Found 15 blog entries tagged as home sellers.

Are you feeling a little restless in your current abode? Have you been staring at the same four walls for years on end? Well, it might be time to start thinking about selling your home. But how do you know when it's time to make the leap? Here are some signs that it might be time to start packing up and moving on.

1. Your Home No Longer Fits Your Needs

Your family may have outgrown your current home or you may simply be in need of more space. If your home no longer accommodates your lifestyle or your family's needs, it may be time to start looking for something new.

2. Your Neighborhood is Changing

Neighborhoods can change over time, and not always for the better. If you've noticed an increase in crime or a decrease in property values, it…

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Staging a home to sell is important because it helps create a favorable first impression for potential buyers, highlighting the home's best features and allowing buyers to visualize themselves living in the space. Staged homes often sell faster and for a higher price than homes that have not been staged. Here we discuss some tips for staging your home to sell.

Remove any unnecessary items from your home, including personal belongings, furniture, and decorations. This helps to make your home look more spacious and organized.

Ensure that your home is spotless, including floors, carpets, windows, and bathrooms. A clean home will make a better first impression on potential buyers.

Remove any…

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Spring is here, and for many homeowners, it’s the perfect time to sell their homes. The warmer weather and longer days make it easier for potential buyers to envision themselves living in your home, and the blooming flowers and greenery add curb appeal to your property. Buyers are more likely to be out looking for their next home. Additionally, the spring market is typically more active than the winter market, which means that there are more buyers looking to purchase a home. If you’re thinking about selling your home this spring, here are some tips to help you get the most out of your sale.

Declutter and stage your home

Spring cleaning is the perfect opportunity to declutter and stage your home. Get rid of anything you no longer need, and…

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Over the last few years, home sellers have had the upper hand. But with Canadian housing market conditions expected to shift this year, you may be wondering, what is a balanced market? Let’s explore recent history, and what this recent change means for you.

At the height of the market during the pandemic, many Canadian cities experienced skyrocketing home prices, from single-family residential properties in major urban centres to townhomes in rural communities. In the process, prospective homeowners also had to endure intense bidding wars, causing some buyers to ditch conventional homebuying best practices, including home inspections. During this time, the Canadian real estate market transformed into a seller’s paradise…

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From creating a warm, inviting space in your home, to clearing your driveway for potential viewers, to making sure any essential home renovation and repair is complete, we’ve compiled some ways to prepare your home in the winter and help maximize your selling potential. 

If you think selling your home in the winter is the same as selling your home in the summer, well, that’s a cold take. Each season has its distinct benefits when it comes to listing a home, so how can you take advantage of the snow and frigid temperatures?

We recently spoke with Amber van den Broek, a REALTOR® from Winnipeg, Manitoba and owner of Amber van den Broek & Associates, to speak about the  advantages of selling your home in the winter.

“There’s less competition on…

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When the Canadian real estate market peaked in February, this was undoubtedly the key question on prospective homebuyers’ lips, whether a single-family home in rural Ontario or a condominium unit in downtown Vancouver. It was also a hot topic – and goal – of home sellers from coast to coast.

The “pandemic boom” was certainly a housing market that many people will never forget, especially in the major urban centres such as Toronto and Montreal. Even Atlantic Canada got in on the enormous gains, thanks to notable population increases as a newfound freedom to work remotely opened up options on where to buy a home.

One notable trend accelerated in Canada’s housing market as it built up to its peak: homes sold over asking.

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So, you’ve decided to sell your home. No matter what your reasons are for moving, such a big change can be overwhelming. It can seem daunting with everything you need to know. Don’t worry, you’ve come to the right place. Selling your home can be emotional, which is why it helps to have an expert guide you through the process. Your RE/MAX agent has the expertise you need to make it easier to move on, and help you get the best price for your home, and offering guidance on things like home staging. So, what is home staging anyway? Here’s everything you need to know.

What is Home Staging?

If you think it means putting on an off-Broadway production in your living room, you’re wrong – but you’ve come to the right place to get the right answer! To put…

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Best Time to Sell Your Home_autumn

About the time pumpkin spice lattes hit the menu at your local café you may want to have your house ready to hit the market. Why? Next to spring, fall is arguably the best time to sell your home. In fact, it may even have some advantages over the spring market. Read on to learn why fall might be the best time to wear plaid, indulge in everything pumpkin and sell your home.

Ready to Fall in Love with the Fall Market? Here’s Why It Could Be the Best Time to Sell Your Home:

If you missed the spring market or your intentions to move got waylaid by long weekend plans and summer days, it doesn’t mean you have to wait until next year to sell your home. Placing your home for sale in the fall market has many benefits that may…

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There’s a certain something about home renovation shows that keeps us glued to the TV. They provide us with inspiration for current or future projects (Fixer Upper). They tell stories that tug at our heartstrings (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition). They also give us hope that even the most demanding renovations can be completed in a blink of an eye (Property Brothers). 

We often see rooms or even entire houses get transformed in what seems to be a matter of days, and the final reveal always appears perfect. How do contractors on these home renovation shows manage to wrap up projects so quickly without issues? How do they obtain permits without delays? Do their renovations stand the test of time? Will the updates actually increase the value of the…

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