Buyer Resources

Choosing The Right Neighbourhood: Factors You Should Consider

Posted on Mar 18, 2021 in Buyer Resources

When buying a house, most people have an idea of which neighbourhood appeals to them, with factors like proximity to a school or easy access to work or public transit often weighted heavily. Choosing the right area is about more than checking off items on a list, though: when you buy a home, you’re joining a community. Buyers generally approach REA...

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Finding the Right REALTOR

Posted on Nov 19, 2020 in Buyer Resources

Buying a home is one of life’s great milestones. People dream about finding their ideal kitchen, discovering different floor plans, and exploring new views until they find something that feels like, well, home.

House hunting is more than a casual adventure, though: buying a home requires booking building inspections, soliciting quotes for repairs...

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Declutter Before You Move

Posted on Oct 14, 2020 in Buyer Resources

Everyone loves moving, right? Right? Well, not exactly.

Sure, buying a new home marks the start of an exciting new chapter in our lives, but the actual act of moving is generally met with trepidation. Carefully packing up all of your belongings, carting them from point A to B, and then undoing all of the work you just did in a brand new location? Le...

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Virtual Open Houses: What You Need to Know

Posted on Jun 11, 2020 in Buyer Resources

Over the last few months, the novel Coronavirus has complicated an already complex Vancouver real estate market. Restrictions on open houses are new territory for realtors, home buyers, and sellers. However, while the latest Metro Vancouver housing market report shows monthly sales down 54.4% compared to this time last year, the market appears to b...

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BC Strata Insurance Rates Rise

Posted on Mar 26, 2020 in Buyer Resources

Recent reports from the Condominium Home Owners Association of BC are announcing strata owners in BC are facing insurance rate increases of between 50 and 300 per cent this year, while deductibles are going from the conventional $10,000 or $25,000 to $100,000, $250,000 or $500,000. 

Strata building insurance premiums are increasing for a variety of r...

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Make the Most of Your Space with Multi-Function Furniture

Posted on Feb 21, 2020 in Buyer Resources

Struggling to keep your home tidy? Rather than letting clutter build up for the next big cleaning session, consider a more proactive approach to keep your living space organized and clutter-free before things reach a breaking point. It might be time to invest in practical, multi-purpose furniture.

Especially for those of us living in tight spaces or...

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