3 Biggest Turn-Offs For Buyers

By: Jacob Asparian

3 Biggest Turn-Offs For Buyers

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  We like to think that there’s a perfect home out there for everyone. Unfortunately, when it comes to selling your home to that right person, you could potentially be turning them away, maybe even before they step through the door. There are many things that could possibly turn off a homebuyer, and as people become pickier and their expectations are raised, the list of things that sel...Read More

Your Durham Region Market Stats as of January 2018

By: Jacob Asparian

Your Durham Region Market Stats as of January 2018

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It’s that time once again - your monthly market update as of January 2018!   Durham Region listings are up 30% from this time last year. Sales are down 21% and sale prices are also down 5% compared to January 2017.   Homes were sold within an average of 30 days on market for January 2018, in comparison to 15 days in January 2017. This increase could likely be due to the new “...Read More

Your Durham Region Market Update as of January 2018

By: Jacob Asparian

Your Durham Region Market Update as of January 2018

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Results Matter: Where Does Your Realtor Rank? | SoldByJacob Vlog #45

By: Jacob Asparian

Results Matter: Where Does Your Realtor Rank? | SoldByJacob Vlog #45

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Your Real Estate Glossary

By: Jacob Asparian

Your Real Estate Glossary

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Important Terms for the First (or even second) Time Home Buyer   If you’re a first-time home buyer or you’re looking to make a move for the first time in 20 years, this glossary of terms is for you. It’s important to be knowledgeable and stay up-to-date with not only the real estate market, but all of the jargon that comes along with it. Have a look at our list so that when...Read More

Tips for Preparing Your Home for Sale on a Budget

By: Jacob Asparian

Tips for Preparing Your Home for Sale on a Budget

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So, you’re thinking about selling your home and you know that there are some cosmetic issues that need to be addressed before you list. Making the necessary upgrades and adjustments doesn’t have to break the bank. If you’re on a budget, there are many ways to spruce up your home that cost very little, especially if you’re willing to roll up your sleeves and do-it-yourself! ...Read More

Ontario Landlords vs. Marijuana: Let's Discuss | SoldByJacob Blog #44

By: Jacob Asparian

Ontario Landlords vs. Marijuana: Let's Discuss | SoldByJacob Blog #44

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Does Brand Matter? | SoldByJacob Vlog #43

By: Jacob Asparian

Does Brand Matter? | SoldByJacob Vlog #43

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Fixtures vs. Chattels: What do you leave behind? | SoldByJacob Vlog #41

By: Jacob Asparian

Fixtures vs. Chattels: What do you leave behind? | SoldByJacob Vlog #41

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7 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

By: Jacob Asparian

7 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

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  Many factors contribute to a successful home sale, from staging to marketing to great photography and of course, the right agent. However, if your home has been on the market much longer than you anticipated and you’re scratching your head confused as to why while the Days on Market add up, you might want to consider these points:   Poor condition Is your home badly in need ...Read More