No Time Like the Present to Buy a Home

The following information is taken from the Victoria Real Estate Board’s website. Now is an excellent time to take the home-ownership plunge. Attractive mortgage interest rates, government incentive programs and an excellent supply of homes for sale are making...

Don’t Forget Closing Costs when Buying a Home

The following information is taken from the Victoria Real Estate Board’s website. Despite today’s attractive mortgage rates and wide selection of affordable homes from which to choose, you should keep in mind closing costs in addition to your down payment....

Checklist for House Hunting

The following information is taken from the Victoria Real Estate Board’s website. A house-hunting checklist will help you keep track of the advantages and drawbacks of each home.  Ensure the checklist includes the basic information regarding location, asking...

Multiple Offers – What’s Involved

The following information is taken from the Victoria Real Estate Board’s website. As a buyer or seller, dealing with a multiple offer situation on a property can be stressful. Your REALTOR® can provide you with information about the process for your specific...

Buying a Home – Old Versus New

The following information is taken from the Victoria Real Estate Board’s website. Are you in the market for a home? If so, do you see yourself in a cozy character home with ornate fireplaces, or does the image of a brand new home with today’s...

6 Mistakes Home Buyers Make

The following information is taken from Debbie Sheppard’s website. Mistake #1. Not Getting Pre-Qualified for a Mortgage Before looking for your next home take the time to get pre-qualified by the bank or mortgage broker you choose.  This can save you hours of...