Making your Main Floor Show Well

(March 03, 2021)

Where do buyers form the most lasting impression of a home for sale that they visit? On the main floor!

 When buyers view a property, they often spend a lot of time on the main floor, thinking and imagining. They visualize cooking in the kitchen, having family dinners in the dining room, and entertaining guests in the living room. They even mentally calculate how their furniture will fit! 

So, making... read more.

Dealing with Stress when Selling Your Home

(January 22, 2021)

 Let's face it. Planning events, even exciting ones like an overseas vacation, can be stressful. So, it's not surprising that some homeowners — even those thrilled about moving — can slip into "worry mode" when putting their property up for sale.

Unfortunately, this anxiety can make the process of selling an unpleasant experience. Who wants that? So here are some things you can do to reduce selling... read more.

2021 Property Assessment

(January 08, 2021)

What did you think of your 2021 Property Assessment Notice ?

If you are a property owner in British Columbia, you should have received an Assessment Notice that shows the assessed value of your property as of July 1, 2020. A common misconception is that a significant change in your assessed value will result in a proportionately significant change in your property taxes. The most important factor i... read more.

A Note to End the Year...

(December 21, 2020)

Looking back on this year, after the rollercoaster of emotions we have all experienced together through this pandemic, sometimes we need a reminder to appreciate the small, sometimes overlooked positives in the day. Two of my favorite quotes that keep me practicing gratitude are:

"Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things" - Robert Brault

"The real g... read more.

How to Find a Home that Has your "Big Three"

(December 15, 2020)

How do you find the home of your dreams within a price range you can afford? 

Most buyers start by making a “wish list”. But, it’s easy to get frustrated when you have a long wish list and expect you’ll be able to find a home with every one of those features. You might, for example, have “mature backyard tree” as number 23 on your list, and become disappointed when an otherwise ideal property doesn... read more.