Understanding the Hot Cloverdale Housing Market

Buying | December 16, 2020 | written by Corbin Chivers

The housing market in the Clayton and Cloverdale area of Surrey is hot. Because houses have been selling so quickly there is low supply but lots of buyers want to get into the market at the low-interest rates the market is holding on to. Here are a few tips to help give you a better…

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How Does Buying a Home in Surrey and Langley Affect Your Taxes

Buying | October 21, 2020 | written by Corbin Chivers

Buying a home is a big life decision. It’s important to know how that decision will affect your tax situation. When buying a home in BC you are not required to pay any yearly taxes unless you are making rental income on your home or flipped the home for an income. You are however, required…

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How to Win a Bidding War When Buying a Home in Surrey

Uncategorised | September 10, 2020 | written by Corbin Chivers

The Canadian housing market is hot right now as mortgage prices continue to see record lows. Mortgage lenders are showing fixed rates as low as 1.69% and variable rates close to 2%. With decreased rates comes more demand than supply. With the crazy demand, we are seeing in the market as a whole and especially…

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4 Benefits to Know When Selling Your Home As-Is

Selling | August 12, 2020 | written by Corbin Chivers

A home is indeed a great investment. When the time comes, many homeowners take the plunge in selling their home. For the most part, the primary purpose of selling a house is to earn back enough money to purchase a new home or save for future investments.    It is important to check in on…

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5 Factors That Hinder Your Home’s Sale

Selling | July 9, 2020 | written by Corbin Chivers

Several factors cause buyers not to be attracted to your home. When you perform necessary adjustments, only then will you attract a buyer to purchase your property. If you are struggling, you can also consult property experts on helping you deal with these factors. If you find it difficult to sell your property, below are…

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4 Reasons to Regularly Check Your Home’s Value

Buying, Investing, Selling | June 10, 2020 | written by Corbin Chivers

In the real estate industry, it is inevitable that the value of your home will change over time. The city of Surrey and Langley will send you yearly assessments for tax purposes that give you the most accurate assessment of your home. There are many opportunities available when your assessments increase.    Assessments are also…

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The Home Staging Process – Why You Should Consider It

Selling | June 2, 2020 | written by Corbin Chivers

Staged homes, or as many call them “fully furnished” homes, are something to be considered when deciding to sell a house. This is not really a must-do for those looking to sell their house as quickly as possible, but it is a fact that many people prefer a nicely furnished home for its plug-and-play nature.…

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3 Tips for Handling Real Estate Deals During COVID-19

Buying, Selling | May 25, 2020 | written by Corbin Chivers

The Coronavirus, more commonly referred to as COVID-19, has held the world’s economy hostage because of the threat of its spread. With strict quarantine procedures and social distancing methods in place, the world is finding new ways to cope with living in this new way of life.   The Effect Of The Pandemic on Real…

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How COVID-19 Affects Real Estate in Canada

Buying, Selling | May 20, 2020 | written by Corbin Chivers

In Canada, real estate is considered an essential service. The real estate industry is continually moving and adapting to the changes caused by COVID-19, which is why houses, condos, and other real estate infrastructures are still currently up in the market.   The Canadian government is helping keep the economy stable by providing relief to…

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Guide to buying a home or selling a home during a pandemic

Your Guide to Buying a Home Amidst the COVID-19 Crisis

Buying, Selling | May 12, 2020 | written by Corbin Chivers

Buying a property you can call home is an exciting journey for you and your family. However, it can also be a stressful experience, especially when you are trying to purchase a house during the coronavirus outbreak.   With all the options and factors available, looking for the home of your dreams on your own…

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