Home Selling Blogs – Airdrie

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

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How to Use a Drone to Sell A HomeDrones have become exceptionally popular as of late, especially as the cost to manufacture these devices plummets in price. But despite the seeming ubiquity, we're only scratching the surface of how they can be used to improve any number of industries. The good news is that real estate professionals were one of the first to spot and develop the potential for easy aerial videos. Those interested in learning more about how a drone can be used to secure a better bid on a Luxstone home should consider the following tips.

Be Open

Drones for the average single-family homes may seem unnecessary for many home sellers, especially if they're not in a seller's market. But drone footage can be useful regardless of the home's market value. It ultimately helps

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A Step-by-Step Guide to the Home Foreclosure ProcessCanadian homeowners who fall behind on mortgage payments for one reason or another are likely to have a tough road ahead. Lenders will not wait long before taking action against those in default on their loans through one of two courses of action—a power of sale or judicial foreclosure—depending on the province in which the residence is located.

Residents of Prince Edward Island, Ontario, Newfoundland, New Brunswick and Labrador will likely face a foreclosure process known as a power of sale. Those residing in Quebec, Alberta, Nova Scotia, British Columbia and Saskatchewan are typically served with a judicial foreclosure. We shall explain the process of both actions and offer some potential solutions and remedies at a Morningside homeowner's

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Thinking About Selling Your Home Without a Real Estate Professional?If you're selling your Sagewood home, you'll have to decide whether to sell your home as a for sale by owner, or FSBO. Some homeowners choose to sell their home without help from a real estate professional because real estate professionals require commission at the end of the transaction. If you're thinking about selling your home as an FSBO, here's what you need to know.

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

Pricing Is Critical

One of the most important reasons to hire a real estate professional is because real estate professionals have training that make it easier for them to price homes. Most homeowners are unable to accurately gauge the

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How To Market Your Home For SaleWhen selling a home, homeowners tend to think that all responsibilities of marketing are left to their real estate agent to handle. While this may have been true in the past, it isn’t necessarily true now. Homeowners can actually help market their home in may different ways that their real estate agent will appreciate. Here are some of the different strategies homeowners can use to help market their home.

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

Hire a Professional Photographer

In real estate, just like real life, first impressions are everything. When a buyer sees a listing for a home, within seconds they’re passing judgement and deciding if

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How to Prepare a Home with Pets for SaleEven animal lovers may be turned off by a property that once housed multiple pets. From odors to structural damage, animals can leave permanent marks wherever they go. Selling a home can be tricky, with lots of things to consider. Selling a home with pets can be a challange, so consider the following tips to when selling a home with pets.

Get a Second Opinion

Pet owners are typically all but immune to the smells and signs of their pets, which is why they should enlist the help of someone they know before cleaning their home. Since the other person's eyes, ears, and nose are unaccustomed to the property, they're more likely to catch problem areas the seller wouldn't. A second opinion doesn't necessarily have to come from a real estate

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4 Tips For Selling in a Competitive MarketThere are many different types of markets that people can buy and sell homes in. Some are helpful, some are not. In a buyer’s market, there are more homes for sale than there are buyers looking for homes, allowing buyers to effectively have the pick of the litter and get the best deal. While this is great for buyers, sellers may not even think it’s possible to sell their home when there’s so much competition. However, this fortunately isn’t true. While it might be more difficult to sell in a buyer’s market, homeowners can arm themselves with strategies they can use to attract buyers and help their home sell.

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

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Your Guide to Home Sale PaperworkEvery province has its own idea of the key paperwork sellers need to transfer their home to the buyer. Despite the specific regulations that govern each home sale though, it helps to have a solid idea of what documents are most important to buyers and why. Whether they're required or not, sellers can use their paperwork as a way to convince buyers that they should take a chance—and maybe even offer more than the asking price.

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

The Buyer's Wish

The buyer wants to know what they're signing up for if they choose to buy the home, and the paperwork can serve as their guide. When a seller is upfront about

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What Sellers Should Know About Vacation Homes TaxesSelling a vacation home is going to take a little more energy than selling a primary residence because the two are taxed so differently. The process becomes even more complicated if sellers generated rental income during their time of ownership. What are the tax implications of selling a second home? To understand the full implications of a sale, sellers should know the basics of capital gains, capital losses, and depreciation before putting the home up on the market.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a certified tax expert before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Capital Gains Tax: How It Works

How does capital gains tax work? A capital gain refers to the total cost of appreciation from the time the asset was

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