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Reports for Buyers

Buying a home? Avoid The Common Mistakes Many Buyers Make.
For most of us, buying a home is the single biggest financial transaction we will make. It's exciting and fulfilling, but it can also be overwhelming, even downright frightening. The pitfalls are many but fortunately most are commonplace and we can tell you how to avoid them. Real estate agents, bankers, lawyers, accountants and other experts in the real-estate game each have their own lists of the worst mistakes a buyer can make. Request this Report

Buying Your First Home? Money Isn't Everything
With a little legwork and some innovative financing you may be able to buy your first home with very little or NO Cash. Nobody likes flushing money down the drain but that's what you're doing when you hand over your rent money every month. The moment it leaves your hand your money is working for someone else and not building equity for you and your family. If you feel it's time to own your own home here are some things you need to know before you make your first move. Request this Report

Buyer Beware! The Importance of Home Inspections.
When making an offer on a home, don't be fooled by the number of rooms, the interesting decorator touches or the charming back deck and garden. The home you fall in love with may be impossible to heat or cool, have rot buried beneath the new carpet, or feature a potential swamp outside the back door. The purchase of a home is usually the largest single investment most families will ever make. You need to learn as much as you can about the condition of the property and the need for any major repairs before you sign on the dotted line, so there are darn few unpleasant surprises after you move in. Request this Report

Thinking of Buying A Condo? Find out if it's the right choice for you!
Condos have become an increasingly attractive home ownership option for singles, young couples, families and retired couples (that's just about everybody!). A condo is a viable option for anyone who wants to own a home without the worry of repairs, maintenance and dreaded chores like snow shoveling. Request this Report

Tips for Buying in a Tight Market.
Just as summer temperatures heat up in sections of the country, home sales in pockets of the nation are sizzling, too. That's great news for sellers, but is enough to make a potential buyer's stomach churn watching prices mount on a monthly basis. So, if you are a buyer, it's more important than ever to be prepared and be ready to make an offer at a moment's notice. That's especially crucial in a hot market where entry- and move-up homes are receiving multiple offers. Strong demand and low supply have been in effect for the last few years. So far this year it has been typical to see more buyers looking than (there are) homes for sale. Inventory is still low and demand is strong. Many areas in Canada are experiencing a dwindling inventory of homes and soaring prices. With a low inventory and higher prices, it is necessary to know certain steps when buying a home in this type of a market. So what's a buyer to do? Request this Report

Reports for Sellers

Selling Mistakes! Common mistakes and how to avoid them.
Selling your home? Don't let avoidable mistakes cut into your profits. Most people don't sell homes for a living. The right real estate agent is a vital piece in the selling puzzle but ultimately it's your home and your profit or your loss. Don't let these common sellers mistakes diminish your profits! Request this Report

Pass The Muster, Please! Have A Home Inspection And Eliminate Nasty Surprises!
Just when you think it's safe to go back in the water, some shark opens its cavernous mouth and gobbles up a meaty chunk of profit. You may think your home is in good shape because nothing major has gone wrong in all the time you've lived there. But broken pipes or a faulty electrical circuit could be looming behind the kitchen wall or in the crawlspace. Banks and other lending companies often require prospective buyers to submit a home inspection report with their loan application. Even if they don't, most buyers will want an inspection for their own peace of mind and they will have an inspection contingency clause in the contract. So it's best to be prepared. Request this Report

10 Tips For First-Time Sellers.
At first the task seems daunting: you haven't sold a one before, the market looks complex, and what worked for owners 10 or 20 years ago seems inappropriate today. What steps should you take? Request this Report

Seven Insider Secrets On Showcasing Your Home For A Successful Sale.
Most prospective buyers make their decisions based on the emotional reactions they form upon first seeing your home. In fact, seasoned real estate professionals will tell you that even the smallest detail can be an important deciding factor, especially in a competitive market. The key to getting a buyer interested in your home and getting them to place an offer that rejects its top value is helping that prospective buyer feel comfortable while viewing your property. You want them to establish a connection from the moment they drive up to your home. And once they've viewed the inside, you want them to see themselves living comfortably in it. Request this Report

How to Sell Your Home in a Buyer's Market (and Get the Best Price Faster Than Anyone Else Around)
Economic times have changed. The real estate marketplace has changed and so must your home-selling strategy. It's simple logic, really but so many sellers just don't "get it." You don't have to be one of the pack. With my Market Smarts for Home Sellers free in this guide I'll update you on:What to expect in a marketplace where buyers are now top dog. The biggest blunder today's home sellers make that keeps the "For Sale" sign in their yard months too long. Request this Report

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