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List now, or wait till after the holidays?

(December 07, 2015, posted in Sellers Corner)

Written by Dean Hassan - Sutton West Coast Realty

It's that wonderful time of year again! The leaves have all dropped, the carollers are out in full force, and the trials & tribulations of gift shopping are upon us. But hey – who doesn’t love this time of year!

On the real estate front, it seems that year after year, the same age-old question is asked by those thinking of making a move: Should I li... read more.

People, a bathroom is not a storage room!

(November 25, 2015, posted in Sellers Corner)

Written by Dean Hassan - Sutton West Coast Realty


This week’s home-staging tip is a reminder to try to showcase each room in your home for the use it is intended for. 

During the time you have spent in your home, you may have decided to transform a dining room into a play area for the kids, or perhaps a spare bathroom into a storage room - or even into a greenhouse – I'm not judging, I know we live i... read more.

Work that space!

(November 25, 2015, posted in Sellers Corner)

Written by Dean Hassan - Sutton West Coast Realty


The response you get to the age old question...'does size matter' really depends on who you ask...but to most potential home buyers the answer is definitely 'yes!'... well...at least the size of living space! This is a real estate blog after all.

We know that it's not feasible to add square footage to a home, however it may just be matter of adjustin... read more.

Spruce up your home's exterior

(November 25, 2015, posted in Sellers Corner)

Written by Dean Hassan - Sutton West Coast Realty


The exterior of your home cannot be overlooked if you want to bring prospective buyers in through your front door. If the exterior is unpleasant, it is highly likely that potential home buyers will not want to pursue your home any further. 

There are many cost effective ways to spruce up your home’s exterior. First, regularly cut and trim your front l... read more.

Fix it up!

(November 25, 2015, posted in Sellers Corner)

Written by Dean Hassan - Sutton West Coast Realty


Time for this week's staging tip! Unless you're selling a property for land value, make sure that your house is in its finest condition. 

Ensure that any holes in the walls, cracked paint, leaky faucets, burnt out lights, tattered window screens, etc. are fixed or replaced. Even though it may not bother you, prospective home-buyers are attuned to thes... read more.