Category: Real Estate

Making “Neighbourhood Targeting” Work for You

Imagine if you dreamed of owning a special limited-edition vehicle. What would you do to ensure that your dream vehicle would someday be parked in your driveway – with your name on the ownership papers? You would probably …

Should You Move or Renovate?

Determining whether you should buy a new home or fix up your current one isn’t easy. In fact, the decision can be steeped in so much drama, they make reality TV shows about it! So, if you’re wondering …

4 Ways to Make the Home Hunting Process Easier

Shopping for a new home can be intimidating. With so many things to do and think about, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some good tips for making the …

When to Call a Real Estate Agent

  If you’re like most people, you go to see a doctor when you’re not feeling well or have a health concern. However, you may also visit your doctor for a check-up, or to ask questions about healthy …

Monthly Market Update

Here is your monthly market update for real estate in Victoria. The number of new listings is up, comparatively from last year. Already, at mid month we are at 686 new listings compared to 1072 for the month …

Retrofitting Houses and Condos for Seniors

Many seniors are reaching the stage in their lives when they are choosing to downsize their homes for lifestyle or financial reasons. Other seniors are faced with a more difficult decision. Health and/or mobility concerns may require them …

4 Cheap Ways to Prepare Your Home for Sale

  If you want to improve how your home shows to potential buyers, you don’t necessarily need to invest in a costly remodelling or renovation. In fact, there are some simple – and relatively inexpensive – things you …

Happy Home Buyers!

“Jane wasn’t our first realtor. She took us on, damaged and carrying bitter baggage. We were nurtured and re-educated properly with current statistics, home values and the local market. Then, with her expert knowledge and keen navigation skills …

Deciding on a Discretionary Move?

Sometimes we don’t get to choose whether or not to sell our home and buy another one. Circumstances, such as a job relocation, may make that decision for us. However, most often, the decision to move is discretionary. …

Will you need to deal with a Property Surveyor when you sell your home?

Property Surveyors, sometimes referred to as Land Surveyors, play a vital role in the real estate world. They are the professionals who determine or confirm the exact boundaries of a property. Will you need to deal with a …