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To Paint or Not to Paint

Painting the outside of your home traditionally takes more time and expense than a comparable area on the inside. You have to deal with ladders, more paint and, of course, the weather. So when preparing your house for sale, you don’t want to do any exterior painting unless it is ...

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Housing Market Facing Headwinds Despite Strong Economy

BCREA 2017 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) has released its 2017 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast. Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province are forecast to decline 10.4 per cent to 91,700 units in 2018, after an expected 8.8 per cent decrease this year. A ...

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Testimonial

Thank you Mike and Karen for the following testimonial.  It was a pleasure to work with you: Buying a house in one city, while at the same time trying to sell the house you currently living in a different city, can be stressful to say the least.   That is why we ...

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Staging the Outside of Your Home

You’re probably familiar with the term “home staging”. It involves cleaning, de-cluttering, reorganizing, and decorating specifically in order to make your home more attractive to potential buyers. Furniture stores do something similar when they “stage” a bedroom suite in a showroom. Most sellers focus their staging efforts on the inside of ...

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