5 Problems Home Sellers Try To Hide

5 Problems Home Sellers Try To Hide

If you're a home buyer, you want to make sure your dream home won't suddenly reveal any expensive surprises after you finalize the sale. Hopefully, all home sellers that you interact with will be honest. We hope they would let you know upfront if there are any issues...

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6 Practical Ways To Save For A Down Payment

6 Practical Ways To Save For A Down Payment

Are you hoping to buy a home but you're not sure how you can afford a down payment? The financial responsibility of purchasing a home can be intimidating. But with a good money saving strategy and some self-discipline, you'll be ready to purchase your home in no time....

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7 Ideas for Cozy Fall Home Décor

7 Ideas for Cozy Fall Home Décor

The Fall season is so short in Canada but that shouldn't stop you from embracing the stunning Autumn colours and atmosphere in your home décor. Give your home a full makeover or embrace a few Fall elements to add to your existing design; Fall home décor can be as...

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8 Simple Ways To Winterize Your Home

8 Simple Ways To Winterize Your Home

Winter is around the corner. Although the West Coast doesn’t see the same heavy snowfall or deep-freezing temperatures compared to other provinces in Canada, British Columbia is no stranger to winter. In Port Alberni, our winters involve high amounts of rainfall and...

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How to List Your Home for Sale

How to List Your Home for Sale

When you’re ready to sell your house, you want to make sure your property makes a good impression on potential buyers. We’re here to share a few tips on how to list your home for sale and present an effective MLS listing.  5 Listing Fails To Avoid When prospective...

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6 Reasons To Live In Port Alberni

6 Reasons To Live In Port Alberni

Known as the Heart of Vancouver Island, Port Alberni is a hidden gem. But don’t just take our word for it. We’ve compiled a list of the top 6 reasons why you should live in Port Alberni. We hope you will come to love this area as much as we do. Reason #1: The...

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How To Furnish Your First Home

How To Furnish Your First Home

Buying a new home as a first time home buyer is a thrilling step. No more landlords and décor rules. You’ve invested in a permanent living space that you can make completely your own. While a new home is full of possibilities, it can also hold some (exciting)...

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How to Price Your Home for Sale

How to Price Your Home for Sale

As a first-time home seller, you may have questions about how to price your home for sale. You don’t want to undervalue your home, but you don’t want to overprice it either. You want to align the value of your home with the current real estate market, making it both...

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What to Expect When You’re Closing a Home

What to Expect When You’re Closing a Home

Whether you’re the buyer or the seller, closing day is a much anticipated moment as negotiations come to a close. The seller is officially transferring over the property title and ownership to the buyer, the new homeowner. However, closing day is a bit more...

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The Pros and Cons of Buying Versus Renting

The Pros and Cons of Buying Versus Renting

Deciding whether to buy or rent a home is a decision that affects your lifestyle and your financial situation. Some people might say that home buying is the better choice. They say you’re making an investment in a property instead of “throwing money away” on rent...

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