Tag Archive: buying

How Much Should You Budget for your Next Home?

If it’s been a while since you last moved, you might be wondering how much you’ll need to spend on your next home. That’s an important question to answer, even if you’re just at the “thinking about it” stage and haven’t decided whether or not you’ll look for a new ...

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Does the Area Have What You Want?

Imagine going to a restaurant with your family for dinner. You’re planning on ordering a nice pasta and salad. Your heart is set on it. But, after you go to the trouble of driving there and getting a table, you discover that pasta is not on the menu. That’s disappointing! ...

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How Does The BC Property Assessment Affect Homeowners And Is It Accurate?

BC Assessment has recently sent out their Annual Property Assessment Notice. But what does that mean for homeowners and how accurate is the appraised value?   BC Assessment uses a professional appraisal staff to review and consider many different variables to a property – from the zoning to the property’s ...

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How to Buy a Home in a “Hot” Area

Is there an area you’d love to get into that’s “hot”? In other words, an area where, as soon as a new home comes up for sale, buyers are clamouring to see it? It can be intimidating to try to buy into a neighbourhood like that. On one hand, it’s ...

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Don’t drop your asking price – It may not be the answer….

There are many strategies when it comes to selling homes. The last few years in Vancouver have been nothing short than crazy, houses flying off the market in days. Well…now the market has shifted, with all the new Mortgage rules, interest rates going up, Vancouver is going through a price ...

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