8 Things to Do Before Selling Your House

By: Sylvia Smith

8 Things to Do Before Selling Your House

Tags: SELLING A HOME, MLS REALTOR, MLS LISTING, VAUGHAN REAL ESTATE

Are you getting ready to sell your home?   Selling a home (even in a seller’s market) requires planning and some work.  Just planting a sign on your lawn and uploading some random pictures will not get it sold quickly and for top dollar.  Getting the most cash in your hands will require some time to prep and even rolling up your sleeves and getting the work done. But it will a...Read More

Best Home Improvements For Resale 2021

By: Sylvia Smith

Best Home Improvements For Resale 2021

Tags: HOME RENOVATIONS, Home Improvements, Realtor in Vaughan, REaltor in Toronto, VAUGHAN HOMES

  Since the onset of the pandemic, our homes have played a key role in keeping us safe and healthy.  As a result, many homeowners have decided to renovate their homes to improve the quality of their lives and not necessarily add value to their homes but wouldn’t it be nice to renovate and also eventually get a return on your renovation costs? Since the start of COVID-19, many hom...Read More

Home Buying and Selling Tips in 2021

By: Sylvia Smith

Home Buying and Selling Tips in 2021

Tags: BUYING A HOME, SELLING A HOME, VAUGHAN REALTOR, VAUGHAN HOMES, MAPLE HOMES

  Is 2021 the right time to sell and or buy a home? There is no doubt that it is currently a great time to sell as we are in a seller’s market. However, the right time ultimately depends on your personal circumstances such as your personal life circumstances, timing, and your finances.      It is no secret that the housing market has remained very strong...Read More

What Sellers Need to Disclose When Selling

By: Sylvia Smith

What Sellers Need to Disclose When Selling

Tags: SELLING A HOME, DISCLOSURE, VAUGHAN REAL ESTATE, TORONTO REAL ESTATE, REALTOR

  You are thinking that you want to sell your home and finally start looking for that dream home.  But you are worried that your home has some history and are wondering if you need to disclose it to potential buyers.   In Ontario, sellers and their realtors have a duty to disclose any defects in a property that may affect a buyer’s use or enjoyment of the property.  Ther...Read More

Start the Home Selling Process This Month

By: Sylvia Smith

Start the Home Selling Process This Month

Tags: PREPARE YOUR HOME TO SELL, SPRING REAL ESTATE MARKET, DECLUTTER, REPAIR. BUYING A HOME, GREATER TORONTO AREA REAL ESTATE, VAUGHAN REAL ESTATE, REALTOR, Vaughan Realtor, Toronto Realtor

If you’re thinking about selling your home in the spring, don’t wait until the new year to start planning. In fact, you’ll save yourself a lot of work and get ahead of the game if you start planning now. What’s that old saying? The early bird gets the worm! In this case, by starting the process this month, you’ll be in excellent shape when you’re ready to list...Read More

Should You Accept a Bully Offer?

By: Sylvia Smith

Should You Accept a Bully Offer?

Tags:

BUYING A HOME, BIDDING WARS, BULLY OFFERS, SELLERS MARKET, SELLING A HOUSE, TORONTO REAL ESTATE MARKET, VAUGHAN REAL ESTATE, Vaughan realtor

  A bully offer (also known as a pre-emptive offer) is an offer on a property that is holding back accepting offers until a specific date in the future but a prospective buyer decides to submit an offer earlier than the date that the seller has indicated that they will look at any offers. In a hot seller’s market where there are more buyers than homes for sale, a common listing strate...Read More

Dealing with the Stress of Selling Your Home

By: Sylvia Smith

Dealing with the Stress of Selling Your Home

Tags:

SELLING A HOUSE, MLS LISTING, Vaughan REAL ESTATE, REAL ESTATE, VAUGHAN REALTOR, TORONTO REAL ESTATE

Let’s face it.  Planning events, even exciting ones like an overseas vacation, can be stressful, So, it is not surprising that some homeowners – even those thrilled about moving to a new home – can slip into the “worry mode: when listing their home to sell.   Unfortunately, the anxiety of selling can make the process an unpleasant experience.  Who needs or wa...Read More

Cleaning Tips for Instantly Improving Curb Appeal

By: Sylvia Smith

Cleaning Tips for Instantly Improving Curb Appeal

Tags: SELLING A HOUSE, CURB APPEAL, Vaughan REAL ESTATE, VAUGHAN REALTor, TORONTO REAL ESTATE

    As you may know, curb appeal refers to how your home looks from the street, which creates the first impression of your house to buyers.  First impressions are very important when selling your home.  Your home’s curb appeal can have a big impact on the sale of your property.  In fact, it’s not uncommon for a buyer to drive by a listing, rather than stop, b...Read More

Need to Sell Your Home Quickly? Here's What You Need to Do

By: Sylvia Smith

Need to Sell Your Home Quickly? Here's What You Need to Do

Tags: selling a house quickly, houses for sale, real estate, vaughan real estate, trusted realtor, toronto real estate

  There are many reasons why you might suddenly have to sell your home. It could be a change in family circumstances, unexpected work relocation, or you simply have a desire to move. Whatever the reason that you want or need to move, selling your home quickly requires some fast action on your part. But that doesn't mean you need to panic. You can list and sell your home, quickly while s...Read More

In A Divorce What Happens To The Family Home?

By: Sylvia Smith

In A Divorce What Happens To The Family Home?

Tags:

DIVORCE, SELLING FAMILY HOME, Vaughan Realtor,  Vaughan ESTATE Estate

Going through a divorce is a very emotional and stressful time and even more so when there are children involved.  Deciding what to do with the matrimonial home is also a very difficult decision to make.  There must be an agreement on who will keep the home or if you should sell it.  If there are children involved their needs will also need to be considered as the children may stru...Read More