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Moving Tips

Here’s a few tips/suggestions that we thought you might find useful when moving. About a month before moving day: - as a client of ours, you will receive a “Holmes Team After the Sale/Moving Checklist” - call a moving company and book moving date - notify post office...

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Vancouver Real Estate Supply and Demand in a Global Context

Were we spoiled by the early spring flurry?   Probably. Does the inventory have to decline at the same rate as the number of units sold to maintain market integrity?  Probably not. The market appears to be levelling.  Prices are adjusting slightly downward but not in...

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10 Home Repairs that Will Save You Money

Remodels are great, but can get pretty pricey. Not everyone has thousands to add value to their home – but what about those less glamorous repair projects on your to-do list? These simple and inexpensive maintenance items don’t seem like they add to your home’s value,...

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How to Move the Green Way

If you are planning on moving and you would like to be more “green” or environmentally conscious, here are some ways to make that happen. Ask your friends and family if they have any cardboard boxes you can use. Or maybe you have some already that are hidden in your...

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Recreational Real Estate Hot | The Times Colonist

Recreational Real Estate Hot | The Times Colonist

Buyers of recreational property are pushing up sales — especially in the entry-level price range — but the market has not recovered to pre-recession levels, says a new report by real estate giant Re/Max. “I have never been busier,” said Sandra Smith, an agent for...

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The Value a REALTOR Provides

There has been a ton of information tossed around recently in the media about REALTORS® and the value they provide.  I wanted to share a short story about a person I have recently helped who tried to sell their home on their own.  I received a phone call from this...

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All About Duplexes

I’ve had the recent experience of assisting clients buy a full duplex as a place to live in. They are two families who wish to share one mortgage, thus finding a large enough home that was equal for both parties limited our search to full duplexes. A full duplex is...

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