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6 Mistakes Home Buyers Make 

Mistake #1.  Not Pre-Qualifying for a Mortgage

Before you begin house hunting take the time to get pre-qualified by the bank or mortgage broker. This can save you hours of searching for homes in the wrong price range or worse, putting in an offer on a home and then finding out you don’t qualify for financing.  Pre-qualifying gives you peace of mind, helps narrow your search criteria and most importantly, gives your agent a negotiating edge by being able to alleviate the sellers concern over financing. The latter is especially important should a competing offer surface. 

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5 REASONS CHOOSING A LOCAL REALTOR WILL HELP MAKE BUYING OR SELLING YOUR HOME EASIER

The truth is – buying and selling a home is never easy. But it doesn’t have to be hard either. Damien with Re-Max Ocean Pointe Realty know timing and planning are the most important components to a smooth transaction in real estate. You can try to do all the work yourself. But, with so many details to check and to keep track of, missing even one thing you’re supposed to do could cause a domino effect of headaches relating to your move.

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Home Buyer’s Completion Checklist

Now that your purchase is official, we’ll be waiting for the Completion and Possession Date, which are noted on the contract! On the Possession date, we will meet at the property to do a walk-through (to make sure everything is as expected) and then you’ll officially be the new owner! Note that the Contract stipulates a specific time with regards to the Possession – it’s often at Noon, but can be later or earlier in the day – so you want to make sure that you have planned the movers around the Possession time so you don’t get stuck having to pay the movers until you finally get the keys!

There are a few tasks you need to complete before the Completion and Possession Date.

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Home Seller’s Completion Checklist

 The Offer has been accepted, congratulations!.. now what? 

Once your sale is official (subjects removed, if any), we will be waiting for the Completion and Possession Date which are noted on the Contract of Purchase and Sale. On the Possession date, we will ensure that all furniture and belongings are packed and removed from the property and the property is spotless for the new owners! Note that the Contract stipulates a specific time with regards to the Possession of the home for the new owner; it’s often at noon, but can be later or earlier in the day – so you want to make sure that you have planned your cleaners and movers well before the Possession time to ensure a smooth turnaround! 

There are a few tasks that you need to do before the Completion and Possession Date.  

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The Pit Falls Of Over Pricing Your Home

Listing your home inevitably brings up the question, how do I sell for top dollar and if I price it high what’s the risk?  

In this instance I will focus on risk…

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The Pit Falls Of Over Pricing Your Home

Listing your home inevitably brings up the question, how do I sell for top dollar and if I price it high what’s the risk?  

In this instance I will focus on risk…

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The 7 Sins When Selling Your Home

Listing your home inevitably brings up challenges, my intention with this article is to help you navigate those challenges and keep you out of all the trouble that comes along with dealing in high-stakes Real Estate transactions.   

As a Realtor I meet an exorbitant amount of people, many of whom say "I'm thinking of listing my home BUT I have the news telling me one thing about the market, a Realtor telling me another and then that friend or family member that has an answer for everything. Where do I start?".  

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