Claudia Lefebvre

Articles Suburban

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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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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