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Negotiating for a Successful Outcome

Negotiating for a successful outcome in real estate negotiations is a critical skill that is often under valued and over looked by both professionals as well buyers and sellers alike. Often times an offer will come in lower than asking, and rather than negotiating for a successful outcome, the offer will be outright rejected. Both buyers […]

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Sticker Shock- Reality Versus Perception in Real Estate Pricing

When it comes to real estate pricing, the strategy that you employ when pricing your home is perhaps one of the most critical components of actually selling your home.  You can list it at whatever price you like, but at the end of the day, if potential buyers are being hit with sticker shock at […]

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What is an Irrevocable Period in Real Estate?

What exactly is an Irrevocable Period in Real Estate?  As Real Estate Agents, we use the term all the time, but most Buyers and Sellers are likely not entirely sure exactly what this ‘irrevocable period’ is. Simply explained, the irrevocable period of an offer is the time during which that offer can no longer be changed […]

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Buying a House in Thunder Bay after an Open House

So, you are considering buying a house in Thunder Bay, and you went through an Open House this weekend, and you loved the house, and now you want to buy it- what do you do next?  For many home buyers who have not yet sat down with a Real Estate Agent to discuss the process of […]

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Negotiations- Tactic VRS Real Skill

There is a new tactic emerging  amid real estate negotiations in Thunder Bay, and I’ll refer to it as the ‘The Ransom Demand’, as that is the most interesting way that I’ve heard my colleagues refer to it.  While I can’t speak for the Agents that are utilizing this tactic as a means to an end, what I […]

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