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Realtors get you best deal

Apr 15, 2017 / 11:00 am

Yay! I Found My Own Buyer! In this current market with low inventory and rising pricing, we are hearing more and more tales of those who have been approached by...

Choose agent with care

Mar 24, 2017 / 1:00 pm

How do you choose your listing agent? Everyone knows a realtor, especially in a smaller city. Some may know numerous salespeople — a friend of a friend,...

Selling a home? Have a plan

Feb 4, 2017 / 1:00 pm

How important is a good — let’s rephrase that and say great — marketing plan in selling your home? In reality, the marketing plan is...

Buying sight unseen

Jan 30, 2017 / 6:00 pm

Should I Buy a House Sight Unseen? Generally, the regular process of purchasing a home is for a buyer to view it, make a purchase decision and go through the...

5 signs of trouble

Dec 27, 2016 / 3:00 pm

Top 5 signs your house is overpriced If you're selling your home, you need to understand that the right pricing is imperative. The most common reason a...

How to pick a winner

Nov 17, 2016 / 3:00 pm

How to select your real estate agent The right real-estate agent knows the market and can get you the best price, not the one who promises you the highest price...

For sale by owner

Oct 9, 2016 / 11:00 am

When deciding how to sell your home, you should carefully evaluate the pros and cons of hiring a realtor. While most sellers hire an agent to do the hard work,...

House-selling secrets

Sep 10, 2016 / 6:00 am

How to sell a house that didn't sell the first time If your house has just expired from the market, you are probably bombarded with realtors calling you,...

Watch for red flags

Jul 10, 2016 / 12:00 pm

Big red flags to look for when buying a new home As the prime house-hunting season nears, future homeowners should know the drawbacks that may arise from buying...

Pizzazz pointers

Jun 12, 2016 / 6:00 am

Home-staging tips to spruce up the exterior of your home When putting your Okanagan home up for sale, you have to sell it to a prospective buyer three times. ...

House, with pool

May 3, 2016 / 12:05 pm

The pros and cons of a swimming pool home In the Okanagan Valley, many of us love the idea of owning a home with a swimming pool. Swimming pools are a luxury...

Waterfront? Where?

Apr 10, 2016 / 11:00 am

Buying waterfront property in Vernon? Which lake? Okanagan, Kalamalka or Swan? The Okanagan Valley is one of the most beautiful valleys anywhere, and a real...

House won't sell?

Mar 13, 2016 / 12:00 pm

Three details that must align for a successful home sale For a successful sale of any home, there are three key factors that must come into alignment. When...

Loo redo

Feb 12, 2016 / 7:00 am

The Seven: Cool Bathroom Upgrades Underwhelmed with your bathroom style? Then it’s time for a change. Every bathroom benefits from a remodelling every...

DIY kitchen fixes

Jan 22, 2016 / 6:00 am

Seven amazing DIY kitchen improvements and ideas Dreaming about a whole new kitchen? Kitchen renovation is an experience that is rather daunting, due to the...

Holiday housing market

Dec 8, 2015 / 6:00 am

There are seven very good reasons why you should consider selling your property during the holiday season. Although the winter holiday season is when many...

Why buy a condo?

Nov 23, 2015 / 6:00 am

Nowadays, you will find both condos and houses offered for sale in most urban areas, and the big question asked by many potential homebuyers is: 'Should I...

First-time buyer?

Oct 26, 2015 / 6:00 am

As newcomers to the real estate game, most first-time buyers do not know how real estate works. Here are a few important points to help: First, as a buyer you...

Stop paying rent!

Sep 25, 2015 / 5:00 am

You’re a renter. That means that your walls are probably white, your carpet is probably beige. If you’re lucky, your kitchen appliances work all the...

Cold, hard facts: Part 3

Aug 14, 2015 / 5:00 am

As mentioned in Parts 1 and 2, if you currently have your home on the market or are considering doing so, you will want to take heed of the preceding 10 truths...