There are many life situations that may lead you to consider selling your current home and moving into a smaller one: Kids leaving for university, cashing in on a retirement plan, or the pressure of property upkeep. Whichever reasons you’re facing, make sure you’ve really done your homework before making any decisions. Here’s a list of 10 helpful hints to kick-start that conversation.
Imagine buying a product from a store, taking home, and then discovering there’s a problem with it. Disappointing, yes, but not a catastrophe. You can simply take it back for repair or exchange. But, what if it’s moving day, and you discover there’s a problem with your new home? Whoa. A house isn’t so easily returned! What are the most common problems encountered on moving day? A delay in getting the keys.
There is nothing like lounging on a patio, enjoying the long lazy days of summer with a cold drink in your hand. However, when summer transitions into fall, the sounds of children playing in the yard, and sidewalks full of happy couples strolling through the neighbourhood become a memory. In their place, you may find your thoughts to be full of back to school shopping, carpooling to sporting events, and re-organizing your sweater collection. Many sellers are faced with myths about selling in the fall real estate market. In an effort to bring you peace of mind, we have put together some useful tips to help sell your home.
A home is the biggest purchase most of us will ever make, so it’s only natural to feel a little intimidated by the negotiation process. This is particularly the case for first-time buyers. Here are some tips to help you approach the negotiation process that will help you minimize stress, stay within your budget and get the best price for your new home.
When you begin the home buying or selling journey, there may be several terms used that you’re unfamiliar with. Buyer’s market? Seller’s market? Balanced market? To help get you started, we’ve broken down the difference between a buyer’s market and a seller’s market below.
You’ve finally made the decision to sell, but as you sit in your kitchen and look around, you realize the space could use a little love to attract the kind of buyer you’re hoping for. Here’s how to get top dollar for your place without spending a penny over $1,000.
We’ve been told not to judge a book by its cover, but first impressions usually impact our decision-making, whether we care to admit it or not.
Therefore, a well-staged home typically has a better chance of selling at a higher price than one that hasn’t been staged.
We reached out to our RE/MAX Influencers—a panel consisting of RE/MAX Sales Associates from throughout Canada—to discover why sellers shouldn’t have “stage fright” when it comes to selling their home. (more…)