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Selling Your Home During Covid-19

Selling your home can be stressful at the best of times, but during these last few challenging months, homeowners are also concerned about potential health risks. The good news is that over these recent times, we have successfully mastered both the online and in-person aspects of selling your home safely. As in the past, the first thing a seller needs to know is what their house is worth in today’s market. The easiest and fasted way to do this is by completing a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA). Through this process your home will be compared to other similar homes in your area giving you a sound starting point to help you determine a fair selling price. By understanding what comparable homes are selling for, we are


Buying or Selling During Covid-19

We have been faced with many challenges in the last few months including juggling work, home life, and of course maintaining financial stability. Many aspects of our lives have changed dramatically, and some things have even been put on hold. However, the Victoria real estate market continues to thrive, and home ownership is still the best long-term investment. With interest rates low and with inventory growing, now is a great time to start the process. Even with all these positives, many people are concerned about their health and safety when looking for that perfect home.  Thanks to the advantages in today’s technology, narrowing down things like location, prime neighbourhoods, ‘must haves’, price range, etc. can all be done safely online. Prospective buyers can even access particulars


Buy first or Sell first?

The question of whether to buy first or sell first is one of the most complex questions REALTORS® face from clients. Especially in such fast moving markets as we’re seeing right now, not only is this a complicated question, but also one that get’s brushed over with quick answers that aren’t as thoughtful as they ought to be. As a REALTOR® my role is not to answer this question and make it easy, but to make sure my clients have the most accurate and pertinent information so that they can make their own decision. The answer on whether to buy first or sell first can often seem obvious, but the market can change in an instant, and when it does, this decision has extremely serious outcomes.