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.

Bank of Canada

Bank of Canada boosts overnight lending rate

Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney raised the overnight lending rate a quarter percentage point on Wednesday morning, in line with most analysts’ expectation.

Carney raised the trend-setting rate from 0.75 per cent to an even 1 per cent.

Century

Century

This neighbourhood around Fraser Street and East 30th Avenue has a lot of potential. It has history. It has character. It is right in the middle of Vancouver, surrounded by unique cultural texture, and central to the best of the city. Yet many feel that Fraser needs something. In fact, that something is coming very soon: a community of quality homes that will make Fraser Street more attractive than ever, including an upcoming Starbucks, Shoppers Drug Mart, and a Nofrills market. Century will play a vital role in the true emergence of this area of the city. This is an ideal chance to own a timeless Vancouver home, in a neighbourhood that suits you perfectly.

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.

10 Design Tips: The Master Bedroom

10 Design Tips: The Master Bedroom

Here are 10 tips for designing a grand master bedroom, perfect for everyday escapes:

1. Consult a professional before knocking down a wall to capture more space. If it’s load-bearing new structural reinforcement will be needed.