Buying a house? Here’s why you should always get a home inspection or council minutes before purchase

Posted on May 06, 2022

It doesn’t matter if you’re a first time home buyer or seasoned investor, there are a few universal rules that apply when buying a house or investment property. One being a home inspection or overview of your strata’s AGM and council minutes.

Yes - even if you find that shiny interior you’ve been dreaming of or understand it’s a red hot market and w...

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Step Inside Whistler Homes, Village and Housing Assessments This New Year

Posted on Feb 03, 2022

The holidays and New Year are often a period where we spend more time at home. Time with family and friends. Time relaxing on our phones or around the dinner table, preparing to eventually go back to our regular routines.

If you’re like me, you’ll have also spent some downtime browsing all the latest condos or houses for sale in Whistler BC! There w...

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The #1 Factor When Buying or Selling Your Whistler Property 

Posted on Aug 23, 2021

“I don’t want to rush and panic. I want to be calm and work away at finding my perfect property.” 

A comment from a recent client of mine. One that stuck, because that’s exactly how I like to approach a search with my clients.
Understanding the latest market stats and suffering unsolicited advice can be overwhelming. Today, especially with shifting ma...

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Exploring Whistler Real Estate With Laura Barkman

Posted on May 31, 2021

Are you looking to explore the exciting potential of Whistler real estate?

With over 20 years in the real estate industry, I know first-hand buying or selling a property can sometimes feel overwhelming. Working with the right real estate agent is crucial to a smooth journey, from the first moment you discuss your wish list to holding a new set of fr...

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Posted on Apr 07, 2021

This is a great article on what's going on in our local real estate market and I can confirm that it holds true. COVID has really opened our eyes and hearts to what is really important, and we've now discovered we can continue to work, be successful and still live in a place that offers more opportunities to enjoy a bike ride, a walk along the lake...

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Posted on Mar 20, 2021

There is so much discussion these days about having a new listing "Staged" to sell and yes, it does help with the sale and most always means an increase in the sale price. Also to be considered are some small renovations that will not only give you a good return on your investment, but will send the message that the property has been well cared for...

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