Category Archives: Tips & Advice

10 Tips to Host the Best Open House Ever!

The success of an open house can depend on many factors.  Some things we can’t control, including the weather, drive-by traffic and market conditions. Factors that we can control are adequate advance advertising and proper pre-market preparation. If a seller … Continue reading

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House Hunting Tips: Stay Focused on Your Goals!

When you’re hunting for a new house and visiting potential properties, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment and to start making concessions about what you want. Not only is it common to feel pressure to make a … Continue reading

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Spring is Here! Are You Ready to Sell?

With warm weather ushering in the spring season, many homeowners are gearing up to plant “For Sale” signs in the ground. Since the housing market typically warms up when the weather gets a little nicer, now is the perfect time … Continue reading

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Quick Fixes for the Home that’s a Fixer-Upper

Quick Fixes for the Home that’s a Fixer-Upper For most Canadians, buying a new house doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve purchased the manifestation of your dream home – it usually takes some time, patience, and a bit of elbow grease to … Continue reading

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What are buyer’s, seller’s, and balanced markets?

What are buyer’s, seller’s, and balanced markets? In the world of real estate, the usual pattern is that when spring temperatures start to climb, buyers and sellers start pushing the real estate market into high gear. Around this time, we start … Continue reading

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Clues for Homebuyers

Signs of Trouble? 5 Clues for Homebuyers

Signs of Trouble? 5 Clues for Homebuyers Despite the fact that buying a house is often the biggest purchase any of us will make in our lifetime, the decision to put in an offer is usually made quickly and largely … Continue reading

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Kim Ewchuk Offers Spring Selling Tips on Global News

 Kim Ewchuk Offers Spring Selling Tips on Global News Looking for quick tips on selling your home this Spring? On May 8th, Kim Ewchuk, licensed sales representative and General Manager for ComFree Commonsense Network in Central Canada, sat with Global News … Continue reading

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tips for selling your house: how to hide problems

Six Hidden Places Buyers Will Look

Six Hidden Places Buyers Will Look If you’re gearing up to sell your home in the coming months, you may have already begun the process of deep cleaning and decluttering. It’s certainly easy to make your home look pristine by … Continue reading

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Selling your home in spring

Spring Checklist: Are You Ready to Sell?

Spring Checklist: Are You Ready to Sell? With warm weather ushering in the spring season, many homeowners are gearing up to plant “For Sale” signs in the ground. Since the housing market typically warms up when the weather gets a little … Continue reading

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Selling an empty house

Tips for Selling an Empty House

Tips for Selling an Empty House When most homeowners are preparing to sell, they’re faced with the problem of minimizing household clutter. They’re told that “emptier” rooms look bigger and cleaner, and fewer personal items allow buyers to visualize their … Continue reading

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