Buying a Fixer-Upper in B.C.: Good Bones are a Good Buy

Posted on Jul 26, 2022

Whether you are just beginning your house hunting journey or have been searching the market for a while, it is very likely that your perfect home is not on the market. Waiting for the ideal space to come up can take years or mean prices far beyond accessible budgets. With a rise of interest in DIY projects, it is becoming more and more common to bu...

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Property Focus: Cost Vs. Location

Posted on Aug 06, 2021

One of the most commonly asked questions when purchasing a home is: what is more important, price or location? The reality of the situation is that both factors are important and can even have a direct impact on one another. Depending on your current lifestyle and plan for the future, it is important to weigh the pros and cons of each cost and comm...

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Networking Through Your Realtor

Posted on Jul 05, 2021

For many Canadians, purchasing a new home begins with a phone call to a local real estate agent. An experienced realtor can help to connect potential buyers with sellers. These experts help to establish connections but there is more to purchasing a home than just finding the perfect property. Luckily, working with an experienced realtor means havin...

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Closing Costs: What to Expect and How to Prepare

Posted on May 31, 2021

For many Canadians, it is a dream to own a home. If this is a goal of yours, budgeting is the key to achieving your homeowner dreams. It can take years of hard work to build up a healthy down payment, but expenses don’t end there. Whether purchasing a first home or a new home, it is important to understand the full scope of the expenses associated...

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The Full Picture: The Importance of Due Diligence When Purchasing a Property

Posted on May 27, 2021

Purchasing a new home (or your first home) is not as simple as swiping a credit card and getting a key. As excited as you might be to move into your new space, there are many steps along the road between initial offers to final signatures. Without a thorough understanding of these processes, your purchase can go from exciting to exhausting, very qu...

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What to Know About Mortgage Pre-Approvals

Posted on Mar 19, 2021

For most Canadians, purchasing a home is the biggest investment that they will ever make. Whether it is a starter space or your forever home, buying property is not as simple as pulling out a wallet and swiping a card. With sky-high housing prices all across the country, it is unrealistic to buy anything other than a doll house in cash – and that i...

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