Selling

Sept. 5, 2018

That's it! Time to Sell - 5 Reasons to Sell This Fall

There's a little nip in the air and now that the kids are back in school your competition for homes on the market is going to be dramatically reduced. But that's only one reason to sell this fall. Whether you've been waiting for the fall or now ...

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Sept. 4, 2018

5 Things You Should Always Have in a Real Estate Agent

5 Things You Should Always Have in a Real Estate Agent

Whether you are buying or selling, you'll need a real estate agent that is well-versed in their profession, understands the market, and can either save you money, or get you the best deal on a house. Because we work as a team, all of our agents and mortgage brokers ...

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Posted in Buying, Selling
Aug. 10, 2018

Why a Real Estate Agent is Really the Best One to Give an Accurate Home Valuation

Sure, you can get a rough idea of what your home may be worth. Just put in the size, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms and maybe lot size and boom, you get about 50 different prices. So how do you know what your home is really worth?Why a Real Estate Agent is Really the Best One to Give an Accurate Home Valuation

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Aug. 2, 2018

Don't Fall Into This Real Estate Trap if You're a Buyer

Many first-time real estate buyers have no idea about a certain term called "dual agency". In fact, many states actually flat out forbid it and it's also banned in British Columbia Canada. But most first-time homebuyers have no idea about this trap and usually just go along with whatever ...

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July 16, 2018

Most Common House Selling Deal Breakers

If you are having trouble selling your home it could be for any number of different reasons. There are however some common reasons that buyers give for not making an offer on a home. Below we have listed the top reasons that buyers move on to the next available property ...

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July 9, 2018

Can You Claim All the Rooms as "Bedrooms" In a Real Estate Listing?

I've heard this from homeowners multiple times and about any number of bedrooms. The house might have two bedrooms and then this little bonus/office room that they want to count as a bedroom so that it sounds better in the listing.Can You Claim All the Rooms as "Bedrooms" In a Real Estate Listing?

As defined by tax assessors and building ...

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June 25, 2018

15 Signs Your Real Estate Agent Is Not the Right One - 3

#11. You feel bullied.15 Signs Your Real Estate Agent Is Not the Right One - 3

You should never feel uncomfortable, pressured, or bullied into decisions when it comes to buying or selling. Good real estate agents will offer tips, advice, and suggestions on pricing, looking for homes, and home staging, but they shouldn't put all the pressure on you to ...

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June 25, 2018

15 Signs Your Real Estate Agent Is Not the Right One - 2

#6. They are brand-new to real estate.15 Signs Your Real Estate Agent Is Not the Right One - 2

I understand that everybody has to start somewhere, but there really are no formal entry requirements to qualify as a real estate agent. Make sure this is there full-time job rather than something they're doing on the side or the weekends. You ...

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June 25, 2018

15 Signs Your Real Estate Agent Is Not the Right One

There are fewer purchases in life more important than buying or selling your home so a reputable real estate agent is crucial. Whether you are just getting started in the buying or selling process or think you may be stuck with the wrong agent, here are 15 telltale signs that ...

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June 19, 2018

Is it Ever a Good Idea to Sell an As-Is to a Cash Buyer?

Is it Ever a Good Idea to Sell an As-Is to a Cash Buyer?It's a trade-off, that's what it is. Sure, you can sell your home as is, right now, no questions asked, here's cash for your house and you can walk away. That appeals to a lot of people, but is it the best way? You know, in my ...

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