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Selling your home is akin to solving a complex puzzle, and as an Uncommon REALTOR® and Relocation Advisor in Southwest Ontario, I understand the significant questions you face as a homeowner. Each query represents an essential piece of the puzzle, and together, we will address them meticulously. From determining the perfect price, enhancing home appeal, and providing expert guidance throughout the process

Let’s assemble these puzzle pieces together and venture into your thrilling new chapter worry-free with your Uncommon REALTOR®: SOLVING YOUR PUZZLE.

“Dania was great to work with. Fast responses to questions and actions. Very knowledgeable and understanding. Easy to get ahold of if we had any questions.  We would recommend Dania absolutely.”

– Don & Susan-

Dania Parker-Smith REALTOR® Happy Sellers

The Power of Patience and Insight

In the intense world of real estate negotiations, patience and insight are my secret weapons. They help me persevere through tough spots and use my gut feelings to tackle things left unsaid. By committing to clear, heartfelt talks, I can make proposals that everyone supports.

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Prepare Your Home

Get your property market-ready.  Declutter, stage, and make necessary repairs for maximum appeal.

Set the Right Price

Consult with real estate professionals and together research local market trends. Accurately determine your home's value.

Market Your Home

This is the time when your agent will utilize their unique marketing strategies to attract potential buyers effectively. 

Negotiate Offers

With the guidance of your realtor, navigate the bargaining process with confidence.  Evaluate and counter offers to reach a satisfactory agreement.

Close the Deal

Finalize the sale and transfer ownership.  Complete paperwork, inspections, and final arrangements for a successful sale.

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Don’t depend on generic online sites for valuing your home…let’s do it right and get top dollar for your home! Let me know the details of your home, and I’ll start doing what I do best…researching, evaluating and understanding the value of your home and your neighbourhood.  Exciting times ahead!

Learn More About Selling

Want to learn more about selling real estate in London & Southwestern Ontario? Check out these articles and videos.

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Have Questions About Selling?

Check out our FAQs selling real estate in London & Southwestern Ontario.

Determining your home’s worth is a critical step in the selling process. Several factors influence your property’s value in Ontario, including its location, size, condition, recent comparable sales (comps), and the current real estate market conditions. To get an accurate estimate, you can:

a. Request a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA): A real estate agent can provide a CMA, which analyzes recent sales of similar properties in your area. This data helps determine a competitive listing price.

b. Use online valuation tools: Websites like and Zoocasa offer home valuation tools that use public data to estimate your home’s value. However, these sites are driven by geographical data, not true comparative measures, and may not be as accurate as a CMA from a real estate professional.

Making strategic repairs and renovations can boost your home’s value and attract more potential buyers. In Ontario, focus on essential updates that offer a good return on investment (ROI):

a. Kitchen, bathroom and primary bedroom upgrades: These are high-impact areas that buyers often consider when making a decision.

b. Fresh paint and curb appeal: A fresh coat of paint can instantly refresh your home’s look, and enhancing curb appeal with landscaping improvements can create a positive first impression.

c. Fixing structural and safety issues: Address any major concerns like leaky roofs, faulty electrical systems, or plumbing problems to ensure your home passes inspection.

The time it takes to sell a home in Ontario can vary based on location, market conditions, and the price range of the property. In a seller’s market with high demand and limited inventory, homes may sell relatively quickly, while in a buyer’s market, it may take longer.

In major cities like London, the average time on market is typically shorter due to higher demand. In suburban or rural areas, it might take more time to find the right buyer.

Hiring a real estate agent in Ontario can be highly beneficial. They provide expertise, handle negotiations, market your property, and guide you through the legal aspects of the transaction. While some homeowners consider selling their home For Sale By Owner (FSBO) to save on commissions, it can be challenging and may not result in the best outcome.

A skilled real estate agent understands local market dynamics, has access to a vast network of potential buyers, and can help you navigate the complexities of the selling process.

  1. What are the costs involved in selling a home?

Selling a home in Ontario incurs various costs, including:

a. Real estate agent commission: Typically, the seller pays the commission for both the listing agent and the buyer’s agent. The commission is usually a percentage of the final sale price.

b. Legal fees: You’ll need a real estate lawyer to handle the paperwork and ensure a smooth transaction. Legal fees can vary but usually range from $1,000 to $2,500.

c. Home preparation costs: These may include repairs, staging, and minor renovations to make your home market-ready.

d. Title insurance: Some sellers opt to purchase title insurance to protect against any ownership or title-related issues.

e. Land transfer tax: Ontario imposes a land transfer tax on the purchase of property. However, the seller may be responsible for this tax IF they sell an investment property or a second home.

Preparing your home for sale is crucial to attract buyers and maximize its value. Here are some tips:

a. Declutter and depersonalize: Remove excess items and personal belongings to create a clean and neutral space that allows potential buyers to envision themselves living in the home.

b. Stage your home: Consider professional staging to showcase your property’s potential and highlight its best features. 

c. Make necessary repairs: Fix any visible issues and ensure the home is in good condition.

d. Enhance curb appeal: First impressions matter. Improve your home’s exterior by maintaining the yard, cleaning pathways, and ensuring the front door and exterior are well-maintained.

In Ontario, the real estate market is subject to fluctuations. Stay informed about current market conditions by:

a. Researching local market reports: Various real estate agencies and websites publish regular market reports with insights into trends, sales, and average property prices in specific areas.

b. Consulting with a real estate agent: A local agent will have up-to-date knowledge about the current market conditions and can provide valuable insights.

Remember, the real estate market can change rapidly, so it’s essential to consult with a professional who can provide the most accurate and recent information.

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