Comox Valley Real Estate Changes

Published March 27, 2014.
At this time of the year the Comox Valley real estate market generally becomes more active. But what exactly does this mean and why is it important? If you are a home buyer or a home seller in this market ….More

Sellers – Know Your Home!

Published March 19, 2014.
Several recent experiences with Comox Valley home sellers prompted me to write a short article on selling homes in the Comox Valley. Why? Because some of these tips may make a difference in whether or not you are able to sell your home at all….More

Do Not Call a listing Agent

Originally Published July 13, 2013.
Shortly after the dawn of the information age in the 1970s, people’s appetite for more and better information increased. This trend continued with the introduction of the internet in the early 1990s. Today, buyers of real estate generally begin their searches online and many will ask for additional information on specific listings. A word of caution…More

Comox in the Summer

Originally Published June 8, 2013.
Comox is the second largest of the communities that comprise the Comox Valley. Often referred to as Comox by the Sea because of its proximity to the Comox Harbour and the Georgia Strait, it offers many different distractions during the summer. So what is happening in Comox By the Sea this 2013 summer?…More

So Why Hasn’t My Home Sold?

Originally Published May 25, 2013.
Recently, a fairly common question from home sellers in the Comox Valley real estate market is “Why hasn’t my house sold?” At the end of this week, I had these types of discussions with several sellers. After spending time explaining why this was the case, we jointly agreed to a plan and it was implemented. Four sales in the past few weeks is not that bad….More

Buyers Need Buyers Agents?

Originally Published April 18, 2013.
Real estate agents can represent you as either a buyer (Buyers Agents) or as a seller (Sellers Agents). In June 2012 the law changed in BC. So did the way that you could be represented by a real estate agent when you buy or sell real estate….More

Comox Valley – Thank You

Originally Published March 24, 2013.
Many people in the Comox Valley enrich our lives, and make them safer and more secure on a daily basis. But how often do we thank them? Especially the volunteers? Having worked alongside many Canadians and Americans who were never personally thanked for the sacrifices they made while responding to the 9/11 tragedy,…More

Comox Valley – Viewing Homes

Originally Published March 22, 2013.
A few people in the past month expressed surprise when I asked to meet them at the office after they contacted me for the first time and asked me to arrange a viewing of someone’s Comox Valley home for. Viewing any Comox Valley real estate such as a home for sale is a professional real estate service. There is a good reason for this…More

Social or Antisocial?

Originally Published March 17, 2013.
Technology is terrific when used at the right place, at the right time, and for the right reasons. Technology certainly has its place featured in my life, and it serves a very useful purpose in many different ways. For example, I certainly would much rather fly or drive to California than ride a horse….More