Real Estate Tips

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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Dec. 6, 2018

Toasty Tips for Staying Warm this Winter

Cold Much? Winter temperatures are often in the single digits. Here are some resourceful ways to help you warm up. Stay warm no matter how frightful the weather outside gets. Keep the Winter Chills Out!

Warm Yourself First

It’s easier to change your body temperature than room temperature. Instead of ...

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Nov. 29, 2018

Tips to Winterize Your Home

Winter is right around the corner. Do you know how to prepare your home for the cold weather? These tips and tricks will help prevent any unfortunate wintertime mishaps and get your home winter ready!

Tips to Winterise Your Home

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Nov. 16, 2018

Real Estate Appraisal vs. Home Inspection: What’s the Difference?

During a real estate purchase you will come across two types of services prior to the sale of a home: Real Estate Appraisal and Home Inspection. Although similar in some ways, home appraisals and inspections do in fact serve very different purposes. It is well worth knowing the difference between ...

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Nov. 9, 2018

Reasons to Buy and Sell with a Real Estate Agent

Know what it takes to handle the largest financial transaction of your life? Many individuals do not know what a real estate agent can do for them and prefer to rely on the web instead. If you are uncertain and want to make more informed decisions, check out the following ...

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Oct. 19, 2018

What is important to remember when you are looking to sell during the cold months?

What is important to remember when you are looking to sell during the cold months?

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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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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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March 23, 2016

Do I have to Fill Out the BC Assessment Questionnaire?

If you own real estate in Port Alberni you have likely received the Residential Questionnaire in the mail from BC Assessment. We have been getting a lot of calls from past clients asking us questions about the form.  While we’re happy for the excuse to catch up with our ...

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