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Mid-summer holiday selling in Metro Vancouver makes good sense

Posted on August 4th, 2017

Are you waiting until September to put your home on the market when everyone gets back from holidays? Think again. Mid-summer can be a busy time of year for sales. Here’s why! Summer buyers are serious buyers.  Often, buyers purposely take time during the summer months to locate the home so they can be moved in by autumn. Other buyers may have sold their home and are looking to upsize or downsize and get into their new home as quickly as possible…. Read more

Holiday selling makes good sense

Posted on December 2nd, 2016

Good will and holiday cheer makes this season a great time to sell your home. Here’s why: Christmas buyers are serious buyers. While there may not be as many home buyers looking, those who are looking are serious. These include those relocating from out of town who need to quickly find and buy a home quickly, or those who have sold their home and need to buy before their own sale closes. Casual browsers and ‘looky-loos’ are busy with other… Read more

Renovating for resale in Metro Vancouver

Posted on November 2nd, 2014

Before spending thousands of dollars on renovations, it’s a good idea to find out whether you’ll recover the cost when you sell your home. Start by consulting a knowledgeable Royal Pacific Realty Group REALTOR® to determine the types of renovations most likely to offer the best return on your investment. We suggest following these guidelines: Don’t “out-renovate” for your neighbourhood. Home prices are driven by location. If you live in a moderately priced neighbourhood and renovate your home with a luxurious… Read more

Real estate terms explained

Posted on June 17th, 2012

Buying or selling real estate whether for the first time or the fifth time, can be a little confusing. Here is a glossary of some of the most common real estate terms that you’re likely to encounter which will help you better understand the language of real estate. Contact us for more info! Adjustment Date The day from which all calculations of interest, tax adjustments, utility bill adjustments (if applicable) are made to the credit of either the buyer or… Read more

Step-by-step Q&A for home sellers

Posted on June 3rd, 2012

Whether you’re selling your home for the first-time, or you’re you’ve been through the process more than once, you’ll have questions. At Royal Pacific Realty, our talented and knowledgeable REALTORS® have the answers. Here are the answers to the questions we are asked most frequently. Contact us Should I buy or sell first? Some sellers in this situation may want to find a new home and make an offer subject to the sale of your home. But if your home doesn’t… Read more