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Category Archives: Selling
CREA stats released today show that we are firmly in a seller’s market in most of Canada. While that does make it easier, in general, to sell your home, that doesn’t mean you can rest on your laurels and wait for the perfect buyer to come along! You still need to make your home as “sellable” as possible by making it attractive. Here are some tips on saleability factors that you control that will help ensure that your home is sold at the right price. Continue reading
Several factors point towards fall 2013 being a great time to list your home for sale. Randall Weese of ComFree Commonsense Network brokerage in Ontario, talks with us about why. Continue reading
Pricing your home for sale correctly is they key to a successful sale. Scott Bollinger and Randall Weese, Licensed Brokers at ComFree Commonsense Network brokerage in Alberta and Ontario take a look at the dangers of overpricing your home and how to avoid those pitfalls. Continue reading
If you figure out how to market your home for sale effectively, you can sell your home and keep the commission to treat yourself to a “I did it myself” 5-star vacation. Here’s how to do it. Continue reading
Many homeowners think they know what their home is worth. But do they really know? Where do they get their information and what is it based on? Here we take a look. Continue reading
Holding an open house can be easy and simple, so long as you follow these 10 simple steps. Continue reading
When selling your home online exposure is, of course, important. However, just because online marketing has gotten much more important in real estate, one mustn’t forget the importance of good old offline visibility. Here are our tips for getting the best offline and online exposure for your home sale. Continue reading
It’s that time of year: our kids are going back to school and we’re headed back to work after a great summer vacation. It’s a time of learning, and one of the busiest times of year in the real estate market. So why not come to a free info session and learn how to sell your home the ComFree way and save thousands in commission? Continue reading
Every week, the ComFree network’s coaches give info sessions in cities all over Canada. In these info sessions, we help people understand how selling a house the ComFree way works. Here, we clear up some misunderstandings and give some pointers on making sure buyers are finding your listing. Continue reading
When putting your home on the market, you often hear advice on how to stage your home. Home staging means creating an environment that shows your home at its best: no clutter lying around, no dirty dishes on the counter, and no dust around the baseboard.
Have you ever wondered, though, what our homes would be like if we lived like a potential buyer could come in at any minute? Here are 3 things that we can learn from home staging and apply to our everyday homemaking efforts. Continue reading