Home Tips

Sept. 20, 2023

Do's and Don'ts for first-time home buyers



1. Do establish a realistic budget: Determine how much you can afford by considering your income, expenses, and financial goals. This will guide your home search and help you avoid overextending yourself.

2. Do research loan options: Look into various mortgage options, such as fixed-rate or adjustable-rate ...

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July 5, 2023

Preparing Your Home For An Open House

When preparing your home for an open house, it is important to consider the details that will make a lasting impression. Take some time to inspect each room and ensure that they are clean, well-organized, and free of clutter. Additionally, try to create a warm, inviting atmosphere by placing attractive ...

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June 12, 2023

5 Tips For Preparing Your Home For The Market

If you’re planning on selling your home in the Comox Valley area, there are several steps you can take to get it ready for the market. These 5 tips will help make sure your home is presented at its best and give potential buyers a great first impression.


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June 5, 2023

Top 10 Tips For Buyers

Are you a first time home buyer wondering what to do? What questions to take into consideration? May it be you're feeling, overwhelmed, stuck, angry, have a look at these top 10 buyer tips that we personally recommend here at the Bryce Hansen Team.


1. Do your research ...

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May 15, 2023

10 First Time Home Buyer Tips

1. Do your research – Comox Valley Real Estate is a beautiful area, but it also has its own unique characteristics that first-time home buyers need to be aware of before making a purchase. Educate yourself on the neighborhoods, schools and amenities available in the area to find out where ...

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Feb. 15, 2023

5 Design Trends To Watch For In 2023

With a new year comes new design trends! Understated elegance is trending and we are here for it. Read our list of design predictions for 2023!


1. The return of color – Bold and moody color schemes are making a comeback! Gone are the days of everything white and ...

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Dec. 15, 2022

Variable vs Fixed Rate Mortgages in 2022

Deciding whether to get a fixed or variable rate mortgage is a big decision for a home owner. Mix in these recent skyrocketing interest rates and inflation that we’ve been experiencing in 2022 and home owners are faced with the difficult decision of deciding which way to go.



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Aug. 1, 2022

8 Ways to Stage Your Closet to Sell Your Home Faster

Minimalism is your friend when selling your home! It is so important to organize your closets and storage to make a good impression. Although these spaces may not appear to be of much importance, closets and storage can make or break a home for a buyer. Here are 8 tips ...

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July 15, 2022

Tips for a smooth move

The big day is finally here, congrats!

Moving is inevitable at one point or another and can be extremely overwhelming. Taking some necessary steps will make the transition to your new home much more enjoyable. Here are some tips to make your move a smooth one!


1.    Start ...

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July 1, 2022

Do I need to get a home inspection on a new home?

In short, the answer is yes. Brand new developments are popping up all over the Comox Valley. Buying a new house is serious business and there are misconceptions that new homes are flawless in comparison to older builds.


A professional home inspection is a third-party evaluation that covers everything ...

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