HELOCs vs. Home Equity Loans vs. Remortgaging

Homeownership has many benefits, including the ability to use your property’s equity as a lending resource. Whether you need funding for a renovation or to consolidate debts, a mortgage holder can access home loans and home equity lines of credit (HELOC) through their property. There’s also the option to remortgage your home, which by breaking your existing mortgage and starting a new one, can provide leftover cash through your home’s equity to pay for large expenses. ..

First-Time Home Buyer Budgeting

As a first-time home buyer, there’s a good chance you already know that you’ll need to have a decent amount of cash saved up for a down payment on your new home. However, there are other costs associated with buying a home and stepping into the real estate market. It’s a good idea to know what these costs are and be ready for when the time comes to making an offer in the real estate market…

6 Common DIY Mistakes

DIY projects seem to have taken over social media in the last year or so! It seems like no matter what the platform, TikTok, Instagram or Pinterest – there is an ever growing database of content for DIY projects. We are so lucky to have access to so many great resources where we are easily able to pull inspiration from and tackle our own projects..

6 Things to Know About the Offer Process

Buying a home is not as simple as it looks on HGTV. Navigating the sales process can be challenging for both buyers and sellers, often involving many steps and quick decisions. We all know the market is challenging for first-time home buyers right now. That being said, we are seeing a bit of a lull in multiple offer scenarios. This is an ever changing and dynamic market and navigating it can be tricky. Working with the right Realtor can help!..

What Every Home Should Have in Case of a Power Outage

Power outages are rarely planned and if the last year has taught us anything, it is to do our best to plan for the unexpected. The floods in British Columbia and the more severe weather are good indications that we should do what we can to make sure we have what we need in the case of a power outage…

A Guide to Cash Offers

We all know the market is super competitive right now! Inventory continues to remain low and buyer demand is high. If you’re asking yourself what this means and what it could lead to, you’re not alone. When this happens, the likelihood of you receiving a cash offer. This is a promise to purchase your property that doesn’t depend on the buyer having a mortgage or financing. ..