What if you put your home on the market and then change your mind about selling. Do you still have to sell your home EVEN if you get an offer that matches everything EXACTLY as you asked (date, asking price, inclusions, exclusions)? No you do not, but the general public does not know this.
The case in point is a client of mine. They are interested in a gorgeous condo ...
Posted by Summer Rea
on May 30, 2011
One of my recent listings was an older home in a very nice neighbourhood. Typically it was not the only home for sale in the neighbourhood, but unfortunately it WAS the only unrenovated home on the market. Having said that, it was beautiful and absolutly spotless in every way.
Agents Open houses in my area are typically held on the same day at the same time, and to my delight the renovated ...
Posted by Kathy Webster
on May 24, 2011
Having attended and watched hundreds of home inspections, I’ve had the opportunity to see the good, the bad, and the ugly ones.
Some inspectors really know their stuff, and can catch problems in a house the average person wouldn’t. Others don’t know what their doing, but somehow seem to get by on a good personality and sense of humour. Some think they aren’t doing their job ...
Posted by Joe Scalabrelli
on May 19, 2011
News of emergencies like the flooding in Manitoba and Quebec or the earthquakes in Japan have captured the attention of many Canadians and my heart goes out to all those dealing with emergencies in their community. More than ever, I’m aware of the lack of preparation taken by Canadians for emergencies.
We live in a vast country – the second largest in land mass - consisting of 9,984,670 ...
Posted by Don Lawby
on May 16, 2011
The New CENTURY 21 Career Centre went live on May 4th. We’re very excited about this great new feature that allows job hunters to finally see all CENTURY 21 career opportunities in one place.
Our goal was to create a job board that’s quick and efficient for Brokers and administrators to populate, while giving job hunters an easier way to discover new career opportunities within the CENTURY ...
Posted by Don Lawby
on May 12, 2011
I know a thing or two about a beautiful landscape. I'm outside all the time and when I see a beautiful house on the outside, I think how great it must be on the inside.
Here are some easy "bites" to sell your house on the outside first. 1. Clean up any yard waste and clutter: This means raking the leaves in the fall and disposing of them. Get rid of that old tire behind the garage. ...
Posted by Ernie Arrizza
on May 9, 2011
When buying a home it is easy to fall in love with a home's appearance, but it is very important to look beyond the window dressing. By playing detective yourself, you can carefully inspect each house you view and eliminate those with too many defects. Here are some things to consider when looking at a home: First Impression First appearances do count. Is the home dirty and cluttered? ...
Posted by John Siarkas
on May 2, 2011