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Dear BC residents… Alberta is calling. Will you answer?

Alberta is calling, and the question is, will you answer the phone call? You’ve probably heard the ads on the radio, maybe driving to work. You’ve probably seen the ads all over the Internet. You’ve probably…

How to Deal with A Lowball Offer

If you take care to price your home correctly — that is, at a price that is in line with what similar properties in the area have sold for recently — then you have a good…

Making Your Kitchen More Attractive to Buyers

What’s one of the most important rooms in your home? When it comes to selling your property quickly and for the best price, the answer is clearly the kitchen. In fact, one of the most common…

Sell then buy or buy then sell? The answer may surprise you!

Sell or buy first? It is a question we get asked ALL THE TIME. And the answer is never perfect. When wanting to move to a new home, do you 1) Sell your current home first and…

Surrey REALTOR confesses secrets to save on real estate commission

I don’t think that anyone thinks it’s a secret that selling a home can be expensive. After all the fees, including realtor fees, lawyer fees, land transfer fees, and taxes, selling a home can really add…

What Buyers Don’t Want to See in Your Backyard

When you put your home up for sale, you want it to look its best to potential buyers. That’s why you clean, tidy, and de-clutter every room. Some sellers, however, miss the backyard. You need to…

Why Are Real Estate Commissions So Expensive?

Realtors are great people, but no one really loves paying for one. I get it. Real estate commissions are expensive. Realtors are like the entry gate at Disneyland: we’re there, you have to use us, but…

10 Reasons to List Your Home This Month

Is selling your property the furthest thing from your mind? Well, here are some reasons for listing your property that you might not have considered. Of course, you may have your reasons for listing this month….

Be sure to plan for the “Pet Issue”

If you have pets, you probably adore them. They’re part of the family! But when you’re preparing your home for sale, you need to think about how you’re going to deal with the “pet issue.” Pet-Proof…

Canadian home sales BROKE a RECORD! But in a bad way…

2022 was a record-breaking year. But in all of the bad ways, not only all the bad ways, but all the wrong ways, we were in an environment of rapidly rising interest rates. The cost of…

How the Wrong Pricing Strategy Can Cost You Thousands

As you’re probably aware, the list price you set for your property has an impact on how quickly it sells — and how much you earn on the sale. What you may not realize is just…

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10 Tips for Home Buyers Looking to Enter the Market Now

The market is becoming better for home buyers. This is a good time to make the most of good deals and housing inventory. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or a first-time buyer, there are some essential…

How to STEAL A house | Title Fraud in Canadian Real Estate

Imagine this. You work all of your life to pay off your home. You work so, so hard, and you’re putting in the hours Monday through Friday, overtime, working weekends, and stat holidays just to pay…

Dear Realtors: Let’s talk about your “Award.”

I want to talk to you today about Realtor Awards. And this post is less about having a post for the general public but for the many realtors from across the country that read my posts….