Category Archives: Purchasing A Home

What Does ‘Days on Market’ Really Mean?

What Does ‘Days on Market’ Really Mean?

Buyers often ask me, “How many days has this listing been on the market?” Its a great question to help feel out the motivation of the seller. If the listing has been on the market for a long time, chances are the seller has overestimated the market value of the …
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Bottom Line – Home Inspections Save Money

Bottom Line – Home Inspections Save Money

The reality is, many home buyers in Abbotsford and surrounding Fraser Valley communities opt out of getting a home inspection before they finalize the purchase of a new home. While I can’t necessarily say every purchase requires an inspection, here’s a few good reasons why I recommend getting a home …
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Location Is More Than An Old Adage

Location Is More Than An Old Adage

You’ve heard it. I’ve said it. “Location, location, location.” It’s a pretty common phrase in home buying speak. We real estate agents tell it to every client a dozen times over, and we don’t just repeat it because we like to hear ourselves talk (ok, well maybe some of us …
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6 Tips for Buying Brand New Homes

6 Tips for Buying Brand New Homes

Whether you are upgrading or downgrading from your current living situation, there are things you need to consider when buying a brand new home. The tips below are just a small sample of a larger list of things you should be aware of when purchasing a brand new home. So …
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How to Speed Up the Home Buying Process

How to Speed Up the Home Buying Process

Whether you need to buy a home quickly or you just want to get things going, I don’t think anyone wants to sit around and wait for their purchase of a home to close. The fastest way to buy a home is to already have all the money you need. …
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