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How Will Your Beloved Pet Handle The Big Move?
Posted on Thu, 15 Jun 2017, 10:45:00 AM  in Home selling tips
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You know that the big move is coming and that you are going to have to pack not only your belongings and your family, but your beloved pets as well. While the list below doesn’t account for all of the possible pets that people could have, you will find some information on the most common pets and how they will need to be accommodated during the ride between your current home and your new Canadian home.

 

 Dogs

Dogs are very resilient animals. Puppies and young adults will be able to handle the ride far easier than senior dogs and dogs with special needs. It is important to take these factors into account when preparing for the trip. Your dog will need access to water, food, and potty breaks about as often as a toddler would- somewhere around every two hours. Remember, if you need to get out and use the restroom or stop to a rest area to stretch so does your dog.

 

Catspets

Cats are very picky animals. Your cat may love long car rides and simply sit in the back seat basking in the light of the sun during the day, other cats will need frequent breaks to get out and explore. Make sure that you are keeping your cat on a least during this travel as they may try to escape and try to find their way back to the home that they have always known.

 

Fish

Fish will have a very hard time traveling long distances, particularly if your travel will require many hours in a car. If you can manage to have someone hold your fish’s container up in the air just a few inches off of their laps for the duration of the ride, then your fish will avoid the deadly jostling that normal roadtrips create. If you are concerned that your fish will not make it, contact a professional fish company and ask for their advice or their services as they have quite a bit of experience in transporting fish.

 

Small Reptiles

Small reptiles are both resilient and fragile. You will notice that snakes, for example, can handle the movement of a car very well but will be extremely sensitive to moisture and temperature. Lizards and geckos will also need a constant comfortable temperature, but will need to be held in their cages during the trip to avoid breaking legs and escaping.

 

Small Animals: Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, Mice

Small animals do not like to travel great distances and will not be comfortable with being in a car for any length of time. These animals love to stay where the ground does not move. It may be worth your time to take many frequent breaks, stay at hotels that will accept them, and give them plenty more opportunities to sit still than drive in order to keep them as comfortable as possible.

 

Birds

Birds should be treated like small animals. They generally hate the idea of being trapped in a small space that is constantly moving. Give your birds plenty of “sit still” time when you travel, if you can at all afford to do so.

 

Horses

Horses are used to traveling as they are often transported in a variety of places, weather conditions, and temperatures every day in the United States. These animals can handle hours of driving, but deserve the opportunity to stop and take a break just like you do. Still, if you are in a hurry, your horse will be able to handle the longer hours of the trip.


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Questions That You Should Ask Your Sales Representative About Selling Your Home
Posted on Wed, 31 May 2017, 02:10:00 PM  in Home selling tips
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Questions That You Should Ask Your Sales Representative About Selling Your Home

Have you come to the conclusion that you need to sell your house or that you would like to sell your house in favor of a house that better meets your needs? There are plenty of reasons that would put you in the position of selling your house.

Unless you have sold a great deal of houses on your own, you will likely need just a little bit of help. A sales representative will help you sell your house, but you should put together a list of questions to ask them in order to make the process easier for you and everyone else involved.

Here are a few questions that you may use as a guideline to help get the information you need from your sales representative:

 

What Are Your Qualifications?

Questions That You Should Ask Your Sales Representative About Selling Your HomeWhen you ask your sales representative what qualifications they have to sell your house for you, you should be looking for them to offer up their certifications, licenses, and sales experience. If they do not do this, prompt them for this important set of information.

 

How Flexible Will You Be With Me?

The best sales representative will be just as flexible with you as you are willing to be with them. They understand that there are plenty of factors that may speed up or halt the sale of your home. If you are willing to be flexible with them and keep an open line of communication, you are likely to get the same out of them. If they are unwilling to agree to be flexible, then you can search for another agent that is willing to be flexible with you.

 

How Long Should This Process Take?

The length of your process really can vary depending on how quickly you need to sell the house, how much you are willing to accept for the home, and how available you are for meetings, visitations, and contacts. You may expect to hear that the sale of your home may take a few months to a year or more depending on how flexible you are willing to be with your agent and any potential buyers that would like to make you a reasonable offer. You may also expect to have a different timeline than your cousin did when they sold their lake house last summer.

 

How Much Is My House Worth? Why?

The value of your house can be affected by more than one hundred different factors ranging from the neighborhood that you live in to the distance your home is from an attractive body of water like a lake or river. Your sales representative will also recommend a price to you that will be competitive with the other homes on the market so you may not have as much to say about price as you thought going into a consultation. Feel free to ask questions about why your house is valued at the price they suggest and if there is anything you can do to get just a little more money out of it when you list it for sale.

 

What Would You Suggest Be My Next Step After This Consultation?

You may have a few options for how you will choose to continue on to the next step of actually selling your house. Your sales representative may recommend anything from having your house staged, taking photos for an online website, or helping to write a short description to simply trying to settle on a price that would make sense to you and se em appealing to potential buyers.


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Is It Time To Hire A Sales Representative And Move? Questions Before Making The Sell
Posted on Wed, 10 May 2017, 02:00:00 PM  in Home selling tips
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Is It Time To Hire A Sales Representative And Move? Questions Before Making The Sell

Making the decision to sell your home is definitely not always going to be a situation that is clearly outlined or detailed. There are plenty of questions you should be asking yourself before you finally make the decision to list your home on the market.

Here are a few different questions to consider before making the decision to sell your home official:

 

Is Your Neighborhood Unsafe?

Is It Time To Hire A Sales Representative And Move? Questions Before Making The SellYou may have moved into your current home assuming the neighborhood is safe but later discovered that you do not feel safe when you are at home. You may have moved into this particular home 40 years ago when you had no neighbors and are now living next door to a drug dealer that has a violent history. Maybe your neighborhood is safe and your decision is not based on this at all. However, if you feel unsafe in your current home and are considering selling because of this, then make sure to let your sales representative know that this process should take place sooner rather than later.

 

Is Your Current House Too Big Or Too Small?

Did you buy your current home when you were just a couple with your significant other and now need a home to accommodate your children, parents, pets, or friends? If this is your situation it would be best to sell in order to buy a home to meet your current needs. Did you have a large family with lots of pets when you bought the house but now find that you are alone or live only with your significant other and have no use for the 5 spare bedrooms in the home? This would also be a great reason to sell your home and move into a home that better reflects your needs and desires.

 

Does Your Job Require The Move?

If you have just accepted a new job or your current job has transferred you quite a distance from where you are currently living, then you will soon have to look for a home closer to your new workplace. You may be able to take more time to think about selling if the distance to your new workplace is not too far or if the sales is not dependant on a job.

 

Are You Feeling Pressured?

You may be in a situation where you are completely comfortable with your current living situation but are feeling pressured to move by family members, friends, or coworkers. This happens more often than you may think. If you are happy with your current home and find no real reason to move, stand up for yourself and let these individuals know that you do not have an interest in moving. There is never a reason to feel pressured out of a great living situation.

 

Are You Financially Prepared?

You may be contemplating moving but are held back from making the decision official because you are unsure of your financial situation. This is not at all uncommon. If you need help calculating your savings, your income, and your budget to assess whether or not you can afford to sell, consider contacting a sales representatives. These individuals will be more than happy to give advice and send you in the right direction.

 

Take Home Advice

Only you can come to the clusion that it is time to move. There is never a need to feel pressured to move if you are not completely sure that this is what is right for you and your unique situation.


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5 Of The Most Practical Touches You Can Add To The House You Are Putting Up For Sale
Posted on Sun, 30 Apr 2017, 01:00:00 PM  in Home selling tips
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If you are looking at having to sell your incredible Canadian home for another, then you may be wondering what you can do to help with the sale of the house. Maybe you have a need to move quickly. Maybe you are just excited for the next stage in your life. Maybe you need the money from this sale to buy the next house that you will move into. Whatever the case may be, you certainly want to do what you can to ensure that your home sells in a timely manner and with as few hitches as possible.

Here are 5 of the most practical touches you can add to your house before you put it up for sale:

 5 Of The Most Practical Touches You Can Add To The House You Are Putting Up For Sale

Paint The Bathroom

If you paint nothing else in your home, paint the bathroom. It is imperative that the bathroom in your home look and smell as clean and fresh as possible. This is the one room in your house that you do not want your potential buyers to think is lived in. Think of painting your bathroom with light pale colors that prove that your bathroom is clean.

 

Leave Fresh Baked Goods On The Counter

If you are simply opening up your home for potential buyers to view, then make sure that you have freshly baked something delicious before the potential buyers walk through the doors. Leave a tray of cookies, brownies, or cupcakes on the counter and let your sales representative and potential buyers know that they are welcome to those goodies. They may not choose to take them, but the smell will be something that they cannot resist. They will be able to smell themselves baking in that kitchen.

 

Stage The Yard

Do you have a beautiful front yard, back yard, and/or patio? Then play these places up. Set out a table with a few chairs, potted plants, and charming yard ornaments. Make sure that your flower gardens are all weeded and the flowers are all pruned. Sweep up loose leaves and cut the grass. If you already have landscaping in the yard, then make sure that it is clean and easily traveled. You want your potential buyers to see themselves working in the garden, sitting out on nice warm days, and taking a leisurely stroll through the yard to release stress.

 

Make Sure The House Is Clean And Staged

If nothing else, make sure that you have cleaned the house to the maximum amount possible if you and your family are still living there. This is the one time in your life where you will want to shove all of the miscellaneous items into your closets and hope that they don’t pop open. If you cannot afford to hire a professional to come in and stage your house, then do research and stage the house yourself. This could be as simple as shampooing the carpets, making the beds, and placing a clean set of dishes on the table. Try your best to hide every cord, every shoe, and all clothing. You want your potential buyers to feel as though they have walked into a department store.

 

Place A Potted Plant Inside The Front Entrance Way

You can place this potted plant inside of the house in the front entrance way or outside of the house on the porch in the front entrance way. Either way, you want your house to feel in-tune with nature while still maintaining a clean and contemporary look.


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Changes to Make to Your Home’s Exterior
Posted on Mon, 10 Apr 2017, 12:50:00 PM  in Home selling tips
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The exterior of the home determines the style and condition of the property and how much it stands out in the neighborhood. Many people make the mistake of focusing too much on the interior of the building when it's time to sell the home When you want to enhance your home's curb appeal, there are a few necessary changes to make to the exterior of the house.

 Changes to Make to Your Home’s Exterior

Add Flowers

Potted plants and flowers will incorporate extra color into your yard and can allow it to look beautiful in each season of the year. Use native plants that are easy to maintain and can survive in different weather conditions. Place the flowers near the front door or on the steps that lead up to your doorway to create a welcoming appearance.

You'll also want to trim the trees, which can cause damage to the property. Overgrown tree branches can also welcome critters and insects to infest the building if they have access to the roof.

 

Install a Fence

A fence that is built will allow your home to look picturesque and contemporary. A fence also increases the level of privacy that is available and will work as a security measure. Choose a fence that complements the design of your home, which can include a white picket fence or a wrought iron fence.

 

Add a New Door

Your home's door is one of the main focal points of the property and can influence the style of the building. Consider adding a new door that has windows or a decorative design. If you want to save money, you can add a fresh coat of paint and choose a color that pops. Red, yellow, and black are standard colors to add to the door if you want an updated style. The shutters on the home can also match the front door for added charm.

 

Include a Water Feature

Water features will allow the yard to feel tranquil and serene when you spend time outside. You can add a pond near a garden that has colorful fish and enhances the quality of the landscape. A fountain is a decorative element that will attract birds and butterflies to the setting. The added detail of the feature will create a more attractive space that you can feel proud to show off.

 

Clean Out the Rain Gutters

The rain gutters should be cleaned out every few months to prevent water from becoming backed up onto the roof and causing damage. Remove twigs and leaves that have accumulated to ensure that the water flows off of the building and is redirected away from the property. You can also install guards on the gutters to prevent leaves from building up in the metal structure. Removing debris will also reduce the risk of termites from making their way to the building when they're looking for water.

 

Upgrade Your Mailbox

The mailbox is a minor detail of the home but is one of the first features that neighbors see when they pass by your property. Upgrade your mailbox and make sure that it follows the city's regulations once you add a new feature. Your home address numbers should be visible on the mailbox to ensure that your property is easy to find for visitors. You can also use a mailbox that includes a lock to prevent theft with the items that are delivered. Adding a new mailbox is an inexpensive addition that will increase the charm of our home and can make it easier to sell.


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Turn Your Starter Home Into a Rental
Posted on Mon, 20 Mar 2017, 02:45:00 PM  in Home selling tips
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Owning a home is a fantastic way to build wealth in a diversified portfolio. However, many Canadians find themselves buying real estate, but never keeping any of it unless it is where they are living.

This blog post will discuss how average homeowners can add rental property to their portfolio by buying wisely, and then the benefits of the investment will be discussed.

 Turn Your Starter Home Into a Rental

How to Buy a Future Rental Property

Forget the idea of buying a home that will then be rented out. Start off by purchasing a home for yourself to live in.

The key when making the purchase is to search for properties that don't "have it all." This will permit you to save money upfront because of the modest purchase.

Additionally, don't forget that this is not the home you will love to live in; it's the home you will love to rent out. That means that in the time you live there you should enjoy it, but hold off on getting the finest appliances. Instead, paint the walls in neutral colors to save money later. And make sure that you can afford the payment even in a lean month.

 

Why Buy as a Home First?

Investment property purchases have harder guidelines to meet when purchasing. Also, the interest rates tend to be a little higher since there is more risk associated with the loan.

On top of that if you find yourself wanting to sell the home instead of rent it in a few years there are opportunities to save on taxes since the home was a primary residence.

Between borrowing on the frontend and the potential savings on the backend there is more money in it for you if this future investment property is one you live in first. However, let's not discount the long-term potential on income and asset growth.

 

Rental Income & a Growing Asset

Canada has a rising population. That means a thriving economic future as well as rising demand for homes. Owning this property will not only mean that you will have an income producing asset, but that the income will go up while the value of the property does, too.

The home you purchase today with a payment of $900 may bring in monthly rent of $950, which is great. But in 30 years the mortgage payment will be $0.00 while the rent could very easily be $1,900.

In addition to having the substantial monthly income, the asset that had once cost $115,000 may bring over $200,000 if sold.

This is not just theory. Many Canadians have done this over the past few decades, and we have a real case study.

 

Marc & Emma Tremblay

The Tremblays are an average couple. Marc works as a banker. Emma was a stay-at-home mom who now works at the local public school.

When the Tremblays were first married they purchased a very modest 2-bedroom home in a nice neighborhood. It was very easy for them to afford, but they found when they were ready to move up in house that they could rent the home more easily than sell it. Loving the idea of having a renter pay their mortgage they took a chance.

32 years later they are glad they did. The home they purchased for $165,000 is now worth $388,000. On top of that they have only had five tenants in the past 32 years, which they attribute to buying a home in a very desirable school district.

Owning rental property is something anyone can do, especially if you start out living in the property.


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Upgrades and Improvements to Make Before Selling a Home
Posted on Tue, 28 Feb 2017, 09:50:00 AM  in Home selling tips
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The value of the home determines how much of a profit you can make on the property once it sells. One of the main perks of owning a home is the ability to increase the value of the property with upgrades and improvements that are made. To get your home ready to sell, there are a few important changes to make to increase its value and make it more competitive on the market.

 Upgrades and Improvements to Make Before Selling a Home

Replacing the Roof

The roof is one of the most important features of residential properties because it influences the style of the house and protects the interior setting from environmental elements. The roof should be replaced when the shingles or tiles continue to fall off or if there are several leaks that are present. It's important to consider the lifespan of the roofing material that is installed to determine if it's time for the structure to be replaced. A new roof will reduce the risk of water damage and will protect the furniture and materials of the building when it rains or snows.

 

Purchase New Appliances

New appliances increase the functionality and aesthetics of the home with products that are sleek. Consider installing a new refrigerator or dishwasher, which will contribute to the style of the kitchen and can boost the property value of the home. It's also important to choose appliances that are quieter when they run or are more spacious with the storage that is available.

 

Energy-Efficient Materials

More homeowners are going green with their residential property to reduce the amount of money that they spend on energy each month. Install energy-efficient products and materials to reduce your carbon footprint and attract more buyers. You can install a metal or clay tile roof, which will prevent heat from penetrating through the building during the summer months. Energy-efficient appliances and skylights can also be used to limit the amount of electricity that is used. You can also install solar panels to rely on the sun's rays to provide energy on the property.

 

More Lighting

Homes that are well-lit and are illuminated inside of the building are more in demand because they appear uplifting to buyers. It's important to replace heavy blackout curtains with sheer shades that allow more light into the space. You can also install a skylight in dim rooms of the home to allow natural light in.

 

Increase the Curb Appeal

Your home's curb appeal will significantly influence how many people consider purchasing the property. You'll need to plant flowers in pots and place them on the porch or consider adding extra shrubs in the front yard. Make the porch feel inviting with a new door that is installed or by adding a swing. The yard can also feature a water fountain or a pond, which will add extra tranquility to the home and will work as one of the main focal points on the property.

Other upgrades can include repainting the exterior of the home, adding a new mailbox, and replacing old address numbers that are located near your front door.

 

Add a Patio

Patios increase the appeal of backyards and will allow them to become more functional for buyers who want to spend time outdoors during the spring and summer season. Add patio furniture to create a cozy place to lounge with a seating area where you can take in the views. The patio can also feature an outdoor dining table, making for an ideal location to entertain guests or eat outside when the weather permits.

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Top Trends with Home Design
Posted on Fri, 20 Jan 2017, 03:30:00 PM  in Home selling tips
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There are a number of different trends that are currently popular and can make it easier to sell your home once you're ready to list it. It's important to update the property every few years to ensure that it looks contemporary and has more appeal with the colors and materials that are used. When you're ready to remodel or make minor upgrades, there are a few trends to incorporate into the setting.

 Top Trends with Home Design

Navy Blue Interiors

Navy blue is a cozy and sleek color shade that can allow the home to look classic when it's used on the right areas of the property. Many homeowners are painting their kitchen cabinets navy or are opting for navy shutters that add a pop of color to the exterior of the building. Gold and brass pulls and handles can complement the bold color shade and will add extra contrast that is stunning in kitchens or bathrooms. The moody blue can also create a cozy den that allows the home to have a fresh vibe that is more interesting than beige walls.

 

Wood Tile

Although white subway tiles were a popular choice for homeowners who remodeled their homes in 2016, wood tile is an up and coming look that is considered to be rustic for those who want a farmhouse style in their home. The cozy addition adds extra texture to bedrooms or the living room and will allow the home to look professionally designed.

 

Formal Dining Rooms

More people are building formal dining rooms in their home as they attempt to disconnect from TV and technology as they eat dinner each night. Formal dining rooms invite residents to sit down for family meals and can be incredibly stylish. When decorating the room, opt for installing a dramatic chandelier that works as the main focal point of the space above the dining table. Use wingback chairs that are statement pieces and consider adding an oriental rug that increases the formality of the table and chairs. You can even add a hutch that displays your fine China and fills in bare areas of the room.

 

Heated Floors

Heated floors were first introduced in recent years and are now become more common for those who want to increase the level of comfort that is available on the property. Heated floors are commonly installed in bathrooms for those who want to enjoy walking barefoot and feeling toasty during the cold months of the year. The heated floors are now becoming more common in kitchens and can reduce the energy usage on the property by relying less on a heater.

 

Black Appliances

Stainless steel is considered to be outdated in the coming year with home design trends with black appliances in demand. Black stainless steel looks luxurious and sleek for those who want to makeover their kitchen and allow it to look modern.

 

Granny Florals

Instead of adding paint to the walls, opt for applying wallpaper that takes the style of the home up a notch and incorporates a fun print or pattern into the room. Granny florals are a popular option and are ideal for small bathrooms or guest bedrooms when you want an uplifting addition that is cheery.

 

Marble Details

Homes are now featuring more marble details, which have recently replaced granite that was popular in the last decade. Marble can be used on the countertops in a guest bathroom or with a clock that is on display in a home office to create a luxe environment that looks chic.


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Top 4 Features that Every Buyer Looks For
Posted on Tue, 10 Jan 2017, 03:20:00 PM  in Home selling tips
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When it is time to sell your home, you may be reluctant to upgrade the property. Perhaps you have been in the home for a long time, and you love every feature it currently has. Another reason why you might hesitate on remodeling the property is due to unnecessary expenses. However, the costs and time that goes into upgrading a property prior to putting it on the market is very important; this could be the difference between multiple bids and no offers at all.

Here are some of the top features that every buyer looks for when searching for a home.

 Top 4 Features that Every Buyer Looks For

Exterior Lighting

A well-manicured yard can grab the attention of potential buyers before they step foot into your home. Exterior lighting is one of the top outdoor features that buyers want. The lighting not only looks great, but it can serve as a safety feature. For example, a majority of sensor lights turn on each time there is movement outside of the home.

Here are the top lighting features that you should consider adding to the exterior of your home:

  • Spotlights
  • Pendant Lights
  • Motion Lights
  • Walkway Lights

 

Energy Efficient Upgrades

Most buyers in today’s market are looking for ways to cut utility costs, which is why energy efficient appliances and windows are in high demand. Buyers want to live in a home full of smart, energy features that do not limit their comfort, or cost them a lot of money in the future. You should have energy-efficient windows installed in your home, complete with glass coating, sturdy weather stripping, and vacuum sealed spaces that are filled with inert gas between each pane. This gives your property an upgraded look, and it helps to regulate the home’s temperature by reducing its exposure to extreme heat or cold.

Be sure to add an energy-certified dishwasher to your home as well, in addition to stainless steal appliances and granite or quartz countertops.

 

Hardwood Floors

Years ago, people wanted homes with thick carpet throughout the property; however, hardwood floors are in high demand because they give the home a cleaner look. Hardwood floors are also easier to maintain, in comparison to carpeted floors, which typically need to be replaced every eight to 10 years. Hardwood floors only need to be refinished periodically; other than that, these types of floors can last for a lifetime.

If you are on a budget, consider installing pre-finished hardwood flooring. This floor is already colored and comes directly from the manufacturer. The cost to install pre-finished hardwood flooring is actually cheaper than the installation of unfinished hardwood.

 

Laundry Room

Most homeowners want a room, other than the bedroom, where they can stack clean clothes until they have the time to put the items away. Buyers of all ages, including millennials and seniors, want enough space in the laundry room to fold and iron their clothes, instead of going into the living room to handle these tasks. If you do not have an existing laundry room, or a room with plenty of space, you should add one. The best area of the home to add a laundry room in is the basement. You normally don’t need to demolish anything in the basement; the utility lines are there, and the upgrade will be easy and cost efficient.

Sellers will want to purchase a home that has modern features and necessary upgrades. To stay within budget, make sure you concentrate on the most popular features when upgrading your home. These are the features that will attract potential buyers and help you receive quality bids.


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Selling a Real Estate Property in Canada
Posted on Tue, 20 Dec 2016, 09:35:00 AM  in Home selling tips
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There is no doubt to the fact that real estate investing is one of the most lucrative businesses that are there. This is because as time goes by, the cost of property seems to be appreciating. Also, the demand for housing has never been met by the supply, something that makes the market for housing always need more. If you are a homeowner in the country, and are thinking about selling, there are some tips that have been proven to help some people make a fast sale. Below are the ones you can try and follow.Selling a Real Estate Property in Canada

Get the property valued beforehand

Before you put a price tag on the property, it is recommended that you try and find out if it is the right time to sell. Generally, selling property is recommended during the time when the market is bullish. This is when you are likely to get great buyers and make a sensible profit margin. Of course this is a rule that will only apply if you aren’t in any hurry to sell. If there are other factors that are pushing you to market the house, such as the need to move to a new place, an imminent foreclosure and other issues, you will still need an estimate of the market value of the house to help you understand where you can put your expectations.

The asking price

The other error that property sellers make and one that keeps the house in the market for longer than they could have expected, is making the asking price too high above what is recommended. It would be great to have a buyer that will not know exactly how much they should pay for a property giving a little more than they should, but in most cases, overpricing the property works against you. Work with your valuer and real estate agent to come up with the figure that will encourage the prospective buyers to make offers.

The advertisements

The other important consideration to make is where you will put up the advertisements for the property. The best options include the local dailies, social media pages that are linked to the locality you are targeting and also the yellow pages. This is what will create visibility for the property. It is important to remember that word of mouth still is the most effective tool in advertising so make good use of it.

The staging

After the advertisements, people will start coming in to see your property. You will need to present it in a manner that makes it as appealing to them as possible. Some tips that could help here include:

  • Make sure that the house has been cleaned, repainted and refurbished from the curb to the backyard.
  • Remove all personal items such as framed photos and other personal belongings from the open spaces. People will have a hard time picturing themselves in your home if it is full of your personal items.
  • Create a homely and welcoming atmosphere by doing some baking or other activity that creates a good aroma in the house.
  • Open all natural light sources and make sure all the clutter has been removed. Houses that look too cozy tend to drive buyers away.

These are just a few tips that will assist you in making your sale. Above all, learn the importance of patience. When one buyer makes an offer, wait and see if other people will show an interest in buying the house at a better price. On the other hand, do not wait till the buyer starts feeling like they are being ignored or finds out that you are having a hard time getting other people interested a this could ruin your sale.


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