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January 2023

Navigating the Home Buying Process: How a Buyer's Agent Can Help

Posted on Jan 13, 2023 in Buying a Home

So, you're in the market for a new home in White Rock and/or South Surrey and you're considering hiring a real estate agent to represent you. Great idea! But not exactly shocking, considering you're reading a Real Estate Blog - we may be a little biased ;)

But what exactly does hiring a real estate agent mean? And how do you choose the right agent f...

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Rain, Rain, Go Away: Tips for House Hunting on the Wet Coast

Posted on Jan 10, 2023 in Buying a Home

Hey there, house hunters! So, you're out there scouring the market for your dream home, and you've been hit with some unexpected rain. Don't let a little (or a lot) of the wet stuff dampen your spirits! At White Rock Life, we are specialist in making the most of house shopping in the rain:

Embrace the soggy: No one likes to be wet, but sometimes it...

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From the Ground Up: The Pros and Cons of Buying New Construction

Posted on Jan 07, 2023 in Buying a Home

The decision to buy a newly built home can be a difficult one, and there are many pros and cons to think about. Often the 'shiny new object' attracts buyers, but it's important to keep a level head and think about your options objectively. 

Here are some of the key benefits and drawbacks to buying a newly built home:


Energy efficiency: One of the...

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Don't Let Your Home Get Stuck on the Market: Expert Staging Tips to Sell Fast

Posted on Jan 04, 2023 in Selling Your Home

So you're ready to sell your house? Congratulations! But before we stick that "For Sale" sign in your yard, there's one important thing we need to do – stage your house for success.

Now, I know what you're thinking – staging a house sounds like a lot of work. And let's be real, it really can be. But trust me, the effort is totally worth it. A well-s...

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The January Home Buying Decision: Is Now the Time to Take the Plunge?

Posted on Jan 01, 2023 in Buying a Home

If you're thinking about buying a new home, you might be wondering if January is the right time to make your move. 

The short answer is yes! 

Here are just a few reasons why January can be a great time to buy a house:

Less competition
Many people put off their home search until the spring, so you'll likely have less competition from other buyers. This me...

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