The Rule of Three No's: Understanding its Significance for Home Sellers

Posted on May 23, 2023

As a home seller, it's important to be aware of various factors that can impact the success of your sale. One such factor is what i like to call the "Rule of Three No's," which suggests that if a potential buyer says "no" to a property three times during a viewing, the likelihood of them making an offer diminishes significantly.

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Closing Costs

Posted on May 11, 2023

Don't Forget Closing Costs When Buying a Home


It is a must to keep in mind closing costs in addition to your down payment.  These various charges can add up and, for the most part, they are all legally required payments in buying a property. These payments include:

1. Legal fees
Since a lawyer or notary public is an essential part of your home-buying...

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Home buying cost savings programs

Posted on May 11, 2023

1. Home Buyers’ Plan: RRSP for down payments 
Canada Revenue Agency’s Home Buyers' Plan lets qualifying home buyers use up to $35,000 of their RRSPs to buy a home. Couples can use up to $70,000. The home must be the principal residence, the home buyers must not have owned a home within the past five years and the loan must be repaid within 15 years...

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The dos and don’ts of staging your home for sale

Posted on Mar 23, 2023

Article courtesy of, orginal article can be found Here

When it comes to selling your home, making a positive first impression on a potential buyer is a crucial part of the process. Many sellers opt to stage their home – either through professional services or their own efforts – to make their space look more appealing to buyers, both...

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Security Cameras when Selling

Posted on Jan 18, 2023

Surveillance is increasing throughout society and many homes today use surveillance as a deterrent to crime or as an investigative tool. REALTORS® spend much of their time entering into the private homes of their clients, so it is important to consider the implications involved in taking video and / or audio recordings. Part VI of the Criminal Code...

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2023 Homebuyer Protection Plan (HPP)

Posted on Jul 27, 2022

Last week the provincial government announced the roll out of their Homebuyer Protection Plan (HPP).

This new measure will begin January 2023.  The Victoria Real Estate Board, the other provincial boards and BCREA will continue to work with the BC Financial Services Authority preparing for the introduction and implementation of the HPP.

Please note t...

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