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Terence Davids

Terence Davids is the real estate professional, personified. An unwavering passion for beautiful homes and properties aligns with his savvy for the world of business. His relaxed persona should not distract from his ability to negotiate the best deals for his clients with a seemingly effortless finesse. You want Terence on your side of the table.
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Building or buying a home: how to decide

Posted by Terence Davids on Jul 25, 2017 11:16:59 AM

Finding a dream home can be difficult for some buyers. It's understandably a difficult decision, with it being such a large investment, no buyer wants to purchase a home that they aren't in love with. There are also many factors to consider when buying a home, such as location or cost. Some people don't find what they're looking for on the market, and opt to build their dream home. This raises the question: should you build or buy a home in Niagara?

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Topics: Buying A Home

Detach yourself to sell your home in Niagara

Posted by Terence Davids on Jul 21, 2017 12:31:43 PM

If you’ve decided it's time to sell your home in Niagara, the next step is to start depersonalizing and detaching for your home. Letting go of the emotional attachment that you have to the home is a necessary step in the home selling process. It’s also a difficult step to take.

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Topics: Selling A Home

Additional costs during the home buying process

Posted by Terence Davids on Jul 20, 2017 3:14:17 PM

Most first time home buyers begin saving for their first homes with only the expenses of the down payment and mortgage payments in mined. For many, there can be some unexpected costs that can occur.

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Topics: Buying A Home, First Time Home Buyer

The benefits of buying a home that is move in ready

Posted by Terence Davids on Jul 13, 2017 1:20:31 PM

Buying a home in Niagara that needs some serious fixing up seems like a great idea up front: it's cheaper, and you can personalize it and make it your own. But it's not necessarily the best in the long-term. There are some serious factors to consider before you commit to buying a home in need of serious renovations.

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Topics: Insider, Buying A Home, First Time Home Buyer

A Guide to Downsizing Your Home: Part II

Posted by Terence Davids on Jul 11, 2017 4:25:30 PM

Last week we went through tips that were useful to get you started on downsizing your home. By now, your moving arrangements have made some progress and being the best real estate agents in Niagara, we have added some tips on how to make things easier as your moving day approaches.

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Topics: Buying A Home

A Guide to Downsizing Your Home, Part 1

Posted by Terence Davids on Jul 7, 2017 3:54:23 PM

If you’re looking into downsizing your home, we recommend you first look into buying a home in Niagara. With growing adult communities in Niagara, urban areas and a volume of cottage real estate available, deciding to purchase your next home within the Niagara region is a good idea. But how do you downsize the amount of things you have?

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Topics: Niagara Region, Buying A Home

Should you downsize to retire in Niagara?

Posted by Terence Davids on Jul 6, 2017 11:06:37 AM

We've talked many times about what to look for when you're buying your first starter home, or if you're looking for a home to live in for the long term, but as you approach retirement there is another option: downsizing. Downsizing from a larger home to a smaller home can be an attractive option if maintaining a large family home has become a daunting tasks. For anyone looking to retire in Niagara, downsizing to a smaller and more manageable property is something you should consider.

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Topics: Selling A Home

Home staging is a business decision when selling your Niagara home

Posted by Terence Davids on Jun 27, 2017 12:06:58 PM

Many people choose not to invest in home staging when they decide to list their Niagara homes for sale, for various different reasons. Some sellers don’t see the point - they like their decorating and think their home looks fine the way it is. Some sellers think that it’s too expensive, and something they can’t afford to invest in. Some think it’s too much work, and don’t understand the value of that work and expense.

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Topics: Selling A Home

Understand how to negotiate in the Niagara real estate market

Posted by Terence Davids on Jun 22, 2017 10:47:24 AM

In a sellers’ market the competition for homes is high and you’ll find yourself in negotiations with sellers, or bidding wars with other buyers. Making an offer on a home in any market a stressful part of the home buying process and it’s important that you understand how crucial negotiating that offer can be.

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Topics: Insider, Buying A Home, First Time Home Buyer

Establishing a positive relationship with your Niagara realtor

Posted by Terence Davids on Jun 20, 2017 12:45:06 PM

Finding the right Niagara realtor can take a lot of stress off of your mind during a real estate transaction. No matter the real estate situation you’re in, buying a new home or selling your home, you’ll want someone you can trust and that you feel comfortable with to help you through the process.

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Topics: Insider, Selling A Home, Buying A Home