Selling a House

The Top Markets for Sellers in the United States

December 15, 2013

In 2008 it seemed like many real estate markets were in a race to the bottom. A November 2008 article published by CNN reported significant year-over-year declines in many major markets across the country. According to the article, “the worst hit market of the 20 metro areas covered was Miami, where the median home fell […]

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Selling Your Toronto Home Yourself: A Lawyer & Marketing are Key.

November 21, 2013

To the chagrin of traditional real estate agents throughout Canada, there is a growing trend of home owners who are deciding that selling your home yourself (also known as ‘selling privately’ or ‘for sale by owner’) isn’t the wild, outlandish notion it once was.  More than ever, Realtors have been on the offensive to ensure […]

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Tips for Selling Your Toronto Home

November 16, 2013

Looking to sell your property in Toronto? Residential homeowners in this largest of Canadian cities may feel some apprehension about putting their houses on the market, but there’s no reason to fret. Toronto enjoys some of the mildest weather in all of Canada, according to the City of Toronto. You’ll find temps between 60 and […]

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Top five house selling disasters

August 14, 2013

If you go down the traditional route when you want to sell your house, there seem to be a million things to worry about. There are asking prices and estate agents to select, repairs and renovations to conduct, and then the dreaded wait for viewers and offers. There is potential for disaster at all points […]

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Buying or Selling Property in Scotland? What to Look for in the Home Report

February 14, 2013

One of the most important steps in purchasing a new property is obtaining a comprehensive home report. We take a look at the importance of a home report and the vital details that you should take heed of before you proceed to making an offer. The Basis of the Home Report Every house for sale […]

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Selling Your Home: Estate Agent vs. Property Buyers

December 20, 2012

Guest post about selling your home and the difference between selling through an estate agent, property scheme or selling directly to a buyer. If you are thinking of selling your home, then you have a few options available to you. You can either sell it through the conventional estate agent, through a property scheme, or […]

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Could you put a price on your home?

November 30, 2012

Selling your home can be an emotional rollercoaster, whether you’ve lived there for one year, or 20. There is so much history and so many personal memories wrapped up in your own property that you might actually find your judgement being clouded in a number of ways – perhaps you’re overestimating its market value? Maybe […]

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Property Auctions: Explaining their Surge in Popularity

August 20, 2012

In the past, property auctions have been seen by many as a last resort for selling property. Often associated with sellers who are in financial difficulties and looking for a quick sale, many property owners would not even consider selling at auction. However, the perception of property auctions is slowly evolving; with an increasing number […]

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Things to keep in mind when buying a property abroad

May 29, 2012

Whether you’re thinking of making a big move or simply shopping for a vacation home, owning a property in another country sounds delightfully adventurous and promising. However, the road to getting there can be full of confusion and legal and financial setbacks. To make sure that your buying experience is as stress-free as possible, here […]

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