Selling real estate

December 14, 2017

Checklist for WOW-ing a Buyer during a Viewing

Imagine you were selling your car, and a prospective buyer was on the way over to see it. What would you do? You would probably make your vehicle look as clean and shiny as possible, inside and out. The same […]
October 15, 2017

10 Reasons to List Your Home This Month

Is selling your property the furthest thing from your mind? Well, here are some reasons for listing your property that you might not have considered. Your property may be worth more than you think. (It’s difficult to determine market value […]
September 18, 2017

3 Reasons To Call A Realtor Today

You might naturally assume that it is most important to talk to a Realtor when you’re selling or buying a home. But there are many other circumstances in which it makes sense to give me a call. Here are a […]
April 13, 2017

Getting Friends to Spread the Word about Your Listing

When you list your home for sale, you want as many buyers as possible to find out about it. So consider how many friends, neighbours and work colleagues you have. Then think about how many people they know. The number […]
March 21, 2017

Important Things to “Fix Up” before Selling

When you’re preparing your home for sale, it’s not unusual to need to fix up a few things around the property. After all, you want your home to look its best to buyers, so that you get good offers, quickly. […]
October 19, 2016

Selling Your Home In A Crowded Market

When you’re about to sell your home, it may be disheartening to see so many other properties for sale in your neighbourhood. You may be thinking, “That’s a lot of competition! Will our property get noticed?”  Fortunately, there are many […]
September 14, 2016

When it Comes to Offers, it’s Not Always about Price

When considering which of two or more competing offers to accept for your home, there is no doubt price plays a huge role. After all, if Offer #1 is $10,000 higher than Offer #2, that’s an enticing difference that puts […]
July 20, 2016

Finding the List Price “Tipping Points”

Setting the right list price for a home is a mystery for many sellers. How do you begin to determine what buyers are likely to pay for your property? After all, no two homes are exactly alike. Yet, setting the […]
July 11, 2016

Seller’s Market Alive and Well in Durham Region

DURHAM REGION, July 8, 2016 – Durham Region Association of REALTORS® (DRAR) President Sandra O’Donohue reported 1,471 residential transactions in June 2016. A slight increase compared to the same period last year. “Demand continues to exceed supply,” stated O’Donohue. In contrast, there were […]