It’s Not Always About the Price
When considering which of two or more competing offers to accept for your home, there is no doubt price plays a huge role. After all, if Offer #1 is $10,000 higher than Offer #2, that’s an enticing difference that puts thousands of extra dollars in your pocket. However, price isn’t the only thing you should […]
Fixture or Chattel? Does it Stay, or Does it Go?
As a REALTOR®, the question of Does it Stay or Does it Go comes up with every transaction. The technical terms; fixture or chattel, are how they are described. As a buyer or a seller, it is important to know what is really included in the sale. I’ve asked my law student Ghost Writer, B. Sacamano, to help […]
Home Buying Is a Process – What should you do next?
The home buying process can be exciting and fun or it can be a time of stress and anxiety. This is greatly affected by what process or plan you have implemented. It will also depend on the type of Home Ownership you have decided to pursue. There will be common factors like: Establishing your budget […]
Will Our Real Estate Market Change Soon?
There is certainly lots of talk about the possibility of change to our real estate market and to our industry. Our Government seems to be intent on doing their part with the implementation of a new property transfer tax. Others have posted our industry should change because of perceived conflicts of interest and what could be referred to […]
When Should I Sell My Home?
Knowing the answer to “when should I sell” is possibly something you might want to know. Especially after the torrid marketplace we had this spring. With house values increasing 37% in the last year could now be the time? If you are asking yourself this question you should consider the following: Does our current home meet all of our needs? This will vary depending on […]
The V3G FSA Housing Market Report
The Real Estate market really seems to be on top of everyones mind these days. What with stories out of crazy things happening and prices going nuts it is sometimes tough to tell what is really happening. Like what is happening in your neighbourhood? If you live in the V3G FSA area of Abbotsford, this […]
October’s Abbotsford Real Estate Stats
October real estate stats are out and they tell an interesting tale. The FVREB says “No sign of slowdown for the Fraser Valley….” Get the complete report by clicking here or you can follow this post to get my take and point of view. This Chart is a look at the real estate market Stats for the […]
Real Estate – 5 Most Important Things
There’s the old joke in Real Estate, “What are the three most important things about Real Estate? The Answer: Location Location Location…. Ha Ha Ha. The importance of where your property is located is very real but we also should look at the other aspects of your home. You are going to have design, layout […]