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SELLING?

Posted on Sep 08, 2019




A great article on what we, as Realtors will take care of for you, the Seller.  I would also add that professionally rendered floor plans and a virtual tour all add to the complete package and having a potential Buyer decide to take the next step and make an appointment to view the property.

Clean & De-clutter

Cleaning and de-cluttering is one of the...

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FIXED OR VARIABLE?

Posted on Aug 26, 2019







A great article on mortgage terms - I have a couple of great mortgage brokers available to me and it is always a good idea to have a conversation before buying a property, but they can help with any mortgage info.

Across Canada, up to 70% of consumers are committing to fixed-rate rather than variable-rate mortgages. Right now the fixed rate, often 3...

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REAL ESTATE DIP

Posted on Aug 07, 2019


A great article in the Pique Newspaper this week from my Broker Ann Chiasson.  Bottom line, yes, Whistler's market has softened a bit, but more importantly the foreign buyers tax and speculation tax does not apply to Whistler - if you were holding off on a purchase - now is the time to jump back in.  Read on....

A NEW SURVEY of RE/MAX brokers and agen...

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STEPS BEFORE SELLING

Posted on Jul 22, 2019



Buying and selling a home can be a highly time-consuming process with a myriad of intricacies that influence the length and scope of the deal. Thus, for first-time sellers, mistakes are bound to happen—especially if they lack the know-how and experience surrounding the process.

Every homeowner would want to sell their house for the most money possib...

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CANADA'S STRESS TEST

Posted on Jul 14, 2019



In 2017, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) took steps to help protect lenders and home buyers alike against future interest rate increases. Since January 1, 2018, new mortgages are subject to comparison with higher interest rates than the one issued at the time of the mortgage. Homeowners must be able to afford a mor...

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JUNE NEWSLETTER

Posted on Jun 28, 2019



These days, we live in a sea of information. “Google” just about any topic and you’ll get thousands of search results. There’s no shortage of information. But, it can still be difficult to get to the facts.

Take real estate, for example. There’s a lot of news available about what’s happening in the national and local real estate market, current over...

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