Top Ten Legal Mistakes Home Sellers Make

The last thing you want to do is poorly sell the most important investment of you life. These are the top ten mistakes sellers make when selling on their own. Even more of a reason to enlist a Realtor when selling.   Accepting the buyer with the highest offer without…

What Renovations Have the Most Resale Value?

​    From small to large. Whether you are thinking about selling or just updating, these budget projects will increase the value of your home.​ Fixture Upgrades New fixtures and hardware can have a big impact on the look of a space. Consider upgrades to bath and kitchen cabinets, towel racks,…

Strategies Realtors use to Make Sellers More Money

Did you know that the founder of ForSaleByOwner.com, Colby Sambrotto, couldn’t sell his home for sale by owner? He enlisted the help of a Realtor® who then sold it for $150,000 more than the original price. You can read the full story. Read more FSBO (For Sale By Owner) is…

Using A Realtor Vs Using For Sale By Owner

  Selling a home takes a lot of hard work, and to save money, some homeowners go about it all on their own. There are pros and cons to selling a home without a Realtor, and ultimately only you can weigh those options and decide which is best for you…

13 Home Mistakes Not To Make If You Ever Want To Sell Your Home

  Have you been watching ‘Masters of Flip’ on HGTV and are thinking about painting the exterior of your home a bright colour? It may not be such a bright idea in the eyes of future home buyers. Yes you want your home to stand out to future home buyers…

Who Pays the Realtor Fees When Buying A House?

The Seller typically pays ALL of the Realtor fees in a real estate transaction. The exception is when a buyer makes an accepted offer on a For-Sale-By-Owner (FSBO) and they do not cooperate with real estate. Therefore, refuse to pay Realtor fees, however most FSBO’s do cooperate with real estate…

The Great First Impression

Why do some homes sell quicker than others? There are many factors including price, location, time of the year, condition of the property, and buyers’ preferences. More often though, it has to do with the impression that your home leaves. Follow this checklist to help put your home ahead of…

The Golden Rules of Home Selling

Don’t let the dream of selling your home quickly and efficiently be deflated by worries! With 40 years of experience, CENTURY 21 Canada® has shared three timeless tips to help you make the process smooth:       Say “Cheese.”            Professionally photographed homes garner more attention…