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When Is The Best Time To Buy Or Sell Real Estate In Regina?

When Is The Best Time To Buy Or Sell Real Estate In Regina?

Real estate in Regina is similar to many other marketplaces in the sense that there are always more home purchase and sales in the spring & summer months than any other time throughout the year. Traditionally, there are more buyers on the hunt during the warmer months and so sellers follow suit and…

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Questions and Answers on MLS Homes

Questions and Answers on MLS Homes

Buying a home is a length process with many factors involved. It doesn’t matter if your buying for the first time or the third, buying MLS Homes can be complicated. Sometimes it’s nice to have all the basic information in one place, especially when it only applies to your city. I have put…

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Selling A Home In Regina? Consider A Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Selling A Home In Regina? Consider A Pre-Listing Home Inspection

If you are thinking about selling a home in Regina, then you may want to consider a pre-listing home inspection before you hit the market. A buyer will most likely include a home inspection as part of the terms and conditions of their offer, so you should cover the bases and find out what they’re…

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The ULTIMATE To Do List For Selling A Home In Regina

The ULTIMATE To Do List For Selling A Home In Regina

You’ve decided the time is right, your ready to sell the family home. There are plenty of resources out there to help you prepare, some sources will suggest painting the whole house and some will suggest just pricing it right. Within the article, you will not find anything suggesting pricing the…

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Interview questions for a Regina Realtor when SELLING a home

Interview questions for a Regina Realtor when SELLING a home

Let’s step away from the typical ‘why should I chose you,’ ‘what makes you better,’ ‘are you qualified to sell my home,’ type questions. I want to give you questions that will actually help you better understand what kind of Regina Realtor you are currently dealing with and if they…

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Real Estate in Regina Heading Towards Stability in June

Real Estate in Regina Heading Towards Stability in June

Real estate in Regina has demonstrated a weak housing market in 2018. Though residential sales for June of 2018 don’t match June 2017’s number, it was a stronger month for home sales. Dozens of factors are currently playing into the downturn of our housing market here in Regina. The government,…

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What Affects A Home Appraisal Negatively?

What Affects A Home Appraisal Negatively?

A Home Appraisal is an unbiased professional opinion of a home's value. Appraisals are used in purchase and sale transactions and often used when refinancing a mortgage. In a purchase and sale transaction, an appraisal is used to determine whether the home's contract price is appropriate…

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How Is Overbuilding Affecting Homes For Sale In Regina?

How Is Overbuilding Affecting Homes For Sale In Regina?

Overbuilding in Regina has been a problem for a few years, a problem the residents of Regina have been aware of since 2014. The city has built more units than we have the population to buy. The ripple effects of the overbuilding have certainly affected the current homes for sale in…

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How Are The Natural Gas Changes Effecting Regina Beach Real Estate?

How Are The Natural Gas Changes Effecting Regina Beach Real Estate?

In the summer of 2017, SaskEnergy announced that it would be removing natural gas service for about 250 residents in the Last Mountain Lake area. This affected homes in the Craven, Regina Beach, Saskatchewan Beach, Buena Vista, Shore Acres and Sundale areas. It wasn’t only Regina Beach Real…

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10 Frequently Asked Questions about Real Estate Companies in Regina

10 Frequently Asked Questions about Real Estate Companies in Regina

There are numerous real estate companies in Regina. Our city holds approximately 520 Realtors®, including Moosejaw members, which are eligible to serve all areas of Saskatchewan. As of 2015, all newly licensed real estate agents must be licensed in Residential, Commercial and Farm real estate. Any…

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May Numbers for Regina Housing Market

May Numbers for Regina Housing Market

The Regina housing market has been on a decline for the last few months. Sales are down, average days on market is up and inventory levels are breaking records. For the May year-to-date there have been 1,210 sales recorded in all areas, a decrease of 6. 3% from 1,292 in 2017. Which realistically is…

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What is a Home Appraisal?

What is a Home Appraisal?

By definition, an appraisal is ‘an expert estimate of the value of something. ’ A Home Appraisal can be used when purchasing, selling or refinancing a home. It’s common for people to order an appraisal simply because they want to know the value of their home. To be an appraiser, you must be…

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Regina Housing Market Doesn't Pick Up In April

Regina Housing Market Doesn't Pick Up In April

The Regina housing market in April was similar to March. It was slower than usual! I was really hopeful that the extra snow dump we got in March was the reason behind the lack of sale’s but I have to be honest, seems like the market just isn’t doing very well right now. Which isn’t great…

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Regina Housing Market Disappointing in Month of March

Regina Housing Market Disappointing in Month of March

Along with a lack of warm weather, the Regina housing market didn’t heat up like we expected it to. Maybe the abnormally cold weather for this time of year has contributed to the lack of home sales. Let’s look at what happened in March: “The number of residential sales reported through…

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Selling Distressed Real Estate in Regina

Selling Distressed Real Estate in Regina

To make a market, there must be many different types of property for sale. Million dollar homes, vacant lots, first time buyer homes, investment homes, move in ready homes and distressed homes. Being on the low end of the home value spectrum is okay, the market wouldn’t exist without those homes. …

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ComFree VS MLS Regina

ComFree VS MLS Regina

Talk about controversy- selling with ComFree or selling via MLS Regina. On either side of the fence your opinions about selling property, real estate agents and paying commission can be easily justified. I don’t disagree with people who sell privately. In fact, I have very close friends who have…

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Regina Real Estate Fees for Buyers & Sellers

Regina Real Estate Fees for Buyers & Sellers

Whether buying or selling a home, you will have to budget for Regina Real Estate Fees. These fees range from mortgage penalties to home inspections, taxes, and title disbursement fees. Fees vary depending on the situation of the buyer or seller and they also vary depending on which vendor is being…

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Regina Real Estate Acting Odd In February

Regina Real Estate Acting Odd In February

What appears to be a declining market is the result of high inventory and low firm sales. This puts pressure on Regina real estate and causes the overall market to lean towards a buyer’s market, providing buyers plenty of choices and drives home prices downwards.   Regina Real Estate home…

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Houses In Regina For Sale Off To A Good Start In January!

Houses In Regina For Sale Off To A Good Start In January!

Houses in Regina for sale are off to a solid start when compared to 2017 and 2016 numbers’, said the Association of Regina REALTORS® Inc. There were 143 sales reported in the city for the entire month of January, an increase of 2. 8% from 2017 when 139 sales occurred. The number of sales in…

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Selling Your House to a Millennial - What Do Young Home Buyers Want?

Selling Your House to a Millennial - What Do Young Home Buyers Want?

In today’s real estate market, a huge percentage of buyers are millennials. Millennials being that group of young adults born between 1981-1996. Millenials have their own struggles trying to buy into the housing market. The mortgage qualifications in 2016, 2017 & 2018 have forced a large 18% of…

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Regina Homes For Sale With BAD Locations And Tips To Get Them SOLD!

Regina Homes For Sale With BAD Locations And Tips To Get Them SOLD!

Not all homes are created equally- an unfortunate truth that affects everyday seller’s and their pocketbooks. Some homes have defects that are incurable- or very costly. Some have been smoked in, neglected and not maintained. Some are just overpriced! But what about those Regina homes for sale…

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