Mistake #1 – Placing the Wrong Price on Your Property Every seller obviously wants to get the most money for his or her product. Ironically, the best way to do this is NOT to list your product at an excessively high price! A high listing price will cause some prospective buyers to lose interest before…Read More
“Profit occurs when preparation and experience meet opportunity.”
When it’s time to sell, you must be confident that every element of negotiating the best terms and the highest price has been set before your home is even listed.
Start with the resources I’ve provided. There is no charge for this information. These will help get you started in terms of assessing your real estate situation and planning for a stress-free and successful sale.
The real estate market in Chatham is volatile, especially lately, and it takes an experienced professional to move your house quickly, professionally, and profitably.
When you’ve decided to sell, I will be your advocate, your guide, and your fierce negotiator. I will work hard to make yours a great sale.
I look forward to it.
First impressions make a significant impact on a buyer’s decision-making process! Once your home goes on the market, it becomes a product. Home Styling or Staging simply allows you to highlight the best of your home and de-emphasize its flaws. It’s not about decorating, but actually turning your home into a model, to appeal to…Read More
First Impressions Remember what first attracted you to your house when you bought it? What excited you about its most appealing features? Now that you’re selling your home, you’ll need to look at it as if you were buying it all over again. A spruced up house makes a great first impression on potential buyers.…Read More
The Right Selling Price Affects Your Bottom Line When you’re selling your home, the price you set is a critical factor in the return you’ll receive. That’s why you need a professional evaluation from an experienced realtor. This person can provide you with an honest assessment of your home, based on several factors including: Market…Read More
What is the best thing you can do during showings of your house? Make yourself scarce. Ever shopped in a store where the employees clearly work on commission and almost seem to lurk in the background, watching your every move, while you shop? This scenario doesn’t really put you in the buying mood, does it?…Read More
Scents and aromas can have a dramatic impact on people’s emotions, otherwise, there wouldn’t be a multi-billion-dollar fragrance industry! Don’t ignore the power of fragrance when showing your home. Smoke, pet odors, and cooking smells can each dramatically impact how potential buyers feel about your house. If your potential buyers never form an emotional connection…Read More
Things you may need to do before moving day… Book the movers. Arrange for house insurance. Arrange to have utilities read the day of closing: e.g. natural gas, propane, oil, municipal water, and electricity. (do this about 2 weeks prior to closing date) Arrange to have your name added/removed from the utility bills. Arrange to…Read More
Helpful Websites Municipality of Chatham-Kent Home Page Lambton Kent District School Board St. Clair Catholic District School Board Affordable Housing Program Chatham-Kent Maps Useful Contact Numbers Municipality of Chatham-Kent 519-360-1998 Entegrus 519-352-6300 (1-866-804-7325) (hydro and water for in town properties) Hydro One 1-888-664-9376 (rural properties only) Union Gas 1-888-774-3111 Reliance Water Heater Rental 1-866-735-4262 Direct…Read More