Appraisals: How Do They Play into Buying a Home?

Posted on Apr 12, 2024

Appraisals: How Do They Play into Buying a Home?

The Canadian real estate market has been experiencing fluctuations, and Vancouver Island is no exception. Additionally, the federal government continues to implement mortgage rule changes to address the heated real estate markets, including adjustments to how appraisals are conducted. In Vancouver Isl...

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Mastering Home Staging: Key Rooms to Focus On

Posted on Mar 26, 2024

Mastering Home Staging: Key Rooms to Focus On

When it comes to selling your property, home staging can be the game-changer that puts thousands of dollars in your pocket. While hiring a professional stager for every room might not always be feasible, focusing on the most important areas can still make a significant impact.

With years of experience co...

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Navigating Competing Offers: A Buyer's Guide

Posted on Mar 20, 2024

Navigating Competing Offers: A Buyer's Guide

In the bustling Vancouver Island Real Estate market, competing offers have become common, making it crucial for buyers to strategize ahead of time. To stand out in a sea of contenders, preparation and homework are key long before you find the perfect property.

Ideally, you'd secure your dream home without...

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You Don’t Need a Realtor to Sell Your Home

Posted on Mar 01, 2024

Selling your home without the assistance of a real estate agent, also known as For Sale By Owner (FSBO), can be an enticing prospect. After all, who wouldn't want to save on commission fees and have complete control over the selling process?

While FSBO certainly has its advantages, it's essential to consider the potential drawbacks before going dow...

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Maximizing Your Open House: Essential Tips for Sellers

Posted on Feb 25, 2024

Preparing for an open house is a pivotal step in the process of selling your home. It's not just about tidying up; it's about creating an inviting atmosphere that appeals to potential buyers. Here are some crucial steps to ensure your open house is a success:

1. Repair and Maintain:
Before even listing your property, ensure that all minor repairs are...

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Navigating Real Estate: The Importance of Due Diligence

Posted on Feb 18, 2024

The age-old adage, 'buyer beware,' still holds true in the realm of real estate. Many assume that sellers are obligated to disclose if a heinous crime occurred near a property, or there was a previous death, etc, but the reality is more nuanced. While sellers must reveal any latent defects—hidden flaws not readily apparent to buyers—the onus lies o...

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Rennie & Associates Realty Ltd.

102-3645 Tillicum Rd  Victoria, 
British Columbia 

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