Credit Tips: Understanding and Improving your Credit

Credit Tips: Understanding and Improving your Credit

What is a Credit Report? A credit report is the primary tool that lenders use to establish a borrower’s creditworthiness. An Individual’s credit report includes personal identification information as well as financial information such as a record of payment history on all credit facilities, on cell phones, and if there have been any collections or […]

RE/MAX ‘Quest for Excellence’ Bursary Program

RE/MAX ‘Quest for Excellence’ Bursary Program

What is the ‘Quest for Excellence’ program?  This program was established by RE/MAX of Western Canada to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian students in regards to leadership and community contribution initiatives. Do you know someone who has the qualities to potentially win $1,000? They should consider applying for the 2021 ‘Quest […]

Fall:  Victoria Real Estate’s Second Spring

Fall:  Victoria Real Estate’s Second Spring

A ‘SECOND SPRING’ IN FALL When asked, when is the best time to sell my home, most people would say, “everyone knows that it’s spring”. While this is true, in Real Estate, we often refer to the fall months starting in September and leading up until mid-December as the Second Spring. So why is it […]

Pesky Wasps When Eating Outdoors

Pesky Wasps When Eating Outdoors

Before you buy a wasp trap this summer  … Eating outside is one of the great joys of summer. Here are few tips to manage these stripy, yet beneficial menaces that threaten to spoil your picnic or BBQ: While honeybees mind their own business collecting pollen, wasps are in search of protein and take it […]

Local Food Security – Support Local Farmers

Local Food Security – Support Local Farmers

LOCAL FOOD Summer has finally arrived and with it the increased excitement and passion towards the weekly abundance of fresh produce and food available from our local farms. Buying farm-direct means you know where the food you eat is grown. It also means that the money you spend on food is recycled back into your […]

What’s to Become of the Open House?

Real estate is one of the many industries that has been affected during the pandemic. Open houses, a weekend staple for homebuyers and Realtors® alike, have fallen prey to social distancing. What will happen to this hallmark of house hunting while we are adjusting to our new normal? Let’s consider some of the possibilities. Here’s how potential buyers will […]

The Silver Lining of COVID-19 and Self-Isolation

During this mandatory “staycation” we are forced to spend time alone or with our loved ones. However, we can choose to turn this into an opportunity. Despite any discomfort and challenges of self-isolation, we can let ourselves grow and settle into who we are today and who we want to be when this is behind […]

We are here for you during COVID-19

We are informing you, in case you were unaware, that the Provincial government has deemed the Real Estate industry as an essential service. Let’s be clear as to what that means. There are numerous essential services that we rely on in order to maintain the fundamentals for a quality of life in this country. These […]