How To Sell Personal Possessions For Maximum Return

THE IMPACT OF WHAT YOU LEAVE BEHIND MAY COST YOU MORE THAN YOU’RE SAVING   If you own something free and clear then it belongs in the personal possessions pile of your life. Getting rid of clutter has been our biggest goal for 2018 especially since the passing of my father-in-law and now my mother-in-law who has been diagnosed with onset Alzheimer’s disease. Since then she has purged the entire home because she wants very little in it. She continually says, “I’m just one person” although when my father-in-law was alive it was only just the two of them and boy did they collect lots of things over the years. Honestly it looks like the house is for sale but it’s not. She’s just is sick of the clutter and wants it gone and in some ways, I don’t blame her. Our space should be important to us whether we have a large space or a small space and filing it up only takes away from our room to move freely, something we should value more than stuff.   The time to purge is every day   Out with the old and forget about anything new or used.  Stop bringing […]

How Canadians Are Saving Money By Online Shopping : The Saturday Weekend Review #253

Over the past decade, online shopping has drastically re-shaped the retail landscape in Canada, introducing greater savings and more convenience in shopping and helping struggling families make their dollars go as far as possible. With cheap, fast delivery options available and less overhead than traditional retailers, online stores are able to offer much lower prices than their brick-and-mortar counterparts. And as online shopping re-shapes shopping behavior, brands that used to draw most of their profits from traditional outlets are now moving a growing part of their business online to stay competitive — which in turn is expanding the number of options available and keeping costs down. Most shoppers now understand that they can save significant amounts of money by shopping over the Internet, which is why e-commerce is now the fastest-growing segment of the $23-trillion global retail market. However, as more and more retail businesses develop sophisticated online sales strategies, navigating the sheer volume of e-commerce sites has become a challenge in and of itself. This has spurred the rise of a number of online shopping tools and marketplaces that allow Canadians to find the best prices for the products they need without having to spend hours scrolling through different […]

How To Find The Best Real Estate Agent For You

THE REAL ESTATE MARKET IS FLOODED WITH AGENTS READY TO SERVE YOU   Finding the perfect fit real estate agent to work for you and your housing needs is not a task to take lightly. You want a real estate agent that knows all about the latest real estate trends and who will guide you in the right direction. Find a real estate agent who will be just as excited as you are to see a Sold sign as they are to close a deal. A happy client who sends referrals and returns as a customer in the future means the agent went above and beyond. You want this real estate agent working for you, but how do you find them? Whether you are a first time home buyer or have had your feet dipped in the real estate market don’t rush to find a real estate agent. Taking the time to hand-pick the best real estate agent in your area that works best with you is key to your buying and selling success. Not everyone wants to hire a real estate agent as they choose to go it alone with for sale by owner or buying a house privately. […]

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