Nanaimo Real Estate Blog

Staging your Nanaimo home

If you're thinking about putting your home in Nanaimo on the market one of the things that you'll want to be sure to consider is home staging.  

Every room has a purpose, and smart home sellers make it easy for buyers to imagine that they are already living in your home. At first glance,...

Flipping your home in Nanaimo is a little different from the typical resale home in our market.One of the main reasons for this is when you flip a home you usually can use a 'blank slate' approach and make home renovations that will make it easier to sell your investment with an eye toward the...

With interest rates as low as they are now, are you wondering if it's time to buy a place of your own in Nanaimo?When you first decided to rent in Nanaimo instead of buy, you may have just started a new job and weren't sure how long it would last, you may have felt that you weren't making enough...

 

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Buying a condo in Nanaimo can make a lot of sense if you are part of today's down sizing baby boom generation, or if you're a first-time home buyer. Condos are typically easier to care for than single-family homes, they usually cost less than a traditional house, and condominiums come with more...

Many home sellers in Nanaimo believe that when they do improvements and renovations to their home they are actually increasing the sales price of their house. For example, many people trying to sell their home think that if they spend, say, $5,000 on re-doing the the kitchen, that they will be...

As a Nanaimo home owner, we like to think that updating our home will not only add to its value but also let us get back all of the money we put into the updating . . . and hopefully more! The most popular home renovations - updating the kitchen, updating the bathroom and adding an extra room -...

Five Tips On Buying A Summer Cabin

Summer is just around the corner in Nanaimo, the season when we spend the most time out doors and just want to get away from it all. If you're thinking about buying a summer cabin as a vacation home this year, here are a few tips to help turn your dream into...

A former client of mine who moved to one of the Eastern Provinces called me the other day to ask whether or not she should get a professional home inspection done on a house that she and her husband were thinking about buying. To my surprise my friend was thinking about skipping the home...

Many people don't realize this, but if you go to your bank to apply for a mortgage, your banker only has a limited number of options for your to choose from. Contrast this with a mortgage broker, who has access to a wide variety of lenders and programs, and can structure a home mortgage that is...