Did you wait 1 year to buy a home in Surrey, Delta, White Rock, Cloverdale or Langley last year. If so, sorry...
Here is what it cost you to wait 1 year to buy a home in the Fraser Valley from June 2014 - June 2015.
Will the neighbourhood go up in value?
When you purchase a home, you’re hoping it will continually go up in value — just like a good investment.
However, there’s something else that you want to see go up in value as well: the neighbourhood. In fact, the neighbourhood plays a key role in what the home will be worth in years to come. If the neighbourhood goes down in terms of desirability, so will the market value of the home.
That’s why, when shopping for a new home, it’s...
Should You Sell First and Buy Later? Or Vice-Versa?
When you’re thinking of selling your home and buying another, you face the inevitable question: Should I list my property first or buy my new home first?
Let’s take a look at both options.
If you attempt to buy a property before listing your home, you run into a couple of challenges.
First, sellers may not take you seriously as a potential buyer. After all, you haven’t put your own home up for sale. As far as they’re concerned,...
Do you get confused by property taxes?
I know I sure used to. They are assessed in January, but you pay in July? So Strange.
Here is a breakdown of how it works.
When you own a property in B.C., property taxes must be paid yearly for each property. The money raised from the property taxes you pay is used to fund local programs and services, such as: