Tag: #RealEstate

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 …

Affordable Staging Ideas

Remember the last time you walked through a furniture showroom? You probably noticed that the sofa, chairs, tables and other furnishings were arranged – or staged – to make them look more appealing. You might have seen an …

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 …

What Home Inspectors See that You Can’t

When you make an offer on a home, it’s a smart idea to have a professional home inspector check it out from top to bottom. This inspection will ensure that the property doesn’t have any unexpected “issues”. After …

Eco-friendly Choices for Household Floors

Choosing new or replacement eco-friendly flooring is one of the emerging trends among house and condo owners. Eco-friendly flooring is generally identified as being made from and with more sustainable resources; materials that don’t deplete or permanently damage …

Avoiding Waste When Watering Your Lawn

  The following tips will help you avoid waste when watering your lawn: * Use a low-angle, pulsating sprinkler. Water sprayed high into the air produces a mist that loses much of its moisture through evaporation. * Water …

Client Testimonial

“Newly arrived in Canada, we chose Jane Johnston based on an excellent recommendation – which is thoroughly deserved!  Professionally, Jane is dedicated, knowledgeable and persistent, and guided us through the home purchase process with patience, grace and good …

How to Be a Savvy Home Viewer

  If you’re planning on finding your next dream home, then you’re probably going to view several homes on the market that meet your criteria. You will want to make the right purchasing decision for you and your …

Housing Market Outlook 2018

THIS PAST YEAR SAW THE SINGLE-FAMILY DETACHED HOME AND CONDO MARKETS DIVERGE ON DISTINCTLY DIFFERENT PATHS IN CANADA’S TWO HIGHEST-PRICED REAL ESTATE MARKETS, GREATER VANCOUVER AND THE GREATER TORONTO AREA, AS REVEALED IN THE 2018 HOUSING MARKET OUTLOOK. …