HOLIDAY GREETINGS & MOTIVATION FOR 2024

MANAGING  STRESS  FOR THE HOLIDAYS.  Prioritize  and  Scheduling your time,  identify  what  is  really  important,  get  -  togethers with the family,  and friends,  focusing your  energies,  and  mindset  on  those  gatherings.  Schedule other  activities  -   PRIORITIZE  other  events,  and  activities  later in the months,  or  even  schedule them in January.  This  will  reduce  stress  of trying to do to much at once.  DELEGATE  -  You  don't  have  to  do it all yourself... Ask  for  help,  and  ask  other family  members,  or  friends  to pitch in.   Assign  tasks  based  on  individual  strengths.  QUIET SPACE  -  remember  to find  somewhere  where you can retreat,  when  things  get hectic,   take time out.. somewhere in your home,  or  a  place  away  from  home.   Go  for  a  walk around the block can bring you  much  needed  respite.  MANAGING  STRESS  FOR THE HOLIDAYS - is  about  reclaiming  joy  and  warmth  for the holiday  season,  follow  these  techinques,  you  will be  sure  to  get  some  much  needed time out. THE  REAL  ESTATE MARKET -  CONFUSING! The  current  market  conditions  can  be  baffling,  to  those  of you  who are not involved in it day to day.  Interest Rates,  Inventory,  Buyers, and Sellers  comparables,  etc.  These  variations,   can be  very perplexing.   The  updates  I  mail you  regularly are on eof the ways, I like to  demystify  the real estate  market,  and  keep  my  clients informed.   Another  way,  I can help  is  to  simply  be  available  to you  ,  anytime you have questions.   If your  curious about what your home would sell for in  todays  market,  please  feel free to  call me.  I can do a  quick  analysis and give you  a  fairly  good  estimate.   I understand the value of having a professional reach out,  whenever  there are  answers to be found.    So  next time you have a questions,  or need  some  real estate advisce ,  don't  hesitate to contact me.  SETTING  GOALS  FOR  2024 You  feel  motivated  and  determined  to  set  ambitious goals  for  2024....  You  realize youve  barely moved  the  needle  toward  achieving your  objectives,  and  reaching  your  goals... Hey,  that  happens  to all of us....  get  into  the  momentum  early,  take  some  small steps  right  away.   If  your  thinking  of  selling,  or  making  a  move  in  2024,  now is the time to make  some initial plans... Find out  what your  home is worth on  todays  market,  and  make  a  plan.  I hope  all your  plans and goals  for 2024  come  to being,  and If  I can  help you  with anything  real estate  related,  please  give  me a  call.   WISHING YOU  A HAPPY ,  HEALTHY,  HOLIDAY  SEASON,   AND ALL THE  BEST  IN  2024. Helena 

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MOVING ADVICE FOR A SMOOTH HOME MOVE

10 Pro Tips for a Smooth Home Move   The process of buying a new home can be both exhilarating and exhausting. But the journey doesn’t stop when you close on your property. On the contrary, you still have quite a bit to do before you can begin the process of settling into your new place.   Fortunately, you don’t have to do everything in a day. You don’t have to do it all alone, either. When you work with us to sell or purchase a home, you’ll have an ally by your side long after your transaction has closed. We’ll continue to be a resource, offering advice and referrals whenever you need them on packing, hiring movers and contractors, and acclimating to your new home and neighbourhood.   When it comes to a life event as stressful as moving, it pays to have a professional by your side. Here are some of our favourite pro tips to share with clients as they prepare for an upcoming move.  

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7 Costly Mistakes Sellers Make & How to Avoid Them - This is a valuable blog take the time to read it!

This is  a  series  of  7  Mistakes,  and  this  Blog ,  has  Mistake  1 and 2.  No matter what's going on in the housing market, the process of selling a home can be  challenging. Some Sellers have a hard time saying goodbye to a treasured family residence.  Others want to skip shead to the fun of decorating and settling in a new place. Almost all sellers want to make the most money possible.  Whatever, your circumstances, the road to the closing table can be riddled with obstacles -  from issues with showings and negotiations to inspection surprises.  But many of these complications are avoidable when you have a skilled and knowledgeable Real Estate agent working for you.  For Example, here are seven common mistakes that many home sellers make.  These can cause  anxiety, cost you time, and shrink your financial proceeds.  Fortunately, we can help you  avert these missteps and set you up for a successful and low - stress selling experience instead.  BYPASS THE PITFALLS  WITH A  KNOWLEDGEABLE GUIDE Your home selling journey doesn't  have to be hard.  When you hire me as your listing agent.  I will  develop a customized sales plan to help you get top dollar for your  home without any undue risk, stress,  or aggravation.  If you're thinking of buying or selling a home,  reach out today, to schedule a free consulation and home value assessment,  with me. 

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CREA - A YEAR IN REVIEW - 2021

CREA A YEAR IN REVIEW - HOUSING MARKET 2021 Housing inventory hit an all time low, down 33% on a year over year basis, with less than 70,000 active listings heading into 2022.  Market conditions were the tightest on record in 2021, sith the number of months of inventory falling to 1.6 on a national basis.  The price of homes sold reached a historic high of $726,199 as measured by the composite MLS Home Price Index  - a 21.2 % increase from 2020 and the biggest gain on record.  Sales activity hit record high - levels with close to 667,000 homes sold over the the Canadian MLS Systems in 2021, almost 115,000 more sales than the previous annual record set in  2020. 

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When do you contact a REALTOR®?

So many Buyers, prospects, are so unfamiliar with the Real Estate processes. Take your time to research how a REALTOR® can help you with make the right decisions with making an investment.

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