RECO Information Guide

Back to Tips/Info Download The RECO PDF The RECO Information Guide (guide) contains information that prospective clients and self-represented parties should be aware of before entering an agreement for services with a brokerage or receiving any services or assistance from a real estate agent.Before providing services or assistance, agents can satisfy their basic obligations in […]

Buying Tips

Back to Tips/Info Bi-weekly and weekly paymentsMost mortgages have the option to allow payments to be made on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. This option may be desirable for two reasons. The first is it can save you money as you can expect to pay off your mortgage about 4 years sooner. This can save […]

14 Important Facts You Need To Know Before Selling Your Home

Back to Tips/Info 1. You are limiting your exposure to potential buyers (less than 10% of what a good real estate broker will generate) which theoretically means your home will take ten to fifteen times longer to sell on the market. 2. The longer a home is on the market the lower the selling price […]

How Do You Choose A Real Estate Agent?

Back to Tips/Info Buying a home is one of the most complex and important transactions that most of us will ever undertake. As a homebuyer, you get to choose who will represent you throughout the process. When choosing to work with a real estate agent, you expect a professional who has experience in both the […]

Is a Renovation Worth the Return on Investment?

Back to Tips/Info One of your objectives as a homebuyer – and ultimately, a home seller – is to achieve the highest return on investment. A hot property value boils down to a number of factors, such as location, proximity to public transit, the local and greater economy, and the market conditions at the time […]

4 Reasons Staging Your Home Makes a Difference

Back to Tips/Info We’ve been told not to judge a book by its cover, but first impressions usually impact our decision-making, whether we care to admit it or not. Therefore, a well-staged home typically has a better chance of selling at a higher price than one that hasn’t been staged. We reached out to our […]

Do Staged Homes Sell Faster?

Back to Tips/Info For most home sellers, the goal is to sell their home for the highest possible price and in the shortest amount of time. Two ways to achieve this is with the right asking price, and by staging the property. So, do staged homes really sell faster, and for a higher price? The […]

8 Reasons to Hire an Agent When Selling Your Home

Back to Tips/Info Selling your home can be an emotional experience. In fact, RE/MAX research reveals that a real estate transaction is one of life’s top stressors, second only to divorce (ouch!). Under some circumstances, sellers may wish to handle the sale of their home on their own. While an FSBO may have some pros, […]