Seller's Guide

June 9, 2020

4 Tips For Speeding Up Your Home Sale

Selling your home is a huge undertaking to begin with, but if the process drags on for months and interest trickles in much slower than expected, it can be frustrating and stressful. To avoid this, there are a few steps you can take to prep your home and sell quickly ...

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May 14, 2020

Understand the Contract of Purchase and Sale

This video will help consumers understand one of the key documents in real estate transaction - the Contract of Purchase and Sale (CPS), and provides essential information addressing many common questions, including:

  • When does the process begin and when is the Contract of Purchase and Sale used?
  • What information is included ...
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May 13, 2020

Home Inspections Avert Future Headaches

Suppose you bought a house and later discovered, to your dismay, that the stucco exterior concealed a nasty case of dry rot. Or suppose that when you fired up the furnace in the winter, you discovered a cracked heat exchanger leaking gas into your home. The best way to avoid ...

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May 13, 2020

Get Your House Ready to Show to Buyers

A house that "sparkles" on the surface will sell faster than its shabby neighbor, even though both are structurally well maintained.

From experience, REALTORS® also know that a "well-polished" house appeals to more buyers and will sell faster and for a higher price. Additionally, buyers feel more comfortable purchasing a ...

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April 17, 2020

Staging: Yes or No?

Will staging increase your home’s value?

It’s obvious that you want your home looking as good as possible when you’re trying to sell it. You want to give buyers a great first impression, and there’s a long-held belief that professional home staging will lead to buyers paying more for a ...

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April 2, 2020

How to Set a List Price for Your Home

Setting the list price for your home involves evaluating various market conditions and financial factors. During this phase of the home selling process, your REALTOR® will help you set your list price based on:

  • pricing considerations
  • comparable sales
  • market conditions
  • offering incentives
  • estimated net proceeds

Pricing Considerations : Find a ...

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April 2, 2020

The Basics of Marketing Your Home

Your REALTORs marketing efforts and considerations will include advertising, showing the property, how long the house has been on the market and whether you're buying another home. Your home should be listed, whenever possible, through a Multiple Listing Service (MLS).

Advertising and Promotion

Properties are commonly advertised ...

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March 27, 2020

Why Use a REALTOR® When Selling a Home?

A real estate agent can help you understand everything you need to know about the home selling process.

Not all real estate licensees are the same; only those who are members of the CANADIAN REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION (CREA) are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the "REALTOR®" trademark on their ...

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