Monthly Archives: September 2008

11th Annual Burlington Regional Home Show

If you are looking to increase the value of your home but just don’t know what you can do, head to the Home Show.  You can ask experts about improvements, discover the lastest innovations and save money when you make purchases at the show!  Save on everything from window coverings to vacuums, from heating and(…)

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Thinking of Selling?

Getting the most money for your house in the quickest possible time with the least amount of hassle is usually the goal…..well, I guess it’s always the goal! The question then becomes ‘when is the best time to sell?’ The answer is not an easy one and is often determined by your current lifestyle situation.(…)

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Investing in Costa Rica!

Have you ever thought about buying property in a foreign country but haven’t pursued it because you just didn’t know where to begin? Do you think that buying ocean view property in a tropical country is only for the wealthy? Let me help demystify the buying process and set you on the way towards realizing(…)

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What should I do to my property before I list it for sale?

• Wash walls, ceilings, and baseboards. Consider painting with light, neutral colours. Repair cracks. • Tighten loose knobs, towel racks, switch plates, and outlet covers. • Fix tight doors and windows, squeaky floorboards and loose stair banisters. • Clean and repair caulking around tubs and sinks. Fix leaky faucets and remove water stains. • Clean(…)

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How long will it take you to sell my house?

That answer is a difficult one to answer as there are many factors, often ones beyond our control, which will contribute to the length of time your house stays on the market. High interest rates will cause potential buyers to wait for more favourable conditions before they choose to buy. This is just one of(…)

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10 biggest mistakes a seller can make!

Wrong Price: Price is ALWAYS determined by what the market dictates in comparison to all other properties sold of similar value. Sales representatives complete market evaluations on every home to ensure each house is priced properly. If you disregard that advice and feel adamant about setting the price high, be prepared for the house to(…)

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