Can I Buy or Sell a Home Without a Real Estate Agent?

Can I Buy or Sell a Home Without a Real Estate Agent?

It is important for you to understand your options and think through your preferences when considering whether or not to work with a real estate professional. If you are experienced in real estate transactions and legal contracts, comfortable negotiating under high-stakes circumstances, and have plenty of extra time on your hands, you may find that an iBuyer or FSBO sale works for you.

However, if, like most people, you value expert guidance and would like an experienced professional to manage the process, you will probably experience far more peace of mind and security in working with a real estate agent or broker.

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Summer 2020’s Surprising Pandemic Real Estate Markets

Summer 2020’s Surprising Pandemic Real Estate Markets

At the beginning of the pandemic, real estate professionals and economists, across Canada predicted dramatic price reductions in real estate markets. While the cities may have seen such dips, we haven’t experienced them here. Prices have remained stable and even increased, in some areas.

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Real Estate & Coronavirus: Is Now a Good Time to Buy or Sell?

Real Estate & Coronavirus: Is Now a Good Time to Buy or Sell?

Traditionally, spring is one of the busiest times of the year for real estate. But the coronavirus outbreak—and subsequent stay-at-home orders—led many buyers and sellers to put their moving plans on hold. In April, sales volume fell to its lowest level since 1984, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association.1 However, while sales have fallen, prices have remained stable.

 

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A Brand New Decade

A Brand New Decade

We’ve had a little time to settle in to 2020 and reflect on how much things have changed, in Real Estate, over the past ten years (such as prices $$$). You may find it hard to believe, but in 2010, the average 3-bdrm home in our area was selling for half of what it is...

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Why Do I Need a Realtor Anyway?

Why Do I Need a Realtor Anyway?

Do I Really Need a Realtor? They're Expensive! This is a great question. Often, people ask, “Won’t I save money if I sell my home on my own?” The short answer is, if you feel confident enough, go for it! For many people though, reaI estate transactions can be...

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Seniors Have Different Real Estate Needs

Seniors Have Different Real Estate Needs

The Right Professional for the Job Did you know I'm an Accredited Senior Agent (ASA)? In other words, I've got specialized training that helps me understand the needs of seniors, in relation to real estate. I recently came across an ASA article about hiring the right...

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