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Learn all you need to know about selling a house. We cover everything from selling a house yourself or hiring a real estate agent to signing the closing papers.

What to Consider When Shopping for a New Home Online

More and more people every month are finding their new home or property online. There is tremendous convenience and ease with which you can surf through multiple listings, experience interactive virtual tours, and research communities from the comfort of...

How Much did you Really Profit from Selling Your House?

$100,000 Profit? Your mother always told you, “You will need math someday!” Well, that “someday” has arrived! You’re thinking of selling your house for $400,000 and you paid $300,000 when you bought it, so you are tempted to spend that...

Preparing a House for Potential Buyers

Selling a house can be a stressful point in your life, especially if it has been on the market for a while and just does not seem to be moving. There are ways that an owner can help their...

An Open House – Can it Help Sell A House?

It is pretty likely that you have heard about the use of an open house to sell a home. The concept is fairly straightforward; a seller will decided to make his or her house available for public viewings on...

Selling Home in a Soft Market – Hire a Real Estate Agent

With the big selling boom of 2005 long gone, home sellers are now returning to a market that is much more traditional. There are many people who may consider this a “soft” market, but in actuality it is really...

Helping Your Child Cope with a Move

When I was a child, it was not uncommon for my family to move. In fact, we moved a fair amount and I remember the loss that went with a move. It wasn’t just about losing my friends, which...

Selling a House Due to a Divorce

One of the realities of today’s world is that over half of the population will experience a divorce. Of course, divorces are not just a severing of two people’s emotional lives from each other; they also include a division...

Selling Your Home Yourself – Pros and Cons

People have been known to sell their homes themselves for a variety of reasons: they want to save on commission fees, want to meet the future owner of their house personally, they want to personalize the selling and negotiating...

When is a Good Time to Sell Your House?

Selling a house is a big decision, and there will be many factors in your decision to put your house on the market. Some people are just ready for a bigger home to accommodate a growing family, while others...

Tips on Staging a House

With just the right special effects, good staging can transform a home into a house of dreams. Done wrong and a home can become more like the set of a horror movie, a real house of screams. Home staging has...

Moving to Calgary – Known for its Hospitality, Adventure and Spirit.

These days, you may think it impossible for one city to comprise wholesome small-town values with a prospering economy and thriving cultural scene. But if you’ve started thinking about moving to Calgary, Alberta, you’re in for a fantastic surprise. This is a city where you’ll wake up to a mountain...

Benefits of Buying an Older Home Rather Than a New One

Buying a home is a huge investment and requires you to make a lot of very important decisions.Some of the decisions you will need to make are: Will you use a real estate agent? How much can you realistically afford? Do you want to buy an old home or...

What to Consider When Shopping for a New Home Online

More and more people every month are finding their new home or property online. There is tremendous convenience and ease with which you can surf through multiple listings, experience interactive virtual tours, and research communities from the comfort of your living room or at the office at work. When...

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