Found 9 blog entries tagged as realtor.

In the world of real estate, first impressions are everything. Whether you're hosting an open house or snapping listing photos that will make potential buyers swipe right, staging your home is a crucial step in the selling process. But fear not! Staging doesn't have to be a daunting task—it can be an enjoyable and creative process that transforms your property into a show-stopping masterpiece. Let's dive into some practical and fun tips to stage homes effectively, ensuring your open houses are memorable, and your listing photos are Instagram-worthy.

Declutter with Purpose

Let's Marie Kondo that living room! Decluttering is the first step to effective staging. Clear out unnecessary items, leaving behind only those that spark joy and enhance the…

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Buying a home for the first time can be an exciting and overwhelming experience. As a first-time homebuyer, it's essential to be well-prepared and knowledgeable about the process to ensure a smooth and successful transaction. In this article, we will provide valuable tips and guidance to help you navigate the homebuying process with ease.

Assessing Your Financial Situation

Before starting the homebuying process, it's crucial to assess your financial situation. Calculate your monthly income, expenses, and existing debts to determine how much you can comfortably afford to spend on a home.

Setting a Realistic Budget

Based on your financial assessment, set a realistic budget for your home purchase. Consider factors such as down payment,…

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Buying your first home can be a daunting experience, but it's also an exciting milestone in your life. You might have heard about the challenges of homeownership, but don't worry, with the right preparation, you can become a confident homebuyer in no time. In this blog post, we'll explore some tips on how to prepare for buying your first home.

Set a Realistic Budget

Before embarking on your home buying journey, it's crucial to have a clear understanding of your financial situation. Take the time to review your income, expenses, and savings. Determine how much you can afford to spend on a home without putting yourself in financial jeopardy. Generally, your mortgage payment should not exceed 30% of your gross monthly income. Remember, your dream…

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While technology has certainly made the real estate industry more efficient and accessible, REALTORS® still play a crucial role in the buying and selling process. Here are a few reasons why a REALTOR® is still important:

Personalized expertise

REALTORS® bring a level of personalized expertise to the table that technology cannot match. They can provide insights and guidance based on their experience and knowledge of the local market, and can tailor their advice to each individual client's needs and preferences.

Negotiation skills

Negotiating the sale or purchase of a home can be complex, and having a REALTOR® with strong negotiation skills can make all the difference. They can help clients get the best…

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Buying or selling a home is one of the biggest financial transactions most people will make in their lifetime, and choosing the right REALTOR® is crucial to ensure the process goes smoothly. With so many REALTORS® out there, it can be difficult to know where to start. Here are some tips on how to choose one that's right for you.

Do your research
Start by researching REALTORS® in your area. Look at their online presence, read reviews, and ask for recommendations from friends and family. You can also check with your local Chamber of Commerce or Better Business Bureau to see if there are any complaints or negative reviews.

Look for experience
When choosing a REALTOR®, it's important to look for someone with experience in the type of property and…

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Hire a Real Estate Agent

It’s no secret that buying or selling a home can be one of life’s most stressful endeavors. With so many unknowns and variables at play, limiting stress during this event can help make the process more enjoyable; one of the simplest ways to help reduce the stress and anxiety attached to purchasing a home is to hire a real estate agent.

The Role of a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent acts as the intermediary between buyers and sellers. The agent will connect the two and handle all legal negotiations to ensure the deal takes place without a hitch. A real estate agent helps clients sell, buy or rent their property. They also may guide the client when it comes to navigating the market, take them on showings, and assist…

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Buying a home is no easy task. It’s likely the biggest investment you’ll ever make in your lifetime and there are so many things you need to take into consideration, like where you should live, how much you can afford to spend, and when the right time to move is. 

These are just some of the questions that buyers need answers to—and truthfully, just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to buying a home. With the help of a REALTOR®, you’ll be able to answer these questions for yourself and get a better sense of what the home buying journey looks like for you.

We asked a few REALTORS® for some of the advice they give to home buyers, whether it’s their first home or they’re downsizing, to help them feel more confident in the process. 

When is…

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RE/MAX Infinity welcomes our newest REALTOR® - Tommy Allen!

Before starting his real estate career, Tommy was in the automotive industry in Nova Scotia. Tommy will be joining Team Grandy, a team with over 25 years experience in real estate.   You can reach Tommy at 709-693-8245 or   Happy to have you with us Tommy!

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Don’t Tackle Selling Your Home on Your Own – an Agent Can Help

 If you’re looking to maximize your sale and minimize your effort, you need to work with a real estate professional. In a sellers’ market like today’s, it can be tempting to list your house on your own – known as For Sale By Owner (FSBO). But the truth is, a real estate professional can save you time and money by managing every step of the process, from pricing your home to reviewing documents and handling negotiations.

Before you decide to sell your house on your own, here are five reasons why working with an agent is your best bet to maximize the sale of your home.

1. First impressions are everything – and an agent knows how to make a great one.

Prepping a house for sale requires a significant amount of time and effort, even though…

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