Gloria’s Blog

Does Home Staging Really Work?

You might have heard about home staging and wondered what it’s all about. There are even a few television reality shows that feature staging experts doing their magic on a particular house or condo. So what exactly is it? Home staging is simply setting up your home to maximize its appeal to ...

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Trying To Find A Bargain Home

You’ve heard the story. Someone finds a home on the market that seems underpriced, grabs it, and subsequently discovers it’s worth tens of thousands of dollars more than the selling price. What a bargain! The truth is, bargains like that rarely happen. Most properties sell for somewhere close to their market value. That’s ...

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Your Property Is The Product

They say, “Home is where the heart is.” How true! That’s why, when selling your property, it’s important to realize that your home – your heart — is moving to another place. Your current property is now a product that you want to sell quickly, and for the best price ...

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Open House Tips That Turn Viewers Into Buyers

What do you want from an open house? Obviously, you want to attract a lot of potential buyers – and have at least a few of them become seriously interested in your property. So how do you make your open house as successful as possible? You probably already know the basics: make ...

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Traffic Matters

Like taxes, traffic is a fact of life. So, when you’re shopping for a new home, consider how the road situation will affect your commute to work, access to shopping and attractions, and the ability to conveniently reach places you need to go. After all, it’s difficult to enjoy your new ...

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Real Estate Update March, 2018

Real Estate Update March, 2018 for Mississauga Here are some highlights from the latest Real Estate statistics for March, 2018, compared to March, 2017. Number of sales decreased 33.42% from 1,155 in 2017 to 769 in 2018 Average sale prices fell from $798,670 in 2017 to $716,690 a decrease of 10.26% Average Days On Market increased substantially .... by ...

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Be Ready To Move

You’ve spent a lot of time shopping for the perfect property. You made an offer, held your breath and – hooray! – you got the home! But now you’ve realized that you have to move in four weeks – and you’re far from prepared. Don’t add stress to what was otherwise ...

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Home Renovations That Pay Off

There are two main reasons why homeowners invest in a home renovation or major redecorating project: They want to enjoy the results of the new kitchen, bathroom, flooring or other improvement they’ve made; and/or, they hope that the money they spend will come back to them – at least in ...

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Real Estate Update February, 2018

Here are the latest Real Estate statistics for February, 2018. Number of sales were down 38.25% from February 2017, from 779 to 481 Average Sales prices were down 9.47% from $724,432 in 2017 to $655,804 in 2018 Average days on market were up by 91.67% from 12 days to 23 days... New listings were down by 6.2% from 963 to 895 Active listings ...

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