5 important facts for Home Sellers

By: Axel Ziba

5 important facts for Home Sellers

Tags: Real Estate Seller Tips

There are many process and stages involved in selling your Vancouver home in any high or low real estate market. A homeowner but be vigilant and on top of many aspects when decide to sell their property.  - Prepare the Property for sale Prior to list your home on the market and place it on MLS® listings, it is so important to prepare the property and make it ready. Fresh quote of pa...Read More

Cost of Selling Your Home

By: Axel Ziba

Cost of Selling Your Home

Tags: Real Estate Seller Tips

When deciding to sell your home, many home sellers are calculating the price asked and assume the total amount. There are certain costs, expenses and deduction that every homeowner must calculate, budget, and consider prior to listing the home for sale in Vancouver.?As a trusted home seller’s REALTOR®, in my first meeting with my clients, I go over every detail associated with selling th...Read More

How much is Your Home Worth Today?

By: Axel Ziba

How much is Your Home Worth Today?

Tags: Real Estate Seller Tips

Every homeowner in Vancouver is curious to know how their investment value is. This interest to inquire about the property valuation in Vancouver sours especially when there is a market shift.  All my clients receive monthly update on Vancouver Real Estate Market stats and also to go a step forward they also receive the sales ratio relating to the specific sub-market and focused neighborhoo...Read More

What is CMA? (Comparable Market Analysis)

By: Axel Ziba

What is CMA? (Comparable Market Analysis)

Tags: Real Estate Tips

What is CMA and How Do I Compare My Home for Sale in Vancouver? In real estate, CMA stands for "Comparable Market Analysis". What does that mean? This extensive spread sheet gathered from MLS® data, offers every details about properties in comparable to the subject property. To elaborate, let’s assume you want to know how much is a market value of a similar home in your neighb...Read More

By: Axel Ziba

Who Should Hire Home Inspection Company?

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Is it only The Real Estate Buyer's Responsibility to Do Inspection? Although it is no one’s responsibility, it is suggested mostly on the buyer’s side to do home inspection. Inspection is necessary to make sure the Buyer is aware of any hidden issues. Let’s not forget the facts that even home inspection cannot reveal the issues that are not visible. Therefore, In Vancouver B...Read More

What is

By: Axel Ziba

What is "Agency" and why is it important in Real Estate?

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Agency is the relationship existing between two parties. One is titled “agent” who is representing the other party called “Principle”. Agent has ability to impact principal's legal position in real estate trading services. Section 3 of the Real Estate Services Act states: "A person must not provide real estate services to or on behalf of another, for or in expecta...Read More

Your Front Door Has More Power Than You Think

By: Axel Ziba

Your Front Door Has More Power Than You Think

Tags: Real Estate Tips

Previously in other seller articles we discussed the steps to make a property desirable for buyer’s eyes and your door front and entrance is the first impression.  As we heard, “first impression is the last impression” your door front area, can leave a lasting impression in the buyer’s memory. - Clear the clutter We all are guilty of leaving our muddy shoes, kids gard...Read More

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