The Key to Success

October 24th, 2011

Most people don’t think about the key when they think about staging but it is a big part of the buyer’s first impression of your home.

If the process of unlocking the door requires you to pull the door forward just a bit, turn the key a quarter turn to the left and then to the right all while balancing on your left foot the buyer standing behind the REALTOR® may think this is just the first ...

Home Buyer's Must Budget

October 11th, 2011

Whether you are a first time buyer in Airdrie or Calgary, moving up or moving out of the city to fulfill your acreage dream, budgeting is paramount.  The first step is to contact your bank or mortgage broker to find out what you can afford – there now you have a budget right?!  Not so fast!  When approving you for a mortgage they will ask you a series of questions about your employment, debt, ...

Counter Clutter - Part Deux

October 3rd, 2011

When you think about counter clutter people often think of the kitchen first which is what I’ve written about before, but the other place in your home that likely has counter clutter is the bathroom.  The main problem with clutter when you are selling your home is that it is distracting for the buyer – that’s why you want to get rid of it.  You want them to see your home not your stuff.

Alth ...