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5 tips for assessing a lowball offer

5 tips for assessing a lowball offer

Your house is for sale for $350,000, and you’re confident it’s well-priced. You get an offer, but it’s for $300,000, and you’re stunned and disappointed by how low it is.

That seller might still end up with an acceptable sale price. The key is being ready.

Buying a Home: Overview

Buying a Home: Overview

If you’ve decided to buy a house, you may be wondering where to begin — find a real estate agent? Go to open houses? You’ll have to juggle a number of tasks simultaneously, ranging from the fun to the tedious. The preview below will alert you what’s ahead and link you to other key information.

Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Tips for First Time Home Buyers

1. Be choosy, but realistic.
You may never find the prefect home.

2. Do your homework before looking at homes.
Determine exactly what features you want in a home and which are most important to you.

Why use a top Real Estate Agent

Why use a top Real Estate Agent

Why use a top Real Estate Agent

When you are ready to sell, I will…

1. Provide a Comparative Market Analysis for your home to determine an appropriate sales price.

Home Buyers in the Driver’s Seat

Home Buyers in the Driver’s Seat

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that Multiple Listing Service (MLS) residential sales in the province declined 42 per cent to 5,784 units in July compared to the same month last year. On a seasonally adjusted basis, MLS residential unit sales in the province declined 19 per cent in July from June 2010. The average MLS residential price climbed 6 per cent to $491,832 in July compared to the same month last year.

7 Steps To Take Before You Buy A Home

7 Steps To Take Before You Buy A Home

Most potential homebuyers are a smidge daunted by the fact that they’re about to agree to a hefty mortgage that they’ll be paying for the next few decades. The best way to relieve that anxiety is to be confident you’re purchasing the best home at a price you can afford with the most favorable financing. These seven steps will help you make smart decisions about your biggest purchase.

Negotiate Your Best House Buy

Negotiate Your Best House Buy

Buying a home can be emotional, but negotiating the price shouldn’t be. The key to saving money when purchasing a home is sticking to a plan during the turbulence of high-stakes negotiations. A real estate agent who represents you can guide you and offer you advice, but you are the one who must make the final decision during each round of offers and counter offers.