Real Estate Tips

Nov. 9, 2020

Top 5 Port Alberni Winter Home Maintenance Tips

 

 

With the change of the season comes annual home maintenance tasks, here are 5 easy tips to start prepping your home for winter. Preparing for each coming season saves you from getting stuck with unexpected costs and scrambling with book maintenance and repair teams last minute. 

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Sept. 28, 2020

Tips to Sell in Under One Month

 Everyone wants to sell their home fast, but not everyone knows how to do so. Luckily, we at the Fenton Team have decided to compile a helpful list that explains what you should know when selling your home and how to do so in under one month.

 

 

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Sept. 24, 2020

Looking for a Pet Friendly Home in Port Alberni? Here’s What You Should Know Before You Buy

 

Your pet is part of the family, that is why you treat them like family and want to choose a home that suits their needs. At the Fenton Team, here in Port Alberni, we understand how stressful house hunting can be, especially when looking for a home that meets ...

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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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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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Aug. 10, 2016

How the 15% Property Transfer Tax on Foreign Nationals Affects Port Alberni

It seems that everywhere I turn these days someone is asking my opinion about how the new 15% property transfer tax on foreign nationals, corporations and trusts that are buying in Metro Vancouver will affect the Port Alberni real estate market.  

15% Property Transfer Tax

I’ll begin by making clear that as of ...

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