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Why Buy New?

DISCOVER THE TOP 5 REASONS WHY BUYING A NEW BUILDHOME COULD SAVE YOU THOUSANDS. 1. HOMES WITH THE LATEST STANDARDS IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY Reduce energy consumption and save $$$$. Many New Build Homes are constructed to BuiltGreen standards and feature EnergyStar rated appliance packages. There are also energy and cost-saving upgrade options to include an…

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How to Avoid Unexpected Costs when Buying Pre-Construction

While I work with a lot of new-builds, not all developers are made the same. Yesterday, I toured a new build home that was built by an independent contractor. Noticeable deficiencies included cracked granite on the kitchen island, water issues in the crawlspace and incorrectly labeled as heat pump when the home was serviced by…

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10 Reasons To Move To The West Shore Community Of Vancouver Island

It’s no secret that the West Shore Community of the Greater Victoria Area located on Vancouver Island is growing at fast rates. This year, Maclean’s Magazine listed Langford as the BEST COMMUNITY TO LIVE IN B.C. Here is a list of Top 10 reasons why you should move to the West Shore Community: Movie Buffs, take note! Hatley…

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List of AirBnBs Bylaws in Victoria and #YYJ

It is no secret that short-term rentals are here to stay. Hotels are not the first place one would go when booking a vacation rental. Many travellers are now preferring to stay at unique short-term rentals while homeowners are able to earn a lucrative income by renting out all or a portion of their home…

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Property Tax Worries?

With the ring of the New Year, the BC government blessed homeowners with releasing new property assessment values as of July, 2021. Following the trend of the real estate market, it is no surprise that the value of our homes according to the taxman has increased. Unlike previous years though, homeowners saw increases of up…

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This Winter Is an Ideal Time to Sell Your Home

If you’re thinking about listing your home in 2022, there’s no reason to wait until the spring, as low housing inventory and high demand continue in many parts of the country. Winter typically has been a slow time for real estate sales in most parts of the country, but as we kick off the new…

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4 Strategies to Help You Beat Out the Competition in A Multiple Offer Scenario

With the current Victoria real estate market continuing to have favorable conditions for sellers, submitting a strong purchase offer letter is a requirement for buyers. When you sit down with your real estate agent to complete the purchase offer letter, here are some ways to differentiate your offer: Offer the price that you truly want…

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