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This blog will allow me to connect with buyers and sellers alike. As a seller your home will be featured on here and as a buyer you can preview all of my listings. I hope you find this useful, please contact me for all your real estate needs.
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STAGING This part of preparing your home for sale is the most fun and involves the use of color, lighting, and accessories to emphasize the best features of your home. •            22. Study magazine ads or furniture showrooms to see how small details can make rooms more attractive and appealing....
04/05/2007
ATMOSPHERE When placing yourself in the potential buyer's shoes, you will want to consider the overall atmosphere of your home. Keep in mind your sense of smell as you go through the check list. Create the atmosphere of your home as a shelter, a place that is safe and warm, and in good condition....
04/05/2007
SPACE MANAGEMENT This involves creating the illusion of more space. 11.Arrange furniture to give the rooms as spacious a feeling as possible. Consider removing furniture from rooms that are crowded. If necessary, store large items. 12. Pack up collectibles ... both to protect them, and to give th...
04/05/2007
NEUTRALIZING 9. Be cautious about selecting colors when painting or replacing carpeting. Your objective here is to make your home appeal to the largest possible buying segment. Ask yourself "How many of the available buyers would be able to move into your house with their furniture and not have t...
04/05/2007
CLEANING 4. Every area of the home must sparkle and shine! Each hour spent will be well worth it. Would you rather buy a clean car, or a dirty one? Would you hurry to buy a pair of shoes with mud on them? 5. Clean all windows, inside and out. This helps make the house sparkle. 6. Clean all wall-t...
04/05/2007
REPAIRS 1. The rule of thumb is, if something needs repair, fix it! There are probably many things in your home that you have simply become used to over time ... things that you have been promising yourself that you will attend to. Well, now is the time. The buyer will mentally add up the cost of...
04/05/2007
Of all the things homeowners control when selling their home, the condition of the property is one of the most important. A crucial part of marketing any product is the presentation of the product. Corporations and retail businesses understand this concept and pay millions of dollars each year to...
04/05/2007
Great family home in a new subdivision on a quiet cul-de-sac close to all levels of schools, including the University. This new home features 3 bedrooms plus a den, 2 bathrooms as well as a powder room. Upstairs you will find a large bonus room, while still having a family room down. Downstairs i...
04/04/2007
This unit would make a great investment or a great way to enter into the market, at this great price of $127,500 owning is as afforable as renting.  This unit offers 2 bedrooms, a ground level patio, secure entry, parking and possible storage.  The area is desirable close to shopping, the hospita...
04/04/2007
As the growing workforce evolves into more and more people becoming self-employed, the lenders and CMHC have had to adjust to the changing times.   Many lenders are now offering "Self-Employed" mortgage options, such as MICASA Mortgage Corportation, 1-877-336-0579,  has the i declare mortgage.  W...
03/29/2007
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This blog will allow me to connect with buyers and sellers alike. As a seller your home will be featured on here and as a buyer you can preview all of my listings. I hope you find this useful, please contact me for all your real estate needs.