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5 Potential Pitfalls to Watch for When Buying a Squamish Condo

Demand for condominium and townhouse living is at an all-time high in Squamish and most of BC's major cities. Affordability and low supply seems to be the main driving forces behind this surge of activity. Condominiums are after all, on average, much cheaper than detached housing. From first-time buyers to ...

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Why Some Homes Don’t Sell…Even in Squamish

When buyers won’t buy listed real estate or even put an offer close to the asking price, there’s just one reason why - it’s the list price! Recently, Squamish home sellers have been pushing the envelope by pricing their houses over fair market value. Now these homes are sitting unsold ...

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When Choosing a Fixer-Upper Makes Cents

Some renovations can significantly increase the market value of a home. Others can cost more than you’ll ever get back. So, when choosing a “fixer-upper”, look carefully at the work that needs to be done. General painting, and bathroom or kitchen renovations typically increase the resale value of a house. “Invisible” repairs ...

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Getting your Professional Team Together

When preparing to sell your home, you may need to hire several professionals in addition to your REALTOR®. You may consider a plumber to fix a dripping bathroom shower, a home inspector to make sure there are no “issues”, and an attorney to handle all the legal matters. By hiring the ...

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