Blog by Michael Giesbrecht

How To Buy A Home In A "Hot" Area

July 29th, 2019

 

Is there an area you'd love to get into that's "hot"? In other words, an area where, as soon as a new home comes up for sale, buyers are clamouring to see it? 

It can be intimidating to try to buy into a neighbourhood like that. On one hand, it's the type of area you'd love to call home. After all, there are good reasons why it's so popular! On the other hand, you might be discouraged by ...

Stay Or Move? 5 Questions That Help You Decide

July 22nd, 2019

It can be tough to make the decision to sell. In fact, for many homeowners, it's overwhelming. If you're considering making a move and struggling with the decision, here are five helpful questions to ask yourselves:       

1. "What are our practical reasons for selling?"       

This question refers to what you'll get by moving to a new home. The reasons could include a bigger backyard, sh ...

Should You Buy A Resale Or A New-Build?

July 15th, 2019

 

If you're thinking about buying a new home, you may be considering purchasing in a new development.  How does that compare to purchasing a resale property?

Buying a newly-built home has some advantages. Depending on the development, you may have leeway in the style of the home and the lot you choose. Also, when the home is built, you'll be moving into a place where everything is brand new ...

Should You Replace Your Windows?

July 8th, 2019

 

Here's a surprising statistic. Less than 30% of window replacements are the result of the old windows being worn, broken or otherwise in need of replacement. 

Clearly, there are other good reasons to consider new windows! 

One of the most popular motivations is cosmetic. Brand new windows have a huge impact on the overall look of a home, both on the inside and the outside. New windows ca ...

Finding A Great Home In A Hurry

July 6th, 2019

 

Do you have only a few weeks to search for your next dream home? Don't panic. There are things you can do to find the perfect (or, at least, almost perfect) property — without getting too stressed out! 

Consider these tips: 

  • Pre-arrange your mortgage. You want to be able to make a good offer on a home right away, without worrying about financing. So, talk to your mortgage advisor or le ...

Downtown VW Open House!

July 3rd, 2019

We are proud to announce that this Jul 6th, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 2108 58 KEEFER PLACE in the Downtown VW neighborhood, Vancouver West. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful Downtown VW.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Downtown VW Condo for sale.

As always pleas ...

Does The Area Have What You Want?

July 3rd, 2019

 

Imagine going to a restaurant with your family for dinner. You're planning on ordering a nice pasta and salad. Your heart is set on it. But, after you go to the trouble of driving there and getting a table, you discover that pasta is not on the menu. 

That’s disappointing! 

Of course, it’s only a meal. You can go somewhere else next time. But, what if the same scenario played out once yo ...

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