14084 109th Avenue, Surrey, BC

January 28th, 2009

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A Very Large Lot! Over 25, 000 square feet of land. Featuring a park like back yard and a large 2 car garage with attached workshop and 200 amp service. parking for your RV and two more cars. Additional bonus of electrical outlets outside for your RV and your Christmas lights! Great property for the ma ...

Why is There Still an Open House on the Home I am Buying?

January 25th, 2009

First time home Buyers, especially, are quick to ask this question. Once I have an accpeted offer on a property, why does the listing agent keep showing the property and holding open houses?

Simple. Any listing agent worth their salt will continue to show the property after receiving an accepted offer from a Buyer. This way they are representing their Sellers in proper fashion. They will hav ...

Merging Your Stuff

January 23rd, 2009

So, You have made the desicion. You are going to move in with your partner or your mate. There is nothing more fun then the initial stages of playing house, where everything is brand new. But now you have to merge two households full of stuff!

Most couples will never admit that their stuff could come between them, but the more I see it the more it becomes blatently obvious, merging your stuf ...

Deposits in Real Estate Transactions

January 20th, 2009
Over the past few weeks I have been meeting with many new first time home buyers and every single one has the same quesion -why do I need a deposit? A deposit is a very key component to the the offer. It is a show of good faith to the Seller from the Buyer that you will be purchasing this property. The deposit is always inserted on the offer and should be between 5%-10% of the purchase price ...

Excellent Reasons to Buy Real Estate

January 10th, 2009

 

Many of my Buyers are looking at me these days and asking the same question over and over again. Is this a good time to buy? Well sure any time is a good time to buy real estate in any market. Right now prices in Vancouver real estate market have fallen and will continue to fall a bit more. The point in this is that everyone needs to have some place to live. We are now at ...

Property Tax Assesments

January 8th, 2009

Most people are getting their 2009 property tax assessments in the mail over the next dew days. For a few there will be favorable numbrs and for more there will be a mighty surprise!

For this year only your 2009 property assessment notice will show the market value of your property as of both July 1, 2007 and July 1, 2008. The lower of these two values will become the 2009 assessed val ...

Number one Blunder to Avoid When Buying Real Estate

January 6th, 2009

 

When people buy Real Estate it should be a happy time. It can be happy and non stressful if you do all of the right things. The number one thing I see people doing in this market all the time, and the one thing they should be doing is confiding in a trusted advisor that has your best interests at heart.

 

This advisor should be your Realtor and they should represent y ...