If you have decided that now is the time to sell your home, you might be thinking: should I hire a Real Estate Sales Representative or do it alone. Have you ever considered repairing your own car? Anyone can buy the tools and parts. However, most of us just do not have the knowledge, training, experience or expertise and commitment of time to do the job properly. Besides, there are plenty of experienced professionals to do the work for you.
Pricing a home for sale is very important specially in Buyer's market.
* Fair market value attracts buyers, overpricing never does.
* The first two weeks of marketing are crucial.
Fair market value is what a willing buyer and a willing seller agree by contract is a fair price for the home.
Values can be impacted by wide range of reasons but two main once are LOCATION and CONDITION.
Generally, fair market value can be determined by comparables - other similar homes that have sold or are currently for sale in the same area.
Sellers often view their homes as special which temps them to put a higher price on the home, believing they can always come down later, but that's a serious mistake.
My clients often ask me what I think they should do- upsize? Downsize? Rent? Here are some deciding factors I often resort to when helping them decide!
Family: A growing family often requires more living space as kids get older, which makes for a perfect excuse to upsize your home.
Investing: Buying a larger home will often bring you a greater return for your money.
Finally found that Dream Home: Your dream home most likely has some luxurious qualities that often comes with a bigger home. Once you are ready or you come into some money or finally receive that long overdue job promotion, having your fabulous home may rate very highly on your list!
I apologize for being MIA this past little bit, I just got back from a retreat in Nicaragua,but I am back and ready to tell you everything you need to know about Real Estate, Edmonton and everything in between!
We all know the Walterdale Bridge, it has been a part our beautiful city for well over a hundred years. With all the changes Edmonton has experienced in the past couple years it is exciting to know that in the coming months we will be seeing the Walterdale Bridge replaced by a new bridge that will span the North Saskatchewan River to connect the intersection of Queen Elizabeth Road and Walterdale Hill.
“It is a historic moment for Edmonton because the Walterdale Bridge signature arches will be lifted, again, 20
Sorry it’s been so long, I’ve been very busy. With spring here I am ready to blog more and share with you all I know about Real Estate to make finding or selling your home that much easier. Here are some things most Realtor’s won’t share.
1) The scent of your home MATTERS - it actually matters A LOT! People often remember the little things about a house when viewing it, whether it be the neighbours, the smell and everything in between.
2) Don't jump to conclusion- if you get a call saying that buyers want to see your house in 20 minutes, let them in- even if you weren't expecting visitors. Often times those spontaneous buyers will make impulsive decisions.
3) The final walk through is IMPORTANT-you want to ensure that the owners
As of April5/2016 we have 9197 properties for sale according to Realtors Association of Edmonton,
News were released,
Spring sales begin to pick up as prices hold study, 1364 properties were sold in Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area in March, up nearly 63% from 837 homes sold last month, but down 6.13% from the 1453 relative to March2015. There were 863 single family detached homes sold in the Edmonton CMA, a 67% increase month-over-month, and down only 1.5% from the same time last year. March saw the sale of 335 condos and 144 duplex/rowhouses, up 44% and 82% from February, respectively as of Realtors Association of Edmonton.
Inventory is growing, with more then 3000 properties coming onto the market last month, The average all residential
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I hope everyone had a great time celebrating the holidays with their loved ones- I sure did. 2016 is going to be an amazing year, I can feel it. What better time to update your living space, by starting off with your kitchen. Here are some tips to update your kitchen:
1) Start off with your Kitchen cabinets; the best way to get eye catching cabinets without spending a ton of money is refacing the cabinet doors. This a process where the original doors are taken off, and new doors are installed back in place. Keep a neutral and clean palate in mind as it will make the kitchen seem more spacious and inviting.
2)Secondly get those striking sinks To get that a seamless look get an undermount sink- meaning it is installed under