Posted on Jul 13, 2020

Open houses will cautiously resume across BC under new safety guidelines.

On July 7, real estate boards and associations across the province, together with the Real Estate Council of BC, removed their joint recommendation that REALTORS® refrain from holding open houses, a recommendation that had been in place since the middle of March.

This decision...

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Posted on Jun 09, 2020

Here is a great article on what we might see in the real estate industry. As I read through I found myself thinking along the same lines- ie: we're planning on a reno on our small home office to make it work better for 2 now. During the "stay at home" phase I was greatful each day that I did have a yard that I could get out in and garden, or just s...

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Posted on May 27, 2020

When you read the paper, listen to the news, scroll through your social media - there is every opinion out there. For real estate there is the most negative and the most positive. When you are thinking of buying or selling, it is critical to do your research, but in the end you need the Realtor who has boots on the ground in the area you are resear...

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Posted on Feb 24, 2020

By all accounts 2020 looks like a pretty good year to think of selling your property. Curb appeal and staging are really critical steps to take to ensure you get top dollar. Below are 10 things to do to get ready for selling - they apply to single family but will also work for town homes, and if you're in a condo - some modifications will be needed...

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Posted on Feb 06, 2020

More Canadians are working with real estate professionals during a real estate transaction, according to a recent survey.

Every year, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) carries out an in-depth survey of Canadians to find out their perspectives about home ownership. In 2019, 1,385 first-time and repeat home buyers took part in the onl...

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Posted on Jan 21, 2020

Yes, it's all about Social Media these days and we all use it differently.  Here is a great blog written by my daughter Whitney that may provide some great tools on how to engage and not end up going down the rabbit hole.

It’s all about social media these days, it’s where we hang out, where we meet people, where we learn new things, even where we sho...

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