Niagara Real Estate Blog

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

4 Ways to Make Your Home More Appealing To Home Buyers

Posted by Terence Davids on Jun 8, 2017 10:28:08 AM

When you sell your home in Niagara, it’s a good idea before you list the house to ensure your home looks updated and modern. This can be anything from as big as doing total renovations, or as small as changing some paint on the walls (all that “retro” wallpaper should probably go).

When you get your home ready for buyers to walk through remember they’ll respond better to a more modern, trendy, updated home. Staging your home to be on trend will make it more appealing to buyers, and can make or a faster sell.

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Topics: Selling A Home

The benefits of decluttering before you list your Niagara home

Posted by Terence Davids on May 30, 2017 10:29:33 AM

If selling your home is on the horizon for you, now is the perfect time to start decluttering your home. It might seem too early to do so before you list your Niagara home but there are lots of benefits to starting early.

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Topics: Selling A Home

Reasons Why You Still Need A Niagara Real Estate Agent

Posted by Terence Davids on May 25, 2017 1:23:51 PM

You've probably seen articles online full of tips and tricks to buy or sell your own home, without working with a realtor. It may seem like a way to save money, but it also can be more trouble than its worth. Having an experienced real estate agent in your corner will help you get the best deal, whether you're buying or selling a home. Here are 3 reasons why working with a Niagara real estate agent is the best decision for you to make.

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Topics: Insider, Selling A Home, Buying A Home

Home staging: will it help in selling your Niagara home?

Posted by Terence Davids on May 23, 2017 4:49:29 PM

Choosing whether to work with a decorator to stage your home before you sell it might seem like an unnecessary expense. There are great benefits that can be gained from staging your home prior to listing, however.

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Topics: Selling A Home

What's going on with the Niagara real estate market?

Posted by Terence Davids on May 16, 2017 10:49:42 AM

The real estate market all over Canada has been hot recently, with the number of new home listings spiking in March. The tides seem to be turning, however. Real estate experts are suggesting this slow down is in part because of the recent policy announcement by the Ontario provincial government.

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Topics: Selling A Home

Busting some Niagara real estate myths

Posted by Terence Davids on May 11, 2017 2:49:05 PM

There are a lot of myths and false "tips" that surround real estate transactions. They can come in the form of advice from friends or family, or even online lists of things to keep in mind when buying or selling a home.

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Topics: Selling A Home

How to find the best Niagara area listing agent

Posted by Terence Davids on May 9, 2017 9:55:21 AM

Once you decide now is the time for you to sell your home, the first step to take is to find the best real estate agents in St. Catharines and Niagara. You may be asking yourself, why do I need a listing agent?

An experienced Niagara listing agent will help you determine how much your home is worth, and what the home should be priced at. They will also assist you in selling your house in Niagara by listing it and marketing it to potential buyers. A good listing agent is your best asset when selling your house in Niagara, and we've put together a list of tips on how to find a listing agent.

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Topics: Selling A Home

Open Houses: What To Do When Selling Your Niagara Home

Posted by Terence Davids on May 4, 2017 10:23:31 AM

We talked last week about some common mistakes to avoid when you're hosting an open house. This week we're tackling the things you should be doing to make sure you host a memorable open house. Keep these things in mind when you decide on selling your house in Niagara.

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Topics: Selling A Home

Open Houses: What Not to Do When Selling Your Home

Posted by Terence Davids on Apr 27, 2017 4:00:00 PM

If you're selling your home, you'll want to host a memorable open house that will excite buyers about their home and invite offers. Open houses can be done well, and you may receive lots of offers. However, this is can be your first and only chance to wow potential buyers and get them interested in your home - and it's easier than you'd think to make a misstep and turn off buyers quickly.

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Topics: Selling A Home