More Single Women Are Purchasing Homes

In Canada, more single women are purchasing homes, and their numbers are rising. They are now the second-largest group of buyers, behind married couples. When it comes to single women vs. single men, single women account for 25% of buyers, whereas single men account for 10% of buyers. Why? Well, to find out, you’ll have to continue reading. Hopefully, those single ladies will inspire you to get in touch with experienced real estate brokers and start looking for your first Montreal home. Increasing Financial Independence and Decision-Making Power of Women One of the undiscussed aspects of the upward trend in single women buying homes is the increasing financial independence and decision-making power of women. Over [...]

2023-10-25T14:19:52-04:00October 25th, 2023|

Six Tips to Save Money When Buying a Property in Montreal

Buying a Montreal home is an experience that comes with various emotions attached, especially if it's your first time. From feeling joyful and excited to feeling scared and apprehensive, you'll feel like you're riding an emotional rollercoaster. Since purchasing a house is probably one of (if not the) most significant investments you'll make in your life, feeling this way is entirely understandable. That's what inspired us to try to help and write this article. We've consulted Montreal real estate experts and asked for tips to help you go through this experience as stress-free as possible. And, since finances are the number one concern and worry for most buyers, in this article, we'll focus on [...]

2022-08-20T15:19:41-04:00August 20th, 2022|

6 Ways to Tell If a Home Is Overpriced

While searching for a home on the real estate market, you have all the chances to find overpriced properties. In that case, you need a bit of expertise to know how to spot and avoid them better. However, when you are a first-time homebuyer, you may lack that knowledge. As a result, we would like to help you in your quest by showing you six ways to tell if a home is overpriced. They will help you learn how to analyze a listing correctly and spot the specific signs of overpriced properties. After reading this article, you will know exactly how to stay away from deceptive homes. So, without further ado, here are the things [...]

2022-07-26T13:34:17-04:00July 26th, 2022|

Things to Do Before Putting Your Home on the Market

If you plan to sell your home, there are some things you should do before putting up a for sale sign. They are just some simple steps that you can take to ensure you will receive offers on your property. Also, they can help you boost the appearance of your home and its value. As a result, in this article, we will go through the things you should do before putting your home on the market. And we will go over every step of the process, from repairs to staging and advertising. So, without further ado, here is what you need to do to sell your home fast and for more money.  Make the necessary [...]

2022-07-09T11:52:03-04:00July 9th, 2022|

How to Know You’ve Found the Right Home

It all starts in our neocortex and thalamus; that's where imagination is conceived. We go from there. We see the outlines and envision the floor plan with great precision; the brain can go as far as evoking the smell of fresh paint in our new home. We write down our guidelines and our must-haves and crunch the budget numbers. We pick up the phone and contact our trusted real estate broker. Then we wait. For magic. After a few house tours, our inner indecisiveness kicks in as we find ourselves overwhelmed with the real estate buffet in front of us. "The one from Tuesday had the best backyard, but the one I saw yesterday had [...]

2022-06-11T16:45:26-04:00June 11th, 2022|

Home Inspection Checklist for Buyers

Oh, it's a journey. Whether you're a first-time home buyer or made a hobby out of property investment, finding that perfect piece of land that checks all the boxes is laborious. The real estate market may be our oyster, but finding that one pearl is rare (1 in 10,000 if we're talking real oyster pearls; scientific fact). Luckily for us, the real estate market reality is not that bleak. "Seek, and you shall find" - it's all it takes. A little time and a keen eye for detail. Plus a checklist. Easy does it. Let's walk through our home inspection checklist for buyers and get you closer to saying, "I do." Home inspection 101 You're [...]

2022-05-21T15:25:47-04:00May 21st, 2022|

Buying Old vs. New Properties

Buying a home is a challenging and demanding task. There are so many things to consider. Everything requires your time and effort, from budget and location to all the paperwork. Not to mention you're probably juggling buying and selling a home at the same time! However, there is one question you should know the answer to before you start scrolling down the listings, buying old vs. new properties - which is better? Different brokers will give you different answers. Some are certain that old, established properties are a better investment. On the other hand, some say that you can't go wrong with a new one. But most will agree that it depends on your needs, [...]

2022-04-30T11:39:14-04:00April 28th, 2022|

We’re hiring!

Katia Samson real estate group is searching for a diligent real estate administrative assistant. You’ll be responsible for managing all paperwork in a timely manner, notifying clients and broker of approaching deadlines, ensuring each deal goes through the proper legal channels. As self-motivated and efficient team worker, you have superb organizational skills, a knack for customer service, and a strong understanding of the real estate transaction process and are bilingual. If this sounds like you, apply today! Send an email to: Duties and Responsibilities: Write, edit and format documents and correspondence. Liaison with brokers, potential customers and notaries An autonomous worker who is driven to seek out tasks Provide administrative support to the Team. [...]

2022-03-29T12:16:14-04:00March 24th, 2022|

Special discount for you!

Katia Samson Real Estate Group is offering you a $60 discount in collaboration with WeCook!  What is WeCook? WeCook takes the hassle out of meal prep and offers healthy ready-to-eat meals for consumers in Quebec and Ontario WeCook’s meals arrive ready-to-eat = no cooking = no dishes – saving you 8 hours a week! Meals are delivered to your door and ready-to-eat in less than 3 minutes! Sourced from Canadian suppliers with zero additives, we have 14 new recipes to choose from each week WeCook so you don’t have to! Take the hassle out of meal prep so you can get back to doing what you love MORE INFORMATION?

2022-03-21T13:48:19-04:00March 19th, 2022|

Spring Cleaning Tips for Selling Your Home

Spring is just around the corner, and it’s the best time to start cleaning your home. Not to mention that spring cleaning is also a great way to prepare a house for sale. Most of all, because you have the best chance of selling it in the months ahead. But before you call a real estate broker, make sure that your house is ready for the market. So, here are some great spring cleaning tips for selling your home that you can use right away. They will help you sell your home faster and for a higher price. Declutter and organize If you don’t know what the first thing that you need to do before [...]

2022-03-18T12:26:43-04:00March 16th, 2022|
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