Rightsizing: The Story of Frank and Anne

By: Marc Jurman

Rightsizing: The Story of Frank and Anne

Tags: #rightsizing #home selling

When I met Frank and Anne, Frank had just retired the year before but Anne was still gainfully employed. Both had physical limitations navigating their big house. Frank and Anne were also empty nesters as their kids had recently moved out. In a way, both Frank and Anne were ready to downsize but they weren't quite ready when I approached them initially. As the real estate market...Read More

Rightsizing: The Story of Martin & Joanne

By: Marc Jurman

Rightsizing: The Story of Martin & Joanne

Tags: #rightsizing #home selling

Martin and Joanne had a lovely semi-rural property (about a 3/4 of an acre) with a pond. Martin is a pond enthusiast and when they found their property, he knew it was right for him. Over the years, Martin built his pond and property as a retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. Unfortunately, Martin became stricken with Parkinson's disease which greatly compromised him. The decision fo...Read More

Rightsizing: The story of Ed and Yolanda

By: Marc Jurman

Rightsizing: The story of Ed and Yolanda

Tags: Home Selling, Rightsizing

I first met Yolanda through cold calling, and at the time she was not ready to downsize. We continued to stay in touch, and a few months later Yolanda called and wanted to meet. When I met with Yolanda and her husband Ed, she told me that she was now ready to downsize due to health concerns, as she had difficulty going up and down the stairs. Yolanda's wish was to find...Read More

Downsizing Lunch & Learn

By: Marc Jurman

Downsizing Lunch & Learn

Tags: SEMINAR

On June 8th, I am hosting a FREE downsizing lunch and learn where I will share with you information designed to make your downsizing experience FEARLESS and positive. Event Details:  When: Thursday June 8, 2017  Where: Chris Gibson Recreation Centre 125 McLaughlin Road  Brampton, ON L6X 1Y9 Time: 12-2pm  There will be refreshments, door prize and giveaways! Register today...Read More

Rightsizing: The Story of Jeff and Lucy

By: Marc Jurman

Rightsizing: The Story of Jeff and Lucy

Tags: Home Selling, Rightsizing

Jeff was semi retired when I met him through door knocking and Lucy, his wife, was maintaining a home business. Jeff and Lucy were thinking about downsizing but were not sure as to when they would actually do it. They had no physical liabilities and had an active social circle in the area. However, they felt that their rather large home was too large for their needs. Jeff and Lucy began looking ar...Read More

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By: Marc Jurman

This Fabuluous 3BR Home Is A Real Gem In This HOT Caledon Neighbourhood

Tags: Home for Sale

    http://mediatours.ca/property/112-tundra-road-caledon/ This Caledon newly built home is waiting for the discriminate Buyer in search for luxury, good taste and comfort..This Mattamy built gem is designed to give whoever buys it, the pleasure of comfort living in the right location. Included are top of the line appliances complete with extended warranty, gorgeous finishes, private...Read More

By: NewsCanada

Trick everyone into thinking you had an expensive home renovation

Tags: Upkeep and Staging

(NC) We all want our guests to think that our rooms could easily be included in the pages of a magazine. But a complete overhaul can be pricey and time-consuming, and isn't a realistic option for most of us. Trick your friends and family into thinking you had an expensive renovation anyway with these creative tips that tell you which areas to focus on to get the most bang for your buck. Crow...Read More

By: Scott McGillivray / NewsCanada

Renovate for maximum ROI with these top projects

Tags: Home Staging

  (NC) As a contractor and real estate expert, homeowners often look to me to provide advice on the best projects for their renovation dollars. While it's important to first consider the purpose of the renovation (is it for yourself, for resale, or as part of an income-generating suite?), there are some renovations that have proven to be reliable investments over time. Some of these incl...Read More

By: NewsCanada

Where to splurge and save on home décor

Tags: Home Staging

(NC) We all know where to splurge and where to save when it comes to fashion — a good blazer is worth its weight in gold, while trendier pieces that go out of style are best bought at a discount store. But what's the equivalent for home décor? Read on to learn what pieces are worth investing in and where you can save a few bucks. Save — unique pieces. Cool, distinctive pi...Read More

By: Marc Jurman

Finding the List Price “Tipping Points”

Tags: Selling your Home

Setting the right list price for a home is a mystery for many sellers. How do you begin to determine what buyers are likely to pay for your property? After all, no two homes are exactly alike. Yet, setting the right price is crucial. You need to avoid the two price “tipping points” that, if crossed, can cause you a lot of problems. The first tipping point is a price that’s low ...Read More