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Category archive: Property

Which Home Improvements Add The Most Value

Whether you’re ready to sell your home now, or anticipating that you will one day, it’s a good idea to plan all your home improvements with a return on investment in mind. You can also save time and money by completing incremental projects each year as part of your spring clean-up (new year’s resolutions?) so…

Introducing… the Glamily Room and More 2016 Decorating Trends!

Here are some fun ideas for freshening up and adding excitement to your home decor. On line shopping opens up a world of opportunities which, with a little creativity (and we’re rich on that here on Vancouver Island), you can copy or modify to your own taste. I personally love the idea of fabrics that…

10 Tips for Getting Your Home Sold

Buyers have choices. They make decisions about a property within a blink of an eye. Here are ten overlooked tips for getting your property sold.   1. Don’t get personal Whether working with a professional stager or going it alone, cut all emotional ties. Visit each room, remember the memories and then pack the sentimentality…

Defer Your Property Taxes?

Deferring your property taxes – if you’re eligible – can be a smart way to get equity out of your home. Interest rates are simple (not compounded) and generally reasonable but the program does require a lien on your title which may impact your ability to acquire a mortgage. There are some rules, for starters…

Turn Your New Year’s Resolutions Into Real Estate Resolutions!

It’s very easy to make New Year’s resolutions in the heat of the moment, but most of us are more familiar with the difficulty of sticking to the resolutions! It is possible but it does take focus, planning, and a determination to stick with your objectives. So, what’s a blog on new year’s resolutions doing…

MARKET MINUTE: Balanced Market Conditions Moving Into Spring For Vancouver Island

The Canadian Real Estate Association(CREA) reports “sales activity across the Vancouver Island housing market area continued its gradual upward climb this February, with reports of healthy sales activity across the Board”. This month, I’m including this organization’s summary of Island activity, followed by my regular feature on performance specific to our area (Parksville/Qualicum). CREA Vancouver…

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