Lucie Martel's (martelsrealestate) Blog

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Good afternoon fellow agents! I would love to "like" your facebook page. Just send me a quick reply with the link! In return, could you please like ours: And don't forget to add me as a friend: and follow us on...
      Like most of you, getting likes on your new facebook page can be quite hard! Here are 5 tricks that I have found helps getting a few hundred “likes”!   1)     Suggest your facebook to your friends – and ask friends of friends to suggest your page.     REMEMBER: Sometimes your friends may no...
A lot of buyers do not realize that they can use agents when purchasing a new home! It can benefit the buyer for better negotiation and help along the way! Plus it won't cost you more! It is so rewarding when clients write or do testimonials for you! Had a great time working with you Paul! Merci!
  WARNING & SHOCKING FACT: 69% Of Homeowners Do NOT Go Back To The Same Real Estate Agent, To Do Another Transaction!**       There are thousands and thousands of real estate agents to choose from in every city. Now, how do you choose which one? Wither you're a first time home buyer or you have p...
  I thought this was important to share especially for everyone involve in the Ottawa Real Estate Market.   Statistics:   In 2011, a total of 14,412 properties were sold with a 1.7 % increase over 2010. The average sale price is $343,701 with an increase of 5.2 % boost over the previous year.   T...
  As this first Thursday of the year, People are still deciding what their New Years Resolution will be. I was intrigued when I fell upon an article with crazy New Years Resolution Statistics:   1)    45 % of Americans usually set their New Years Resolution; 17 % set sometimes New Years Resoluti...
  Before you commit your hard earned dollars to monthly mortgage payments, consider these 6 issues. Effective consideration of these important areas can make your payments work much harder for you.     ❶ You can, and should, get pre-approved for a mortgage before you go looking for a home. Pre-ap...
I was just reading this morning a very interesting article about complications you need to watch out if you are moving in whether it is with a boyfriend/girlfriend or you just got married. If one of the parties are moving in a home that was purchased by the other one, it is more complex and there...
I was just reading an article this morning about the forecast of 2012 of the Canadian real estate market and I found it very interesting and necessary to share it with you guys! CREA (the Canadian Real Estate Association) is saying the prices are still on the rise and the average home price is $...

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