I just spent a few hours looking at the stats for the first half of 2021 compared to the first half of 2020 for the Montreal West Island real estate market, focusing on single-family homes. We’ve all known for some time now how real estate supply and demand has been WAY off, with way more […]
Featuring hardwood floors, living/dining room, eat-in kitchen with quartz countertops, immense family room with gas fireplace, 3+1 bedrooms, stunning ensuite bath, fully finished basement with huge playroom (and office area), gym, and powder room. Gorgeous architecture with turret design, stone finishing, and pavé-uni driveway.
This beauty didn’t last long. Sold in multiple offers, and my happy clients can now move on to the next phase of their lives.
As many of you have likely noticed, the outlook on the Montreal real estate market is somewhat conflicting. Some believe prices are going to go down slightly (or dramatically, depending on who you ask) as the second wave of COVID-19 hits, businesses suffer, and some people lose their livelihoods. This could force some homeowners to […]
I’m a real estate broker who started in the industry 13 years ago as a home stager. But my background is criminology. I have a Master’s degree in it and spent 18 years working for the Canadian government in federal corrections, mostly at national headquarters and a bit in operations. One of the saddest facts […]
At first, I was going to title this article simply “Bedroom Basics,” but I worried it might turn up in some searches where people were expecting advice on things other than how to get your bedroom looking camera ready…for selling your house. 🙂 Anyhoo… When we’re staging and selling homes, we’re selling the dream of […]
I know it’s common for home stagers and real estate agents to talk about the things you should do to get ready for listing photos if you are putting up homes for sale as well as luxury apartments or furnished apartments for rent. Here, though, I’m going to provide a bit of relief and talk […]
*If you foresee the need to sell some time in the next 6-12 months. If you know me, you know that I’m the last person to rush my clients into doing anything they aren’t ready to do or don’t want to do. I don’t believe in scare tactics, I don’t meet with brand new clients […]
I hope you’re all doing well, and you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy. We in the Nouwens Gurberg household are doing reasonably well. My husband and I are still speaking to each other, and our young adult sons still emerge from their rooms or the basement from time to time to […]