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How To Get Your Vacant House Sold In some ways getting your vacant home sold can be easier than selling a house that you're living in, provided that you follow a few simple steps. First, make sure the utilities stay turned on when your home is vacant.  When you do this it's much easier to show yo...
10/08/2014
What are the usual conditions that are placed on an offer? As a home seller it is a good idea to educate yourself about the key components of a real estate contract of purchase and sale.  Of particular importance to you, when deciding on whether or not to accept an offer, are the contingencies or...
10/04/2014
Nanaimo Real Estate – Sept. 30 2014 real estate update The real estate market in Nanaimo continues to be strong, particularly in single family homes.  Here is what has been selling in the Nanaimo real estate market for the month of September 2014.  (source VIREB): Property Type    Number of units...
10/03/2014
Now that I have an accepted offer does that mean my house is sold? There are two types of offers; one with conditions and ones without.   Conditional offers: If you have accepted an offer that has conditions (also known as subject to’s) it means that the buyer has placed one or more conditions on...
10/03/2014
We just received an offer on our house - Now what? There is nothing as exciting as receiving an offer on your house.  Exciting and nerve racking!  Getting that offer is just step #1 in the process of actually selling your house. As a Realtor, once I receive an offer for my clients, I book an appo...
10/01/2014
What Are Your First-Time Buyer Hot Buttons? If you're in the market to buy your first home in Nanaimo you've probably already got a list - maybe a long list - of features that your new home must have. Like most things in life, the longer the list the more expensive the home, and you may quickly f...
09/19/2014
  A Dog's Place Is In Your Home . . . But Not When Your Home Is On The Market Many people say that dog is man's best friend.  And that's probably true.  But not when your home in Nanaimo is for sale. Here are a few tips on what to do with your dog when you're trying to sell your house. First, rea...
08/05/2014
Home Seller’s Net Sheet Are you wondering how much you'll have left over after selling your home?  Nobody likes “surprises” and too often home sellers forget the associated costs of selling their Nanaimo property.   On the worksheet below, I have listed many of the associated costs involved in se...
08/05/2014
Nanaimo Real Estate market from January-June 30 2014 – What sold and for how much? Great news for the real estate market in Nanaimo - the market is definitely improving.  The first half of 2014, as compared to the first 6 months of 2013, showed increases in the number of sales and, albeit small, ...
08/01/2014
Five Easy Ways To Lower Your Home Insurance While home insurance doesn't account for a big part of your mortgage, it is one of those little costs that can quickly add up if you're not careful. Here are the top 5 ways to lower your home insurance costs: 1.  Shop Around Let's face it, most of us pr...
08/01/2014
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