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Most people planning on selling their home in Nanaimo know that a coat of fresh paint can make a world of difference when selling a house . . . but did you know that there is a right way and a wrong way to paint your home when you are selling it?

Here are a few general rules to follow to...

Depending on what part of the Nanaimo home selling market that you are in, you may find that there are more people trying to sell their home at the same time as you are. If you're in a competitive selling market, upgrading your home can make it more attractive to prospective buyers, separate...

Do you have a 'cozy' home that you are trying to sell? The fact is that for most baby boomers looking to downsize, a smaller home is going to be quite attractive to them. However, the challenge is that for many buyers who are looking to move from a larger home to a smaller home, there is a...

Are you accidentally discouraging qualified buyers from buying your home in Nanaimo? This might sound like a silly question.  After all, you and your realtor have put a lot of time and effort into pre-listing work, getting your house on the market, and putting together a proven, effective sales...

The best month to sell your Nanaimo home

Last year I prepared a graph showing which months were the best home selling months in Nanaimo. 

Now that we are in January I thought it would be a great time to prepare a new graph using the 2014 sales figures.

The chart below shows a month...

12 Professional Moving And Packing Tips

Moving day can be stressful enough, even if you have professional help, so here are a few tips on how to make your move from your old house into your new home go as smoothly and stress-free as possible:

1.  Be ready for the moving truck when it...

How To Pick The Right Moving Company

Moving is stressful enough without having to deal with a bad moving company. Here are a few ways to help avoid the less reputable movers and make sure that you are picking the right moving company:

1.  Have the moving company representative come to...

Six Important Questions To Ask Your Movers

A common problem that occurs when choosing the wrong mover is that they will give you a very low quote up front, then when the time comes to unload the truck at your new home they will try to demand more money, putting you in an awful predicament.

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Five Ways To Keep Your Moving Costs Low

 

Choosing the mover that gives you the lowest price usually isn't the smartest move to make (no pun intended) because with moving companies you do get what you pay for.

But, that doesn't mean you shouldn't try to keep your moving costs low...

Moving Mishaps And How To Avoid Them

My last few posts have shown you how to choose the right moving company, and save time and money on your move.

But, despite our best efforts, sometimes things can still end up going wrong.  Here are some common moving mistakes and the best ways to...

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