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8 Inexpensive Ways to Spruce Up Your Home Before Sale

April 7, 2017

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Here are a few ideas for ways you can improve the appearance (and therefore the buyer’s perceived value) of your home without spending much money: If you have a lot of furniture, consider selling some, or putting some into storage while your home is on the market. This improves the perceived spaciousness of a home. […]

7 Steps to GET IT SOLD!

April 7, 2017

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Work your agent! Choose a pro-active agent who will actively seek buyers for your home, follow-up everyone who enquires, who works weekends when buyers are active, and who will promote your property tirelessly and enthusiastically until it is sold. Price to sell! A property is only worth what a buyer is willing to pay for […]

Real Estate Jargon Demystified

April 7, 2017

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For newcomers to buying property the jargon can get confusing. Here is a guide to some commonly used terms: Joint Tenants: each owner has equal shares and rights in the property. Tenants in Common: 2 buyers or more own a property with unequal shares and rights. Transfer Duty: formerly known as stamp duty. A state […]

Property Investor Alert - Why it is not smart to let your letting agent be your selling agent

April 7, 2017

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For investors wanting to sell, it is natural to think it is fair to give their managing agency the selling authority. However that does come with pitfalls that can adversely affect the final selling price. HereĆ­s why. Most principals of agencies build a roll of rental properties to give the agency a regular cash flow. […]

Presenting Your House For Sale

April 7, 2017

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Remember that first impressions last. The street appeal of your home is critical to the perception the prospective buyer will have of your house. In fact, many real estate agents will tell you that prospective buyers will often decide not to even look inside the house, based on their perception of the house from the […]

Choosing a Great Real Estate Agent

April 7, 2017

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Selling your home is often the biggest financial transaction you will be involved in, and usually the most stressful! Choosing a great real estate agent is critical to getting you the best deal available, and reducing the stress levels as much as possible. Here are some tips to finding the best agent for you: One […]