Shawna Trudeau

Sales Representative

RE/MAX HALLMARK FIRST GROUP REALTY LTD. Brokerage*

Mobile:
613-478-3253
Office:
877-520-3700
Email Me
  Shawna  Trudeau

Shawna Trudeau

Sales Representative

Mobile:
613-478-3253
Office:
877-520-3700
Email Me

* Eager to assist clients for all their Real Estate needs.
* Licensed Sales Representative since 2003.

* Member of the Re/Max 'Hall of Fame'
* Yearly Member of the Re/Max 100% Club

* Platinum Club Award Recipient

* In the Top 30 Females, under 30 Re/Max Atlantic Canada 
* Serving Tweed, Belleville, Madoc and surrounding area!

* Knowledgeable in Waterfront & Rural Properties

Jim   Trudeau Jim   Trudeau

Jim Trudeau

Broker

Mobile:
613-478-3253
Office:
877-520-3700
Email Me

* Licensed since 1975, joined Re/Max in 1982
* Consistent Top Producer in 100% Club
* Inducted into Re/Max Hall of Fame in 1991
* Platinum Club Award Winner
* Attained Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004
* Serving all of Durham Region and Tweed area
* Extensive experience in residential, commercial, cottages and farms
* Always happy to serve new and repeat clients

Shawna  Trudeau

Shawna Trudeau

Sales Representative

RE/MAX HALLMARK FIRST GROUP REALTY LTD. Brokerage*

Mobile:
613-478-3253
Office:
877-520-3700
Email Me

Go it Alone, or Use a REALTOR?

Go it Alone, or Use a REALTOR®?

The fact is, most people who try to sell their own home end up using a REALTOR® in the end anyway. Before anybody decides to fly solo through this complex, time consuming and financially perilous process, they should consider these questions.

Will you really “save” the real estate commission?
When buyers see a home for sale ‘by the owner’, they see a bargain. They imagine the REALTORS® fee going into their pocket, not yours.

Are you familiar with real estate law?
Complicated and ever changing, real estate law governs nearly every phase of selling your home.
One wrong move and an entire deal can fall through, or worse, a lawsuit can ensue.

How many potential buyers will you reach?
Selling a home takes more than just hanging a “For Sale” sign. How will you promote your home? Will you write your own ads? How will you use the Internet, knowing that you’ll have no inside access to www.mls.ca and therefore will not be able to post your home on this service?

Do you have the time?
Promoting a home is a full time job, and you may already have one. Will you be able to take calls at any time? How about screening the callers to figure out if they’re qualified to buy your home?
Not everybody who calls is even suitable to walk through your home, but how do you tell?

Do you know the market well enough to get the most for your home?
Lacking years of experience, the average do-it-yourselfer is merely guessing at their listing price. Often they set the price too low and miss out on thousands of dollars, or they price their home too high and drive away willing buyers.

What about your selling skills?
If the personalities of prospective buyers rub you the wrong way, can you still deal with them effectively? What about your own defensiveness when you hear negative comments about your home? Best to keep it at arms length through a REALTOR®.

Do you have the negotiation skills to keep a deal on track?
When an offer comes in, emotions can run high with so much money on the line. This is why direct seller-to-buyer deals often end in disaster. REALTORS® keep it professional and are indispensable when it comes to bargaining with buyers.

 

Source:  OREA (Ontario Real Estate Association) www.howrealtorshelp.ca

Have Questions?

Call Shawna:613-478-3253

   

Call Jim :613-478-3253

   

877-520-3700

   

* Eager to assist clients for all their Real Estate needs.
* Licensed Sales Representative since 2003.

* Member of the Re/Max 'Hall of Fame'
* Yearly Member of the Re/Max 100% Club

* Platinum Club Award Recipient

* In the Top 30 Females, under 30 Re/Max Atlantic Canada 
* Serving Tweed, Belleville, Madoc and surrounding area!

* Knowledgeable in Waterfront & Rural Properties