Should You Get Mortgage Pre Approved?

Should You Get Mortgage Pre Approved?

After months of late night trolling of the MLS and weekends spent visiting open houses and numerous slow drive-bys, you have decided that you want to buy a house or a condo. Mortgage rates are super affordable and, quite frankly, you’re tired of your hard earned paycheques helping your landlord build her nest egg. It’s […]

Time to Review Your Mortgage

Time to Review Your Mortgage

We often think a financial review means meeting with your Investment and Retirement Planner and reviewing your current Investment Portfolio.  However, this is only one side of our financial well-being.  Most Canadians also hold Mortgages and they are just as important to review.  Now, more than ever may be a great time to meet a […]

Is That Your Final Offer?

Is That Your Final Offer?

A home is the biggest purchase you’ll ever make in your life and it can be both exciting and extremely stressful, all at the same time. Sometimes the negotiating process can be long and drawn out, and often, it pushes you out of your comfort zone. Here are some tips for reducing the amount of […]

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The True Value of a REALTOR® When you enlist the help of an expert REALTOR®, you’re not just gaining support to buy or sell a house – you’re gaining an ally who will help you make the most out of your home. REALTORS® can guide you through every step of the real estate process, explain […]

Buying Real Estate

Buying Real Estate

Common Mistakes When Buying Real Estate 1. Not getting pre-qualified for a mortgage Before looking for your next home take the time to get pre-qualified by the bank or mortgage broker you choose. This can save you hours of searching for homes in the wrong price range or worse, purchasing a home and then finding […]

Buying Homes with Suites

Buying Homes with Suites

In Nanaimo there are many different types of suites. Legal, authorized and unauthorized suites are all common in the Nanaimo area. A legal suite would be considered the most desirable. With legal suites, every stage of the building process is inspected by the City inspectors for confirmation it has been built to the BC Building Code, until […]

Canadian Housing Market Report 2015

Canadian Housing Market Report 2015

Market Report 2015 Overview The Canadian House Market Report 2015, has been released by RE/MAX. Though it doesn’t give us detailed information on Nanaimo’s market, it does provide us with an overview of where we’ve been through 2014 and the direction we are heading for 2015. It’s a good idea to keep an eye on the […]