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Five Great Benefits of Owning an Investment Property

Five Great Benefits of Owning an Investment Property

October 20, 2021 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

Five Great Benefits of an Investment Property Maybe you have considered investing in real estate but aren't sure if it's the right move for you. There are several benefits to an investment property, ... [read more]

How to Handle a Low-Ball Offer in Real Estate | Home Selling Advice

How to Handle a Low-Ball Offer in Real Estate | Home Selling Advice

September 15, 2021 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

How to Handle a Low-Ball Offer in Real Estate - Home Selling Advice How to negotiate and handle low-ball offers on your real estate property in a buyer's market without compromising the value or wort ... [read more]

Buying Land To Build A Home in Vernon, BC

Buying Land To Build A Home in Vernon, BC

June 16, 2021 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

Buying Land To Build A Home If you've been dreaming of escaping your unruly neighbors, the hubbub of the city, or the restrictions of your homeowners' association, then buying land to build a home is ... [read more]

Your House-Closing Timeline: A Step-By-Step Guide | Vernon, BC

Your House-Closing Timeline: A Step-By-Step Guide | Vernon, BC

June 7, 2021 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

The process of buying a house can be quite exciting. However, the process is laborious, and it can also be nerve-wracking, especially if you do not know what to expect at what stage. The process is lo ... [read more]

What Are the Next Steps After Your Offer Was Rejected? In Vernon, BC

What Are the Next Steps After Your Offer Was Rejected? In Vernon, BC

May 19, 2021 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

What are the next steps after your offer was rejected? Finding an ideal home can be a daunting process. It involves talking to a wide range of realtors and having a myriad of meetings with your mortg ... [read more]

Investing In An Apartment Complex

Investing In An Apartment Complex

May 5, 2021 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

Investing In An Apartment Complex Investing in an apartment complex is one of the most effective ways of building wealth in the real estate industry. Some of the benefits that are associated with inv ... [read more]

Things To Look Out For When Viewing A Property

Things To Look Out For When Viewing A Property

April 21, 2021 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

Becoming a homeowner can be quite an exciting experience; however, house hunting is not a process without challenges. Depending on your personal preferences, needs, and budget, you need to carefully ... [read more]

Buying A Home As A Senior Citizen | Vernon, BC

Buying A Home As A Senior Citizen | Vernon, BC

April 7, 2021 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

Buying a home is for everyone — or those who can afford to pay for their mortgage. Albeit you're 60 or 70 years old, it's possible and beneficial to own a home so long as you have the financial mean ... [read more]

Benefits of Investing in Multi-Family Real Estate in Vernon, BC

Benefits of Investing in Multi-Family Real Estate in Vernon, BC

January 6, 2021 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

What is Multi-Family Real Estate? Any residential property that contains more than one housing unit is classed as multi-family real estate. Some of the most prevalent examples of multi-family real ... [read more]

Top 3 Biggest Home Seller Mistakes in Vernon, BC

Top 3 Biggest Home Seller Mistakes in Vernon, BC

December 16, 2020 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

Selling a home can be a daunting process; finding a real estate professional may help ease a lot of the stress. They will not only help find a buyer and undertake the complex process of closing the de ... [read more]

Five Tips for Buying a Condo in Vernon, BC

Five Tips for Buying a Condo in Vernon, BC

November 4, 2020 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

Yaaay! You finally got enough to facilitate the down payment of your first condo, or perhaps this is your investment property. Here is a simplified guide that includes some tips for buying a condo.& ... [read more]

Cons of For Sale By Owner (FSBO) in Vernon, BC

Cons of For Sale By Owner (FSBO) in Vernon, BC

October 14, 2020 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

You finally place your ad on the for sale by owner site! You are looking forward to answering tons of inquiries about your beautiful home but heard nothing yet. Selling your home shouldn't be this har ... [read more]

Real Estate 101: Getting Your Home Ready To Show in Vernon, BC

Real Estate 101: Getting Your Home Ready To Show in Vernon, BC

September 30, 2020 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

So...you decided to sell your home? This was not a decision that was taken lightly. This is a home you've grown fond of and grown in love with deeply. Countless memories were created, maybe your child ... [read more]

Tips for Real Estate Investors in Vernon, BC

Tips for Real Estate Investors in Vernon, BC

September 16, 2020 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

In today's business world, investing has gone beyond traditional assets, such as stocks and mutual funds. The real estate industry presents excellent investment options and a chance to expand your por ... [read more]

Advice for First-Time Home Sellers in Vernon, BC

Advice for First-Time Home Sellers in Vernon, BC

August 19, 2020 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

When buying your home, you probably dreamt of passing it down to future generations. Now, things turned out different and you are looking to sell. You fell in love with your home and made a ton of ... [read more]

5 Things NOT To Do When Selling Your House in Vernon, BC

5 Things NOT To Do When Selling Your House in Vernon, BC

July 22, 2020 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

The process of selling a residential property can be time-consuming and emotionally involving, especially if it is your first sale. While your home's curb appeal influences a prospective buyer's poten ... [read more]

Home Inspections, How They Can Benefit Home Buyers and Sellers in Vernon, BC

Home Inspections, How They Can Benefit Home Buyers and Sellers in Vernon, BC

July 8, 2020 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

Owning a home is one of the most valuable investments you can make. While good living spaces should be as comfortable as possible, with time they should also be able to increase their ROI. That's why ... [read more]

Useful Tips for Buying and Selling A Home During Covid-19 in Vernon, British Columbia

Useful Tips for Buying and Selling A Home During Covid-19 in Vernon, British Columbia

June 15, 2020 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

The coronavirus pandemic has derailed buying and selling activities in the property market. Albeit fewer homes have been listed for sale, the industry is gradually recovering. Prospective buyers can m ... [read more]

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore in Vernon, BC

6 Persistent Real Estate Myths You Really Need to Ignore in Vernon, BC

March 3, 2020 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

Whether you're a home-buyer or a seller, it pays to understand the real estate market if you want to get a good deal. Unfortunately, a series of damaging ideas has grown up around real estate which ca ... [read more]

How to Turn Your Vernon Home into a Rental Property and Not Live to Regret It

How to Turn Your Vernon Home into a Rental Property and Not Live to Regret It

December 18, 2019 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

Thinking about turning your home into a rental property?If you are having trouble selling your home, you have a number of options. You could stay in the property and hope for the best, but if you ha ... [read more]

4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home in Vernon, British Columbia

4 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home in Vernon, British Columbia

December 4, 2019 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

Selling your home is a big decision, and it's often a long and complex undertaking. Hiring a real estate agent can make every step of the home-selling process easier, from setting an asking price to c ... [read more]

When is the Best Time of Year to Buy a Home in Vernon, BC?

When is the Best Time of Year to Buy a Home in Vernon, BC?

October 2, 2019 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

Spring may be the most popular time of the year to buy a new home, but is it the best time of year to go home shopping? While the best time to browse real estate is when you need a new home, there are ... [read more]

Exploring the Pros and Cons of Purchasing a Condo in Vernon, BC

Exploring the Pros and Cons of Purchasing a Condo in Vernon, BC

August 21, 2019 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

When you decide to take your first step on the property ladder, you will have plenty of property-types to choose from. Many buyers prefer to buy an existing single-family home, some want to buy a plot ... [read more]

Four Tips to Sell Your Home in a Hurry Vernon, BC

Four Tips to Sell Your Home in a Hurry Vernon, BC

April 17, 2019 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

  Selling your home can be a time-consuming process - a situation which is less than ideal if you want to move sooner rather than later. Luckily, though, there are a few things that you can do ... [read more]

What to Look for in an Investment Property in Vernon, BC

What to Look for in an Investment Property in Vernon, BC

March 20, 2019 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

Investing in real estate can be a great way to grow your wealth. However, in order to be a successful investor, you will need to identify the right properties to invest in. In particular, you will w ... [read more]

3 Essential Tips For New Real Estate Investors in Vernon, BC

3 Essential Tips For New Real Estate Investors in Vernon, BC

February 20, 2019 | Posted by: Dawn Stephanishin

The world of real estate investing can be both challenging and rewarding in equal measure. As such, if you are planning on diving into the industry any time soon, you may want to pay close attention ... [read more]

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