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Tips and Market Activity Reports

During the process of buying or selling a home, you'll unearth countless questions. We've put together the following series of reports that provide clear, concise and useful information on a wide range of issues related to real estate. Here you'll find tips on how to save money, real estate insider secrets, renovation advice, and much more.  You will also find reports on market activity updated monthly to help you with the timing of your transaction. 


I am happy to personally answer any other questions you may have. Remember, I will be there to assist you every step of the way!

Real Estate Consumer Tips and Market Statistics

  Comox Valley Real Estate December 2016

2016 has been a boom year for real estate in the Comox Valley!  

 Please see attached PDF for the latest statistics and contact me directly to discuss further. 

  Campbell River Real Estate - December 2016

The Campbell River Real Estate market is experiencing record sales activity so far in 2016.  See attached PDF for the latest statistics.  Please contact me to discuss further.   

  A Manual For Making Your Home Ready To Sell

"You never get a second chance at a first impression."  We've all heard this expression before. And now, while you are preparing your house to sell, it should not be far from your mind.

  Buying A New Home - What Expenses To Expect

Budgeting for a new home can be tricky.  Not only are there mortgage installments and the down payment to consider, there are a host of other—sometimes unexpected— expenses to add to the equation.   Find out what expenses you can expect to incur on the purchase of a new home or real estate purchase here. 

  Buy A New Home - Stop Paying the Landlord

Do you feel you are on the perpetual rental treadmill and cannot get off?

The situation is common and widespread, however, putting the buying process into motion isn't nearly as impossible as it may seem.  No matter how dire you believe your financial situation to be, there are several little-known facts that may be key to helping you step from a renter’s rut to home-owning paradise!

  Benefits Of Using A REALTOR® To Sell Your Home

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.

  Top 10 First time Home Buyer Questions

Buying your first home can be both exciting and stressful.  To help make the process and outcome as rewarding as possible, please review the following document.  Feel free to contact me if you have any more questions.

  8 Mistakes To Avoid When Buying A Home

You've been saving for a while, weighing your options, looking around casually. Now you've finally decided to do it - you're ready to buy a house. The process of buying a new home can be incredibly exciting, yet stressful, all at once. Where do you start?

  The Best Asking Price For Your Home

Setting a realistic price for your home that reflects current market values will help sell your home quickly and for top dollar. When you price your home properly, you increase the chances that the offer you receive will nearly match your asking price, and that there will be competing offers - which may net you even more in the long run.

  Buy Or Sell First?

If you are considering looking for a new house, and are a current home-owner, then chances are you're wondering what your strategy should be: do you wait to find the perfect new home before you put your current home on the market, or do you sell first and then look around? You have a few options. Use the following as a guide to explore what might be the best move for you.

  Comox Ranks High in Quality of Life

The Comox Valley continues to rank among the best places to live in Canada.   A new report released by the Island Coastal Economic Trust uses new data to reinforce that this truth is for all demographics - not only retirees.  

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