Home Selling Blogs – Okotoks

Home selling advice for Okotoks, Alberta residents by Justin Havre & Associates.

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Drones Sell Homes in CanadaIn a competitive housing market, drone technology may be just the touch that draws the right buyer. When everyone knows what to expect from professional photography, drones can be used to set a listing apart. Drone technology, while still relatively new, has helped luxury homeowners and others sell their properties.

Drone technology may not be for everyone and some may not be able to make the initial investment that can pay back dividends. Explore what a Canadian homeowner may expect from using drones to market their home.

Offer Images Like No Other Marketing Tool

Buyers expect professional photography of a home taken by the photographer positioned at the ground level of a property. Bring the unexpected. Unmanned aerial vehicles or drones are

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Selling a Home with PetsWe all love our furry friends. A little more than a third of Canadian homes have dogs, cats or both. However, people planning to sell their homes need to acknowledge that, while their pets give them companionship and comfort, they can be a hindrance when it comes time to sell a home. Sellers should take care of the following before listing to increase their chances of a quick sale at the price they want:

Take Action Early

Don't wait for buyers to reject the home. This could lead to missing the enthusiasm and excitement newly listed homes generate. Any potential problems, such as scents, carpet damage and scratched floors, should be taken care of before the house is ever listed. It can also be a good idea for a pet owner to get the opinion of

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Selling Well in a Buyer's MarketSelling a home is tricky, even when there are dozens of buyers ready to make the purchase. When the buyers are few and far-between, sellers really have to find a way to set their properties apart from the rest. Giving the home its best look is one way to help. Paving the way for a smooth sale is another. When sellers put these two together, they will have a better chance of getting a higher price while selling their homes in less time.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Set a Fair Price

When sellers think about the amount they want for their homes, they can be tempted to set a price that is not necessarily fair for the property or the

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5 Tips for the Vacation Home Selling ProcessOwners of secondary homes may enjoy many pleasant months vacationing in a home away from home, profiting from rental money in popular tourist locations, or otherwise enjoying the benefits of their investment property. But when the time comes to sell a home—whether it's for financial, personal, or time-related reasons—owners of secondary homes may realize that selling their vacation properties has a set of challenges not involved in the sale of a primary residence.

Selling a vacation home has a lot in common with regular home sales, but there are a few differences. This guide shows sellers what they should keep in mind during the selling process.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a financial advisor before proceeding with

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Selling a Home? Prepare These DocumentsHome sellers need to gather important documents before listing a home for sale. Doing so can make it easier to sell a home and reduce the possibility of unnecessary hassles when a buyer wants to go into contract on a home. There may be differences depending on the province or area in Canada in which one resides, however the following documents are some that every homeowner would need to sell their home.

Learn more about required documents for selling a home in Canada today.

Start Collecting Home Selling Paperwork Early

There may be some differences for those who are not selling a single-family residence or who are choosing to sell a home without an agent. Partnering with a reputable local agent often is of great benefit for those thinking

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Curb Appeal Tips for Home SellersWhile it may be an old adage that people "shouldn't judge a book by it's cover", curb appeal helps sell houses. Homeowners hoping to put their home up on the market soon, boosting curb appeal can help sell their house more quickly. There are many different ways that homeowners boost curb appeal in the days or weeks before putting their house on the market. Landscaping improvements, home upgrades and yard work can all help prepare any home to be seen by buyers.

Make An Upgrade

Some of the most popular home renovations are home improvements that boost curb appeal. These high-ROI home improvements make any home appeal to buyers from the outside and more functional as well. Below are some of today's most popular home improvements.

  • Install a
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