Home sellers who have pets at home can have a hard time imagining the negative attitudes that potential home buyers may have against a beloved furry family member. But if you want to get the best price for your home, you should consider these factors that may influence the sale of your home when you have a dog, a cat or other types of pets at home.


Unpredictable Reactions

Even if you consider your pet to be well behaved, it is a lot to ask of them to be calm and welcoming while people they don’t know arrive unexpectedly at your house.  You really can’t predict what your pet might do, and as such, their behaviour can turn home buyers away.


Fear or Nervousness

Pets can make some people very uncomfortable. As a result, it may cause them to shorten a showing or to not really look at all the features of the home with an open mind.

What To Do With Pets When Your House Is On The Market?

While this can be hard and frustrating for pet owners to hear, removing pets from the home,...

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Change is just about the only thing you can really count on, and the real estate market is no different. As we battle inflation and higher interest rates, the real estate market in Halton and across the GTA has started to cool off. 

Many economists have suggested we are entering a buyer’s market, which means that buyers are in a more advantageous position because the number of listings are greater than the number of buyers. Homes tend to sit on the market longer and there can be a softening of selling prices.

With over a decade of experience in the real estate market, Sue Heddle Homes has successfully supported clients in a buyer or a seller’s market. With award winning marketing tools and expert local knowledge, people wanting to sell their homes can still get good results, as long as they choose the right agent, like Sue Heddle!

Things You Can Do to Help Your Listing Attract Attention

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The process of selling your home starts long before you select a realtor in Oakville and the ‘for sale’ sign goes up. If you’re thinking of selling your Oakville, Burlington or Mississauga home this year, there is no time like the present to start decluttering and make it more appealing for potential buyers. Sue Heddle Homes, offers free home staging to all of our clients, but when you work to clear out unused items and clutter ahead of time, it makes it even easier to showcase all the benefits your home has to offer.


When you're selling your house, know that potential buyers want to see everything. From storage closets to your garage, no space is safe from the eyes of a serious house hunter. Reducing the clutter in your home will enable you to maximize every square inch of your space and help potential buyers really see themselves in the house. 

Where To Focus Your Decluttering 

To help you get started, we're sharing a list of important...

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Ready to buy or sell a home in Oakville? While you may be tempted to try and tackle the process on your own, know that an experienced real estate agent can provide you with invaluable expertise and support. Below you’ll find five reasons why it’s essential to work with a professional real estate agent for any type of real estate transaction.


1.  A Good Realtor Will Educate You, Not Sell To You.


Obviously, a real estate agent wants to help clients buy and sell homes. However, a good agent is dedicated to much more than just selling. They will also help you understand the entire process so you know what to expect. A quality agent wants to make sure you make a smart and educated decision.


For example, if you want to list your home, an experienced Oakville realtor will help you navigate through the following areas:

  • Determining if your property is ready for the market.
  • Having professional home staging done.
  • Deciding on a fair price.
  • Providing you with...
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https://freehomestaging.ca/assets/uploads/blog/20200830100645_001_ID780547..jpgThe world has been cloaked in uncertainty due to COVID-19 and we know that this unprecedented scenario can make it hard to move forward and make decisions. We know many home owners that are thinking of selling their homes but just aren’t sure if now is the right time. Well, we can say with confidence that now is absolutely the right time.

3 Reasons Why Selling Now Is The Best Decision You Can Make

While there can be many different benefits that come from selling your home, getting the best price possible is always a top priority. Now is your best chance to get the best price!


Here’s why:


1. Currently, the federal government does not tax the sale of your primary residence. However, they will have to find ways to finance the significant federal debt that’s been run up over the past five months (and counting) to pay for all the support programs announced in response to the global pandemic.


There has been much speculation that a capital gains tax on the sale of primary residences...

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