Thoughts & Happenings

Posted 6.30.12 @ 9:5 by: Staff

Hiring a real estate agent is important, but what’s more important is hiring an expert! When you choose a member of the Goodale Miller team to buy your Oakville real estate you get education and experience, someone to help you filter out bad matches and find the right neighbourhood, and best of all help with pricing homes. There are so many homes on the market that you just can’t find online; you’ll need someone with the professional connections to show you luxury homes for sale that aren’t listed, and even to get in on homes that aren’t listed yet. Why risk it when a professional can help?

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Posted 6.30.12 @ 6:15 by: Staff

Closing your home with the minimum amount of drama possible is hard, but it is doable! You’ve found the house, you’ve submitted your bid and now all you have to do is close your home. You’ll need to pay the closing costs, sign all of the papers and hand over your down payment. Sounds so easy right? Here we’re going to have to go over everything you need to close your home without losing your mind.

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Posted 6.29.12 @ 9:5 by: Staff

Figuring out the right time to buy is important, but is now the time to buy? Do you want a forever home or a luxury condo? Are you ready financially to be tied down to Oakville real estate? There’s so much you need to know before buying a home; but the best piece of advice I could ever give you is to let us help! A member of the Goodale Miller team will be able to help you find the perfect home in the perfect neighbourhood that will suite your lifestyle and your needs.

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Posted 6.28.12 @ 6:50 by: Staff

When sellers are staging their Oakville real estate for sale, they want to make good impressions. Some of them try a little too hard and end up on the opposite end of the spectrum. Here we’re going to go over some of the home staging mistakes you need to avoid; the last thing you want to do is scare away your potential buyers!

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Posted 6.26.12 @ 8:35 by: Staff

When looking at Oakville real estate, most people just don’t think about neighbourhoods and the impact they can have on their home purchase. Houses are just like spouses, and you need to do your research before you say “I Do”. Here we’re going to show you how you can find the right neighbourhood and the questions you need to ask yourself before you think about putting down a bid. Choosing the right community for you and your family is as simple as sitting down and making a list. Let’s get going!

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Posted 6.25.12 @ 8:26 by: Staff

When you’re searching for the right Oakville home for sale, you need to know what type of home you like! Most of us just think about a home as a square house with one or two storeys, but there are so many more options than that. Here we’re going to go over what kinds of Oakville real estate there is and how you can find the one that’s right for you. With a dizzying array of options it can be difficult; when you’re ready to start looking for your home let us help!

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Posted 6.22.12 @ 8:55 by: Staff

If you’re buying or selling Oakville real estate, you are or probably have thought of fantastic customisations that you can make to your home. Who wouldn’t want a custom bathroom just for their height, or a really cool music studio? The thing about buying real estate is to understand that one day you may have to sell your home and move on to the next one. You don’t want to create a crazy floor plan that will alienate buyers.

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Posted 6.21.12 @ 8:36 by: Staff

Choosing the best home means understanding the role size plays; just because you want a large home doesn’t mean you need one! Do you need a small house with large storage spaces,  are you growing your family or are you looking to downsize? Understanding the part that size plays will not only help you find the right house for today, but for tomorrow as well. Go over this quick checklist so you can consider what kind of home size you’ll need.

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Posted 6.21.12 @ 8:32 by: Staff

If you’re trying to sell your Oakville real estate, you’ve probably heard of MLS. The Multiple Listing Service allows members of CREA (Canadian Real Estate Association) to share information about properties for sale. The use of MLS is confined to CREA’s 98,000+ members; without an Oakville realtor you won’t be able to place your home on the services. You can still post it to online websites, but you won’t be able to post it on Realtor.ca.

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Posted 6.19.12 @ 22:45 by: Staff

You’ve found the best house, but is it the right neighbourhood for you? When you’re looking at homes and having the insides inspected, you’re going to want to look at the neighbourhoods as well. Doing a little research on your end can save you big time; time-wise and financially a few hours spent researching a neighbourhood will help you choose the right Oakville home for you and your family. Here we’re going to go over a few things you can do to make sure a neighbourhood is right for you. Let’s get started!

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