By: CHRIS MAVRIKKOU

5 Improvement Tips For Renovations

Tags: Top Realtor, Home Improvements, London Ontario, Homes in London, Real Estate, London Realtor, #1 Agent

Not all improvements to a house will automatically add value. Some improvements might even cost more than the value they will add to your house. Here are 5 tips to consider when thinking about a home renovation:   Energy Efficiency One thing to keep in mind is that energy efficiency is a huge selling point for many prospective home buyers. These prospective buyers are not only looking a...Read More

By: CHRIS MAVRIKKOU

Staging 101

Tags: Staging, Mistakes, Realtor

First impressions are everything!  We invest a lot of time and effort into making sure that we are the best we can be on a daily basis from hitting the gym to getting ready for a big life moments to working towards a promotion.  So why not do the same thing when it comes to listing a property. If you want your property to sell for the best price, then that first impression is the key to ...Read More

By: CHRIS MAVRIKKOU

5 Costly Mistakes

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TOP REALTOR, HOUSE PRICES, LONDON ONTARIO, HOMES IN LONDON, FIND A REALTOR, TOP DOLLAR, #1 AGENT, Mistakes,

Mistake #1 - Not knowing what they can afford before making an offer. The best way to avoid this is to get pre-approved for a mortgage so you know exactly how much you can afford. Usually pre-approvals are free. Mistake #2 - Not knowing who the agent represents. Unless an agent is working as your buyer representative, they represent the seller. Many people don't realize this. Mista...Read More

By: CHRIS MAVRIKKOU

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT?

Tags: TOP REALTOR, HOUSE PRICES, LONDON ONTARIO, HOMES IN LONDON, FIND A REALTOR, TOP DOLLAR, #1 AGENT, COMMUNITY, DIFFERENCE

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT?  Our Comm’Unity Engagement Initiative.  Team Purple Squirrel’s philosophy is about creating positive & memorable experiences  for our clients and the community at large.   Couple of Squares for a Couple of Dollars! Pick up your Purple Squirrel Cookie and help out a charity in need!  Cookies available wherever the Purple Squirrel ca...Read More

By: CHRIS MAVRIKKOU

Avoiding The Money Pit

Tags: TOP REALTOR, HOUSE PRICES, LONDON ONTARIO, HOMES IN LONDON, FIND A REALTOR, TOP DOLLAR, #1 AGENT, Money PIT

How to Avoid a Money Pit: Be on the Lookout for these 6 Warning Signs That Could Mean Expensive Repairs... Many people think that serious defects in a home are easy to spot, but the truth is, often the most serious and costly problems can only be detected upon very close inspection. When you are considering buying a home, look for the following six telltale signs of serious problems... 1. Roof L...Read More

Saving On Interest

By: CHRIS MAVRIKKOU

Saving On Interest

Tags: TOP REALTOR, SAVE ON INTEREST, LONDON ONTARIO, HOMES IN LONDON, FIND A REALTOR, TOP DOLLAR, #1 AGENT

How to Save Thousands of Dollars in Interest and Pay Your Mortgage off Faster There are a few easy ways to make extra principle payments that can save you a ton of money in interest expenses and get you mortgage-free sooner than you thought possible. Here are a few simple strategies you can use: 1. Round your monthly payment up The results of this simple strategy can save you a fortune and dras...Read More

Selling Price: Risks of Under Pricing Your Home

By: CHRIS MAVRIKKOU

Selling Price: Risks of Under Pricing Your Home

Tags: TOP REALTOR, HOUSE PRICES, LONDON ONTARIO, HOMES IN LONDON, FIND A REALTOR, TOP DOLLAR, #1 AGENT

London, Ontario - In today's trending market conditions it can be the tendancy for a Realtor to approach the reccommended selling price of your home by saying things such as, "the market will determine your selling price."  Often this leads seller's to underlist their homes in an attempt to then receive mulitple offers on their home leading to a sale over list. While th...Read More