore the homes currently on the market, none meets all your criteria. What do you do? Here are some options. First, you can take a second… Continue reading What if your Ideal Home Isn’t Available?

Home Improvements, Real Estate, Sellers Tips

6 Affordable Ways to Boost your Home’s Curb Appeal

When buyers come to see your home, the first thing they notice is how your property looks from the curb. That first impression is powerful and lingering. If buyers don't like what they see, it can influence how they judge the rest of your property, regardless of how great it looks on the inside. You… Continue reading 6 Affordable Ways to Boost your Home’s Curb Appeal