Thoughts & Happenings

Posted 3.13.13 @ 10:55 by: Staff

When buying Oakville luxury homes, you need to know that you’re getting the right home at the right price. There are so many things that can factor into the decision like lengthy escrows, home owners associations, and everything else that comes with buying a home. You need an Oakville real estate agent that knows the market and we can help! We know the best neighbourhoods and the steps you’ll need to take to find your dream home.

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Posted 3.11.13 @ 12:10 by: Staff

Selling Oakville real estate, and any real estate, isn’t as easy as it used to be. You can’t just put a for sale sign out in your front yard and hope for the best anymore; this is why you need to make your house as beautiful and interesting as possible. Here we’re going to go over how you can make your home more stylish and get it sold. There’s no single one shot solution for this, so you’re going to need to make sure that you know what you’re doing. Let’s get going!

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Posted 3.10.13 @ 9:40 by: Staff

Many of the homes in Oakville were built during the boom period of the 70s and 80s, but we also have some World War 2 homes too. While it’s constantly drilled into our heads that newer is better, sometimes it’s great to fall in love with the character and charm of an older home. Here we’re going to go over what older homes offer buyers, what they don’t and if they’re the right choice for you in Oakville real estate.

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Posted 3.8.13 @ 8:30 by: Staff

Buying the most expensive home on the block might seem like a great idea; if it’s expensive Oakville real estate it’s bound to appreciate, right? Wrong. Just because a home is expensive doesn’t necessarily mean that you should buy it. If it’s leaps and bounds above what everyone else in the neighbourhood has, you’re going to have a long road ahead of you waiting for the house to appreciate. You’re going to need to think about why this house is so expensive, and then you’ll be able to come to the right choice for you.

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Posted 3.7.13 @ 7:45 by: Staff

Giving your Oakville home that special curb appeal will draw buyers in and help you sell the property for list price and up. Buyers want to be able to look at a house and think of all the possibilities that it holds for them. You’ll want to show them possibilities and beauty; it’s not as hard as it sounds and you won’t even have to hire a professional staging team to get the professional staging look for your property. If you want to know how to give your home that special curb appeal, keep reading!

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Posted 3.5.13 @ 15:0 by: Staff

So you’ve finally found the beautiful Oakville luxury home that you’ve been dreaming of. You’ve been looking for weeks online and now you’re face to face with your first home. From the time the seller figures out that you want to buy the home starts the point where things can go wrong. Here we’re going to go over four simple mistakes people make when buying a new home and how you can avoid. Let’s get started!

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Posted 3.5.13 @ 7:55 by: Staff

Going green to sell your Oakville real estate is one of the best ways to go green. If you want make your home attractive to the current market, you’re going to want to green it up a bit. This will go further than replacing all of the light bulbs in your home with curly cue ones, you’ll also want to use green materials for pre-sale renovations. Here we’re going to go over how you can green your home and get it off the market fast.

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Posted 3.4.13 @ 8:15 by: Staff

Once you’ve found the right home for you, you may have to face the daunting situation of multiple offers. This means that you and other people are bidding to get into a great home, but how do you get the seller to notice you? Here we’re going to go over some steps you can take to outlast and outwit your fellow bidders, giving you the best chance to win the home you want! Remember that even though the market is hot, it doesn’t mean you can’t strike gold with a little research and preparation!

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Posted 3.2.13 @ 10:10 by: Staff

Staging an open house for your Oakville home for sale is important, do you know what to do? Many Oakville realtors will warn against “wasting time” on open houses, but they can be a useful tool to reach buyers who you may not have been able to otherwise. Here we’re going to talk about the right way to go about selling a house with an open house, and how you can use your time wisely.

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