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 […]
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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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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Have you ever really wondered what makes a luxury home so luxurious? The answer to this query is, well…Not so simple. General Factors in Determining Luxury: Location, Location, Location! The concept and label of luxury real estate varies from country to country, region to region, community to community and what buyers want in these specific […]
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Just because you may have been pre-approved and have your dream home under contract does not mean you can run amok with your finances and assume your dream home is as good as yours. Although the financial heavy lifting may be done, there is still a little way to go before the keys are officially […]
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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 […]
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The things that your Realtor® is doing behind your back is what will get your home sold, while keeping you away from stress, worry and uncertainty. The right agent always has your back. Preparation & Planning Analyzing local real estate market data and trends to set the right price for your home. Pricing too high […]
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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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