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June 2018

Found 5 blog entries for June 2018.

As the temperatures continue to heat up this summer and many people are busy enjoying summertime vacations, it’s important that homeowners don’t neglect their homes.

Whether you’re thinking about selling a home during the summertime or not, it’s vital to your homes “health” that you complete certain tasks during the summer months.

Below you’re going to find out some very important tasks that you should complete around your home this summer.  

1.) Wash Exterior Windows

2.) Inspect & Clean Window Screens

3.) Check & Clean Your Homes Exterior

4.) Inspect & Clean Your Ceiling Fans

5.) Check Your Deck and/or Patio

7.) Focus On Your Gardens

8.) Check Your Fence

10.) Check Your Gutters

Final Thoughts

Summer home

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1. Widely Market Online with High Resolution Pictures

With the number of internet users increasing exponentially, the internet is the perfect place to market your vacation rental. Launch your own website providing detailed information about the property, along with great visuals. Provide descriptive information about all the facilities provided, things to do and places to see in the area.

Attach the pictures of rooms, kitchenette, pool (if there is one), garden, terrace, etc. taken professionally on a high-resolution camera to give an impactful first impression. Use social media to broadcast various offers on your property, particularly during off-season.

 2. Highlight Your Unique Selling Point

Once you have identified the market you are

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Lots of changes in BC Real Estate as of June 15, 2018! These are significant changes and we as realtors have to go thru extra training, extra courses and exams!

 If you have not heard of this, here are brief points on what is happening:

  • No more dual agency, except in special situations. We can not represent Sellers and Buyers at the same time. That means when doing an Open House, we can only give out general information that is on the Internet, nothing else. We can not talk to Buyers as we used to as we are otherwise in breach. We have to ask them to get their own agent if they want to find out more about this house!
  • When we get a call about a house that we have listed, we can only give out general information, we have to ask them to get an agent
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Investing in the vacation rental industry can be an attractive business, provided you take it seriously and market it strategically. A key factor that can increase the business potential of your vacation property is location. A property that is located in a great destination and is marketed well can help you pay for the expenses of maintaining the property, paying for the mortgage fee and also reap profits. And, of course, you can enjoy a paid-for holiday with your family, whenever you feel like.

 Mentioned Below Are A Few Success Formulas That Can Help You Make the Most of Your Investment in A Property.

 Check Your Finances

Secure your financial position before you move further towards your dream of buying a house. See how much money you

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Are you planning to put your home on the market?

Great timing because it’s a seller’s market out there. But as a seller, you still need to be smart and attract genuine buyers, if you want to get your desired price.

So, instead of investing thousands in home improvements, here are a few DIY tweaks that can boost your home’s value instantly and make it appealing to buyers:

Tip #1 – Clean Up

One of the first things that a buyer notices is whether or not the area around the house is clean. So, gear up for a marathon cleaning session and increase your home’s curb appeal.

A few tips for improving your home’s curb appeal include scrubbing the exterior and hosing down the driveway and the sidewalk.  You can also do simple things like mowing the

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