Viewing The House? What to Look for Room by Room

By: Axel Ziba

Viewing The House? What to Look for Room by Room

Tags: Real Estate Buyer Tips

When viewing any home for sale, many real estate buyers look at the property for sale from a “macro” perspective. They ask themselves questions like: “Is it large enough?”; “Are there enough bedrooms?”; “Is it in a nice neighbourhood?” While those questions are important, it also pays to consider a potential new home from a “micro” perspe...Read More

How Homeowners Save on Heating Costs

By: Axel Ziba

How Homeowners Save on Heating Costs

Tags: Home Seller Tips

 In Vancouver BC, we get more rain and damp weather than other areas nationwide. It is important to look into other costs involved when purchasing a home. As REALTOR®, I always advised many of my first time real estate home buyers to analyze every expense and costs involved in owning a home. Many folks not considering this major monthly expense when budgeting for their mortgage and m...Read More

Appraised Vs Assessed Vs Market Value & difference?

By: Axel Ziba

Appraised Vs Assessed Vs Market Value & difference?

Tags: Real estate tips

Every property seller wants to get the most dollar value for their property. But before we get to the details of how, lets define and differentiate Market Value, Tax Assessed Value and Appraised Value. Tax Assessed Value of the property is the annual tax appraisal from the local municipal. This assessment is not definitive toward how much a property worth as it is not as detailed appraisal o...Read More

How I market your Home For sale?

By: Axel Ziba

How I market your Home For sale?

Tags: Real Estate Seller Tips

My motto states “Real Estate from A to Z” and this creates a business relationship that last happily ever after. In my REALTOR® career, I get to see and view all different type of properties for sale in Vancouver and proudly get to represent these beautiful listings. Despite of price, size, type and or condition, I treat every home is a castle and implement steps of extreme marketi...Read More

What is the

By: Axel Ziba

What is the "Subject To Sale" or "Time Clause"?

Tags: Real Estate Tips

If you have been following Vancouver real estate and its market statistics, you'd be familiar with the current activities. In our recent market stats release from Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board and MLS® data, number of sales have dropped in certain areas in metro Vancouver and it's pushing the tip of the market toward a more balanced and or even a "buyer's market" ba...Read More

5 Things Real Estate Buyers Should Review

By: Axel Ziba

5 Things Real Estate Buyers Should Review

Tags: Real estate buyer tips

5 Things Vancouver Real Estate buyers review when searching for a home for sale? - Pictures Pictures and Virtual Tour is the first impression a potential real estate buyer is reviewing about a property for sale in Vancouver. Weather it is an attached property or a single family detached house, it is important to have a highest quality photography as well as virtual tour of the home available for ...Read More

5 Steps Real Estate Buyers Must Know

By: Axel Ziba

5 Steps Real Estate Buyers Must Know

Tags: Real estate buyer tips

5 Important Steps Real Estate Buyers Must Prepare Before Buying a House For Sale in Vancouver Routinely I come cross many Real Estate enthusiast as it is the hottest topic and its trending on the top. Especially as a Vancouver Realtor, I always need to be educated and stay on top of all changes. As the market shifts in Vancouver Real Estate, buyers must be aware of their responsibility to gain th...Read More

What is the difference between a townhouse and a ½ duplex?

By: Axel Ziba

What is the difference between a townhouse and a ½ duplex?

Tags: Home buyer tips

This is a common question I come across as a local Vancouver Realtor to help real estate buyers. Attached market is doing much better than the single family house in certain areas and based on its square footage and location, prices of condo apartments for sale as well as townhouses are more attractive to some demographic buyers. The other day as I was drafting search criteria for my buyer client...Read More

Documents that Every Real Estate Buyer Must Review

By: Axel Ziba

Documents that Every Real Estate Buyer Must Review

Tags: Home buyer tips

Documents to review When buying a Vancouver home For Sale In any real estate market, it is vital for the buyer’s to be aware of the information for the Vancouver property for sale they are interested in. The buyer REALTOR® plays an important role in this step and must gather and source all information and data available and guide the buyers to the right source of advice for understandin...Read More

How to Search for Vancouver  Home & Condo For Sale?

By: Axel Ziba

How to Search for Vancouver Home & Condo For Sale?

Tags: Home buyer tips

Previously in another article we discussed the real estate buyers 4 stages of shopping behavior. At the stage of Purchase Activity, a buyer must actively search and locate for their desired home. But what to look for a home for sale and what platform to use? As cliché as it sounds, as any buyer starts to think about relocation and purchase their first stage is to talk to their financial pl...Read More