How Not to Sell a House

Here are some really great examples of some really terribly marketed homes. Thanks Ellen! How creepy is that doll!

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ForSaleByOwner.com Founder Sells Condo — Using Real Estate Agent!!

  I just came across a great article about how the founder of ForSaleByOwner.com (a US based site similar to duProprio.com here in Quebec) just sold his own condo… by using a real estate broker!! “FSBOs” are properties that are For Sale by Owner. Every year, hundreds of thousands of properties are listed, not by...

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Canadian home prices rising again

According to the financial post, housing prices across the country are up slightly from the end of 2011 and just over 5% from last year. Read the full article...

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Québec Posts Second Consecutive Increase in Sales in July

Québec Posts Second Consecutive Increase in Sales in July The 5,249 MLS® sales transactions that took place in the province of Québec in July 2011 represent a 2 per cent increase compared to the same period last year and the second consecutive monthly increase in sales. The 4 per cent increase in sales that was posted...

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Looking to Sell Your Home On Your Own?

Thinking about selling your home without the help of a Realtor? Take this quick quiz to test you real estate...

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Terrible Home Staging Photos Part 2

Here are some more amazingly “staged” homes just ready to be sold! Nothing says hygiene like carpeting next to a tub… This shower curtain makes my eyes bleed! Is that astroturf? All of these amazing photos were found on my new favorite site,...

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Let Your Home Pay For Your Next Renovation Project

Have a renovation project on your mind? Did you know that the value of your house has most probably increased since you purchased it? This value gain can help you renovate your home. Refinancing allows you to use your home equity to secure a lower interest rate to finance your renovation projects. Did you know that: * You...

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11 Things You Need to Know to Pass Your Home Inspection

“According to industry experts, there are at least 33 physical problems that will come under scrutiny during a home inspection when your home is for sale. Here are 11 you should know about if you’re planning to put your home up for sale.” 11 Things You Need to Know to Pass Your Home Inspection While...

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