Category: Moving

Character, Cottage/Cabin, West Coast For Sale in British Columbia, Errington

•  3622 sqft , 5 bath , 5 bdrm character, cottage/cabin, west coast “Single Family Detached, Residential, Rural” – FOR SALE  CAD1,600,000 . MLS® 886466 in British Columbia, Errington UNIQUE ACREAGE backing Englishman River w/2 homes, garage/workshop plus …

Shut Down Home Intruders With These 7 Safety Strategies

A break and enter occurs every 90 seconds in Canada.1 Fortunately, there are some proven tactics you can use to decrease your likelihood of a home invasion. Most burglars won’t go to extreme lengths to enter your home. …

5 Factors That Reveal Where The Real Estate Market Is Really Headed

In a July release, the Canadian Real Estate Association reported that home sales had fallen for three months in a row after reaching an all-time high in March.1 So could one of the world’s hottest real estate markets …

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement – July 14, 2021

The Bank of Canada maintained its overnight rate at 0.25 per cent this morning, a level it considers its effective lower bound. The Bank reiterated what it calls “extraordinary forward guidance” in committing to leaving the overnight rate …

How to Bridge the Appraisal Gap in Today’s Real Estate Market

If you’re searching for drama, don’t limit yourself to Netflix. Instead, tune in to the real estate market, where the competition among buyers has never been fiercer. And with homes selling for record highs,1 the appraisal process—historically a …

Could Rising Home Prices Impact Your Net Worth?

Learn how to determine your current net worth and how an investment in real estate can help improve your bottom line. Among its many impacts, COVID-19 has had a pronounced effect on the housing market. Low home inventory …

Finding a New Home For Your Next Stage of Life

Imagine the first place you lived as a young adult. Now imagine trying to fit your life today into that space. Not pretty, right? For most of us, our housing needs are cyclical. A newly independent adult can …

Top 5 Home Design Trends for a New Decade

  Whether you’re planning a simple refresh or a full-scale renovation, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest home design trends. Sellers who make tasteful updates can generate increased buyer interest and, in some cases, a premium …

Beginners Guide to the Contract of Purchase and Sale

The BC Real Estate Association has provided a great video explaining the Contract of Purchase and Sale for properties in BC. This is a great first look or review for those of you thinking of purchasing a home …

Live Liver Donor Transplant Anniversary

Ten-Year Transplant Anniversary This blog will probably be more personal than any others. The week of February 16th, I went to Las Vegas with my best friend. Lots of people immediately think of flashy parties, casinos, drinking, shows, …