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 Ownership – Is it Right for You?
Of course you want to own your own home! This is Canada. Home ownership is the Great Canadian dream! And what do you mean what type? Aren’t they all the same? Let’s take this one step at a time. Home ownership has several different aspects that can affect your decision. Some advantages and some disadvantages. Click here […]
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 […]
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 […]
2015 – A Review of Real Estate Market Value
A very common question I get as a REALTOR® is “How is the market” Typically we understand that to mean is “Is the value of my house going higher or should I be worrying about a bubble?” To say the real estate market in Abbotsford and Mission areas was active in 2015 would not really […]
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 […]