White Rock Life - Real Estate Blog
Posted on Jan 26, 2022 in Selling Your Home
When selling your home, one great offer or several different offers are exciting but it’s prudent to understand what you can expect to see in any offer that comes your way.
Every offer will include the following information:
- The date of the offer
- Full legal names and addresses of both the Buyers and the Sellers
- Full legal description of the prop...
Posted on Oct 04, 2021 in Selling Your Home
While every Seller’s financial situation is different, there are some common costs that Sellers should be aware of, and budget for, when planning to sell their home.
1. Realtor Commissions
It is most common for Sellers to be responsible for Real Estate commissions for both the Listing Realtor and the Buyer’s agent. These costs are paid out of the pr...
Posted on Aug 15, 2021 in Selling Your Home
1. Pre-Listing Consultation
Projecting who the potential Buyer is and what will be of interest to them is important and assists with pre-sale marketing. Factors such as location, neighbourhood, lot size, age, condition, features, amenities, proximity to schools, transportation and recreation should all be taken into consideration.
Some homes benefit...
Posted on Feb 22, 2021 in Buying a Home
An unexpected bright light in the pandemic years of 2020/2021 has been real estate. More people wanting (or needing) to change their living situation combined with low inventory; has resulted in a busy market, very brisk sales, and even major multiple offer situations. In fact, some properties are getting a dozen or more offers… we recently had one...
Posted on Aug 17, 2020 in Real Estate News
OTTAWA — The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in July hit a record high as they continued their rebound from the lows of earlier this year when the COVID-19 pandemic froze the market.
CREA says the 62,355 sales in July 2020 marked the highest monthly sales figure on record, with data going back more than 40 years.
Sales in July were u...
Posted on Feb 20, 2020 in Investment
It's that time of year again to declare your BC Speculation and Vacancy Tax for 2020. Below are a few things you need to know about this tax and how it impacts you as a homeowner.
1. What is the BC Speculation and Vacancy Tax?
The tax is part of the government's 30-Point Plan to make housing more affordable in BC. It targets foreign and domestic buye...
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