Home resale market was gaining momentum prior to Covid-19

By: Zivasa Brokerage

Home resale market was gaining momentum prior to Covid-19

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  At the national level, resale home prices were gaining momentum in February. The 0.4% monthly gain in the Composite index was double the average of the previous ten years for a month of February. In particular, after 12 consecutive monthly declines, Vancouver HPI rose in each of the last five months, reflecting the fact that Vancouver resale market recently returned to balance. Sure, we st...Read More

First-Time Home Buyer Incentive now available

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First-Time Home Buyer Incentive now available

Tags: Home Buyer, First time buyer, home Incentive

  The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive helps qualified first-time homebuyers reduce their monthly mortgage payments without adding to their financial burdens. The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive is a shared-equity mortgage with the Government of Canada. It offers: * 5% or 10% for a first-time buyer’s purchase of a newly constructed home * 5% for a first-time buyer’s p...Read More

Benefits of Open House

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Benefits of Open House

Tags: Open House, Real Estate, Benefit

Holding an open house is one of the best ways to gain valuable feedback. Attending other open houses can help greatly with understanding where your home measures up. Below are some of the advantages of having an open at your house when your home is up for selling. Benefits of doing an Open House 1. Allows for Shopping Around It allows prospective buyers the chance to view multiple homes and com...Read More

Staging and it’s benefits:

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Staging and it’s benefits:

Tags: Advantages of Home Staging, Why Stage home?

    Staging is the process of preparing the home to sell for the highest price in the shortest amount of time. It will include décor and furnishing either from the sellers’ or home stagers. It makes the home looks more welcoming to the buyers. Advantages of Home Staging:   Organized, stylish and flows from room to room. Buyer will be able to imagine the home&rsq...Read More

The Home Appraisal Process

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The Home Appraisal Process

Tags: The Home Appraisal Process, Real Estate

During the home-buying process, obtaining a home appraisal is a critical step.  Let’s take a look at some of the frequently asked questions. Q.  What is an appraisal? How is it used? A home appraisal is an unbiased estimate of the true (or fair market) value of what a home is worth. All lenders order an appraisal during the mortgage loan process so that there is an objective way...Read More

Understanding Title Insurance

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Understanding Title Insurance

Tags: Title, Insurance, Real Estate

What is “Title”?  The word “title” is a legal term that means you have legal ownership of property. You obtain title to property when the owner signs the deed (transfer document) over to you. Title is then registered in the government’s land registration system. What is Title Insurance?  Title insurance is an insurance policy that protects residential or co...Read More

5 Home Selling tips

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5 Home Selling tips

Tags: Real estate, Selling, Tips, Home

First-time home sellers aren't real estate newbies. Even so, it's not like buying a home teaches you everything you need to know about selling one. Even if you've sold many homes, novice sellers still face challenges and decisions that are unique to the sales process. If you're ready to sell, but anxious about the unfamiliar experience, here are five tips to sell your home fast: 1...Read More