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By: Megan Scott

How to Be a Savvy Home Viewer

Tags: Home buying, home viewer, the megan scott team, the scott team canada

If you’re planning on finding your next dream home, then you’re probably going to view several homes on the market that meet your criteria. You will want to make the right purchasing decision for you and your family. So, it’s wise to be savvy when viewing properties for sale. Here are some ideas on how to do that: Bring a notepad. Take notes, not only of the home’s char...Read More

By: Megan Scott

5 Unexpected Things Home Buyers Want to See

Tags: home selling, what buyers needs, home value, home worth, megan scott team, the scott team canada

If you’re planning on putting your home on the market, you probably know the basics of what buyers want to see. Clean and uncluttered rooms. Comfortable living room. Functional and spacious kitchen. Bright, modern bathrooms. However, there are some things that today’s buyers are looking for that you might not have considered. Here’s the rundown: Smart storage space. Today&rsq...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Market Watch Report - March 2018

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  GTA REALTORS® Release March Stats TORONTO, ONTARIO, April 4, 2018 – Toronto Real Estate Board President Tim Syrianos announced that Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported 7,228 residential transactions through TREB’s MLS® System in March 2018. This result was down by 39.5 per cent compared to a record 11,954 sales reported in March 2017 and down 17.6 per cent...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Deciding Whether to Stay Or Sell

Tags: home selling, listing your home, megan scott team, the scott team canada

Deciding whether to stay in your current home or look for a new one is tough. So tough in fact, that there is a reality TV show about it! If you’re struggling to make that decision, here are some tips that can help: Find out the current market value of your home. This will give you a clear idea of how much your property is likely to sell for in today’s market. Find out how much ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Don’t Forget Home Insurance

Tags: home buying,buying, purchase, mississauga, megan scott team, the scott team canada

When you’re buying or selling a home, there are so many details to look after that it’s easy to miss something. One thing you don’t want to forget is insurance. Once your property has sold, you’ll need to contact your insurance company to let them know the date that ownership of your property will be transferred (the “closing date”). They’ll arrange to ca...Read More

By: Megan Scott

What to Look For, Room by Room

Tags: Home buying, buying a home, mississauga, megan scott team, the scott team canada

When viewing a home for sale, many buyers look at the property from a “macro” perspective. They ask themselves questions like: “Is it large enough?”; “Are there enough bedrooms?”; “Is it in a nice neighbourhood?” While those questions are important, it also pays to consider a potential new home from a “micro” perspective. Here are some ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

The Importance of Showing Your Home Often

Tags: home selling

Imagine coming across a “Home for Sale” listing on the internet. It’s in a neighbourhood you’re seriously considering. You and your family are excited. You can hardly wait to view the property and see if it could be your next dream home. Then, there’s a problem. When you contact the agent, she says the homeowners are busy people and won’t be able to show the ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Make Your House “Picture Perfect” For Buyers

Tags: home selling, megan scott team, the scott team canada

When you walk into a nice hotel room, what do you usually notice first? It may be the large, often beautiful picture hanging above the bed. You’ll probably find a smaller, equally attractive picture hanging in the bathroom. Often there will be at least two more adorning other walls. That’s no accident. Hotels know that pictures are the simplest, surest way to make a good-looking room ...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Remove Emotion When Selling

Tags: Home selling, megan scott team, the scott team canada

Most real estate experts agree that being too emotionally attached to your home can lead to poor decision making, such as over-pricing the listing and making hasty choices based on feelings rather than facts.   Of course, removing emotion from the home selling equation is easier said than done. After all, it is your home. It’s only natural to be emotionally connected to it. So, how do y...Read More

By: Megan Scott

Real Estate News April 2018

Tags: real estate news, meagn scott team, the scott team canada, Fresh Home Upgrades for Spring, home selling

  Fresh Home Upgrades for Spring After a long winter cooped up indoors, spring is the perfect time to start reimagining your home and making upgrades that create a fresh, welcoming vibe. These project ideas—some bi...Read More