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Do You Need a Realtor to Buy a New Home?

The question has been asked many times – do you need a realtor to represent you for a new home purchase? The answer is a resounding no. Let’s take a look at a typical example: purchasing a new condominium in…

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Tips on Buying a New Home

The typical scenario for a resale (another person’s or used) home involves researching active listings via internet, signage, realtors, realtor websites, open houses etc. followed by viewings and offers through a buyer/listing realtor. Purchasing a new home is significantly different,…

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Ready for the next Market Boom?

Much has been reported about the resale residential housing market in the Central Okanagan; inventory is down, sales are increasing and prices are rising. To put this into perspective, today’s inventory levels are lower than they were at the still…

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Central Okanagan Year-End 2014

Welcome to 2015! The resale market turn-around is complete which will lead to more opportunities in new homes. There are significant signals throughout the Okanagan indicating this continued upward trend, namely; reduced inventory leading to a more competitive selling environment,…

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Central Okanagan 2013 Year-End

This is traditionally the time of year for market optimism and without sounding rather cliché, there is some real statistical back-up to make you think that we’ve really turned the corner. 2013 turned out to be a banner year on…

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