Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

Category: Home Seller Info (18 posts)

  • August 26, 2020
  • Karen Stanko

Advice for First-Time Home Sellers

When buying your home, you probably dreamt of passing it down to future generations. Now, things turned out different and you are looking to sell. You fell in love with your home and made a ton of

  • August 13, 2020
  • Karen Stanko

Looking to Sell??? Understand the Selling Process.

Wondering about selling check out this no-obligation video on the home selling process.  

  • July 29, 2020
  • Karen Stanko

5 Things NOT To Do When Selling Your House

The process of selling a residential property can be time-consuming and emotionally involving, especially if it is your first sale. While your home's curb appeal influences a prospective buyer's poten

  • August 22, 2018
  • Karen Stanko

5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

You've put your house on the market, and you're ready to start spending all the money you know you'll make from the sale. There's only one problem. Your house isn't selling. After trying to figure

  • April 25, 2018
  • Karen Stanko

Tips to Ease the Moving Process Along

Moving can be a stressful process, no matter how far you are traveling. Planning your move minimizes the stress associated with this task while also simplifying the process. Here are several tips that

  • January 10, 2018
  • Karen Stanko

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Buying a New Home vs an Existing Home

If you're planning on investing in real estate, then you're going to have two main options: to buy an existing home or buy a new home. An existing home is a house that has been lived in before, wherea

  • November 22, 2017
  • Karen Stanko

Seven Inexpensive Home Staging Ideas for a Quick Sale

When your home is on the market, first impressions matter more than ever. If a potential buyer doesn’t like what they see in the first few minutes, that bad start could color the rest of their e

  • September 27, 2017
  • Karen Stanko

Preparing to Sell? Do This First

So you've made the decision to sell your home. What you do to prepare - from the outside in - will make all the difference in whether prospective buyers choose to take a look.  First impr

  • May 24, 2017
  • Karen Stanko

Three Simple Updates to Help Sell Your Home Fast

If you're getting ready to sell your home, you may be wondering what you can do to help it sell quickly. How can you make your home more appealing without investing a lot of time or money? The answer

  • April 26, 2017
  • Karen Stanko

Getting Your Whole Family on Board When Selling Your Home

If you are selling your home, this can be a challenge when you are in charge of getting your family on board as well. Selling a home with kids has its own challenges, but it isn't impossible. Here are

  • February 28, 2017
  • Karen Stanko

Price Your Home Realistically If You Want It To Sell

Setting a price for the home you are selling requires serious thought and research. Homebuyers have choices in today's market, and that means you should not list your home at an unreasonably high pric

  • January 25, 2017
  • Karen Stanko

Timing Your Home Sale

Timing the sale of your home is easier said than done. There are all sorts of factors to consider, from seasonal advantages to the economic climate of a particular region. And that's in addition to po

  • August 24, 2016
  • Karen Stanko

5 Simple Ways to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

If you are working up to selling your home, there are a few quick updates that you can do to get it in better shape for the market. Minimal time upfront getting your property ready to sell can make al

  • June 22, 2016
  • Karen Stanko

Staging Your Home for a Quick Sale

When it comes to staging your home for a quick sale, the right accessories can make all the difference. You want your home to look spacious and uncluttered, but that does not mean leaving your rooms e

  • May 25, 2016
  • Karen Stanko

Before You Hire a Realtor Ask These 5 Questions

Selling a home is a big decision. An equally big decision is choosing a Realtor. On a basic level, your Realtor is responsible for finding the best buyer for your home at the price you're asking. Howe

  • March 12, 2014
  • Karen Stanko

Tips for Moving in Winter

None of us like the chore of moving, especially when the temperature drops. Here are some simple things to remember if your move is scheduled for the cold winter months. Consult with your realtor

  • February 1, 2014
  • Karen Stanko

Luxury Homes in Edmonton are on Fire!

  Warnings about a potential housing bubblehaven’t held back the wealthy from snapping up homes across the country. Edmonton was among the major centers seeing strong growth in this area.

  • January 24, 2013
  • Karen Stanko

Real Estate – Why it’s Like Buried Treasure

Ever wonder why 80% of the millionaires made it because of real estate?  First of all,investing in real estate provides an attractive return on investment (or ROI).  To start, investo