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Selling your home during the holidaysWhen it comes to real estate, the ideal time to sell your home often falls in the spring months, or is it?

After all, many people hunker down during the winter months or are too busy with the holidays to think about purchasing a new home. And don't forget, people like to start shopping in the spring to make sure they are settled in their home before the start of a new school year.

On the other hand, some people do need to sell over the holidays, and some buyers have no alternative but to buy a home during the holidays. Whether or not it's best to keep your home on the market will come down to personal preference, but there are some benefits and drawbacks you should consider as you make your decision.

The best time to sell a house, by the numbers

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Realtor or FSBO?The idea behind not using a real estate agent in the purchase and sale of a home is a simple one, to save yourself some money.

By Andrea Swiedler. Real Estate Agent with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Licensed in Connecticut

I get that.  Buyers think they will save money on the price of the home, sellers will save at least half the commission amount. (Many do offer a commission to a buyer's agent.)

FSBO AND THE UNREPRESENTED BUYER, THE PERFECT STORM!

Now we are talking! Part of my job as a real estate agent is to know what my seller is selling, and what my buyer is buying. This includes data from the town hall such as property taxes, building department information, health department information and more. I make sure

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Home inspectionMost buyers understand the importance of getting a home inspection prior to finalizing their new home purchase. Otherwise, they risk potential costly repairs, usually related to the electrical, foundation or any structure that is not visible to the naked eye. After inspections, buyers can negotiate with sellers to come to a fair sale price that covers the cost of damages or agree to repairs prior to closing. Without an inspection, the purchase price does not reflect the potential cost of thousands of dollars needed to achieve a safe, functional dwelling. One of the reasons why fixer-uppers are often on the low end of median home prices in any given region.

Sellers on the other hand can hire an inspector to complete a pre-inspection to ensure their

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¨Painting your home in CanadaGiving your home a fresh coat of paint in modern, universally appealing colours is one of the most effective, easiest and cheapest ways to help sell your home, but it’s important to do it properly, otherwise it could end up being a mess and putting buyers off. Here are the key tips.

What to Paint

If you decide to paint the entire interior, paint every room the same light, neutral colour to keep it simple (whites, creams, pale beiges and fashionable greys are best). Your initial reaction may be that it will make your home “sterile” or “boring,” but it will in fact enable buyers to view your home’s features and not think about having to paint the walls because the existing colour will clash with their belongings. It will also allow a seamless flow

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