Choose the Right Lighting

(December 10, 2012, posted in Tips for Selling Your Home)

Choosing The Best Lighting For Your Space

Whether it is a romantic dining room or a home office, finding the right lighting for each space in your home is essential to making it functional and inviting.  So what should you consider when choosing lamps or lighting fixtures to ensure they will provide the right kind of light for your space, while still fitting in with the décor of the room?


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Top Ten Home Showing Tips

(December 03, 2012, posted in Tips for Selling Your Home)

Showing your home is essential in the real estate business.  After all, who would purchase a property sight unseen?  When a potential buyer stops in, here are ten recommended tips to follow when showing your home:

Tip # 1: Welcome Your Buyers

If you are still living in the home while it's being shown, graciously greet your potential home buyers and invite them to look around.  Make sure File:Masswelcomemat.jpgthat you inst... read more.

For Sale By Owner?

(November 07, 2012, posted in Tips for Selling Your Home)

The Downside To A Sale By Owner

In tough economic times, saving the money that you would have to pay a real estate agent to help you sell your home can be a tempting idea. Sale by owner has become a fairly common practice in many locations, and in some cases it can be successful. But before you consider trying to sell your home without any professional help, there are a few things you should keep... read more.

Make Your Home More Welcoming to Buyers

(October 16, 2012, posted in Tips for Selling Your Home)

It may seem obvious, but many sellers fail to recognize that a home that feels, looks, and smells welcoming and homey will more likely raise a buyer's interest when they come for a showing.  Of course, you think your home is pretty comfortable and welcoming already, but there are a few things you can do to make buyers feel right at home from the moment they walk in the door.

Lead With The Nose

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Sellers - Overpricing Can Cost You

(July 20, 2012, posted in Tips for Selling Your Home)

Due to last year's Real Estate frenzy in the Vancouver and surrounding areas many Sellers expectations about the actual market value of their properties are rising quicker than the Buyers are willing to pay. I can see how easy it is to fall into that trap and that is why it is so important to be properly informed about current conditions in your neighbourhood. 

Pricing a property for substantially... read more.