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Are you thinking about selling your home DIY-style…without the services of a professional Realtor?

Top five reasons you should hire a Realtor® when selling your home:

  1. They offer professional marketing, staging, and other services and offer the best exposure to the most buyers.
  2. Hidden expenses mean you won’t save money or time.
  3. A good Realtor® will have years of industry knowledge under his/her belt to save you time and headaches.
  4. Someone else is managing the entire sales process, administration, paperwork, appointment bookings and more.
  5. A negotiation expert will be negotiating your deal.

Before you decide, there are a few things to consider:

Professional Services & Marketing

Wondering why you should hire a Realtor®?

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Sylvan Lake Hosted An Open House To Show Residents The Plans and Ideas They’ve Come Up With For The Town’s Waterfront.

The Sustainable Waterfront Area Redevelopment Plan Is In Phase 3 After Getting Resident Feedback From Workshops and Surveys Over The Past 9 Months

Some Key Themes Important to Residents Include Year Round Activities, More Shopping, and Keeping As Many Parks & Green Spaces Available

People Say The City Is Doing A Great Job Finding New & Fun Activities For the Lakefront, and Making It Easy For Pedestrians to Get Around.

However They’re Worried About the Economic Health Of The Lakefront, Parking, and Bike Accessibility

Planners Have Added Some Plaza’s to the Plans Though, In Hopes of Curbing Those Worries From

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This has been a big topic since cannabis has become legal in Canada on Oct 17th,2018. The Federal Government has made it legal to grow up to 4  cannabis plants in your home.

 I read a blog on Zoocasa.com, in their blog they stated that 52 % of home buyers said they would not purchase a home where there was the legal amount of cannabis grown. I believe this is a study they did themselves on their website and unfortunately it does not show how many people took part of the study and it does not state why people feel this way. So to have some fun with it I decided to do my own poll on Facebook. I didn’t do this on a large scale by any means but was just curious what the outcome would be.  Over 6 days I’ve had 61 Votes (32 – Yes & 29 – No) 52%

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 Looking to start searching for a home and don't know what to expect. I outline a 6 steps to the buying process to help you along the way.

 

00:00:00 - Introduction
00:00:29 - Step 1 - Pre-Approval / Downpayment
00:05:36 - Step 2 - Wants & Needs
00:08:43 - Step 3 - Start Looking at Homes
00:10:45 - Step 4 - Putting in an Offer on a Home
00:13:23 - Step 5 - Satisfying Conditions
00:16:08 - Step 6 - Don't Borrow More Money
00:18:39 - Conclusion

 

Step 1 - Pre- Approval & Down Payment

The first thing you would want to start with speaking to a Mortgage Professional to find how how much you qualify for a mortgage loan. In the past early in my career I have had a couple clients who started to look at homes prior to getting a pre approval and when they

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You may have fewer potential buyers viewing your home during the fall and winter months, but that doesn’t necessarily mean fewer offers.

Compared to selling a home in the spring when there are more homes on the market, selling during the final months of the year can often be a successful endeavour.

With careful planning and a few helpful tips, you can showcase your home and find time to enjoy the season too.

Check out our top 5 home selling tips to help you through the winter months:

Weekends are the perfect time for showings

When selling your home, it will always show the best during daylight hours. Unfortunately, as the days get shorter later in the year, the work week often gets in the way for many prospective buyers. During this time of

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Unlike the impostors of the past, the best of today’s imitation trees could pass as the real thing. Plus, most artificial Christmas trees now come pre-lit, so you can skip the temper-fraying ritual of distributing lights evenly around the branches and focus on the decorating Whether you're looking for something classic or a unique eye-catcher, there's an artificial Christmas tree here for you.

Traditional

Timeless! Millions of these are sold every year, this Christmas tree is truly a classic, wise investment for a tree that will never go out of style and is great for every home!

Frosted

Complimenting to the home designer who enjoys cool tones in their color schemes! These frosted trees add a unique twist to your average tree.

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Red Deer has an abundance of family activities to do during the winter. Here is just a few popular activities to do in our beautiful city. 

 Ice Skating

The City of Red Deer sets up 76 outdoor ice rinks every year. These rinks are easily found in each community. Most communities offer a rink set up for playing hockey and rink dedicated just for skating. Bower Ponds is the perfect place for family and friends to gather. Here you can enjoy endless skating on the pond and you can warm up by the camp fire. Skate Rentals and skate sharpening are available. Food available on site as well.

 Winter Festivals

Check out the following festivals that Red Deer has to offer. The Festival of the Trees kicks of the Christmas Season and is celebrating

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Versatile and functional home boasting fresh paint and all new flooring! 4 bedrooms, a double detached garage, and best of all, steps away from walking trail and pond.

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Looking for the latest trends in outdoor holiday décor to boost the appeal of your home? Check out the list below to stand out in the real estate market this holiday:

  1. Chalet-inspired Décor
  2. Rope Lights
  3. Festive Planters
  4. Firewood Charm
  5. Swooping Garland

Chalet-inspired Décor

Chalet-inspired décor is all the rage this season. Whether you are into winter recreation or enjoy staying on trend, simply incorporating your retired outdoor equipment into your exterior decorations can make all the difference in creating up-to-date holiday curb appeal that potential buyers will notice.

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Rope Lights

Usually when we think of the holiday season, we picture single light bulbs of bright colours. This year is all about rope lights.

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