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How a Real Estate Agent Can Save You Money When Buying a Home

The common thought that most prospective home buyers have is that they would be “easily” manage their home purchase themselves. The internet and easy access to information have made it possible for people to handle much of the legwork themselves. But there really is no substitute for a knowledgeable and skilled professional buyer’s agent. An […]

3 Important Factors for Home Buyers

Preparing to Buy a Home – Three Important Factors to Consider Are you getting ready to purchase a home? This is an exciting venture and one for which you will want to be prepared. If you have certain priorities listed and planned for ahead of time, it will help you to focus on enjoying the […]

How to Prepare When Selling Your Home

Every seller wants their home to get sold quickly and attract a good price. While that may be the case, ensuring this happens has very little to do with chance and luck and more to do with careful planning. A potential homebuyer will always be more impressed with a home that’s in a state of […]

If You Are Buying A House For The First Time, Read These Tips First

If you are a first-time home buyer, the journey that lies ahead can be quite exciting. Before long, you will also realize that almost every one that learns you are on this journey will have some advice to offer. While this advice may be well-intentioned, it can be quite difficult to sift through it and […]

Buying a New Home? Home Inspections Are the Key to saving you money!

  Homebuyers in want to save their money as much as they can when buying their next home. Skipping out on Home Inspections and other “optional” costs may seem like a good idea, but sometimes they end up saving you money after the fact. Home inspections are not typically required for and can cost a […]

You Ask, We Answer: When is the Right Time to Upgrade to a Larger Home

Upgrading to a Larger Home – Are you ready? Many homebuyers face the question of size when looking for their next home. Do they downsize, stay the same, or upgrade to a larger home? To help answer this question, here are some factors to take into consideration when determining if you should upgrade to a […]

Decorating with Rose Quartz

Spring is just around the corner and what better way to introduce it to your home than with Pantone’s Rose Quartz. This lovely colour blends shades of pink to produce a rich, multifaceted colour that provides warmth and a sense of home. It brings a pop of colour that can brighten up even the dullest […]

Save Money and Boost Your Resale Value with These 3 Energy Saving Home Renovations

Home renovations may be costly, but they are always worth the time and money. Anybody who is interested in upgrading their Nanaimo home should consider focusing on renovations that are energy efficient. Not only will these upgrades help the resale value of the house, they will also pay for themselves with the amount of money […]

Amina Sai’s Marketing Plan

HUGE LOCAL EXPOSURE 1. A custom property Facebook page will be created 2. A custom color property brochure will be created 3. A detailed description of the property with color photographs and a link to my website will appear on the Multiple Listing Service, Re/Max local, National, International and Yegishome.ca 4. Over 500 just listed […]

Selling Your Home During A Recession

Selling Your Home During A Recession An economic downturn or a recession is just a normal part of life that one should live with. It may affect your investments and business dealings but instead of worrying about it, things can be done to make a recession work to your advantage. House selling during a recession […]