Working With Your Realtor...

Posted on Apr 01, 2024

...For Your Mutual Success.

Your relationship with your Realtor is similar to a marriage and as such, requires certain ingredients for it to be successful such as,
- the art of compromise
- a pragmatic outlook
- patience
- trust
- teamwork
- active listening skills
- open and honest communication
- respect
- belief that the relationship is mutually beneficia...

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So...How's The Real Estate Market?

Posted on Nov 06, 2023

...Well, it depends!

This is perhaps the most common question I get asked on a weekly basis. A lot of times, it's simply a conversational opening but occasionally, it's a true request for some insight. In order to provide that insight, I always ask; "Are you buying, selling or both?" My next question is; "In what municipality and area are you living...

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Mortgage Renewal Time?...

Posted on Sep 18, 2023

...How can you make the best decision?
Renewing your mortgage can be a stressful and confusing process, especially if you are not prepared. Here are some things to watch out for when renewing your mortgage in order to get the best possible deal.

Don't take the first offer:
Your current lender may send you a renewal letter with an offer to renew your m...

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Buyers Be Aware, It's Confusing Out There...

Posted on Jul 17, 2023

...Preparation is key to your success.

Buying a home can be stressful at the best of times but with tight budgets, competition for properties and relatively high interest rates, buying in today's market can ratchet that stress to new levels. This blog shares some pointers on how to increase the likelihood of a successful search while keeping stress...

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All the World is a Stage...

Posted on Apr 21, 2023

...Or is it?

When it's time to sell your home, one of the most debated aspects of getting it ready to go on the market is whether to stage or not. You can find a myriad of articles and studies supporting the argument that staging increases the attractiveness of the property which makes it sell quicker and for more money than if it wasn't staged. Gen...

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To Open House or Not to Open House...

Posted on Mar 08, 2023

...That is the question.

And this blog will help you make that decision. As a home seller, your decision to allow open houses should not be taken lightly and you need to be involved. It’s not just your agent’s decision.

First, I’ll let you in on a couple of secrets…
- Open houses are typically held by agents to gain more clients. They are trying to id...

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