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Multiple offers in real estate

If you're trying to buy a home in Nanaimo's most popular areas you may be surprised to find yourself in the middle of a bidding war.

Home sellers who have priced right and have their home on the market in the most desirable locations often are able to attract multiple offers at the same...

When you buy your new home in Nanaimo, like it or not you are also 'buying' your neighbors.Buyers always do home inspections to make sure that the house is free of defects, but a surprising number of people don't take the time to look at the people they will be living next door to.

Here...

How To Find The Right Home To Flip

Flipping homes in Nanaimo can be very profitable if you know how to do it right.  

Here are a few tips on how to find the right homes to flip.

First, establish a good working relationship with a lender , property inspector, handyman and a real...

Did you know that every year one out of five Canadians relocate, with British Columbia being one of the most attractive destinations?

Some moves are made because of a job, others are done for family reasons, and many people decide to relocate to Nanaimo for a better quality of life.But...

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 of us dream about finally being able to quit our 9 to 5 jobs by investing in rental real estate in Nanaimo. What could be easier?  You and your realtor locate a good rental property, find a good tenant, collect the rent check every month . . .  then sit back and relax.

Well, if it...

Today, more and more single people are buying homes than ever before. In fact, some experts estimate that over 33% of home buyers in today's market are going it alone.  While real estate can be a great investment - regardless of your marital or relationship status - there are a few things to...

Whether you are selling your home, in the market for a new home, or just getting started with your home search, attending open houses in Nanaimo can be fun, interesting and educational. To get the most out of going to open houses, here are a few things you should know:

1.  If you're...

You've finally found the home of your dreams! After days, weeks or maybe even months of searching you're ready to make an offer on the perfect home in Nanaimo for you. You want this home, but you also want to make an offer that's fair to both sides, and one that you hope will be accepted. Here...

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...

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