I know when
you look outside, it's hard to convince you that spring is here. Yet, it will
soon be time to get your house ready to sell. Use these 9
tips to prepare your home for the spring market: 1. Lose it Now that
you can see the ground and temperatures are above zero, it's time for your
things to go where they belong. For those awesome presents you received for
Christmas... now is the time to ...
Posted by Drew MacIntosh
on April 2, 2014
home can be overwhelming. When viewing homes, don't focus on things that
need a little fixing, polishing, or reworking ─ try to look beyond these aesthetic
negatives to find the happy foundation that lies beneath.
These 9 minor home issues have easy fixes: Wallpaper (floral borders, chickens wearing
No matter how much it disagrees
with your style, ...
Posted by Deb Lawson
on March 20, 2014
The most significant factor that impacts the sale of your home is the price. The most accurate way to determine the correct market value of your home is to research recent sales in your neighbourhood that have a similar layout and condition.
Something very important to consider is that if buyers are viewing your home, they are likely viewing similar homes ...
Posted by Rema Miri
on January 29, 2014
We recently started watching some TV programs we normally don’t watch. W Network was at the top of the list with Property Brothers.
It was interesting watching from the outside in as, couple after couple, buyer after buyer, gave their list of "needs" to their REALTOR®, and then became incredulous if the REALTOR® showed them everything they asked for in a house ...
Posted by The Leesman Team Advantage
on January 22, 2014
As temperatures are beginning to drop, heating bills may be on the rise as this chilly season approaches. Here are some tips on winterizing the windows and doors of your home to lower your heating bills, promote regular maintenance, and get your home ready for winter.
It's important to inspect all of your windows and evaluate if they need replacing or maintenance. As windows get older ...
Posted by Pamela Prescott
on December 11, 2013
Real estate has always been considered a long-term investment that appreciates in value. When money is lost in the real estate market, it’s usually due to selling a property too quickly and not allowing the property value to increase enough. Real estate markets rise and bottom out in a cyclic fashion, so before a home is re-sold, current market conditions must be taken into account. ...
Posted by Gary Arora
on November 26, 2013
In August to September of 2013, Canadian banks started to increase their five year fixed mortgage rate. The popular five year closed fixed rate was increased by all of the major banks.
Rates are still ridiculously low by historic standards, but quite a bit higher than rates were even last year, when under 3.00% was possible for a five year fixed mortgage. Lower rates are possible with other lenders ...
Posted by Ram Rajendram
on November 7, 2013
Contrary to Stereotypes, Millennials Are All Business, Boomers Are Social Butterflies When Home Buying
Canadians Want to Have Their Home, and Lifestyle Too
(VANCOUVER, BC) Oct 8, 2013: The adage "location, location, location" may need a rephrase according to the results of the CENTURY 21 Canada and RONA National Home Buyer Preferences Survey (conducted by Pollara Strategic Insights). Canadians ...
Posted by Ashley Lockyer
on October 8, 2013
Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership today announced the launch of the new CENTURY 21 Global Website at century21global.com. The new website will provide consumers around the world with centralized access to all CENTURY 21 property listings. The announcement was made at the CENTURY 21 International Master Franchisors Conference in Düsseldorf, Germany, earlier today.
The new global website enables ...
Posted by CENTURY 21 Canada
on October 4, 2013
When you're buying a home, get pre-qualified for your mortgage BEFORE you start looking and BEFORE you make an offer.
As a buyer, you know this to be true but do you know why? Here are a few benefits to knowing for certain that you have been approved to purchase a home:
1) You don't fall in love with a home that is more than what you can afford to buy.
Homes that sell for ...
Posted by Paige Gregson
on September 26, 2013