Roles of a Real Estate Agent in Home-Selling

Selling | October 20, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

The entire home-selling process can be quite tricky. If you own a property and hope to sell your home, you may be wondering how you should proceed. If you’ve already gone through the process, you know the crucial role of a real estate agent.  An excellent realtor will get to know you and your real…

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4 Potential Problems of Purchasing a Home without a Realtor

Buying | October 7, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

Buying a home can be one of the most crucial investment decisions you’ll ever make in your life. Because of this, you want to make sure you get the best deal from a lender.  The process of real estate can be quite tricky so many homebuyers choose to have a real estate agent or a…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Real Estate Referral Agents

Real Estate Tips | September 22, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

Often, the process of looking for a professional real estate agent to work with involves asking your friends and family for referrals. However, did you know that some people are paid to recommend certain agents to you? It may not be your close friends and family, but some people actually earn money by sending you…

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What You Need To Know When Negotiating Real Estate Commissions

Buying, Selling | September 18, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

Generally speaking, real estate agent commissions are negotiable. Some agents are ready to reduce the fee almost instantly, while others are open to some form of discussion. However, it is good to note that not all agents will negotiate a commission with you—they don’t have to.   How Real Estate Agents Get Paid There are…

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Why Talking to a Real Estate Agent First Before a Lender is Important

Buying | September 9, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

First-time homebuyers are finding it difficult to complete the process because they are focused on getting a loan first before finding a house. While the loan is important, having a conversation with a real estate agent is more important because they can help find a residence that is suitable for your preferences. Once you have…

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4 Questions to Ask Every Real Estate Agent Before You Hire Them

Buying, Selling | September 1, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

There is no shortage of advice being given about real estate agents on the internet, but no matter whether you’re buying or selling, there’s one tip that you should keep in mind: always shop around for the best agent with which to work.  In most cases, the perfect real estate agent is not going to…

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How to Get Top Dollar When Selling Your Home

Selling | August 22, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

One question we often get asked here, is “What can I do to make sure I get TOP dollar when I sell my home?!” The answers aren’t as complicated as you might think! Let’s look at the top THREE ways you can do this! ­ Decluttering and Thorough Clean The first step would be to…

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How to Choose Your Realtor – Solo vs a Team Agent

Buying | August 14, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

  A lot of people ask me how to choose a Realtor and if they should be working with a Solo Agent or working with a Real Estate Team. As with many professions, there are all kinds of Realtors out there, some are great, others are not so great – so I’ve created this video…

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Finding the Right Location

Buying | August 10, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

So you’re ready to buy a new home and it needs to be perfect for you and your family. You want a place that has everything you need now as well as something you can grow into long term. You’ve made a list outlining your criteria but with so many options, which area should you…

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Why Home Buyers Should Work With Real Estate Agents

Buying | August 8, 2019 | written by Corbin Chivers

Many home buyers may doubt if they need to work with a real estate agent. Agents are there to do several works on behalf of the home buyer, particularly in navigating extensive paperwork. A real estate agent can help a buyer in purchasing a property. Here are some tips on how you can work well…

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