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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Your First House in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Your First House in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

January 16, 2019 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Buying a first home is a big step, both financially and personally. In the long run, home ownership can lead to many other investment and and financial opportunities. Of course, owning a home also g ... [read more]

Buying Your First Home in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC: When Are You REALLY Ready?

Buying Your First Home in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC: When Are You REALLY Ready?

January 2, 2019 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Purchasing your first home is the dream of a lifetime and a massive investment toward your future. The process is full of hopes and aspirations but is also a huge commitment to take on. For those who ... [read more]

Buying Your First Home in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC: When Are You REALLY Ready?

Buying Your First Home in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC: When Are You REALLY Ready?

December 5, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Purchasing your first home is the dream of a lifetime and a massive investment toward your future. The process is full of hopes and aspirations but is also a huge commitment to take on. For those who ... [read more]

3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

3 Lesser-Known Ways to Invest in Real Estate in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

November 7, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Investing in real estate has long been a path to wealth-building. Real estate is an asset that can provide both ongoing income and value appreciation, making it attractive to those who seek long-term ... [read more]

Real Estate: Four Features of Profitable Rental Property in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

Real Estate: Four Features of Profitable Rental Property in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

October 17, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Investing in real estate can be a frightening task for a first-time buyer. While the rewards can be huge, there are also a number of risks that you will need to consider. However, if you know what to ... [read more]

5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

5 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

August 15, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

You've put your house on the market, and you're ready to start spending all the money you know you'll make from the sale. There's only one problem. Your house isn't selling. After trying to figur ... [read more]

Real Estate: How to Refinance a Mortgage with a Bad Credit Score in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

Real Estate: How to Refinance a Mortgage with a Bad Credit Score in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

July 4, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

There are many excellent reasons a homeowner may look into refinancing their mortgage. To refinance means to replace your current mortgage with a new one, almost always with a lower interest rate. For ... [read more]

Things to Consider Before Moving Into an Over-55 Community in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

Things to Consider Before Moving Into an Over-55 Community in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

June 6, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Many people, as they approach retirement age and the kids are gone, begin thinking about downsizing. One of the more popular choices for reduction is moving to one of the over-55 communities that ar ... [read more]

How to Know If You Should Buy a Home or Continue Renting in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

How to Know If You Should Buy a Home or Continue Renting in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

May 17, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

While owning a home and a plot of land was once part of the 'American Dream' for many people, the times have shifted. The global financial crisis which resulted in a massive shift in the housing marke ... [read more]

Great Buy on a Home in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC? - Don't Expect the Appraisal to Prove It

Great Buy on a Home in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC? - Don't Expect the Appraisal to Prove It

May 2, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Buying a home can be fun and exciting, especially when you drive a hard bargain and get that seller over a barrel.  You did your research, caught a home with higher than average days on the marke ... [read more]

Tips to Ease the Moving Process in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

Tips to Ease the Moving Process in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC

April 18, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Moving can be a stressful process, no matter how far you are traveling. Planning your move minimizes the stress associated with this task while also simplifying the process. Here are several tips that ... [read more]

Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House in Maple Ridge, BC

Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House in Maple Ridge, BC

March 21, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

House flipping can be a tempting way to make fast money, but not every fixer-upper has the potential to be profitable. Here's five things to consider before buying a property to flip. 1. Time Te ... [read more]

Thinking of Buying a Home in Maple Ridge, BC? Ask Yourself These Questions First

Thinking of Buying a Home in Maple Ridge, BC? Ask Yourself These Questions First

March 7, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Many people simply assume that buying a home is always better than renting, but that is not always the case. Owning a home makes sense in certain circumstances, just as renting is a smart move in othe ... [read more]

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Buying a New Home vs an Existing Home in Maple Ridge, BC

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Buying a New Home vs an Existing Home in Maple Ridge, BC

January 3, 2018 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

If you're planning on investing in real estate, then you're going to have two main options: to buy an existing home or buy a new home in Maple Ridge, BC. An existing home is a house that has been live ... [read more]

What to Look for When Buying Your First Home in Maple Ridge, BC

What to Look for When Buying Your First Home in Maple Ridge, BC

December 6, 2017 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Buying a first home in Maple Ridge, BC is an exciting time in an individual's life. You may already have a family that needs more than simply being a good structure to protect against them against the ... [read more]

Seven Inexpensive Home Staging Ideas for a Quick Sale for people in Maple Ridge, BC

Seven Inexpensive Home Staging Ideas for a Quick Sale for people in Maple Ridge, BC

November 15, 2017 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

When your Maple Ridge home is on the market, first impressions matter more than ever. If a potential buyer doesn’t like what they see in the first few minutes, that bad start could color the res ... [read more]

Buying Your First Maple Ridge, BC Home? Be Prepared for These 5 Startup Expenses

Buying Your First Maple Ridge, BC Home? Be Prepared for These 5 Startup Expenses

October 18, 2017 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

If you are in the market for your first Maple Ridge, BC home, you’ve probably saved a substantial amount of money for the down payment. You researched closing costs, sought out the best deal on ... [read more]

Preparing to Sell Your Maple Ridge, BC Home? Do This First

Preparing to Sell Your Maple Ridge, BC Home? Do This First

September 20, 2017 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

So you've made the decision to sell your Maple Ridge, BC home. What you do to prepare - from the outside in - will make all the difference in whether prospective buyers choose to take a look.&nbs ... [read more]

5 Things First Time Maple Ridge Home Buyers Should Do Before They Go Shopping

5 Things First Time Maple Ridge Home Buyers Should Do Before They Go Shopping

July 19, 2017 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Shopping for your first Maple Ridge home is exciting, and it is only natural to want to get right to it. The idea of trading in that monthly rent check for a mortgage payment that builds equity and we ... [read more]

4 Things You Need To Know When Buying A Vacation Home in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

4 Things You Need To Know When Buying A Vacation Home in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

June 21, 2017 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Everyone looks forward to a vacation, and many people return to their favorite spot each year. If you really enjoy your annual destination, you might be ready to invest in a vacation home in Maple Rid ... [read more]

Gathering the Money for a Down Payment in Two Years or Less in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Gathering the Money for a Down Payment in Two Years or Less in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

June 7, 2017 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Whether you are looking to purchase a Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows home in the next two years or you intend to wait another five, you must find a way to save up enough money to use for a down payment. ... [read more]

3 Simple Updates to Help Sell Your Maple Ridge, BC Home Fast

3 Simple Updates to Help Sell Your Maple Ridge, BC Home Fast

May 17, 2017 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

If you're getting ready to sell your Maple Ridge, BC home, you may be wondering what you can do to help it sell quickly. How can you make your home more appealing without investing a lot of time or mo ... [read more]

Three Ways to Get on the Property Ladder in Maple Ridge BC

Three Ways to Get on the Property Ladder in Maple Ridge BC

March 27, 2017 | Posted by: Roar Solutions

Property investment is more challenging than ever due to a buoyant housing market in Maple Ridge, BC and the rising cost of living. Many people are concerned they'll never be in a position to buy a pr ... [read more]

Price Your Maple Ridge BC Home Realistically If You Want It To Sell

Price Your Maple Ridge BC Home Realistically If You Want It To Sell

February 23, 2017 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Setting a price for the Maple Ridge BC home you are selling requires serious thought and research. Homebuyers have choices in today's market, and that means you should not list your home at an unreaso ... [read more]

Timing Your Home Sale in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, B.C.

Timing Your Home Sale in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, B.C.

January 18, 2017 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Timing the sale of your home in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, B.C. is easier said than done. There are all sorts of factors to consider, from seasonal advantages to the economic climate of a particu ... [read more]

Going Away for the Holidays? Protect Your Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Homes against Burglars!

Going Away for the Holidays? Protect Your Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Homes against Burglars!

December 12, 2016 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Burglars look for opportune moments to enter homes in search of valuables, and they don't take breaks for the holidays. In fact, many burglaries take place during the holidays, especially when people ... [read more]

Are You Ready to be a Landlord in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows?

Are You Ready to be a Landlord in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows?

September 23, 2016 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

With the Lower Mainland real estate market booming the way it is, you may find that you have a substantial amount of equity in your home or are thinking about buying a property for investment. The ... [read more]

The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

The Benefits of Investing in Income Producing Properties

May 30, 2016 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

Making money in any real estate venture is a difficult task, and many people don't have the skills (or the stomach) for flipping houses. An alternative to this intrinsically risky activity is to purch ... [read more]

4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale

4 Hidden Problems That Could Be Hurting Your Home Sale

May 23, 2016 | Posted by: Tania Campfield

One of the biggest fears that home sellers have is that their property will end up on the real estate market for months on end. This is a nightmare for a number of reasons. First of all, having your h ... [read more]

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