Blog Post Archive for Category Real Estate Tips

  What counts as a bedroom?

What counts as a bedroom? Realtors must answer this question each time they list a property, as misrepresenting a home can have serious consequences. 

City of Ottawa by-law defines a bedroom as "a room used or designed for use primarily for sleeping." Sounds like a no-brainer, right? By-law also regulates ...

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  The Psychology of Staging a Home

When the time comes to sell your home, your Realtor may recommend staging the property before putting it on the market. It’s a lot of work to make your home look like it’s ready for a magazine photo shoot. The rewards are worth all that hard work, though, and we’ll tell you why.

 

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  Why do Real Estate Lawyers Cost so Much?

When buying a home, it's important to have a lawyer review the agreement and handle the necessary registrations. But why does this service cost so much? Is it really worth the money to hire a real estate lawyer for your purchase? 

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  How to Prepare to Meet with a Listing Agent

So you're thinking about selling your home, and you've invited a Realtor to see your property and discuss your options for putting it on the market. This first meeting is pivotally important for a few reasons

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  How to Read Between the Lines on Realtor.ca

More and more, our clients shop online before and during their search for a new home, but there are words and phrases you should keep an eye out for. These are the clues that a listing might require some further investigation.

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An outstanding experience. The use of online tools and capabilities really streamlined the house buying experience and brought peace of mind particularly during the agreement signature process. Christina Colton went out of her way to ensure our needs were met.
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