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Easy-to-Miss Home Security Tips for your Vacation

If you’re relaxing on a Caribbean beach, or enjoying a bus tour through historic Paris, the last thing you want to worry about is your home. Most people know the basics of keeping a home secure while...

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A steady increase in housing inventory is offering home buyers across Metro Vancouver among the largest selection to choose from since 2021.


Home sales totaled 1,702 that is a 5% increase compared...

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Tips for “After Dusk” Viewing Appointments

When you’re selling your property, you want buyers to see it at its best. But, a percentage of potential buyers will only be able to see your home in the evening. If it’s getting dark by the...

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How to Sweeten an Offer without Raising the Price

If you’re making an offer on a property, obviously the price you go in at plays a big role in whether or not you get that home. That’s especially true when there are other competing offers....

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An increase in newly listed properties is providing more choice to home buyers across Metro Vancouver, but sales remain below long-term averages.


Home sales totaled 1,996 that is a 4% increase compared...

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Should you Stage your Home yourself?

There’s no doubt that an effectively “staged” home is likely to sell faster and for a better price. Studies in real estate sales consistently prove it. However, you might be asking, “Is...

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Benefits of Being an “Early-Bird” Shopper

"The early-bird gets the worm” is a popular expression. Indeed, there are many examples in life when being early, or even first in line, gives you an advantage.

Real estate is one of them.

When shopping...

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The month-over-month price gains seen earlier this year abated in the Metro Vancouver housing market in September due to a seasonal decline in sales and a modest increase in inventory levels across the...

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Considering Contractor Factors

At some point, every home needs to be upgraded to become more functional for the family members who live there – or for resale. However, a major renovation can be frustrating, unless you’re...

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As summer comes to a close, higher borrowing costs have begun to permeate the Metro Vancouver housing market in predictable ways, with price gains cooling and sales slowing along the typical seasonal...
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The Role of Carrying Costs when Buying a New Home

When searching for a new home, many buyers will focus only on the list price and what they may need to offer to get the property. For example, a buyer might think, “We can get this house for $XX....

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Checklist for Selling your Home this Fall

If you’re thinking of selling this fall, this is the ideal time to start the process. The earlier you get ready, the more successful your sale will be. It will likely go a lot smoother, too.


So, with...

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Getting Family Members Enthusiastic about Moving

You may be excited about selling, but do your other family members share your enthusiasm? Kids can often be hesitant about, or even resistant to moving. That can make the selling process more stressful....

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Home prices across all home types in Metro Vancouver rose again in July, as strong sales figures continue to push up against low levels of housing inventory in the region.
 
Home sales totaled...
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Monitoring Devices for Seniors

The 2020s may become known as the decade in which we re-evaluated our homes, and found ways to make them better serve our needs. Part of that assessment has already begun, especially amongst seniors who...

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The Cure for Cabinet Clutter

When a buyer opens a cabinet door in your kitchen, it’s not an invasion of privacy. The buyer simply wants to get a sense of the available space. So, you can expect some buyers to explore cabinet...

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June home prices continue to rise in Metro Vancouver’s housing market due to limited inventory of homes for sale in the region.


Home sales totaled 2,988 that is a 21% increase compared to June 2022...

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