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Home Selling Blogs – Calgary

Home selling advice for Calgary, Alberta residents.

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Home Selling PrepAre you ready to take the plunge and sell your Calgary home? Selling a house for the first time can be a daunting process, but with this complete home seller's guide, you will have the confidence and knowledge needed to make the experience as stress-free as possible. From understanding the sales process to easy tips to increase your chances for a quick sale, you’ll get an in-depth overview of how to successfully sell your house. Let's get started!

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Research the Home Selling Process

Knowing the steps of the process you’re getting into is key to avoiding unwelcome surprises during your home sale. Real

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How to Prepare for a Home ShowingWhen day-to-day life is already hectic with the demands of life, work, and home, the thought of listing a City Centre house for sale and trying to keep it ready for showing can get sellers to start panicking. It can be even trickier if you're still living in your house because you have to balance keeping it ready for an open house or showing while making sure you still have what you need.

If you want to sell your home and have found yourself procrastinating because of these concerns, the following three tips can help you keep every room ready for showing while staying sane in the process.

Declutter & Stage Your Home From the Start

The math is simple - keeping a tidy home is far easier when there is no clutter. This is why it makes very good

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Tips for Reducing Stress When Selling Your HousePicture this: your once peaceful sanctuary has become a whirlwind of chaos, with stacks of paperwork piling up, strangers walking through your home, and uncertainty looming over your head. Selling a house is undoubtedly one of the most stressful events you'll experience, especially if you're behind on payments or have another special case. Amidst the upheaval and anxiety of putting your beloved abode on the market, it's easy to feel overwhelmed and alone.

Remember, you're not alone in this journey—countless others have endured similar experiences and emerged victorious on the other side. So take a deep breath, hold onto hope, and let’s dive into how to tackle those feelings of chaos and uncertainty.

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Common Red Flags for Home Sellers to Watch Out ForWhen the time comes to sell your Calgary home, there is more to selling than simply staging your home and putting it on the market. Choosing the right buyer is just as important, as a good buyer will help ensure the process of selling your house goes smoothly. Failure to select the right buyer could lead to home selling delays or even a canceled purchase contract. Here's what you need to know about common red flags that sellers need to watch out for.

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Common Home Selling Red Flags

Home buyers tend to follow a pattern. Good home buyers send their paperwork promptly, ask for what is fair and not more, and

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How to Sell Your Home Before Buying a New OnePicture this: you've outgrown your current home. Maybe your household has grown, your needs have changed, and you're yearning for a fresh start in a new neighbourhood. But here's the twist – you're faced with a decision that can make your home-buying and selling journey much more stressful: should you sell your home before buying a new one?

Deciding to sell your home and purchase a new home is a significant commitment that requires careful consideration. It is important to weigh the pros and cons of selling an existing property before committing to buying a new one.

By doing so, potential buyers can gain clarity on their exact budget, minimize financial risk by avoiding paying two mortgages at once, increase profits from selling their home, and

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Home Selling MistakesSelling a home may seem like a simple process. You clean it up, show it to a few people, and one of them buys it. The trouble is that the process is actually much more complicated, with legal and practical considerations you may not know much about. Sometimes, sellers make simple mistakes that could cost them big, even after the sale is complete.

When thinking about how to sell your home, avoid these common home selling mistakes.

Pricing Your Home Poorly: Setting the Listing Price on Subjective Terms

Some homeowners think that the most objective term to use for the price is the amount they paid for the property, plus the cost of home improvements, in addition to the real estate agent's fees. That list pricing rationale is not objective from

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Home Staging to SellWhen preparing to sell a home, knowing how to stage your home can help you sell quickly while maximizing profits. Decluttering, cleaning, and even improving curb appeal with landscaping can all fall under the home staging umbrella. 

When you stage your home, you can create a lasting impression on buyers and make them feel connected to the property, which can make an offer more likely. By helping potential buyers feel an emotional connection to the home, you increase its perceived value, which can further help to maximize profits. Whether you're selling your first home or you're a home-selling veteran, staging your home can help it sell faster and for more money.

What Is Home Staging?

Home staging is the process of preparing your home to

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How Home Appraisals WorkIf you're considering buying or selling a home, it's essential to understand the importance of home appraisals. These evaluations not only play a crucial role in determining the value of a property but also serve as a critical factor in securing financing from lenders.

We'll delve into what a home appraisal entails, explore various factors that can influence its value, discuss different types of appraisals available, and outline their costs. Additionally, we'll address what happens if your appraisal comes in lower than your purchase price and offer some guidance on how to navigate such situations. By gaining insight into this critical aspect of real estate transactions, you'll be better equipped to make informed decisions when buying or selling

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How Much Will It Cost to Sell My Calgary, AB Home?Selling a home in Calgary is not merely a matter of setting a price and finding a buyer. The process involves several elements, each with its unique cost implications. As a homeowner, understanding these financial components is pivotal to properly evaluating your property's worth and making informed decisions. From improvements and staging costs to moving and home inspection charges, we uncover the real price of transforming your 'For Sale' sign into 'Sold'.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.


Small fixes can significantly change how buyers view a home for the better without adding too much to the final selling costs. These

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The Key Paperwork You Need to Sell a Home
Navigating real estate transactions can be daunting, especially when it comes to knowing what paperwork you need to sell your home. This process involves a few different documents that serve to protect both the buyer and the seller while ensuring that the transaction complies with all relevant laws and regulations. Whether you've sold a home before and just need a refresher or you're a first-time home seller, navigate the market efficiently by knowing what documents you need ahead of time.

Provide Documents Buyers Want

Instead of trying to provide only the necessary pieces, it can be helpful to use transparent and comprehensive documentation to help build trust with potential buyers. By providing documents that will help inform the buyer,

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