Blog Entries Tagged: tips

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Buying a home can be super exciting, but its important to stay level headed and not get sucked into something you cant afford, here are a few costs to consider when buying a home.⁠ . ⁠ - Mortgage payments⁠ - Private Mortgage Insurance (If your down payment is less than 20 percent of the home's price, you usually are required by the lender to take out a private mortgage insurance policy.)⁠ - Property taxes.⁠ - Utilities. (Once you find the right house, ask the seller for a record of a year's worth of utility bills.)⁠ -Maintenance. (When you own a home, there's no landlord to call if it needs repairs.)⁠ .⁠ If you’re looking to buy and need some guidance, lets talk!⁠ Shay Tanton | 403.993.5882⁠
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Now that summer's here, you'll want to prepare your home and yard for the summer heat. Here are a few ideas to get you started! ☑️ Inspect air-conditioners. If you haven't already, prep air conditioners and fans for their busiest season ☑️ Clean your outdoor cooker. Give your grill a deep cleaning ☑️ Polish your porch. Thoroughly sweep porch floors; then mop them with an all-purpose cleaner ☑️ Wash your windows. If you didn't tackle exterior window washing in the spring, now's the time to get your glass clean. ☑️ Plan your watering schedule. Train your garden to endure dry days by watering deeply a couple times a week, instead of watering lightly daily. Got any other good tips? Reach out, let me know, and I'll make sure to add them to the list!
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Industry know-how

To be honest, you won't see as many transactions as a REALTOR® does. An average family buys/sells Real Estate every 5 to 10 years. This is because when you buy a house, you're looking to create a home. You want your family to grow in it and you're only going to look to move from it if your family has outgrown it due to a baby on the way or kids growing up (upsizing) or the house has become too big due to the kids leaving for university or buying their own property (downsizing). This means that you probably don’t have a lot of experience with the ins and outs of real estate.  On the flip side of things, REALTORS® have the experience and education to get things done within the industry. They handle contracts and the real estate process

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Industry know-how

To be honest, you won't see as many transactions as a REALTOR® does. An average family buys/sells Real Estate every 5 to 10 years. This is because when you buy a house, you're looking to create a home. You want your family to grow in it and you're only going to look to move from it if your family has outgrown it due to a baby on the way or kids growing up (upsizing) or the house has become too big due to the kids leaving for university or buying their own property (downsizing). This means that you probably don’t have a lot of experience with the ins and outs of real estate.  On the flip side of things, REALTORS® have the experience and education to get things done within the industry. They handle contracts and the real estate

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The holiday season has begun and while the holidays may have a well-earned reputation for being a particularly slow time of the year for real estate, home sellers should take heart – the season can be bright for them, too. You never truly know that one buyers schedule and when they will be coming to view your home, and to be honest, it only takes that one buyer to sell your home!

 

Subtle Scents Sell

It's the perfect time for baking sweets and everyone knows that the smell of fresh baked cookies are a great strategy for creating that homey atmosphere that all buyers are looking for. A 2012 study by researchers at Washington State University brought a different idea to the table however as the study found that while the commonly held

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21 Realtor Secrets for Selling you North Edmonton Home For More Money


 

I specialize in selling homes in Edmonton and have identified some specific trends happening in north Edmonton real estate that can tremendously benefit homeowners.

 

There are some tactics you can use to ensure you are getting the most money out of your home when you are selling. Some of these tactics are dependant on the property type you have and I will outline those in another article.

 

I have been involved in real estate for over 20 years in the Edmonton market and have been tracking what work and what doesn’t on spreadsheets in order to maximize and identify the tactics I can use to get my clients more money in their pockets.

 

Here are some of

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