At first glance, acronyms for organizations involved in real estate in Ontario may resemble a bowl of alphabet soup. It’s not necessarily easy to understand the roles these groups play, and the interests they represent.

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 2 common mistakes

Taking the time to learn about the home buying and selling process can save you time, stress and money. And certainly, one way to protect yourself is by learning from the mistakes of others.

Chances are that you’re well aware that the housing market in many parts of Canada has seen strong growth over the past couple of years. As well, regional housing booms in parts of Ontario and Vancouver have received a lot of media attention and the federal and provincial governments have made an effort to cool these markets. 

 

Home-Selling-Tips

If you are considering selling your home you may just want to take advantage of the current housing market. We refer to this market as a “Seller’s Market”. What this means is that the demand for “Homes For Sale” is greater than the number of homes listed to sell.

Buyers have limited options because of the low inventory of houses for sale. They are eager to see homes as soon as they appear on the market and they move quicker in presenting an offer.

A seller’s market can be the ideal scenario when you list your home. Be prepared by reviewing the following recommendations. 

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If you are thinking about listing your home for sale, you should be careful not to make the same mistakes that other sellers have. Once you have decided that you are ready to move, you should be fully committed to making it a successful experience. Well prepared home sellers, sell their homes faster.

In the current hot housing market, media reports are filled with examples of homes selling quickly for the asking price or more. Because of that, sellers these days often expect their home to sell in just a few weeks or even days. When that doesn’t happen, worry and doubt may start to set in. I had a past experience where I sold a home in just a few days. Conversely, I bought one that had been on the market for several months.