Archives for Sellers

Why it doesn’t always PAY to sell your home yourself

With today’s hot real estate market, it may be tempting to consider listing your home yourself, without the assistance of a real estate professional; it is often seen as a way to increase profits since no commission will need to be paid out but in reality, this is not often the case. If you choose to sell your home “For Sale By Owner”(FSBO), there are many factors to consider including additional costs and stress, so it is always advisable to list with a Realtor who knows what they are doing; you may actually make more money by doing so! Here
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Why it doesn’t always PAY to sell your home yourself

With today’s hot real estate market, it may be tempting to consider listing your home yourself, without the assistance of a real estate professional; it is often seen as a way to increase profits since no commission will need to be paid out but in reality, this is not often the case. If you choose to sell your home “For Sale By Owner”(FSBO), there are many factors to consider including additional costs and stress, so it is always advisable to list with a Realtor who knows what they are doing; you may actually make more money by doing so! Here
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Here’s an Idea of What Goes into Pricing Your Home

So you’ve decided to sell your home and embark in this journey called real estate. And whether this is your first, second, or “I’ve lost count” run of it, there will always be something that will set this particular experience apart from the rest. So what goes into it all? Where does one even begin? Arguably, one of the first and most significant attributes toward successfully selling your home is to determine its price – one that’s realistic, sensible and appealing to buyers. Once you’ve decided upon this as a starting point, the rest will naturally follow; however, we advise
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Fall Events for the BuyerSeries.ca

Hi folks   A few people have asked about the home buyer seminars. A strong late Summer market has kept me from updating my blog, but here are the upcoming event dates.   Here are the dates for the remainder of 2017 buyer series events: Oct 11 – Buying your first home: credit, income, savings & mistakes to avoid. Oct 18 – Selling your home: How to get the quickest & highest price. Nov 1 – Buying your first home: credit, income, savings & mistakes to avoid. Nov 8 – Where and When to buy Ottawa real estate. Dec 6
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The Role of a Realtor – Seller

Selling your home is a big decision, and an emotionally charged one. It can also be a long process, and has many complicated steps to follow in order to ensure everything goes smoothly. Although it is possible to handle all this yourself, it adds stress onto an already stressful time, and can lead to mistakes that cost you thousands of dollars. In order to avoid these risks, many people choose to hire a realtor to sell their home. As in most things, having an expert on call to help you can lead to much better results than you could achieve
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2017 line-up

Hello,   Here is the line-up of my speaking events for the remainder of the year. These events are open to the public and are free to attend.   Aug 16 – Condo curious: The differences between condo & freeholds. Aug 23 – Buying your first home: credit, income, savings & mistakes to avoid. Sept 13 – Where and When to buy Ottawa real estate. Sept 20  – Buying your first home: credit, income, savings & mistakes to avoid. Oct 11 – Buying your first home: credit, income, savings & mistakes to avoid. Oct 18 – Selling your home: How to
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Summer Showings

Selling your house can be an exhausting process, and selling during the summer brings its own special challenges. One of the most noticeable is that you may be away on vacation when people want to attend a house showing. Fortunately, you can turn this challenge into an opportunity. If you plan to hold house showings while you are away, the first thing you need to do is ensure that your home is cleaned up. You should go through the house to make sure it is clean and tidy, just as you would before any showing. The only difference is that
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Selling in the Summer

Selling your home in summer? It can be grueling to prepare a house for sale in the summer heat but many experts believe that summer is one of the best times to sell a house. Why?… People are out and about! Summer holidays mean that people have more time to devote to buying a home and, for parents of school age children, moving in the summer offers an easier transition for families changing neighbourhoods/schools. Selling your home in summer may also give you more time to devote to preparing your home – it’s a win-win! The Ottawa real estate market
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January – February Event Schedule

The Home Buyer & Home Seller Series is starting to shape-up. Here’s a peek at the Q1 schedule: Jan 25th Buying your first home: credit, income, savings & mistakes to avoid. Feb 1st Buying your first home: credit, income, savings & mistakes to avoid. Feb 8th Where & When to buy real estate in Ottawa. Feb 14th Downsizing information session & Valentine’s Day Tea Mar 7th Downsizing: how to move wealth, stay healthy & a live a maintenance free lifestyle Call 613-302-8745 to RSVP ______________ The First time Buyers event on January 25th, 2017 will cover:   What You’ll Be Learning: How
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THANK YOU event

As a thank you for your continued support, please join us for our annual client appreciation photo-shoot. Santa will arrive at 1pm with something special for the wee-ones. Pop-in anytime between 11 & 2 to have your family photos taken and share in the holiday cheer with the Ayn and the team. Nov 20th 11am-2pm 384 Richmond Rd – parking at rear Regrets: info@aynottawa.ca
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