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Montreal West Island Real Estate Market - Third Quarter 2012
Tanya Nouwens, Montreal Real Estate Broker & Stager (RE/MAX Royal (Jordan)/Ready, Set...Sold! www.readysetsold.ca)
While last month I wrote about the larger Montreal real estate market and specifically September’s results, this time I’ll focus more specifically on the Montreal West Island real estate market The chart below shows the West Island*…
Montreal Home Staging Before and Afters
Tanya Nouwens, Montreal Real Estate Broker & Stager (RE/MAX Royal (Jordan)/Ready, Set...Sold! www.readysetsold.ca)
I wanted to share a few home staging before and afters from a Montreal home staging project we did last week for a condo in N. D. G. These shots were taken quickly with my iPhone so the quality is not great, but the results are still there. (I…
Common Sense? "Common wisdom" REALLY? ...Choosing The Inspector.
Robert Butler, Montreal, Canada, Home Inspector (Aspect Inspection)
Common Sense? "Common wisdom" REALLY?.. Choosing The Inspector. "Accepting a referral for an inspector through your realtor is not something I recommend " * *(Quoted from the linked Montreal Gazette article below, A Guide to Choosing…
Five Suggestions for Struggling Montreal Home Stagers
Tanya Nouwens, Montreal Real Estate Broker & Stager (RE/MAX Royal (Jordan)/Ready, Set...Sold! www.readysetsold.ca)
It is telling that these days the majority of calls I get for Montreal home staging come in the form of home stagers looking for work. I know home staging in Montreal has yet to really kick off. We Montrealers are not at all impressed with, nor do…
Some perspective...
Tanya Nouwens, Montreal Real Estate Broker & Stager (RE/MAX Royal (Jordan)/Ready, Set...Sold! www.readysetsold.ca)
I've been working with buyers for a couple of months now, a lovely couple merging two families. I spent many Sunday mornings with them touring Montreal West Island homes for sale looking at comparables, discussing neighbourhoods vs price vs…
Got clutter? Might be time to move.
Tanya Nouwens, Montreal Real Estate Broker & Stager (RE/MAX Royal (Jordan)/Ready, Set...Sold! www.readysetsold.ca)
Have you got clutter? A linen closet that takes a full-on tackle to close? A cabinet under the kitchen sink that looks like a product testing lab for household cleaning products? Bin upon bin in the basement that may or may not contain your grade 7…
Up Up And Away! ...Scuttle Hatches........Part 3: Insulation as Air Filter
Robert Butler, Montreal, Canada, Home Inspector (Aspect Inspection)
Up Up And Away!.. Scuttle Hatches… Part 3: Insulation as Air Filter This is something that I see quite regularly. Most people forget that the modern attic is not a storage area of the home. It is a structural service area and is a cold…
Did you consider location before your flip flopped?
Tanya Nouwens, Montreal Real Estate Broker & Stager (RE/MAX Royal (Jordan)/Ready, Set...Sold! www.readysetsold.ca)
Did you consider location before your flip flopped? I didn't think so. When you first saw the house on MLS, it was probably too good to be true. Or rather, it was so bad it was good. But here's the thing: Even when you flip houses, the 3 most…
The Shine on Your Ceiling is Like the Shine on My Forehead
Tanya Nouwens, Montreal Real Estate Broker & Stager (RE/MAX Royal (Jordan)/Ready, Set...Sold! www.readysetsold.ca)
A funny cute charming annoying thing has happened as I age [ahem] "gracefully": I have developed a mid-day shine on my forehead. Call it the development of combination skin commonly associated with women of a certain age, if you must. Better yet,…
Quoted in an On-Line Article on Home Staging
Tanya Nouwens, Montreal Real Estate Broker & Stager (RE/MAX Royal (Jordan)/Ready, Set...Sold! www.readysetsold.ca)
Last week, a writer from PropertyWire. ca interviewed me for an article on home staging and its impact on the home selling process. PropertyWire is a new Canadian on-line community of real estate and mortgage professionals. The PropertyWire article…
Thankful Thursday - January 2011 - My Ya-Yas
Tanya Nouwens, Montreal Real Estate Broker & Stager (RE/MAX Royal (Jordan)/Ready, Set...Sold! www.readysetsold.ca)
I have a love/hate relationship with January. I love the feeling of renewal and fresh beginnings that comes with the first month of the year. But by the last week of this torturous, outrageously long, cold, dark, icy month, I'VE HAD IT! And so it…
All the home staging in the world won't sell an over-priced home.
Tanya Nouwens, Montreal Real Estate Broker & Stager (RE/MAX Royal (Jordan)/Ready, Set...Sold! www.readysetsold.ca)
"All the home staging in the world won't sell an over-priced home. " That's what Nairn Friemann a great New York home stager, told us during my first day of home staging training back in 2007. I was reminded of those words today as I went out to…
I'll take a month of doing better over 12 months of doing the same, any day of the year.
Tanya Nouwens, Montreal Real Estate Broker & Stager (RE/MAX Royal (Jordan)/Ready, Set...Sold! www.readysetsold.ca)
I'll take a month of doing better over 12 months of doing the same, any day of the year. That's a mouthful, I know. Let me explain. For every keen, eager and, OK, sometimes naive person who embraces the New Year ritual of setting resolutions for…
Honour and Real Estate: Like peanut butter and chocolate?
Tanya Nouwens, Montreal Real Estate Broker & Stager (RE/MAX Royal (Jordan)/Ready, Set...Sold! www.readysetsold.ca)
I've always been proud of what I did for a living. I was a criminologist for 18 years, and though I sometimes got flak for working for the federal government, people usually had the impression that what I was doing was honourable, that it would help…
Home stagers do not hide problems!
Tanya Nouwens, Montreal Real Estate Broker & Stager (RE/MAX Royal (Jordan)/Ready, Set...Sold! www.readysetsold.ca)
Home stagers do not hide problems! I know many of you believe that we do, because I've seen the surprise on your face when I refuse to do it. And who can blame you for believing this when even the revered Mike Holmes TV star and general…
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