kw: What does being house poor mean? - 12/02/22 10:27 AM

Has someone you know told you they are house poor? This is not a fun place to be. Purchasing a home you may barely be able to afford can contribute to being in more debt and financially unstable. When looking for a house to purchase, it is imperative that you only choose a home within your set budget. To find out how you can avoid becoming house poor yourself and how this can happen, watch today's video above! 
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kw: Why I love Ottawa real estate! - 11/16/22 11:53 AM

Ottawa is the place to be when selling real estate! I have loved living here locally in the Orleans area for many years because it has so much to offer. Ottawa is one of those city's that is large and spacious but it gives you that small town feel within it's communities. I have been selling real estate in Ottawa for over 20 years, and I have learned a lot about why it is an amazing place to buy property. Tune in to the above video to discover why I think so! 
 
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kw: Is it time to renew your mortgage? - 11/09/22 07:21 AM

It's mortgage renewal time! Do you know what you should do next? Signing the form and sending it back is not your only option! Team Jean Richer recommends speaking with a mortgage broker professional. They are the experts and can recommend the best path moving forward. Watch the episode above to learn more! 
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kw: It's Vaycay Time - 11/02/22 08:03 AM

Let's go on vacation! 
It's time for a getaway, even a real estate agent needs to take time to recharge their batteries. When you work for yourself, it's hard to plan a vacation. Naturally, the real estate market never stops! That is why we have a team in place to take care of our day-to-day operations. To learn how this works, watch the above video!
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kw: How We Use Tech In Real Estate - 10/26/22 01:39 PM

Tech makes the world go round! It's part of our everyday lives here for Team Jean Richer! When we put your home on the market, we use many different resources and platforms to our advantage to find the right buyer. In today's episode of our weekly show we are going to tell you all about how technology influences our business and helps us to showcase what your home has to offer! Give it a watch above! 
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kw: Our top 4 selling tips for fall! - 10/19/22 10:25 AM

Fall is the time to sell your home!
Who can't benefit from a few tips here and there? This fall we are pulling out all the stops to ensure you are prepared for your upcoming showings! An impactful and positive showing means the successful sale of your home! Learn more about the 4 tips we will be covering like the importance of lighting, curb appeal, small repairs and seasonal decor! Click the video above to watch this new post!  
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kw: Light it up this fall! - 10/12/22 08:53 AM

The coming of fall brings shorter and darker days along with it. As we know, by dinner time, this change in season can leave us in the dark fast! When buyers are looking at homes, they typically do so in the evening after work. To insure they see the very best of what your home has to offer it's important that it is well-lit up! Today we are sharing a few tips to make sure your home is showing ready and that you'll get a great first impression with the assistance of some great lighting. We hope you enjoy it! 
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kw: This Is How We Market Your Home! - 10/05/22 01:21 PM

Your home is on the market! It's time to advertise it property to get it out there, and find a buyer! Team Jean Richer uses many different platforms including our own personal website and app to do so! Watch the above video to learn about the steps we take to get your property seen in today's real estate market! 
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kw: Preparing To Buy : Part 5 Making Your Offer - 09/28/22 01:09 PM

You are on your way to purchasing your new home! The last step is writing your offer. We are ending this 5 part series 'Buying Like A Pro' with a bang! We will talk you through what you can expect during this time and what decisions you will need to make regarding your conditions. Let's get going! Watch this video above and on my YouTube channel. 
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kw: Preparing To Buy : Part 4 Finding The Right Agent - 09/21/22 07:19 AM

We are back with part 4 of our 5 part series! Today we are discussing how to choose a real estate agent when looking for a home! It's important to do your research. Word of mouth and great recommendations from friends and family can go a long way! It's vital to make sure your communication styles and your personalities aline when making this new partnership. You will be communicating with this individual often so it's important that you are comfortable with them and have a great rapport. To learn more about how to choose the right realtor, watch the video above! 
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kw: Preparing To Buy : Part 3 Finding The Right Home - 09/14/22 10:14 AM

Home buyers, do you know what you're looking for? You are on the hunt for that perfect home, but you first need to lay down your wants and needs before your search can truly begin. You may not be sure where to start, especially if you are a first-time home buyer. That is why Team Jean Richer has created this video to help! We will go over how to create your perfect home list to help you and your realtor find the best match to call your forever home! Enjoy part 3 of our new series above! 
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kw: Preparing To Buy : Part 2 Avoid Making Big Purchases - 09/07/22 07:24 AM

You've been pre-approved for a mortgage! Horray! You are one step closer to buying your dream home. As a real estate agent, I recommend holding off on making large purchases during this time, even after being approved. You want to insure your credit score stays the same, buying a car for example during this time could negatively affect your borrowing abilities. To learn more watch the above video! 
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kw: Preparing To Buy : Part 1 Pre-approval - 09/01/22 02:44 PM

Are you ready for a brand-new series? You've learned how to sell like a pro, but do you know how to buy like one? Let's get into it in part one of our new 5 part series! Today we are discussing getting pre-approved! If you have been looking for a home as a first-time home buyer, I'm sure you've heard about pre-approval before. This is the most important step in your home search! To learn why watch the above video! 
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kw: Getting Ready To Sell : Part 5 Showings - 09/01/22 01:40 PM

We have come to the end of our five-part series, "Selling Like a Pro!" We hope you have found these past few videos informative on your selling journey! To finish things off we are discussing showings! Buyers are coming to view your property, it's now time to showcase your home to its full potential. This is when the tips from the home stager will come into play. When the buyers enter we want them to feel like they are looking at a model home. Their expectations will be high, and this is how we will meet them. For more information, watch the … (4 comments)

kw: Getting Ready To Sell Part 4 : Photography & Videography - 08/17/22 08:23 AM

Professional photos and videos, is it necessary? When putting your home on the market, it is common to see some realtors taking their own photos of their client's property. We recommend going with a professional, always! In part 4 of our 5 part series, we are going to be discussing the power of professional photography and videography and why it is expected in today's market. This change can help get your property get out there, seen and sold faster! 
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kw: Getting Ready To Sell : Part 3 Home Staging - 08/10/22 08:27 AM

Is home staging really necessary when putting your home on the market today? As we know, the market is changing, buyers expectations are higher. They want to see a well put together home to be able to envision themselves living there. A home stager is trained to come in and make a few changes and suggestions that will make all the difference in appealing to the needs of the buyer and help them say yes to your home! For more information on home staging, watch the above video! 
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kw: Getting Ready To Sell : Part 2 Decluttering - 08/03/22 07:02 AM

Are you getting ready to sell your home? Our team recommends that you do something first. Take the time to declutter! This step can be a bit tedious, but it will help sell your home faster! When a buyer comes to view your home, they will not be distracted by all of your things, they will be able to focus on how much space you have to offer! To learn more, watch the attached video! 
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kw: Getting Ready To Sell : Part 1 - Documents needed - 07/27/22 08:41 AM

Selling time is here! And you are filled with questions about what comes next! Our team is here to answer them! We have just launched a brand new series designed to help you on your home selling journey. These tips will prepare you for the many steps to come! Check them out in Part 1 above! We hope you enjoy it. 
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kw: Why should you stage your home? - 07/13/22 09:00 AM

We are often asked this question in the real estate business. Why is home staging an important part of selling today? Home staging really makes a big difference in the view of the buyer. A stager is trained to appeal to a buyer's wants and needs and showcase your home to its full potential. A few small changes and tweaks can go a long way and make a big difference in a buyer purchasing your property for top dollar! Watch the above video to learn more! 
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kw: Thinking About Future Retirement? - 06/29/22 08:41 AM

Do we have the retirement plan for you! Team Jean Richer can help you invest in your future today! Consider purchasing a property in the near future to rent out and then move into during your retirement days! To discuss this in detail reach out to us today or visit jeanricher.com! More information can be found in the above video! Check it out.
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Straight Talk on Real Estate

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