Condo sales are at an all time high in the Fraser Valley and the Lower Mainland, before you set your sights on the condo unit and complex you think are right for you (and likely enter into competition), read this guide to help you find your perfect home. Hire a professional Realtor® to represent […]
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In all the excitement and packing, buying & selling, many people forget to take care of some essential items before they move. Don’t look past these 5 things you need to take care of, or it could cost you $$$.
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What to do to get your home ready for potential buyers. OUTSIDE Clean up the yard Weed garden beds Tidy the lawn Plant some flowers Make any repairs that need to be done (fences, downspouts, peeling paint, etc) Make sure people can walk around your home safely (without too much clutter, or risk of […]
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Everyone thinks their home is the best on the market. The reality of it is, your home (like all things in economics) is only worth what someone will pay for it. If your home is over-priced, you are likely going to be listing it to sit, and not sell. You have determined your list price […]
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7 SIGNS YOU HAVE HIRED THE WRONG REAL ESTATE AGENT (and questions you should ask to avoid it) Buying and selling real estate is a high stakes game. You work hard, scrimp, save, stress and invest to find the perfect home. When time comes to move, who sells your home and how your home […]
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A tenant occupied property is more difficult to sell than an owner-occupied property. Aside from the 24 hour showing notice, your tenant is likely to not have your property in show-home ready condition; dishes piled up in the sink, dirty floors and bad odors are just some of the issues you may be up against…Depending […]
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Loose lips sink ships (try saying that fast three times), and when it comes to selling your home what you say may very well hurt you. #1: Although you do want to talk openly & honestly about your neighborhood, you do not want to share gossip about your neighbors. Falling into defaming conversations about […]
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Thinking of listing your home? Here are the most common questions asked by clients during the listing presentation. What price will my home be listed for? There are many factors that go into determining the price your home will be listed for, main considerations include; Recent sales in the neighborhood The style of home […]
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Muhammad Arif Omari, a driver from Edmonton, was set to renew his mortgage in September when he was told he wouldn’t be able to switch to a new lender offering a lower rate because he was self-employed. Mr. Omari, a truck driver who did not like the long stretches away from home, quit his job […]
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