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Buying a Home

May 4, 2021

What is a “Bully Offer”?

What can you do if you are a buyer and looking for a house in the Cowichan Valley? David Lowes can help you make a "Bully Offer" or a "pre-emptive offer".
February 24, 2020

Diligent Preparation When Buying a Home

The home checks all the boxes ~ right number of bedrooms, adequate kitchen and living space, great storage space, and is in overall good condition. Yet you still have many unanswered questions
February 23, 2020

Know the Market before You Buy a Home

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

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 21, 2020

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home

Now you’ve finally decided to do it—you’re ready to buy a house. The process of buying a new home can be incredibly exciting, yet stressful, all at once. Where do you start?
February 21, 2020

Buy or Sell First?

If you are considering looking for a new house, and are a current home-owner, then chances are you’re wondering what your strategy should be: do you wait to find the perfect new home before you put your current home on the market, or do you sell first and then look around?