Find us on...

Share on...


Login using...

February 2019

Found 3 blog entries for February 2019.

Top Tips to Choosing a Real Estate AgentA good agent can make it easier to buy a home. However, many may be unaware about how to locate and work with a professional real estate agent that will do what is best for their client. Experienced Canadian agents can fine-tune strategies depending on the current market, helping facilitate the acceptance of an offer on a property in a competitive market. This is only one reason that individuals and couples are taking steps to work with a reputable agent.

Interview Multiple Agents

Clients need to make the time to meet with more than one agent before coming to a final decision. Clients should feel comfortable asking questions and see if the agents interviewed listen to specific requirements. It is also worth noting if an agent:

  • Is
561 Views, 0 Comments

Feb enewsOur report has been somewhat repetitive over the past few months with the continuing trend of fewer sales and more listings for sale. We are starting to see price declines across most property types, areas and price ranges.   Last month there were 329 properties sold in Greater Victoria, 24% fewer than the 431 sold in January of 2018 and also 12% fewer than December. Condo sales were down only 6% while single family sales were down 29% from the previous year. Last year in January the numbers were already down significantly from the prior year due to the introduction of the new mortgage stress test. Sales levels are now significantly below the 10 year average.
The supply of active listings available for sale in the VREB at the end of January 2019…
1,192 Views, 0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Home Insurance PoliciesFinding a home insurance policy after just purchasing a home usually boils down to which premium is the least expensive. It's easy to feel completely tapped out after paying a hefty down payment plus closing costs. But homeowners who opt for minimum coverage may eventually find themselves losing a lot of money on what was supposed to be a long-term investment. Here are a few tips to ensure that homeowners enter an agreement with both eyes open.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional or insurance agent before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Calculating the Premium

How much a person pays is relative to where they live, the condition of the home, their financial standing, and

617 Views, 0 Comments