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Home Evaluation vs Municipal Assessments

Spring is right around the corner which means that we all got our tax in the mail already and our new 2019-2020-2021 municipal assessment is in. While some of you will be happy to see an increase in their property’s value, others might complain about a decreased assessment value. No matter if you are on […]

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FIRST-TIME HOME BUYERS

Are you finally ready to buy your first home? Have you started browsing real estate websites to find the hidden gem? You have been dreaming about your perfect home: a newly renovated property located downtown with four bedrooms and a spacious backyard, walking distance to all commodities including great schools. All of that for a […]

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT REAL ESTATE AGENT

Nowadays, it seems like real estate agents are everywhere, literally. Your best friend’s wife is an agent, your neighbor’s nephew is an agent, your tennis coach is a part-time agent, it seems like everyone either is or knows an agent. Well, believe or not, I sometimes get calls from people asking me questions about their […]

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Houses & Homes: Rising interest rates – Hold, fold, walkaway or run?

Rising interest rates: Hold, fold, walkaway or run? With peak summer behind and back to school looming, families are finally getting back to their regular routines. Heads-of-households can finally ponder their next big moves. Many wonder if it’s better to buy now into a market with higher prices and lower interest rates or waiting to […]

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During the summer, buyers are always on so sellers must always be at the ready

During the summer, with many homebuyers sitting on docks, many would-be home sellers sitting on fences. They hesitate, wondering whether they may have missed the spring market or whether the best is yet to come. Traditionally in Quebec the real-estate market’s demand dipped in the depths of summer— from St. Jean Baptiste to the end […]

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Move or Renovate?

You need a change, You have looked around to see what is available on the market but when you really think about it, you are not sure if its better to get a new home of simply renovate the one you have now. I would definitely consider listing the pros and cons of both scenarios. […]

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Create beautifully landscaped and low-maintenance grounds around your home

When getting ready to list your property for sale, focus on the interior decor, but don’t neglect maximizing your home’s curb appeal. First impressions are as important in real estate as they are in life. Pulling up to your property, what will potential buyers’ think? Out back, will they picture themselves whiling away the summer […]

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Seller’s pre-showing checklist

You just received a call from your Real Estate Broker telling you that interested buyers are coming over for a viewing in a couple of hours. There are toys and cat hair everywhere even on the sofa, so many things to do and so little time.   Don’t panic! Unless you are amongst the lucky […]

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Home Staging Tips for a Quick Sale

They say that you only have one chance to make a first impression. If that’s true, you better make a great one.   When home shoppers visit your property for the first time they are looking for the “wow” factor. They want to feel at home instantly and be able to picture themselves living in […]

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Your homebuying checklist

Buying a new home is an exciting process. That being said, in the mist of it all, it can easily become a hectic journey.   To give you peace of mind and to help you keep your sanity, I have prepared a handy step-by-step homebuying guide. For ease of use, I have divided it in […]

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