By: Steve Sicard

4 THINGS YOU MUST KNOW WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME.

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4 THINGS YOU MUST KNOW WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME. Selling your home may come with some surprises, it is the job of your real estate agent to speak frankly to you and break down what to expect when you are selling your home, so you are prepared to navigate your home sale effectively.  Here are the 4 main bumps in the road you should prepare for.   1.      R...Read More

By: Steve Sicard

3 TOP TIPS TO BUYING YOUR FIRST INVESTMENT PROPERTY

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There are many arguments, and many people who have proven that investing in real estate is a great way to pave your road to wealth, but if you're buying your first investment property, you may need to prepare yourself to get your hands dirty, and adjust expectations.   DOWN PAYMENT Investment properties will typically require a larger down payment than what you needed to purchase yo...Read More

By: Steve Sicard

3 MOST EXPENSIVE HOMES FOR SALE IN OTTAWA (ACCORDING TO MLS)

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Curious what the most expensive homes for sale in Ottawa look like?  Here they are, complete with amenities such as theater rooms, salt water in ground pools, expansive living areas (indoor and out) and all the high-end finishing touches to make you swoon!     41 Davidson Drive, Ottawa Ontario K1J 6L7   $4,500,000  MLS® Number: 976961   Legenda...Read More

By: Steve Sicard

TOP HOME BUYER FEARS (AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM)

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PRICE Paying too much for a home is a major fear for home buyers. Are you going paying too much? Is the home priced fairly? If you are afraid of the possibility of overpaying for a home, do your research pay attention to local real estate market data and hire a trusted Realtor® who will give you honest insight into pricing and confident in negotiations.   BUYING A LEMON So...Read More

By: Steve Sicard

5 MOST COMMON HOME SELLER QUESTIONS, ANSWERED

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  Whether you are a first time home seller, or experienced in selling real estate, you are likely to have some questions.  Here are the top 5 home seller questions answered.   Q:           Do I have to do anything to my home before putting it on the market? A:            Tha...Read More

By: Steve Sicard

FALL HOME MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST

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By: Steve Sicard

TOP 3 HOME SELLER FEARS (AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM)

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Low Sticker Price On the flip side of buyers fearing the possibility of paying too much for a home, a sellers main fear is often pricing too low and leaving money on the table.  Some buyers may feel that if their home sells fast (within the first day), their thought may be that their home was priced too modestly, however, this is likely not the case. In the fast moving world of real ...Read More

By: Steve Sicard

Ottawa real estate Real Estate Agent Ottawa sell your home in Ottawa Selling your home

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By: Steve Sicard

10 THINGS A REAL ESTATE AGENT SHOULD DO FOR HOME BUYERS

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Unsure of what a great real estate agent does for their clients?  Here is a list of 10 actions any great agent will perform for you.... 1.  Help you get pre-approved A good agent has a good network of top mortgage professionals that they can refer you to. Make sure to collect at least three from your agent and interview them to determine who and what will work best for you. 2.  ...Read More

By: Steve Sicard

TIPS ON SELLING YOUR HOME WITH PETS

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Pets are part of the family, we love them, care for them, walk them and clean up after them.  When it comes to selling your home, pets may present a series of different challenges and considerations home owners must consider prior to listing.   Clean!  Give your home a deep clean up and down.  You want to make sure that your remove all pet hair from every nook and cran...Read More