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What Do Home Sellers Need to Tell the BuyerFrom the damp patch in the basement to the asbestos in the insulation, sellers may wonder what exactly they're required to disclose to the buyers. The general rule of thumb is to tell buyers everything. It not only limits liability, but it can also boost a Sherwood Park buyer's trust in the property they want—which may encourage them to offer a little more or to bend on their contingencies. However, for those who want a more technical explanation of their exact responsibilities, find out more about how the specifics should affect the answers that sellers give and the information they need to provide on their own.

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How Virtual Reality Can Affect You As a Home SellerReal estate marketing is changing quickly, especially given how much technology has changed in the last few years. With inventions like virtual reality, homeowners can market their homes in new and surprising ways. If you're a homeowner who would like to market your home to all different kinds of buyers, or if you would like your home to stand out more from the other homes in your area, here's what you need to know about VR.

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Why Virtual Reality?

Virtual reality has many benefits, for the right home seller.

Attract Attention from Buyers

Virtual reality is still unusual enough that many home buyers

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Selling Your Home? What to Know, How to Know ItHome selling, even for first-time home sellers, is a matter of strategy. Knowing what other sellers are doing in your area and what's happening in the market can help you sell your home more quickly. Before listing your home for sale, do some research. Below are some questions you should know the answers to, and what you need to do to find out the answers.

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What to Know

Before listing a home for sale, sellers should ask themselves the following four questions.

1. Is it a Seller's or Buyer's Market?

A buyer's market is a condition that occurs when there are more homes for sale than buyers who want

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What to Know About Real Estate MarketingIf you are looking to sell property fast, then your luck might just be in, for Edmonton's real estate market is positively booming right now as migrants continue to pour into the city in search of employment opportunities and a better lifestyle.

By implementing some of the effective measures listed below you can increase the desirability of your home tremendously, boost its value, and attract a quick sale.

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Showcase Your Home

The first step is to prepare your home and make sure it's in the best possible condition when potential buyers come to view it. You will never sell property fast if your home

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How Real Estate Comparables Can Mess Up Your Perception of Your Home's ValueStats are a common tool used to help you with the purchase of an Edmonton home. They can help you understand the real estate market better. However, they can also inadvertently hurt you, especially if you plan to purchase a luxury property.

You can certainly use statistics to get a good idea of the average price in a specific community. They can also be used to help get a more accurate look at the actual community and to negotiate a better price. However, they can also be used in the wrong way. Here are some of the most common ways stats can trip you up.

Single Sales

Instead of using averages, using single sales can really trip you up. Whenever possible, you want to use the average of at least 10 sales in the neighbourhood or zone. This makes

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What Should Home Sellers Watch Out for?Home sellers are often treated with a certain amount of distrust from the home buyers. This is partially because the buyers have been heavily cautioned by their real estate agent to take what the seller says with a grain of salt. But sellers also have to be careful when they're negotiating with buyers. Here are a few red flags to watch for so sellers are less likely to waste their time.

No Backup

A buyer who just started home shopping and doesn't have a real estate agent yet is likely someone who's just looking around for the moment. It's not to say that they won't unexpectedly fall in love with the home immediately, only that it's unlikely they'll make a serious offer. As a rule, most buyers take about three months, so the first seller's home

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Homeowners looking to put their home on the market are not going to immediately run and turn off their utilities when they list the property. Sellers generally need electric, gas and heat up until the day they move out.

Have you ever thought about what happens to your utilities when you sell a home? In the interest of saving money, you probably want to turn those utilities off. Unfortunately, that isn't really how the world works. Just because you stop living in a home, it does not mean you can stop paying the utilities for it.

Why Turning Off Utilities Could Be Bad

Electric MeterThe problem with ceasing to pay utilities is the fact that it can cause damage to the home. Think about any appliances in the home. You also have to think about the weather

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How to Organize Your Paperwork for a Home SaleThe paperwork for a home sale will be different depending on the province in which you live and what type of home you're selling. But even if a certain form isn't necessarily required, it helps to have as much information available as possible for the buyer's peace of mind. See the types of documents that will make a before they go through on the sale.

Property Information

Much of seller's paperwork in Canada is common sense in that the seller is providing relevant information to the homeowner about the property, whether it's a Spruce Avenue home or elsewhere. Electricity and gas statements from the past year will let a homeowner know how much they'll have to budget for their utility bills. If there are any lease agreements on the property or

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How to Sell a Tenant-Occupied HomeIf you're a landlord or thinking about becoming one, it's important to know what you're getting into. When it comes to selling your property, it may not be as easy if there are tenants living within the home. Here are a few things to consider if you want to sell a property in Alberta with occupied by tenants.

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Work With Your Tenant, Not Against Them

Check and see if your tenant is possibly interested in purchasing the home before putting it up on the open market. Even if they're currently enjoying a very affordable rental rate, they may love the home so much they're willing to get a mortgage in order to

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How to Prepare to Show Your HomeWhen the time comes to sell your property, home shows are a great way to show off your property and make connections with buyers. Preparing your home for the event can help ensure that your home show is a productive use of everyone's time. Staging your home, boosting curb appeal and making other preparations can help ensure that buyers will see the best in your house.

Make A Book

What do you love about your house? Your neighbourhood? The town where you live? When visitors come to your home, you probably won't be there answer questions and point out the small things that make your home a special place to live. Making a book listing local attractions, convenient pointers and your home's special features can help make your property more appealing to

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