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Nov. 3, 2019

How to Make a Lowball Offer

We have received more low ball offers on our listings in the past two months, than we have in the two years prior to that. The market is changing; at this point there is little doubt about that. It's one of life's greatest ironies; everything is always changing ...

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May 9, 2019

Unravelling the Market Value of Your Home

One of the great aspects of my job as a Port Alberni Real Estate Agent is that every day is unique.  While no two days at the office are ever the same, one of the tasks that I am routinely asked to perform for my clients, is to help ...

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Oct. 15, 2018

Alberni Valley Real Estate Update - September 2018

What an incredibly beautiful fall we're having! I'm not sure I ever remember a fall quite this warm and sunny. One of my favourite thing about the fall is that it is a time of change, and while every season is a time of change, the changes we ...

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Aug. 1, 2018

The Fenton Report - 1st Half 2018

Overall sales in the greater Alberni Valley were down for the first half of 2018 when compared to the previous year. For the purposes of our statistical analysis we have used the actual average sale price for the first half. However, when graphing the units sold in the chart below ...

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July 31, 2018

Introducing Discover Alberni

Since you’re reading this, you probably know that we’re a Vancouver Island real estate marketing team operating out of Port Alberni. One of the aspects of operating a real estate marketing company, which is often overlooked, is using our marketing skills to promote the community we live in. Everyone knows ...

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June 2, 2018

Things to do in the Alberni Valley in June 2018

With summer here, there is plenty to do in Port Alberni in June! Check out the information below provided by Port Alberni’s Community Website. And visit the link below for more information. Get out there and have fun!

Things to do in the Alberni Valley in June 2018

Naesgaard's Market Picks Peas

Where: Naesgaard’s Farm & Market, 5681 Mary ...

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May 2, 2018

Alberni Valley Real Estate Update - May 2018

The first four month of 2018 have been characterized by a significant shortage of inventory in the Alberni Valley real estate market. This shortage of inventory is more noticeable in certain price segments than others. For that reason, last month I broke the market stats into price segments, to better ...

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Jan. 26, 2018

What Items are Included in a Home Sale

When you are buying or selling a home, it is usually safe to assume that the "real property" being sold includes the land and all firmly attached structures. But what exactly is included in the definition of "firmly attached structures". Are the washer and dryer included? Dishwasher? What about your ...

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Dec. 22, 2017

Alberni Valley Real Estate Market Update - December 2017

The real estate market in Port Alberni started the year out strong, and seems to be ending the year the same way.  Our team has been busy throughout December both listing and selling properties.

Without any further ado, let's take a look at the single family (non-waterfront) home ...

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Sept. 26, 2017

When is the Best Time of Year to Sell?

Without a doubt, one of the most common questions I'm asked as a Realtor is, "What is the best time of year to sell?"  Common wisdom clearly says that Spring is the best time to list your property for sale.  My honest, professional, opinion is that the ...

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