November 2018

Found 2 blog entries for November 2018.

Baby, it’s cold outside!

Does this mean we shouldn’t think of selling our home in the winter months?

Not so fast. Traditionally, winter was seen as a less-than-popular time to list your home. However, times have changed. We now live in a digital age, when potential buyers are searching year-round for their dream homes, and certainly we benefit from a relatively milder climate here on Vancouver Island than most locales.

If you’re toying with the idea of selling, you certainly don’t have to hold off until the New Year - in fact, there are some solid benefits to putting it on the market even sooner. 

Here are some advantages that show how you could benefit from selling your home in the winter:

 Buyers Want IN!

If a buyer is pulling on

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Via the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board 

Sales of single-family homes in October were 11 per cent higher than in September but dipped by 16 per cent from October 2017. Last month, 385 single-family homes sold on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System compared to 347 in September and 458 one year ago. The number of apartments and townhouses changing hands last month dropped by eight and 21 per cent, respectively.

This year's housing market is behaving as expected, moderating after the record-setting pace set in 2016 and 2017. Government policy-side measures introduced to cool the market, such as the mortgage stress test (Guideline B-20) and higher interest rates, are taking their toll on housing sales throughout the country.

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