Cowichan Valley Real Estate blog | David Lowes - Duncan Realtor


February 23, 2020
David's desk

A Manual to Prepare your Home for Selling

Buyers are searching for a “home”—a place in which they will feel comfortable, secure,and happy, a place in which they can imagine settling down and raising their family.
February 23, 2020
His & Hers Sinks

Early Preparation for Serious Issues

As soon as you decide to list your home, reach out to I would suggest working early with your Realtor® to help evaluate your property. Do a top to bottom walk-through to determine what repairs need to be done and any renovations that might be worth investing in.
February 23, 2020
Aerial view

7 Things to Look for in a New Neighbourhood

Choosing a neighbourhood that suits your needs and wants is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the home-buying process; your choice of environment will affect the way you experience your new home.
February 23, 2020
Home and lawn

Know the Market before You Buy

In deciding upon a selling price, a home-seller must establish a balance between the desire to draw the highest offer and finding a price that will be reasonable enough to attract an appropriate pool of prospects, and competitive offers.
February 23, 2020
White bathroom

How to Set an Offer Price

You’ll need to look at sales of comparable properties, and factor in additional data such as the condition of the property, the current market, and seller circumstances.
February 23, 2020

Buying a Home: What Expenses to Expect

Not only are there mortgage installments and the down payment to consider, there are a host of other—sometimes unexpected— expenses to add to the equation. The last thing you want is to be caught financially unprepared, blindsided by taxes and other hidden costs on closing day.
February 23, 2020
Inside home

Tips for Staging your Home

Your house should always be at-the-ready for a tour, as agents may bring clients by with very little notice. If they catch you unprepared and you aren’t able to show the house on the spot, you could be losing out on a sale.
February 23, 2020
Housing development

How to Get Top Dollar for your Home, Fast!

Studies indicate that the longer a property stays on the market, the less it will ultimately sell for. So, you need to ensure you’re ahead of the game.
February 23, 2020

Hire the Right Agent, For the Right Reasons: 8 Questions to Ask

Choosing an agent is a decision that could ultimately cost or save you thousands of dollars. Keep in mind the individual you choose will be handling almost every maneuver in the biggest financial investment of your life.