Don't Skip this Step!

(June 03, 2016)

If you’re thinking of buying a home in Grand Forks or anywhere in British Columbia, you’re probably aware that you should get a qualified home inspector to examine it. In fact, almost every offer I write on behalf of a client will include a condition that the property be inspected before the subjects are removed.

The quality of Home Inspectors vary as with any service, but a good inspector will go... read more.

Does Your Home Still Fit?

(May 04, 2016)

When you purchased your current home, chances are it was a good match for you and your family's lifestyle. It had the space you needed to house the kids, a pool for those hot summer days in Grand Forks, and a location that worked for you close to town. But for most people, lifestyle and needs evolve through the years. The most common change for people in our area seems to be taking on new hobbies... read more.

4 Steps to Get What You Need

(April 25, 2016)

When you’re shopping for a new home, it’s a good idea to create a checklist of what you want and what you need. It keeps you on track to ultimately find the property that best fits your requirements — and those of your family.

There’s a big difference between want and need that is important to understand when searching for a house to call home. A ‘need’ refers to a feature that is an absolute must... read more.

How to Write a Winning Offer

(April 13, 2016)

You’ve invested days, weeks, even months of your time into searching the web, traipsing in and out of stranger’s houses and you’ve done it. You’ve finally found the one, The house you can call home! You want to write an offer, but you need to get the best deal, right? 

There is no right way to determine what price to offer initially on a home. The process involves a myriad of factors to research and... read more.

Don't List Your House Without Depersonalizing First

(March 12, 2016)

When a house has been on the market for a period of three months, it’s time to look back and see what needs to be done to get the house sold. Most people at this point will consider a price drop, but this may not be your best option. If you have had multiple showings over the three months, the market is trying to tell you that you are priced right, people are interested from the outside and you ne... read more.