Claudia Lefebvre

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 ones…

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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 your…

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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 five…

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4 reasons to sell your property this winter

It’s a popular belief that spring is the best time of the year to put your house on the market. While the warmer months have a number of perks including sunshine and a clear driveway, restraint yourself from waiting until the snow melts before listing your property. Why? Well, the chilly season also offers some…

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House Hunting: 4 Things to Do Before You Start Your Search

Have you been daydreaming about your perfect new house, with large bay windows an enormous yard, and stunning views on the lake? Before you get all wined up fantasizing about your future property, figuring some key details is crucial to make sure this dream is indeed achievable. Whether you’re in the market to buy your…

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The Upsides of Downsizing

Empty nesters? Retirees? Or simply looking forward to investing your leisure time into fun activities other than maintaining a big house every week? Whatever the reason motivating your desire to move into a smaller space, trading a large property for a tinier model has a number of perks. In the last decades, town homes and…

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5 Reasons to Call West Island Home

After being an active urbanite who lived downtown, I wanted to settle down in a quality area with my family. I wanted a safe neighborhood for my young family with plenty of great outdoors, but also the accessibility and the proximity of the city. I did my research and found out that the West Island…

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Selling your home this fall

You haven’t sold your home this summer and you want to know if it has to do with the price at which your property is listed. Here is how you can know if it is being listed at a reasonable price. Ask your broker the following questions: What is the price of comparable properties currently…

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