Ellis Realty Team Blog
When it comes to buying or selling real estate in Saint John, New Brunswick, choosing the right neighborhood is crucial. It sets the foundation for your lifestyle, convenience, and potential return on investment. In this blog post, we’re going to explore the significance of selecting the perfect neighborhood and provide you with valuable insights to help make informed decisions when buying your next home. Define Your Priorities: Before diving into the search for your dream
Selling a home can be a significant decision, both financially and emotionally. If you’re considering putting your property on the market in Saint John, New Brunswick, you’re in for an exciting journey. As one of Canada’s oldest and most charming cities, Saint John offers a unique real estate market with its rich history, stunning natural landscapes, and a vibrant community. In this blog post, we’ll explore some essential tips and insights to help you navigate
We all want people to love our home as much as we do, but especially when you are trying to sell it! While it’s impossible to please every buyers’ taste, there are several easy things you can do to make your home more appealing without spending a lot of money. Try some of these tricks and see if your showings cause buyers to swoon. Check your curb appeal. Take an honest look from the curbside.
With warmer weather, longer days, and blossoming trees, the spring season brings new opportunities for buyers and sellers in the real estate market. Ask any agent, they’ll tell you it’s busy season! Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a property in Saint John or surrounding areas, navigating the spring real estate market requires careful planning and preparation. In this blog post, we’ll explore some tips for buyers and sellers to make the most of
Our real estate team loves working with first-time home buyers, and we are Saint John and surrounding area real estate experts! Helping you find your first home, learn the home buying process, and guiding you from house-hunting to move-in day gives us the warm fuzzies, so we’ve outlined a few things you should know before you start looking. Work with one real estate agent. It’s best to have one agent who is helping you with
Both buying and selling a home are equally stressful, but what about when you are trying to coordinate both at the same time? There are a lot of moving parts, and the agents involved work together to insure the smoothest possible transactions for our clients. If you are selling your home and want to close on a new home purchase at the same time, here are some things to think about to make your move
Equity represents the degree of ownership an individual or entity has in an asset after subtracting any debts against the asset. To say someone shares equity in a company means they would share in any assets remaining after all debts are accounted for. For example, if your business has sold $500,000 worth of product this year, but you have rent, operating expenses, and a business loan payment totaling $400,000 for the year, you have $100,000
You heard all last year that the Saint John real estate market last year drove a lot of investors to New Brunswick, but do you know why people invest in real estate to begin with? Real estate has long been considered a solid investment for many reasons. It is a relatively safe and easy way for people to build wealth beginning with a small amount of money. If you are interested in investing in real
As exciting as it is to move into a new home, not many people look forward to the actual moving day. Whether you are moving across town or across the country, moving is stressful. Here are some helpful hints from expert movers to make the big day a little more bearable. 1. Schedule your move well ahead of time. Moving companies get booked up weeks in advance, so don’t wait until the last minute to
What should I look for during the final walkthrough? The final walk-through on your new home is an exciting event. It means you have successfully maneuvered through negotiations, inspections, and financing approval, and are on the verge of signing your closing papers. Most buyers attend the final walk-through with thoughts of furniture placement and paint colors in their heads. But the walk-through is about more than just making sure your favorite chair will fit by
Upsize or Downsize: Which is Your Best Move? Deciding if it is time for your family to upsize or downsize is not always a clear choice. There are factors to consider that might push you to take the leap or stay put for a while longer. Whether you are thinking about upsizing so your family can spread out or purging possessions so you can downsize, here are some questions to ponder. 1. How are you
If you have a home to sell, you’re probably excited and anxious to get the process started. There are many things you need to consider when selling your property, and it’s hard not to feel overwhelmed by the task. The good news is our team done extensive research about what you need to know about selling your home – and we’ve answered the questions you’re probably wondering: How will you determine my home’s value?