Posts Tagged "vancouver island"

Listing Tip #1 Price it right and make more money (Part 2)

Ryan Coffey

Should You Start Out with a HIGH Listing Price? It’s important to challenge a long-standing “myth” of real estate. “The initial listing price isn’t that important because the price can always be adjusted down later.” Many homeowners believe this. It is a myth. It’s…

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Five things you should not do before you buy a home

Ryan Coffey

So you have decided it is time to buy a home. Congratulations, you have made a wise decision. Planning ahead is crucial to buying a home, particularly if you don’t have extensive financial resources. Since mortgage lenders will be sizing…

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Nanaimo: a profile

Ryan Coffey

  This blog is about real estate, and as I am a Realtor in Nanaimo, most of the content will have to do with buying and selling real estate in the area but there is also info on what it’s like living…

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What Creates Value in a Home?

Ryan Coffey

Not “Location, location, location.” Or, not just that at least. Regardless of what I write on this topic, it will only be a summary of general principles. You see, in some ways houses are like people. They are all unique,…

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Nanaimo real estate: A profile

Ryan Coffey

Nanaimo real estate. It’s something I’ve put up an awful lot of info about here over the past four plus years, but I do know that many of the people who end up on my blog find it because they…

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More Big Changes in Nanaimo

Ryan Coffey

Unless you’ve been living under a rock or just plain haven’t come to Nanaimo, you will have noticed some big changes around Nanaimo in recent times. The new cruise ship berth which has recently injected huge crowds of people at…

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10 Tips on Renovating Your Home Without Breaking The Bank

Ryan Coffey

Here is something I got form Canada Realty News. I thought it was info that many people would find useful so I am reposting it here. Visit their website at www.canadarealtynews.com   Ryan Coffey Renovating your home will increase its…

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Spring Market

Ryan Coffey

The seasons have turned. It is now spring. The crocuses have been up for about a month now and daffodils have revealed themselves as well. Robins abound and the nicer weather has a way of making people feel good and…

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Real Estate Terms: Title Search

Ryan Coffey

Just about every contract of purchase and sale I’ve ever seen has included a subject clause that says that the offer is subject to the Buyer’s review and approval of a title search. A title search is a government issued…

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Attention readers from the U.S. (and other internationals) considering buying property in Canada

Ryan Coffey

Every couple of years there is a lot of talk from people in the U.S. about moving to Canada as an escape from something unsavoury that is going on in their country. For most of them, it is just talk….

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