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Home Selling Blogs – Calgary

Home selling advice for Calgary, Alberta residents.

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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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Double Success: Buy and Sell a Home at the Same TimeSelling a house and buying a new one at the same time can be an intimidating process. It requires planning, organization, research, and the expert help of a great real estate agent to ensure both processes are completed efficiently and effectively. If you want to benefit from the ability to have a smoother transition out of your current home and into your next without the stress of carrying two mortgages or juggling multiple moves, the good news is that it's possible if you know where to start.

Find a Great Real Estate Agent

Working with a professional real estate agent is an important step when selling and buying a house at the same time. When choosing the right real estate agent to sell your home, consider those who are knowledgeable about

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Ready to List? Tips for Choosing the Right Time to Sell Your HouseChoosing the right time to sell your home attracts more potential buyers and influences the price and speed at which a home sells. With so many things to consider, including market conditions, seasonality, and personal circumstances, it can be difficult for sellers to know when the best time to put their homes on the market really is. Consider these factors for a perfectly timed home sale.

Taking the Market Into Account

One of the most important things to keep in mind when deciding when to list your home is market conditions and trends. Researching local property values and costs can provide insight into whether current market prices favour buying or selling, helping sellers determine their odds of receiving their desired profit from the sale.

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Listing Agent for Your Home SaleDeciding to sell your home can seem overwhelming, but finding the right listing agent can make the process smooth, simple, and profitable. Your listing agent will be your partner in the home-selling process, and it's important to choose someone who is knowledgeable, experienced, and trustworthy. From evaluating an agent's experience and qualifications to assessing their communication style and marketing strategy, knowing what to look for in a listing agent can help you make an informed decision.

Consider the Potential Listing Agent's Experience

When looking for a listing agent to help you sell your property, one of the most important factors to consider is the agent's level of experience. An experienced agent can make all the difference in

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Average Home Prices in Calgary 2022/2023Calgary has a buzz on. Life in Alberta's biggest city is good, the economy is thriving, work is abundant, wages are high, taxes are low, homes are affordable, lifestyles are diverse, and the natural scenery rivals anywhere in the world. And, it's been a record year for Calgary real estate, with residential sales 12% above the 10-year average.

Still, as we prepare to ring in a new year, it's all about the supply chain in local real estate – an inventory level that is now at its lowest since 2005, largely impacted by the withdrawal in sales and new listings. Lower-priced properties felt the stiffest conditions as higher-priced homes drove supply growth this year.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate

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How to Clean Your House For the Best StagingHave you been thinking of selling your home? The staging process is one of the most important steps, but it often gets overlooked. Keeping your home show-ready means ensuring your home looks its best so potential buyers can see themselves living there. That includes decluttering, deep cleaning, and arranging furniture to create an open and inviting space.

This blog post will give you a step-by-step guide on cleaning your home for the perfect showing. First-time sellers and experts alike can make great impressions on potential buyers by sticking to these six pre-staging cleaning tips.

Remove All Personal Items from the Home

The first step is to remove all personal items from home. This includes items such as family photos, collections, and

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Landscaping for Maximum Curb AppealIf you are planning to put your North Calgary home on the market soon, chances are good that you are already immersed in a flurry of painting, de-cluttering, and deep cleaning tasks to make sure that prospective buyers will find it both attractive and welcoming.

While doing this type of interior preparation is a very important part of getting buyers to want to purchase the home, sellers must also realize the importance of making sure that their home appeals to buyers when viewed from the curb, as well.

After all, getting prospective buyers to look inside the home begins by making sure they find the outside attractive enough to want to see the inside.

Start at the Curb

Today's families live busy lives, making it easy to overlook landscaping

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With a goal of selling quickly, picking the right list price is vitalThe familiar rhetoric about location as the primary determinant of North Calgary real estate value is only partially true. Where a property is situated is a part of the equation, but equally important to a home's value are the square footage, the style and the amenities. So, just what should a seller consider when setting a price? And how is it possible to determine that a price is neither too high, nor too low, for current market conditions.

Underpricing can, on occasion and in a hot market, help to promote a bidding war, but it is risky. Overpricing, on the other hand, often means that a home will be on the market longer than it should be, and a seller will often have to reduce the listing price one or more times. Here are some tips about how to set

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Picking the Right Buyer: What You Should Know About Selling Your HomeWhen the time comes to sell your Calgary home, there is more to selling than simply staging the home. Choosing the right buyer is just as important. 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.

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

Know the Warning Signs

Home buyers tend to follow a pattern. Good home buyers send their paperwork promptly, ask for what is fair and not more, and work with a real estate professional. Uncooperative home buyers will display warning signs that

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What You Need to Know About Cash Offers When Selling Your HomeMany homeowners dream of selling their house for cash, because home buyers with mortgages add additional risk to the home buying process. If the mortgage does not fund at the end of the transaction, the home buyer must back out of the contract without purchasing the home. This doesn't happen when selling a home to someone paying cash.

However, there can be dangers when selling a home to someone who pays in cash. Understanding the risks can help you decide whether you want to accept an offer from a cash buyer.

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

Know the Risks

Typically, cash buyers are investors, not homeowners. Investors buy homes

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