Niagara Real Estate Blog

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

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

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