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OUR PASSION IS TRANSFORMING LIVES THROUGH FIVE-STAR BUYING AND SELLING EXPERIENCES
S.M.A.R.T. Realty Solutions
Are you a first time home buyer? Or perhaps a "first-time-in-a-long-time" buyer or seller? We know that no matter what your age & stage, real estate transactions are inherently stressful. That's why we come along side our clients with a consultative approach, providing expert advice, relevant information, and proven systems to create outcomes that surpass client expectation.
Our service promise is in our name: we have the Skills, Marketing, Attitude, Resources and Team to provide customer-driven solutions to unique real estate needs.
Please take the time to explore our site to see for yourself what sets us apart. We delight in giving to our clients and the broader community freely, and sincerely hope you find our resources, events and offerings of benefit.
UPCOMING IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL EVENTS
GET READY TO DOWNSIZE
FEB. 8, 2023 | 2 PM
Sorrento Retirement Residence
10 Station Rd., Bolton ON L7E 4L3
Attention empty-nesters! Downsizing can seem overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be.
We have helped people just like you to create a personal plan for downsizing that meets your needs for financial and personal well-being.
This 90-minute workshop is fun, interactive, and informative. You'll come away with resources and a better understanding of the common considerations most downsizing homeowners face. Topics covered include:
- How to know it's time to downsize
- What are your "next home" options?
- Maximizing your retirement nest egg
- Can we time the real estate market?
COMMUNITY SHREDDING EVENT
MAY 15 2023 | TBD
Each Spring we host a Community Shredding Event and Fundraiser. Sign up to reserve your spot to bring your unwanted documents for secure, on-site shredding while you wait.
All costs for the event are underwritten by SMART Realty Solutions and our community business sponsors, so this is an absolutely free service! We also collect donations for local charities, most recently CHATS of York Region. We love helping folks declutter, benefiting the environment, and giving back to our neighbours.
STAGING SECRETS ON A SHOESTRING BUDGET
TUES. APRIL 18TH | 2 PM
Sharon Corners Retirement Living
18578 Leslie St, East Gwillimbury L9N 0M6
Staging properties sells homes more quickly and for more money. Learn Do-It-Yourself tips and tricks from the pros. Make your home more appealing to today's buyers AND save money. Find out my "Top 10 Things You Must Do Before Listing Your Home."
Staging guide with how-to photos (and a few how-not-to's!) your added bonus.
THE DECLUTTERING BATTLE PLAN
RETURNING IN 2023 | TBA
Has your home become a 2500 sf storage unit for your stuff? Not sure how to start decluttering? It doesn't have to be overwhelming!
Conquer clutter with our straight-forward 5-step plan and experience freedom from the financial, emotional and physical costs of too much stuff. Oh, and by the way, it's the #1 thing you can do to add value to your home.
Helpful resource guide for recycling, selling and donation included.
BEST RENOS FOR R.O.I
TUES. MARCH 7TH | 2 PM
Sharon Corners Presentation Centre
18578 Leslie St, East Gwillimbury L9N 0M6
Wondering what renovations will provide the best return on investment? Hardwood floors? New paint? Should you redo the kitchen? Before you lift a hammer (or pay someone else to) check out this chock-filled workshop!
Hear what today's buyers want so that you can set priorities, establish a budget, and determine a timeline. Suggestions from a professional on how to make a $10K, $25K and $50K budget bring you the best value for your investment.
Workbook and budget sheets included.
30-DAY DECLUTTERING CHALLENGE
ONLINE | ALWAYS AVAILABLE
Ever needed that little helping hand getting started on a task? Here's the resource you need! The "30-Day Decluttering Challenge" is an email campaign designed to start you on a doable daily habit of small activities that will pay off with big benefits.
Each day you will receive notification of an area to tackle in a 15-30 time slot, along with tips that are sure to inspire you along the way. Why not invite a friend to join with you?
Free printable tracking sheet included. Available to start any time.
If you think a condo might be in your future, then this is the webinar for you! We will explore 6-8 "live" condo listings in Richmond Hill, Markham, Aurora and Newmarket to show the various price points, amenities and building types.
Did you know that all condos are not just apartments? See a variety of condo types: townhouse, apartment and even detached properties. Find out how to read an MLS sheet to get maximum insight. Get up-to-the minute market information to help you decide if a condo is right for you.
This on-line workshop is approximately 60-minutes long, with time for your condo questions. Questions like:
- Aren't condos small and boxy?
- Can I bring my dog?
- How are maintenance fees set?
- And much more
Whether you're a first-time buyer or a senior considering downsizing, you'll be glad you came!
VIRTUAL CONDO TOUR
NOV. 3RD, 2022 VIA ZOOM | 1PM
Did you miss our Virtual Condo Tour? Not to worry! We've got you covered!
Send me "Condo Considerations" book!
DECEMBER SELLER SUCCESS STORIES
SOLD while others sat...
303 - 249 Major Mackenzie Dr E., Richmond Hill
This lovely 2 bedroom plus Flex Room (den, office, or even 3rd bedroom) is the best value in Richmond Hill. With over 950 sf of sunny, spacious living, we're not surprised that this condo sold while other area listings just sat!
Our clients were thrilled by the transformation that professional staging and photography brought about, as well as the speedy sale.
In a changing market, it's good to know that things like service, professionalism and experience create positive sale experiences for our clients.
SOLD Over Asking in 1 Week!
8 Beech St., Markham Village
Can you imagine anything more stressful than listing your home for sale during the holidays? My lovely (and intrepid) clients knew there was a time crunch to get this gorgeous home prepared, presented and promoted before the holiday season curtailed market activity.
We were able to support their efforts with our cracker-jack team, and leverage the low listing inventory to achieve a sale price that exceeded their expectations.
Within two weeks they were listed and sold firm (in multiple offers!) and able to relax for the remainder of their family time. Can you say, "Win/win"? We love that!
Chic Boutique Condo gets 30+ Showings
50 Lombard St. #1801, Toronto
This warm, wonderful condo was expertly prepared and presented to a wide variety of media platforms with more than 1200 views online! A steady stream of visitors to the property defied the headlines, and we soon had the right buyer, at the right price, and with the right terms.
My lovely clients were overjoyed to start their new life a "little North, a little nicer." ;-)
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