Costs of Buying a Home in Vancouver

By: Axel Ziba

Costs of Buying a Home in Vancouver

Tags: real estate buyer, what are the costs

In my first meeting with every potential real estate buyer in Vancouver, I go through many details specially sorting out their budget. In addition to ask them about the style of the property, mortgage pre-approval steps, location and desired area, wants and must-haves, as their assigned Vancouver rREALTOR®, I'm also obligated to go over every step of real estate buying process, as well as ...Read More

Vancouver Property Type  and Buyer Motivation

By: Axel Ziba

Vancouver Property Type and Buyer Motivation

Tags: real estate vancouver, home for sale

If you are at the early stages of thinking and planning to purchase a real estate, it is important to know all the steps involved. As an experienced realtor in Vancouver, it is my duty to all clients to inform them and guide them through their purchase, even if they haven’t decided to work with me yet.  This is an important part of my job, when meeting with a prospect buyer, regardless ...Read More

8 Steps To Sell Your Home in Vancouver

By: Axel Ziba

8 Steps To Sell Your Home in Vancouver

Tags: selling tip, selling your home, home valuation

Thinking of relocation and selling your home? Selling a real estate can be complicated and needs advanced planning. If you’re like most home owners, you’re struggling with a few questions. After all, you’re about to sell the single biggest asset you’ve ever bought. You might have questions like, What’s my home worth? Should I use an agent, Realtor or go at it alone? W...Read More

Tips on Staging & or Furnishing a Luxury Home

By: Axel Ziba

Tips on Staging & or Furnishing a Luxury Home

Tags: staging, real estate, luxury homes, vancouver real estate

In a luxury home it is important to choose the right décor to help create a unique feel in the home that can add value and at the same time allow for it to have the personality of the home owners. There are some simple tips of interior design for luxurious homes to make them look amazing inside and out and really showcase the features of the home. Vancouver is rich with luxury property inve...Read More

Technology and Real Estate

By: Axel Ziba

Technology and Real Estate

Tags: Real Estate, real estate technology, realtor, vancouver realtor

In our day and age, technology is routed in our daily lifestyle and living. As the technology improves, so as the real estate and Realtor's approach not only in Vancouver, but internationally. The easy access on internet, brings the world closer and the social media has tremendous impact on international real estate sales.   Real Estate Buyers As a real estate buyer, the first thing to...Read More

Do This When Buying a Condo or Strata in Vancouver

By: Axel Ziba

Do This When Buying a Condo or Strata in Vancouver

Tags: strata, condo for sale, real estate

And the title says it all.  With our current market trending to be more on the seller's side when it comes to strata properties like condos and townhouses, many real estate buyers are interested in these property type. The motivation varies whether it is a designated residence for this buyers or simply an investment, there are many things to watch for and review when buying a strata and ...Read More

Home Valuation in Vancouver | How Much My Home Worth?

By: Axel Ziba

Home Valuation in Vancouver | How Much My Home Worth?

Tags: home valuation, valuation, real estate, home for sale

People love to talk about real estate as it is the hottest everyday conversation maker. I even have people approaching me recognizing that I'm a realtor from my RE/MAX pin on my blazer, loving to talk about the real estate trends.  The conversation is usually starts with, "so, how is the market" and or "oh, by the way, how much is my home worth now?" I love to help p...Read More

Do This When Selling Your Home in Vancouver?

By: Axel Ziba

Do This When Selling Your Home in Vancouver?

Tags: home for sale, how much my home worth

Vancouver is one of the most attractive cities with its beautiful mountain backdrop and a picturesque scenery, whether in downtown urban areas or a bit further in North Shore cross from Stanley Park. One of the most attribute of Vancouver is its neighborhoods and communities. Working close with many homeowners, I always wanted to address their biggest issue when thinking of selling their home...Read More

Can Open House Sell My House in Vancouver?

By: Axel Ziba

Can Open House Sell My House in Vancouver?

Tags: open house, sell my home,

I was at a friends house in Vancouver downtown the other day and came cross with a very friendly couple whom as soon as understood i was a REALTOR®, started to ask some interesting questions, which I felt necessary to share in my news. The started by describing their property and its features, wanting to know what i thought of its price. After taking some notes, I gave them an estimated prope...Read More

Pets in Vancouver Condo apartment | Strata Rules and Bylaws

By: Axel Ziba

Pets in Vancouver Condo apartment | Strata Rules and Bylaws

Tags: pets, condo pet friendly, bylaws, vancouver condo

Our pets are part of the family and our hearts. As pet owner real estate buyer, when purchasing a townhouse or a condo for sale in Vancouver, we all must be careful to examine the strata documents specially when it comes to its provincial rules and bylaws. When we talk about pets, we mostly refer to cats and dogs, but there are folks who have different pets, like Fish, birds, lizards, small pigle...Read More