Homes For Sale In Calgary – Oh No – Not Bugs!

Posted by Justin Havre. on Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 8:01am.

There are a lot of homes for sale in Calgary and you need to make sure that yours is ultimately chosen by a house buyer quickly. Here are some of the common bug problems that can hold up a sale and how to handle them.

1. Are there any bugs in the home?

A lot of potential buyers that are looking at homes for sale in Calgary are concerned about bug problems. Bedbugs have become a serious problem across North America and there are many other bug problems that are on the rise as well. Don't be surprised if a buyer asks straight out if you have any bug problems in your home and be prepared to answer them honestly. If you have had a bug problem, get it corrected immediately. It can stop the sale in its tracks.

2. How is your lawn doing?

Bugs aren't only a problem on the inside but they can cause quite an issue on the outside as well. If you have a lawn that is failing, a tree that is dying and some brush that is turning browner by the day, you can be sure that clients will ask about them. If you have any landscaping issues at all, call in a professional to find out whether you have been infested with pests or whether you are simply doing something drastically wrong with it.

3. Termites

Termites are a swear word when it comes to real estate and homes for sale. A lot of people that view your home will want to be assured that you do not have termites. If you have ever seen any signs of termites at all, now is the time to call in a professional exterminator either to rule out the possibility or to handle the problem.  No home will ever sell with a termite issue.

If you have any problems with pests get them handled before listing your house. Calling in a professional exterminator is a small price to pay for a faster home sale.

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