Real Estate Resources for Realtors and Real Estate Consumers

Featured on the Open Roll Podcast with Jurgen Rudolph!

Featured on the Open Roll Podcast with Jurgen Rudolph! http://openroll.org/077-execution-everything-maude/ Maude, of Sold Right Away, is our guest. Through circumstances, Maude decided to move from the home she had bought and chose to do the photos and marketing,...
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Your Journey To Your Dream Home This Fall

The booming real estate market can be enticing so it is common to catch yourself thinking whether or not to take advantage of it. Buying a home is probably the largest investment you will ever make, so here are few tips to help your planning process. Doing your...
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Aerial Photography

Sold Right Away is now offering aerial photography for real estate listings. This technology allows for unique vantage points that accentuate the lot size and create an opportunity for clients to see all that the property itself has to offer. Aerial photography offers all-encompassing views of large estate properties, as well as clear images of homes in areas with dense trees.

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Our Top Business Marketing Tips

Not too long ago we discussed the importance of marketing and the development of your brand to help you build a successful career. In hopes of further developing your business, we’ve compiled our top 5 marketing tips on how to advance your career. 1. Develop an online...

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Leveraging Your Listings: Marketing Techniques

We’ve discussed the importance of branding and marketing your business to find new clients, but have you considered marketing your listings as well? You’d be surprised how using current listings can help you find new clients. Follow along as we discuss marketing tools...

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Standing Out From the Crowd: 3D Matterport Tours

Wanting to separate yourself from your competition? Needing an upper-hand in order to leverage your listings to meet new clients? Well, we’ve got the perfect solution for you! 3D Matterport tours are the perfect tool for distinguishing yourself from the crowd;...

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Virtual Staging vs. Traditional Staging

Staging can be a great tool when promoting a listing. Not only can it improve the show value of a home, by creating a clean, presentable, home that highlights positive features, but it can also improve the reception of the photos and videos online. The photos of a...

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Using Drone Technology to Sell Your Listing

Drone technology is a new and upcoming trend in the real estate industry. It can be a great tool in providing your listing with a unique advantage, which will in turn distinguish you from fellow real estate agents. To familiarize yourself with drone technology and its...

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Standing Out From the Crowd: 3D Matterport Tours

Wanting to separate yourself from your competition? Needing an upper-hand in order to leverage your listings to meet new clients? Well, we’ve got the perfect solution for you! 3D Matterport tours are the perfect tool for distinguishing yourself from the crowd;...

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Real estate trends

Despite the end of one of the hottest summer in our history, the appearance of shorter days and cooler weather doesn’t seem to cool down the real estate market. If you are one of the many entering the real estate market, you may be wondering what to expect? What to...

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Your Journey To Your Dream Home This Fall

The booming real estate market can be enticing so it is common to catch yourself thinking whether or not to take advantage of it. Buying a home is probably the largest investment you will ever make, so here are few tips to help your planning process. Doing your...

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Do my noisy neighbours affect my property value?

When you buy your dream home and also get wonderful neighbours, that’s a cherry on top of the sundae. However, that’s not always the case. Neighbours can easily be the source of frustration when moving into your new home and can ruin the entire experience. What...

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How to Make Your Home Look More Spacious

A study done by NewHomeSource verifies that one of the features new buyers are constantly looking for in their new home is larger space. Even with a house relatively small, there are many ways you as a seller or realtor, can maximize the available space to imitate...

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What’s your asking price?

You know the saying - your first price is your last price? Well, I think that's how it goes. It is true to some extent. The idea is it is crucial to set an appropriate price from the beginning and sticking by it as opposed to constantly changing it with the market....

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Virtual Staging

Results from many studies prove that using photos and interactive mediums such as videos online play a key role in attracting potential buyers. Virtual staging refers to using technology to furnish empty rooms. This process requires creativity and trending design...

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How can you, a new home buyer, improve your credit score?

With the continuous growth of real estate market in Burlington and other parts of Toronto, new homebuyers need to keep an eye on their finances and credit history so they don’t miss out on the perfect home. Here are few guidelines that will help ease the process of...

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Millennial Home Buyers

As more millennials enter their 30s, the number of buyers in the housing market keep increasing; combining this with the red hot real estate market there is no reason to skip this golden opportunity. A 2015 report confirms the peak levels in housing decisions from the...

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Guide to Home Renovations

Getting ready to sell? With all the different blogs online or even conversations with realtors, phrases such as “remodelling can help boost your asking price” are thrown around. Be careful, that statement is equally wrong as it is true, and can potentially cost you...

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Managing your brand online

Social media has been around long enough that we all understand why its an importance asset within an agent’s toolkit. You are not only able to interact directly with potential and current leads, but also become a leader in your local market by managing your...

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Importance of Visual Marketing

Being able to capture real life moments with a click of a button has set a solid foundation, built on fascination, that has lead to the age of visual marketing. Many online platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest are taking advantage of this and presenting this concept as – ability to experience life through someone else’s eyes.
What does this mean for you?

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Becoming a Landlord – Challenge Accepted

Does the path to prosperity pass through real estate renting? Noisy neighbors, broken water heaters, late rent — these aren’t the only issues that landlords have to deal with. The popularity of becoming a landlord is because the aptitude of potentially gaining certain tax advantages as well as the profitable venture of steady secondary income. This venture continues to generate income while the property potentially appreciates in value in the background.

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Outdoor Living Space in Demand

As the weather warms up, buyers spend just as much time evaluating the outside of the house as they do the inside. Furthermore, buyers and seller may also spark home improvement conversations to deliver the most return. According to real estate experts and Ironhaus, metalwork designers, it is estimated that for every dollar invested in landscaping projects, homeowners can see nearly $2 return on investment.

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Cottage – Your Second Home

A cottage is usually a small, cozy vacation home, full of great memory making opportunities that provide a wonderful experience away from the daily grind, outdoors with loved ones. A second home that allows you to indulge your love for outdoor recreation activities like canoeing, fishing, water skiing and swimming.

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Why do I need a real estate agent?

The rapid increase of services that help home buyers and seller complete their own real estate transaction is relatively recent, and it may have got you thinking; “Do I really need a real estate agent?” While undertaking the process yourself can save you the commission rates needed to complete the transaction using a real estate agent, doing it yourself may end up being costlier in the long run. Don’t underestimate the power of a real-estate expert in getting your home sold.

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Should I Finish My Basement?

Most people pay more attention on the upper levels of the house when they own or when they purchase a new property, however, let’s turn the tables and talk about the basement. In an urban environment like Toronto, with a hot real estate market, the cost of every square foot is rapidly increasing. By finishing your basement, you are providing more “livable space” which can add to the overall value of your home.

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Nuts and Bolts of Homeowner’s Insurance

Home Insurance, in simple words, helps solve unexpected home financial situations that can result from unforeseeable disasters to your home, or the items in your home. There are many factors that impact a homeowner’s insurance policy, such as; what losses are covered...

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Downtown Burlington Waterfront

With summer in full swing, Burlington’s waterfront is back alive and wait till you hear the events set up by the City of Burlington and other affiliates. This includes, but not limited to our yearly ritual of marathons, festivals, and picnics, during one of the many...

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Home Renovation = Higher ROI

Everyone who is currently flipping their home is searching how to get the highest return on investment. In simpler words, it describes how much net profit you earn against the investment made. While there are many factors that play a large role; location, proximity to...

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Deciphering the Mortgage Code

With the Toronto real estate market booming, everyone has thought about participating whether they really want to or not. The process devoted to large investments typically include the research stage either by reading financial news or watching videos online. All this...

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How to win your bidding war

Reality Check – You will probably lose your first bidding war, yes it does suck, but it can be a blessing in disguise. With the Toronto real estate market booming, demand for houses is bigger than the availability. In simple words, there are many people who are in the...

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Bringing the baby home

Having a baby is a big life decision, we don’t want to stress you more with other life decisions, but, here are 5 solid points that build our case on why you should buy a home before and not after your baby’s homecoming.

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Matterport: The Future of Real Estate Today

Matterport is a 3D camera that allows users to interact with the house through a virtual model of the home’s floor plan. Experts believe it will redefine the future of real estate sales.
This interactive tour allows the user to interact in 3 different ways:

Walk around the house
View a full 3D model of the house
A bird’s eye view of the floorplan to understand the layout of each floor

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Let’s find you an agent that links you to your dream house?

Deciding whether to buy a new house or selling your current house is already a task difficult enough without worrying about finding the right agent to help you with it. We all have a different system which we follow when finding the right person to help us ease into this new transition, however, the team at Sold Right Away has put together a list of questions to help you decide if he or she is “the one”.

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What happens if the real estate boom continues in Toronto?

All the numbers suggest a great turn to another great year, but what happens if this continues for another 5 or 10 years? HuffPost Canada has put together projections of house prices, based on the trends seen over the past three years. Here is a sneak peak to the end results…

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Seller’s guide: Why should you open-house?

Having random strangers come and look through inches of your home that hold memories which you treasure can send shivers down your spine. Many people argue that because of the rapid transition to the new trend of digital wave, open houses have become a thing of the past. On the other hand, many economists argue that this is one thing that will never go out of style, and here is why.

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Welcome to Sold Right Away

This website is a fully integrated website that offers our clients the best of both worlds: information about how to market themselves and their properties more efficiently as well as an additional medium to advertise their listings.

Sold Right Away helps Realtors sell homes faster and get more listings using a collection of proven marketing tools.

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One Stop Shop For My Listings

Sold Right Away understands how busy being a Realtor can be. We also understand that your focus should be with making the sale and we are here to help you!

We provide a one-stop shop for all your marketing needs and budget. Our services can free up your time to spend closing the sale or to spend with your family, while we take care of all the details to professionally showcase your listings.

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Getting You the Best Shots!

As the real estate industry no longer relies solely on curb appeal, it is up to an agent to expand their repertoire of promotion to attract interest in listings. The simplest way to do this for both print and web display is Professional Real Estate Photography. With the care put into staging and showing a home, Sold Right Away builds upon the existing efforts of real estate agents to amplify the work they have done to present a beautiful home to potential buyers.

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Aerial Photography

Sold Right Away is now offering aerial photography for real estate listings. This technology allows for unique vantage points that accentuate the lot size and create an opportunity for clients to see all that the property itself has to offer. Aerial photography offers all-encompassing views of large estate properties, as well as clear images of homes in areas with dense trees.

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Your Listing Presentation Kit that Produces Results

When approaching potential clients it is important to represent yourself and your brokerage in a professional manner while still being approachable/understandable to those unfamiliar with the inner workings of the real estate industry.
One way to do this is to put together a listing presentation package to show all of the services you can provide that put your skills beyond the expectations of the average consumer.

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Award Winning Small Business

The 2012 Burlington Chamber Business Excellence Awards Gala was a great success with plenty of surprises and a very happy crowd. This year’s gala was the largest in Burlington Chamber history. We were especially pleased to have the Consul General for the People’s Republic of China as a special guest. The evening started with a champagne reception for awards finalists, sponsors and VIPs.

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The Culture of Sold Right Away

Here are six points to explain what Sold Right Away stands for and is all about.

1. Commitment: Caring for Realtor’s success.
We are not working here only to make money, but to keep clients for the long run. We care to please them and provide them with results. We build relationships; we become part of our realtors’ business.

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Time to Update Your Portrait

Just like updating property photos as the seasons change, realtors must update their professional portraits.

As portrait photos help potential clients to recognize your face on property sale signs and advertisements, keeping that image up-to-date will ensure you and your business are at the forefront of their minds when they are looking to buy or sell.

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The Importance of Real Estate Photography

Real estate photography presents an efficient means of selling your home by showcasing its stylish features in an elegant manner to appeal to prospective buyers.

In cooperation with home staging, real estate photography creates crisp, high quality photographs that accentuate key elements for print and web display.

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3 Reasons why now is the best time to buy a home!

It’s hard to believe summer is over. Noise in the mortgage market has seemed to quiet down a bit as all the new changes have been implemented and the housing market has become slightly more restrained.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has just recently announced that they expect continued modest growth in real estate prices up to a more normal 2.5% growth rate in 2013.

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Branding – A New You for 2013

Whether you are a new Realtor or have been licensed for years, one thing that you will always be doing is getting your name out to the public. With social media, print ads, websites and even car wrapping, you have a HUGE selection of ways and means to do just that.

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Ahead of the Pack: How QR Can Help You Build Your Personal Brand

Undoubtedly one of the hottest new trends in real estate marketing, QR codes aren’t just an effective tool for getting your listings sold faster, they can also be a powerful way to set yourself apart and create your personal brand. QR codes are those little black and white square images, which look a little like barcodes, and which have been showing up on real estate signs, flyers, brochures, and almost anywhere else you can image. Also known as quick response codes, QR codes link potential customers directly to content the realtor provides via cell phone or other mobile device.

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Branding – The Importance of Recognition

Whether you are a new Realtor or have been licensed for years, one thing that you will always be doing is getting your name out to the public. With social media, print ads, internet, websites and even automotive wrapping, you have a HUGE selection of ways and means to do just that.

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Proud Winner of the FOCUS Award

Maude Leger is proud to be the recipient of the prestigious ActionCoach FOCUS Award for goals achieved this fall 2011. The ActionCOACH FOCUS Award was introduced in 2009 and is presented only to clients in the ActionCOACH Community who accomplish tremendous results in...

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Featured in Halton Business Centre News

Sold Right Away is proud to be featured in the Halton Region Small Business Centre Newsletter

Sold Right Away helps realtors sell homes faster and get more listings. Owner Maude Léger created a technology that helps realtors list and show their clients’ homes using an innovative collection of tools. This collection of tools includes HD video, photography, premium brochures, online marketing and QR Codes.

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