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Your Home’s First Price Should Be Its Best Price

If you’re putting your home on the market, especially if you live in an area where prices are going up and buyers are competing for homes, you may be tempted to try...

4 Ways to Get an Offer Accepted

There are four rules home buyers should follow if they want sellers to accept their offer.

Power Of Sale Applications Rise Under Amended Strata Law

Real Estate Board and Strata Commission Sandra Watson is pointing to an uptick in applications for the forced sale of residential units since the start of the year, under the new powers granted to strata executives.

Time to put on your "POCA" Face?

As of April 1, 2014, real estate dealers, casino operators, gaming machine operators, public accountants and attorneys were designated as non-financial institutions by the Minister of Finance for the purpose of the Proceeds of Crime Act and Regulations (POCA).

Top 10 ways to strengthen your purchase offer and beat out competing buyers

I just finished up with my fortunate seller client who had the difficult task of deciding which one of three excellent offers to accept for the purchase of her home. That’s right, three outstanding offers.

6 Easy Steps to Furnishing Your New Home

It’s difficult to call a house a home if it lacks creature comforts. Without the right furniture and accessories a house is just an empty shell.

4 Tips To Set an Asking Price

When it comes to selling a home, one of the most difficult pieces of the puzzle is pricing. And for real estate agents, it can be one of the most difficult conversations...

8 Costly Home Seller Mistakes

Homeowners who want to sell their home know they need to get the place spruced up for marketing, but a tougher challenge for some sellers is to get mentally prepared ...

Evicting a tenant

EVICTING a tenant is probably one of the most difficult tasks faced by landlords of properties governed by the Rent Restriction Act (hereafter referred to as "the Act")...

Walk-Through Tips for Homebuyers

One of the most exciting days during the home buying process is when you have your walk-through, usually scheduled on the day before your settlement...