By: Gary Singh

Your Monthly GTA Real Estate Newsletter - August 2021

Tags: HOMES FOR SALE. TORONTO. MILTON, BURLINGTON, MISSISSAUGA. OAKVILLE, VAUGHAN, GTA




Easy Ways to Keep your Home “Show Ready” when Selling
 
After your home has been cleaned from top to bottom, it’s natural to want it to stay that way. Don’t you wish you could just wave a magic wand and the place would clean itself? Unfortunately, even Harry Potter can’t manage that!
 
However, when you’re preparing your property for sale, you really do need to keep it clean and ready for showings. There are several ways you can make doing that a bit easier.
 
Try these tips:
   
Keeping your home looking “guest-ready” makes your home show better and gets more buyers interested. But, the task doesn’t need to be daunting. Try these tips to make it easier!
 
 
Pulling Together the Records you Need when Selling
 
Imagine you’re viewing a home for sale. You venture to the basement, check out the furnace room, and notice the water heater. Is it owned or rented? As a potential buyer, you’d want to know.
 
Now imagine a property you’re viewing has a brand-new gas fireplace. Nice! Is it under warranty? Is that warranty transferrable to you if you buy the home? Again, you’d want to know.
 
So, when you’re selling, it’s important to pull together all the necessary records you will need in order to answer these types of buyer questions. After all, if a particular warranty transfers to the new owner, that’s a selling point.
 
Take the time to find receipts, warranty certificates, and other documents related to:
 
Keep in mind that you may have purchased extended warranties or maintenance agreements at the time of purchase. Those may transfer to the new owner.
 
Also note that some guarantees or service agreements transfer automatically while others require the new owner to initiate that transfer.
 
These documents could potentially add a few more benefits to buying your home. So, it’s worth the time it takes to dig them out!