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Gibsons Neighbourhood Comparison

Stats, stats, stats… When it comes to real estate there are so many variances taken into account when setting a price to buy or sell a home. This is seen on the Sunshine Coast all of the time where a house next door to yours might sell for $100,000 more than yours would due to things such as their view being substantially nicer, they’ve fully updated their home, …

“My Realtor never told me that!”

The sentence that I hate hearing anyone say … But I hear this all the time from people in passing: “When we bought this place our realtor never told us ________________.”  While a good agent should be focused on making sure you are aware of everything regarding the property you are purchasing, especially pertaining to the reasons you are purchasing it, there are still some critical …

BC Government Announces 30 point housing affordability plan.

This Tuesday (20th) the BC Government announced their 2018 budget with focuses on housing, education, health care and overall affordability for families in our Province.   (You can read the press release here: http://bcbudget.gov.bc.ca/2018/highlights/2018_Highlights.pdf ) As part of the budget, they introduced the 30 point housing affordability plan which addresses vacant housing and speculation amidst the current housing crisis which is leaving thousands of people struggling to find affordable places …

Market Value vs. Assessed Value.     

Now that you’ve had some time to look over your 2018 property assessments, you may be curious as to how that compares to your properties actual market value. We wanted to outline some differences in assessed value and market value and offer an opportunity for us to give you an idea of what your home would actually fetch if it went on the market …

5 reasons to list your home this fall/winter.

1. Market is HOT! Pretty self-explanatory, but we’re currently in a sellers market which means you’re going to get top dollar for your home! 2. Less Competition Traditionally in the fall/winter there are less homes on the market, meaning less competition and translating to a quicker sale for you. Our market already has seen a very low amount of inventory, so add in the …