Tips When Buying or Selling

How much should you list your property for?

Posted on Apr 25, 2019 in Tips When Buying or Selling


Deciding what your property is worth on the open market requires equal parts science and art. The science comes from knowing what data to reference; the interpretation of that data is an art form. Price too high and your home could sit on the market for months longer than needed. Price too low and you end up leaving money on the table.

When you ask...

Read More

Prepping for photos & videos

Posted on Oct 11, 2018 in Tips When Buying or Selling


Showcasing your property to a wide audience is the cornerstone of my marketing strategy. Here’s how you can prepare you home to make it look AMAZING in both photos and videos.

Tidy up around the house like you would for a viewing or open house. It doesn’t need to be spotless but it should be presentable.

In the washroom, put down the toilet seat, cle...

Read More

The importance of negotiating skills

Posted on Sep 18, 2018 in Tips When Buying or Selling


Negotiating is a skill that is perfected through years of experience and the hard, cold truth is the best negotiator typically wins. You want to work with a Realtor that THRIVES on winning because they won’t back down in order to wrap the deal up and get their commission.

When I represent my clients, I’m not focused on getting paid or trying to clos...

Read More

How to deal with a low ball offer

Posted on Aug 02, 2018 in Tips When Buying or Selling


You’re selling your home and receive an insultingly low offer. What strategy can be used for dealing with low-ballers?

Your first instinct may be to dismiss the offer but my advice is to work every offer you receive, especially in a balanced or down market. When the market slows, buyers can evaporate so try hard to negotiate that offer up to where y...

Read More

Pricing your home to sell

Posted on Jul 04, 2018 in Tips When Buying or Selling


When selling your home, smart pricing is crucial. A common misstep is to price your property too high in order to give yourself some room to negotiate down to the price you actually want.

This is the worst thing you can do. The average public are not professional real estate agents but they ARE the ones that choose what houses to see. Regular buyers...

Read More

Three tips to prepare your home for sale

Posted on Nov 28, 2017 in Tips When Buying or Selling


When selling a property, it’s critical that it’s been prepared to be shown in the best possible light, pun intended. Here are three tips I give all my sellers. 

TIP #1: There’s no such thing as a property that’s too clean. A super clean home impresses potential buyers and agents alike.

TIP#2: No one wants a dark and dingy home so replace all bulbs wit...

Read More