Monthly Archives: July 2016

How to Protect Your Home before Your Vacation

young blond woman activates an alarm in the house. Introduces a code using the keypad

Summer could be a very exciting time, especially if you have planned a special trip for you and your family. It is a time for you to enjoy and be worry-free. That is why you should be careful not to let anything dampen your experience. Unfortunately, going out of town also means you’d be leaving … Read More

Condo VS Townhouse – Which is a Better Purchase?

A row a new townhouses in Richmond, British Columbia

If you ask a buyer who’s currently house-hunting what factors are important in a property, you would probably hear about the three Ps – PRICE, PRIVACY, and PARTY SPACE! If you are considering purchasing either a condominium or a townhouse, then these three factors could help you decide which one fits you better. So you … Read More

How to Score High with the Appraiser

Image of beautiful new single family home

Who has been in this situation? You have your home on the market and you already have a buyer who is willing to pay your asking price! Exciting, isn’t it? The problem is, before you seal the deal, the mortgage lender appraises your home and reported a much lower value than the amount you expected. … Read More

Why You Haven’t Sold Your House Yet

Home For Sale Real Estate Sign in Front of Beautiful New House.

You have decided to put your house up for sale on the market. You’ve been full of excitement and could just feel that you would get countless viewings pretty soon. You even worried how you’ll handle all those prospective buyers at the same time. Fast forward to a few months later. You are worried still. … Read More

Renting Vs. Buying – The Real Estate Debate

For Rent sign in front of new house

The prices for real estate properties are starting to get lower, thanks to the huge number of millennials who are to hail (or to blame, depending on whether you’re buying or selling) for it. For this reason, we are seeing an increase on the number of people who are having hesitations about getting a place … Read More