Buying a Home

Sept. 22, 2021

How To Actually Afford to Buy a Home in Canada

Buying a home today faces new challenges than ever before. Housing prices are higher than ever, living costs are crazy, and rentals payments are as large as mortgage payments nowadays. 

So how does one afford to buy a home? 

 

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Sept. 1, 2021

Top 11 Reasons to Work with an Experienced Realtor!

Are you thinking about buying or selling? Yay! How exciting! Here are 11 reasons to have an experienced Realtor to help you through your home buying or selling process!

 

  1. MLS & The Who You Know GOLDMINE

    Having access to MLS is huge. MLS is the first place everyone goes ...

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Aug. 25, 2021

When Not to Go With The Highest Offer

What would you do for an extra $1,000, maybe $5,000, or maybe even $10,000+? Here are a couple reasons why a seller may not choose the highest dollar value offer. 

 

  1. Cash Offers > Loan

    Cash offers are a whole lot more reliable than any offer ...

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June 22, 2021

How to be a Winning Buyer in a Multi Offer Home Sale!

 

Today we are seeing that supply is not meeting demand in the marketplace. In other words, there are not enough houses for sale and too many buyers! Therefore, we are seeing a lot of homes that are getting multiple offers. Here is how to get into the home of ...

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April 15, 2021

The Difference Between Fixed and Variable Mortgages

 

 

If you’re not familiar with the mortgage industry (don’t sweat it, many people aren’t), then you likely won’t know the details of how a fixed mortgage differs from a variable mortgage - and that’s okay, because today we’re going to help unpack what each of these mortgage loan options ...

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March 18, 2021

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March 1, 2021

5 Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Professional

 

 

Ready to begin the search for your perfect piece of Comox Valley real estate? Before you dive into hours of scrolling through homes for sale in the area, make sure you’ve obtained a mortgage pre-approval, so you have a realistic budget on hand to base your search off ...

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Feb. 16, 2021

Your Moving Day Checklist: Pet Edition How to Keep Your Pets Safe During a Move Pet Safety During Moving Day

 

 

Moving day is definitely an exciting time – but it can also be pretty stressful. And not just for you, but for your pet as well. Between the chaos of strangers in your home, the front door being open the majority of the time, and the loud noises ...

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Dec. 1, 2020

Melt Your Worries Away When Making a Comox Valley Winter Move

 

 

Many people believe it’s not a good idea to make a move during the winter season, but there are actually some great perks to holding off your move to Courtenay or the surrounding area until the colder temperatures set in. Let’s explore some of the advantages, along with ...

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Nov. 20, 2020

Recent Mortgage Impacts on the Comox Valley Market

 

 

It’s safe to say that this year has offered its fair share of unexpected events and challenges for BC residents - and many others around the world! What may come as somewhat of a surprise during these trying times is that this global pandemic merely postponed the rapid-paced real ...

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