October 2018

On the Road Again?

Posted on Oct 31, 2018



Close to 4 million Canadians move every year*, and in fact at this very moment there are thousands of households packing up, many of them getting ready to move their college-aged children away to school. If you haven't already booked a moving service for this busy time of year, be sure to do it now!


When looking for a moving company, remember that t...

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Selling? Don't Overdo It!

Posted on Oct 24, 2018



There's lots of advice to be found about how to prepare your home for sale, but it's just as important to recognize when to take a deep breath and leave well-enough alone, as sometimes over-improving can lead to under-performing.


Have a house with a big backyard? You may decide that an impressive landscaping project is just the ticket to a quick sal...

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The Buddy System

Posted on Oct 17, 2018



Today's real estate prices are making it hard enough to purchase property with two salaries, let alone one. So how does a single person buy into today's market? In many cases, it's by partnering with a friend or relative.


The first step in entering into what is likely the largest purchase of your life is to sit down with your co-buyer and have a com...

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Buyer Demand Eases

Posted on Oct 10, 2018



The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) announced that demand for homes softened across the region in August, resulting in declining housing prices for the second straight month.


Residential home sales totalled 1,929 in August, a 36.6 percent decrease from the same month last year, and 25.2 percent below the 10-year August sales average.


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Add Value With Fall Landscaping

Posted on Oct 03, 2018



As summer turns into fall, you may already be thinking ahead to your fall garden cleanup. Remember that fall landscaping can be just as attractive as summer garden designs, and can not only create added visual appeal for your home but also give you a healthy return on your investment when it comes to selling your property.


Before investing in fall f...

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