How Proximity Affects Your Home Value

Location, location, location.  You’ve definitely heard how important this is in real estate — and that’s because it’s true! Location is a crucial factor when it comes to the value of your home. Not only does what part of town you are in matter, but what is physically near you can actually help or hinder your property value. We put …

2020 Buyer Trends

Another year has come and gone, and with a new year comes new goals. Whether you’ve decided this is the year you’re going to sell your home or if you’re just considering it, you need to know which buyer trends to expect in 2020. We’ve laid out the most important trends for this year and how it could affect your …

Pros & Cons of Listing Your Home in the Winter

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” to sell? Despite homes being covered in snow and icy roads galore, winter is a great time to sell your home! Or is it? Just like with any season, there are pros and cons to selling your home. If you’ve been contemplating whether you should list your home now or wait until …

How to Stage Your Home Like a Pro

1. Clean house Make sure your home is spotless! Get rid of odours – a huge turnoff for prospective buyers – by opening windows, washing floors and walls and cleaning your rugs and upholstery. Next, de-clutter your space. A jam-packed house not only makes the house look cluttered, but it also makes the house look smaller. When you are selling, …

6 Signs a Home Might Be “The One”

You might have heard that saying about the number of fish there are in the sea – the sea of prospective dates and mates. The same goes for homes on the market. Even when the market heats up, it’s not uncommon for a buyer to visit 10, 20 or even more homes before finding the property they want to make …

Your home is one of your most significant assets — and like most investments, you need to periodically check-in to make sure you’re maximizing value. For a house, this means anything from making necessary repairs to improvements that will make your property even more appealing to its next owner.  We know what you’re thinking: It’s impossible to guess what a …

7 Common Mistakes Sellers Make

1. Your property won’t sell because it’s overpriced. It is very difficult to accept that your house may not be worth as much as you think it is worth. A house is only worth as much as the last sale, of similar structure, in your neighbourhood OR what a buyer is willing to pay for a home. It is a …