3 easy ways to start making a good first impression when selling your home

3 easy ways to start making a good first impression when selling your home

by: Ariel Kormendy, Realtor & Operating Partner – The Kormendy Trott Team Many people will tell you (especially Realtors), that making a good first impression is crucial when it comes to selling your home.  This is true.  However, I continuously shake my head at how little effort many home sellers and for that matter, many […]

Cut the Fluff and Call it What It Is

Cut the Fluff and Call it What It Is

At some point in time, a Realtor® thought it would be a great idea to over embellish a property they had listed for sale by exaggerating how nice it was.  Since then, the use of fancy descriptions full of excessive and misleading adjectives has become a real estate epidemic! For example, “GLEAMING hardwood floors,” is […]

Buying your first home? Don’t make these mistakes!

Buying your first home? Don’t make these mistakes!

Buying your first home is both exciting and overwhelming! The anticipation of finally owning your own home and the fear of how to make that happen combine for a very exciting time in your life. But as a first time homebuyer, there are a few things you’ll want to avoid so that your experience runs […]

Where to Start When Buying a Home

Where to Start When Buying a Home

Looking to purchase a home and not sure where to start? The first thing you’ll need to do is decide on a location. Afterall, location is one of the biggest variables in determining the value of a home. That’s right. It’s all about LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Here are some things you’ll have to consider when […]

Your naked backyard is costing you money

Your naked backyard is costing you money

If you’re like us, you decided to purchase a newer home that happens to be built on a smaller lot, and you’re likely staring at your neighbours at some point. Maybe it doesn’t bother you, maybe it does. Hey, we all can’t afford an Estate property.  Lets face it, newer homes have their ups and […]

Sell your home for more money this Spring!

Sell your home for more money this Spring!

Listing your home and hoping to sell it this spring? If so, there are various things you can do to make sure your property is sale ready and sells for top dollar. After all, a well maintained home will give buyers little room to negotiate when making an offer. Check out the helpful tips below […]

Selling Your Home in the Winter

Selling Your Home in the Winter

Well the weather might be frightful outside but have no fear, the winter months are a great time to sell you house.   Generally speaking, there are not a lot of homes on the market for sale which means – less competition! Yay! We are already winning here.   Since there are not too many homes on […]

February Home Maintenance List

February Home Maintenance List

February is a great time to knock off a few to-do list items for your home. Not sure where to start? Here are a few of our top suggestions for your February Home Maintenance: Inspect Your Attic During the cold winter months, your roof takes a beating, which makes it a great time of year […]

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