Good job! As a first time home buyer you have worked hard, scrimped and saved every shiny dollar to make your dreams of home ownership come true. But, before you jump into the deep end, consider how much home fits into your lifestyle. Green Thumb Gripes Green thumb? If you love the idea of […]Read more "First time home buyer lifestyle considerations"
Purchasing your home can be one of the most exciting and important investments you ever make. As with all investments, receiving professional advice from properly credentialed people is key to protecting that investment. A home inspection is a non-invasive examination of the condition of the key systems of a residential property, from the basement to […]Read more "Protecting Yourself for Spring Home Inspection in BC"
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 […]Read more "7 SIGNS YOU HAVE HIRED THE WRONG REAL ESTATE AGENT"
According to data we published in December 2017, the average cost of buying a home in Canada is nearing the $500,000 mark. Fortunately for first-time home buyers, there’s help. Say hello to the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) — lobbied for by the Canadian Real Estate Association on behalf of REALTORS®, and offered by the Government of […]Read more "9 Things You Should Know About the Home Buyers’ Plan"
Spring is in the air! Sun is shining, birds are chirping and home maintenance tasks need your attention. Here is a quick checklist to keep your home in tip top shape this spring. INDOORS Replace furnace filters an have a technician inspect your furnace / air conditioner Clean windows inside & out, as well as […]Read more "Spring Home Checklist"
Not sure if it’s time to pack up and sell your current home for greener pastures? Take a look at this light-hearted list of 7 reasons why it might be time for you to move. Your children are already sharing a room, and you have another one on the way. If your family is […]Read more "You know it’s time to sell your home if…."
The things that your Realtor® is doing behind your back is what will land you in the perfect home. Keep in mind, there is no charge to buyers to use a Realtor® to buy a home and the right agent always has your back. Keep a professional in your corner ready to fight for your […]Read more "What Real Estate Agents do Behind the Scenes (when buying a home)"
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 […]Read more "15 INSIDER TIPS TO BUYING A CONDO"