Gloria’s Blog

Trash the Trash

In most communities, garbage day isn’t every week. So, if you show your house on day five or six, there’s going to be some accumulation! Here are some things you can do before a viewing to make sure this situation doesn’t trash a potential sale. If possible, make sure all garbage ...

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When Choosing a Fixer-Upper Makes Cents

Some renovations can significantly increase the market value of a home. Others can cost more than you’ll ever get back. So, when choosing a “fixer-upper”, look carefully at the work that needs to be done. General painting, and bathroom or kitchen renovations typically increase the resale value of a house. “Invisible” repairs ...

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Getting your Professional Team Together

When preparing to sell your home, you may need to hire several professionals in addition to your REALTOR®. You may consider a plumber to fix a dripping bathroom shower, a home inspector to make sure there are no “issues”, and an attorney to handle all the legal matters. By hiring the ...

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To Paint or Not to Paint

Painting the outside of your home traditionally takes more time and expense than a comparable area on the inside. You have to deal with ladders, more paint and, of course, the weather. So when preparing your house for sale, you don’t want to do any exterior painting unless it is ...

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YOUR VERY IMPORTANT ROLE…TO GET YOUR HOME SOLD FASTER

You a Seller have an important role when your home is on the market. Many sellers think that once a realtor has listed their home for sale, they can sit back and expect their home to sell without giving much thought to the fact that they have to be an ...

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WHAT DO REAL ESTATE AGENTS REALLY DO?

 WE JUST SELL HOUSES, RIGHT?    In actual fact, NO.  That is the end result of what we do..  What we really do is: WE AS AGENTS PROVIDE THE SOLUTION TO YOUR PROBLEM! Real estate agents provide solutions to your problem. There can be many reasons why people sell their home and the ...

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10 IMPORTANT REASONS

Hire A Trained Professional For THE MOST Important Financial Transaction Buying or selling a home is probably THE most important financial transaction you will make during your lifetime, and having a trained, experienced realtor who has the expertise is the logical and smart choice. After all, who would you consult if you had a heart ...

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BUYER REPRESENTATION AGREEMENT

Who Does It Benefit and Why Should I Sign One? The words “Client” and “Customer” seem pretty clear cut, but in real estate they mean completely different things to a Realtor®. In Ontario all real estate agents are governed by the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act 2002, which became law in ...

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MARKET WATCH NOVEMBER, 2015

Market statistics for November, 2015 ...

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