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Want To Sell Your Home Faster?

Let Potential Buyers Feel at Home! You may think that being a host or tour guide for potential buyers who are viewing your home is a good idea. After all, who knows more about the wonderful features of your property than you do? The problem is, buyers don’t feel the same way. They ...

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Metro Vancouver detached homes enter a buyer’s market

The detached-home pendulum has swung into a buyer’s market, according to the monthly stats report from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV), released July 4. REBGV said that slow sales, combined with an increase in home listings, have pushed the region’s sales-to-listings ratio in the single-family sector down to ...

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BC market Stats – June 2018: Home seller supply grows as demand declines

With home sale activity dipping below long-term historical averages, the supply of homes for sale in Metro Vancouver reached a three-year high in June. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,425 in June 2018, a 37.7 per cent decline from ...

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Don’t take the blame on Foreign Buyers! Statistics Canada showing foreign buyers only own 4.8 per cent of Vancouver properties and 3.4 per cent of homes in Toronto.

TORONTO -- Foreign buyers might make up a small sliver of Canada's biggest real estate markets, but homebuyers in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal still believe they are heavily influencing housing activity. A study from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation released Wednesday found that 68 percent of Vancouver respondents, 48 percent ...

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Is Your Home Market Ready?

Putting your home on the market may be the last thing you have on your mind. But as you know, life happens. Things change. You might unexpectedly find yourself in the position of wanting or having to quickly sell your home. It happens more often than you might think. In fact, according ...

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Does Home Staging Really Work?

You might have heard about home staging and wondered what it’s all about. There are even a few television reality shows that feature staging experts doing their magic on a particular house or condo. So what exactly is it? Home staging is simply setting up your home to maximize its appeal to ...

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Trying To Find A Bargain Home

You’ve heard the story. Someone finds a home on the market that seems underpriced, grabs it, and subsequently discovers it’s worth tens of thousands of dollars more than the selling price. What a bargain! The truth is, bargains like that rarely happen. Most properties sell for somewhere close to their market value. That’s ...

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Your Property Is The Product

They say, “Home is where the heart is.” How true! That’s why, when selling your property, it’s important to realize that your home – your heart — is moving to another place. Your current property is now a product that you want to sell quickly, and for the best price ...

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Open House Tips That Turn Viewers Into Buyers

What do you want from an open house? Obviously, you want to attract a lot of potential buyers – and have at least a few of them become seriously interested in your property. So how do you make your open house as successful as possible? You probably already know the basics: make ...

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Traffic Matters

Like taxes, traffic is a fact of life. So, when you’re shopping for a new home, consider how the road situation will affect your commute to work, access to shopping and attractions, and the ability to conveniently reach places you need to go. After all, it’s difficult to enjoy your new ...

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