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OUTLOOK FOR 2020

Posted on Nov 27, 2019



Just released is the RE/MAX Housing Outlook for 2020.  Below is a snippet including B.C.  For the full report - https://blog.remax.ca/canadian-housing-market-outlook/#101947166.  If you want to get Whistler specific - please don't hesitate to give me a call.

RE/MAX
is calling for a leveling out of the highs and lows that characterized the Canadian hous...

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HEATING REMOTELY

Posted on Nov 10, 2019


A great article here from B.C. Hydro which I thought might offer some helpful info for those that have 2nd homes here in Whistler.  I can attest from personal experience that having a programmable thermostat really does help to lower your hydro bills, as well as changing out your old light bulbs to LED ones.

Programmable thermostats and smart thermos...

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IT'S FALL!

Posted on Oct 21, 2019



Back to school and off to work! The post-labour day time usually coincides with supply shopping and settling in after relaxing summer vibes - but it also tends to kick off Canada’s fall real estate markets, with home buyers and homeowners looking ahead to their next steps.

However, before they make a move, buyers and sellers should get up to speed...

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MORTGAGES

Posted on Oct 02, 2019



In early 2019, several Canadian banks launched digital apps that offer home buyers easy, hassle-free mortgage pre-qualification in 60 seconds or less.

The problem is many consumers believe a mortgage pre-qualification is a lot like a mortgage pre-approval or mortgage approval. As a result, prospective home buyers and sellers are left expecting the...

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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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