Buying or selling a home in today’s market requires a lot of work and a lot of knowledge about sales and real estate. It’s one of the largest purchases or biggest business transactions many of us will ever make. It doesn’t pay to depend on blind luck.
Whether you are a buyer or a seller, there are distinct advantages to using a Realtor. A Realtor, is a licensed real estate professional who is a member of a local real estate board, as well as the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).
This individual has the experience and qualifications needed to successfully conduct a purchase or sale. In Ontario, you can expect strict adherence to provincial law and a code of ethics. This ensures you receive the highest level of service, honesty and integrity.
Book the movers. You can choose to have the movers pack everything, or just the breakables, or you can pack yourself. It’s a good idea to obtain estimates from several different companies.
Give necessary written notice to your landlord and make arrangements for the return of any monies you have on deposit, if you rent your old home.Make arrangements for the gas and electric utilities, water softener, telephone and cable TV to be connected on the day the sale closes. Dispose safely of all flammable liquids as it is illegal for movers to carry them.