Tag: DIY

Spring is in the Air!

Deering Realty Newsletter!

Fredericton Spring Real Estate Market - 2016!

It's early, it's here, and it's looking like a VERY promising Real Estate Year in Fredericton!

The number of homes sold through the MLS® Systems of real estate Boards in New Brunswick increased 3.1 per cent on a year-over-year basis to 361 units in January 2016. This was the second best January level on record after 2007 (source - NBREA website)

Sales up! Great news!!

At the local level, home sales were up on a year-over-year basis in Fredericton (+38.9%).

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Buyers and Sellers Crossroads!

We're headed toward our busy season where buyers and sellers will be out in droves! Make sure you have a rock solid marketing strategy to ensure your home shows and presents the absolute best!

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How many homes listed/sold in Feb? This is a note.

There were 487 homes newly listed in the Fredericton area in Febuary, and 130 homes sold overall. This makes a ratio of 3.8:1 in terms of listed homes vs Sold


To DIY, or hire out?

Everyone always looks to save a few bucks when doing home renovations, but if you don't have the skill, it's super important to hire it out. DIY jobs that are done wrong will certainly affect your home's value when you go to sell. 

Even worse - if there are signs of a 'self made handyman' or DIY in your home, a good agent will spot this and negotiate even harder on the price with their buyer.

I found a few DIY examples that I thought were a good laugh!





This bring a new definition to the term 'Throne' !




And just when you thought you were getting a brand new kitchen!

Fredericton Kitchen reno


Nope, sorry. This is still wrong.


Wait, something isn't right here...


Planning is DEFINITELY key! If you're going to DIY, at least have the right plan in place! 


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