How to handle the STRESS of buying or selling real estate

How to handle the STRESS of buying or selling real estate

By Jennifer Lynn Walker Stress is one of the biggest issues that plagues people during the real estate buying and selling process Problems with a house, irregularities with the certificate of location, money issues, fear of not finding the right home, not being sure...

Revive your Exterior and Sell your Property Faster

Revive your Exterior and Sell your Property Faster

By Jennifer Lynn Walker One of the most important steps in getting your home ready for sale is often the most overlooked. People can spend so much time and money on the kitchen and bathrooms, they forget about the exterior of the house. Remember, your goal is to sell...

Protect Yourself and Declare Everything

Protect Yourself and Declare Everything

By Jennifer Lynn Walker When it comes time to sell a property, you’ll have to fill out the ‘Declarations of the Seller of the Immovable’ (DS). It’s a mandatory form residential sellers must complete along with a brokerage contract in order to have their house listed...

Consider Resale Value Before You Renovate

Consider Resale Value Before You Renovate

By Jennifer Lynn Walker When doing renovations, people rarely think about long-term resale value. Most families just want a really nice place to live and they work to create their forever home. However, life can be unpredictable. So while it is joyful to make a dream...

Can a Suite For Elderly Parents Boost Your Home’s Value?

Can a Suite For Elderly Parents Boost Your Home’s Value?

By Jennifer Lynn Walker Quebec’s population is aging and, these days, it’s likely our elders will live longer. Almost 20 percent of Quebeckers were retirement age or older in 2016. That number will grow to more than a quarter of the population by 2036, according to...

Ten Dos And Don’ts To Help Sell Your Home For Top Dollar

Ten Dos And Don’ts To Help Sell Your Home For Top Dollar

By Jennifer Lynn Walker A lot of sellers don’t put enough emphasis on fixing up their homes when they put them on the market. Even sellers with recently renovated homes need to do this work. There is stiff competition and every detail is important to help you sell...

It’s a Sellers Market So Prepare For Multiple Offers

It’s a Sellers Market So Prepare For Multiple Offers

By Jennifer Lynn Walker Since last April, listings have been down by 13 to 25 percent and sale volume and prices are up across the board. This means that in the Greater Montreal real estate area, we are in a seller’s market with a real lack of choice for buyers. For...

Stage Your House with Low Cost Upgrades

Stage Your House with Low Cost Upgrades

By Jennifer Lynn Walker We all know it: the better your place looks, the easier it is to sell. But many people don’t realize that upgrades don’t have to be major renovations. Here are some low-cost ideas that will give you a solid return on investment. Love the...

Where Does Your Money Go When You Sell Your House?

Where Does Your Money Go When You Sell Your House?

By Jennifer Lynn Walker When you decide to put your house up for sale, you can guarantee you’ll incur expenses before the sale. Here’s a list to help you plan. These might not all pertain to you, but you can bet at least some of them will: Home staging Your real...

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