2018 October Market Highlights

2018 October Market Highlights

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Home sale activity across Metro Vancouver remained below long-term historical averages in October.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,966 in October 2018, a 34.9 per cent decrease from the...

Things to keep in mind when pressure washing

Things to keep in mind when pressure washing

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Tips to using your pressure washing:Always stay aware of your surroundings and avoid electrical hazards such as power lines and outlets.Safety first in mind. Read all provided material about operating the washer safely. Avoid using a ladder, because the kickback from a...

18 Top Home Staging Tips For Realtors

18 Top Home Staging Tips For Realtors

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1. Don’t let furniture or artwork overshadow the home 2. Freshen up a Dated Kitchen With Off White Cabinet Paint 3. Try Virtual Home Staging 4. Great Bed Linens are Crucial to Staging Bedrooms 5. Update Old Lighting Fixtures 6. Create a...

Dealing with Financing

Dealing with Financing

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As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that "for sale" sign...

Preparing to Sell

Preparing to Sell

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Selling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a REALTOR® to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time.Repair. Just because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls...

5 Tips for Buying a Home

5 Tips for Buying a Home

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Looking to buy a home? Here are five essential tips for making the process as smooth as possible.Get your finances in order.Start by getting a full picture of your credit. Obtain copies of your credit report. Make sure the facts are correct, and fix any problems you...

Relocating to the Big City

Relocating to the Big City

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Moving from a small town or suburb to a large city can be an intimidating proposition. Here are a few tips to help make your move as painless as possible.Research before you move. It’s important to understand the culture you’re joining. Do research online and find...