Buying / Selling process

April 3, 2021

How to get your Home Ready For A Spring Sale

 

Getting your home ready to sell doesn’t have to ruin your Spring! There are a lot of things you can start doing around your home to get it in shape to sell. 

 

After a rainy Vancouver winter, spring is a great time to lighten up your home ...

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March 2, 2020

Home Selling Advice from Hoteliers

When a hotel wants to make a room look inviting, they start with the bathroom. They clean it until it sparkles. They place fresh towels everywhere. They make sure the soap bars and shampoos are new. Some hotels even fold the end of the toilet paper into a nice neat ...

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Feb. 17, 2020

Making Sure You Get What You Need

When you’re shopping for a new home, it’s a good idea to create a checklist of what you want and what you need. It keeps you on track to ultimately find the property that best fits your requirements — and those of your family.

However, there’s a big difference between ...

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Feb. 3, 2020

Take the Personality Out of Your Home

Does your home have a lot of personality?

There’s nothing wrong with that.

In fact, you may have pictures on the fireplace mantle showcasing happy family memories over the years… or trophies and other awards in the kids’ bedrooms that represent achievements that make you proud… or a fridge door ...

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Jan. 20, 2020

Making the Right Offer

You’ve shopped around and attended a few select viewings. Now you’ve found the home of your dreams. It’s yours – as long as you make the right offer!

So how do you make the right offer? That’s a very important question to consider.

If your offer is too low, you ...

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Jan. 6, 2020

Thinking of Moving? Two Things You Need to Know

If you’re thinking of making a move within the next few months, there are two important things you need to know.

The first is the market value of your current property. That’s the amount your home will likely sell for in today’s market. When you know its market value, you’ll ...

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Dec. 23, 2019

Hiring the Right Moving Company

How do you select the best moving company for your needs?

  • Ask for recommendations.
  • Beware of fly-by-night operations. They may seem like a bargain, but you get what you pay for.
  • Request a written estimate and contract. (Beware of movers that just give you a price over the phone.)
  • Confirm ...
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Dec. 9, 2019

Making a Good “Second” Impression

You’ve heard the term “curb appeal”. It refers to the first impression a buyer gets when he or she first arrives at your home and looks at it from the outside.

That first impression is critical. But there is a “second” impression that is also very important. That’s the impression ...

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Nov. 25, 2019

How Do You Determine What You Need to Do?

Say you’re a homeowner wanting to sell your two-level, detached home. You sit down and make a list of things that need to get done to make your property as attractive as possible to buyers.

You consider the backyard. “Hmm,” you think. “Doesn’t our deck need a new finish ...

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Nov. 11, 2019

What To Do When Closing Dates Don’t Match

If you want to sell your current property and purchase your next dream home, you might be concerned that the closing dates need to be on the same day.

You might be worried about losing a property if the closing dates overlap, or being put out on the street if ...

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