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Closing Day Checklists for Buyers & Sellers

I love checklists. Not only do they simplify my life, but they keep things orderly during a real estate transaction when things can get so busy and sometimes go off the rails. Real Estate Lawyer Mark Weisleder penned a real estate column for The Toronto Star from 2009 to 2012. He still has lin... Read More

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5 Tips on Selling Your Home With Pets

What about our pets? This is a question that is often asked in real estate sales. If you have a dog or cat, chances are you love your pet. But, while pets are great for your emotional health, they don’t help you sell your home. When you decide to put the house on the market you will need to do ... Read More

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Indicators That It’s Time to Sell Your Home

There are many reasons why it may be time to sell your home. You may need more space to make room for a growing family or are in the process of downsizing now that your children have left the next. Whatever your motivations, timing is key. If you sell when home prices are plummeting, you may end... Read More

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5 Tips: Selling Your Home When You Have Kids

With 35+ years of selling homes under my belt, I pretty much have seen it all. That also means that when it comes to selling homes, my team of agents and I have some pretty good ideas based on our experience. Selling a home with kids isn’t problematic, but it does take some planning. You know y... Read More

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5 Reasons To Use A Real Estate Agent

When you hire a real estate agent whether you are buying or selling your home, what exactly are you getting? Experience and expertise in real estate transactions! Most people sell only a few homes in their lifetime, usually with several years in between each sale. Even if you’ve done it before, ... Read More

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5 Tips To Getting Your Home Ready For The Spring Market

Most real estate agents have busy weekends hosting open houses and chatting with the potential buyers they meet. My team is no exception. This past weekend, we hosted four open houses which were just packed with prospective home buyers. If you are thinking of selling, there is no better opportunity... Read More

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Hidden Costs When Selling Your Home

On the surface, selling your property should be a simple calculation: Profit = Selling Price Less Outstanding Mortgage. So when a real estate agents starts sharing the incidental costs when selling your home, it seems almost counter-intuitive. One of the responsibilities of your real estate agent i... Read More

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7 Helpful tips to Downsize Your Own Home

Getting ready to downsize? We’re here to help. As real estate agents, not only do we chat about downsizing, but we’ve experienced it before with many of our clients. And after 35 years of real estate transactions, that’s a lot of downsizing. The biggest thing I can say about downsizing is tha... Read More

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Moving Made Easier : 7 Great Ideas

It may have been a while since you moved. If so, the task probably looks pretty daunting. Believe it or not, real estate agents chat about moving almost as much as we do homes or taxes. Whether it’s moving-in or moving out, there’s lots to do, and there’s simply no point in denying it, it’s... Read More

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Home Evaluations – Calculating Your Home’s Square Footage

A home’s square footage is one of the factors a real estate agent takes in to account when completing a home evaluation. And if all houses were single-story square shaped buildings, calculating the square footage of your home would be a simple matter. Your home’s square footage is relied on t... Read More