8 Common Mistakes Buyers Make

(March 07, 2016)

Buying a new home is a complex process that can be incredibly exciting and stressful all at once. It is essential you do your homework before you begin. I have compiled a list of common mistakes buyers make when purchasing a home. Learn from others mistakes and enjoy the whole process!

1. Searching for houses without getting pre-approved.

Most people mistake pre-approval with pre-qualification. Pre... read more.

Is Flipping for Me?

(March 04, 2016)

Watching people buy some property and deciding to flip it to make some cold hard cash looks so easy, when you're watching them on HGTV! Some of these shows seem to give you the impression that all you need is a coat of paint, a few shrubs out front, and a few nails into some squeaky stairs to turn a profit right after you've bought a home. The truth about flipping is that it isn't all that easy, e... read more.

5 Benefits of Using a REALTOR to Sell Your Home

(February 29, 2016)

Selling your home is a complex process that can be stressful and time-consuming. An experienced Realtor has the knowledge, skills, and connections to help you through the process every step of the way. There are many reasons why you should use a Realtor to sell your home. I have narrowed it down to the 5 reasons that I feel are most important: 1. Professional Experience: With knowledge and trainin... read more.

Tired of Renting? Owning Your Own Home is Easier Than You Think!

(February 22, 2016)

Countless people feel trapped in rentals, pouring thousands of dollars into a place that will never be their own. It seems impossible to produce a down payment for a home in order to escape this rental cycle! I understand this all too well believe me, I was there not even a year ago. However, the home buying process isn’t nearly as impossible as it may seem. No matter how dire you believe your fi... read more.

Rule #3 - Marketing Makes a REALTOR®

(February 20, 2016)

When it comes to your REALTOR®, you should also pay close attention to what they bring to the table. What kind of marketing are they prepared to do and also what is their reach? Is their reach just in Grand Forks? Is it all of British Columbia? Is it all of Canada?"In the Grand Forks Market, we’re looking at either about 20 to 30 per cent of Buyers from out of the area, so your REALTOR® should be... read more.