House Hunting Advice

Attending an open house? Here are seven things to expect.

Posted on Oct 19, 2020 in House Hunting Advice

Real estate boards across BC, alongside government regulators, are now allowing REALTORS® to hold open houses under strict safety guidelines.These measures were developed based on recommendations form public health officials and WorkSafeBC.If you’re thinking about attending an open house, here are seven things you can expect to see:

1. You’ll need t...

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The Top 5 Real Estate Trends: What You Should Look for When Buying a Home

Posted on Mar 09, 2020 in House Hunting Advice

We surveyed 2,000 recent home buyers and 500 real estate professionals to see what's taking flight in today's home search. The learnings may surprise you.
1. Millennials purchase with a plan to stay.
2. The home-buying process takes longer than it used to.
3. Buyers are looking for move-in-ready homes.
4. The "kitchen crush" is stronger than ever.
5. Th...

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5 Reasons Why 2020 is The Year To Buy Real Estate

Posted on Mar 02, 2020 in House Hunting Advice

Thinking of buying a home? Well, 2020 could be your year! Real Estate experts across the country are optimistic this year will see an upswing in the market, and more first-time homebuyers will have the keys to their new front door.
Here’s what we know: 2018 and 2019 got off to a slow start, but 2020 has already proven to be a year with positive surp...

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8 Ways Canadian Millennial Homebuyers Are Vastly Different From Their Parents

Posted on Jul 08, 2019 in House Hunting Advice

Millennials are vastly different from their folks when it comes to homeownership. I spoke to a mortgage agent, a certified financial planner and a financial educator to pick apart how.

1. Millennials are buying in at astronomical prices

2. Millennials are saddled with student debt

3. Welcome to the gig economy

4. Millennials have seen some shit

5. Mille...

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Five Questions to Ask at an Open House

Posted on Sep 17, 2018 in House Hunting Advice

With online listings and virtual tours at our fingertips, you might think open houses would have gone the way of the dodo bird by now. After all, a potential homebuyer can easily travel the digital highway and find out everything he or she wants to know about a house with the click of a button.But open houses are not dead. They continue to be a gre...

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