REALTOR® Benefits to Sell your Home. Part i

By: Axel Ziba

REALTOR® Benefits to Sell your Home. Part i

Tags: Real Estate Seller Tips

In every real estate market, I come across many homeowners who wants to know the benefit of hiring a Realtor and a real estate agent to help with selling their property. To define what a Realtor does in general, let's reflect back to “The Agency” relationship which we discussed in another article. Agency is a relationship between two parties. An “agent” and “...Read More

REALTOR® Benefits to Sell your Home. Part ii

By: Axel Ziba

REALTOR® Benefits to Sell your Home. Part ii

Tags: Real Estate Seller Tip

In previous article we briefly discuss the highlights of benefits and chose a few ones from its long list. In this article we will discover and examine the depth of each benefits. - Current Real Estate Market and trends  One of the benefit of working with a knowledgeable local Vancouver Realtor to sell your house, is to get updates and educated constantly on the market and trends. Real estat...Read More

REALTOR® Benefits to Sell your Home. Part iii

By: Axel Ziba

REALTOR® Benefits to Sell your Home. Part iii

Tags: Real Estate Seller Tips

In our main article we defined the importance of hiring a qualified Realtor to help with Selling your Vancouver home and condo for sale. In this part 3. Volume we will continue the discussion and expand those short list of benefits: - Advice on the most important value factor, Price As a homeowner, your main concern is to know how much your home worth and what is your property evaluation. Why? Pu...Read More

Should I buy Condo or a house?

By: Axel Ziba

Should I buy Condo or a house?

Tags: Real Estate Buyer Tips

This a very common question. But to answer this, I always turn the question to the real estate buyer by pointing out what it is their priority? Vancouver is an international city and has been a focus of investment for years. Despite of local government interference to slow it down and causing the price drop, we yet are witnessing the values are increasing and the effect and the result of what the...Read More

Condo or House?

By: Axel Ziba

Condo or House?

Tags: Real Estate Tips

I was meeting a couple who were interested in purchasing a home for their family of 3 and their pet dog at my office in Yaletown Vancouver.  Since I previously referred them to a financial institution for mortgage pre-approval, after reviewing their options and looking at their pre-approved mortgage amount, they asked me whether a house or a condo apartment in Vancouver offers better value an...Read More

Different Types of Strata in BC

By: Axel Ziba

Different Types of Strata in BC

Tags: Real Estate Tips

A strata or strata development is a way of subdividing and owning portions of land and buildings on that subdivision. A Strata Corporation is created and shaped when a developer registers a strata plan of the subdivided land/buildings with the British Columbia Land Title and Survey Authority. A strata corporation has all of the powers of a natural person who has full capacity. This means...Read More

5 Top Characteristics of REALTOR®

By: Axel Ziba

5 Top Characteristics of REALTOR®

Tags: Real Estate Tips

5 important must-have character to seek in your Vancouver Realtor: No matter whether you are searching for a real estate and property for sale in Vancouver or looking to sell your home as a real estate seller, when meeting with a Vancouver Realtor, it is important to know their level of competency to act on your behalf. It is a good idea, to either listen to how the following factors unfold itsel...Read More

What to View At a Home For Sale?

By: Axel Ziba

What to View At a Home For Sale?

Tags: Real Estate Buyer Tips

So you have been searching for house and or condo apartment for sale alongside of your REALTOR® and set aside a few top choices to have a closer look.  Your real estate agent arranged with the listing agent and made an appointment for all 3 listings. It is a fun tour day and you are going to view your top selections of home for sale. What is it that you need to look for and make note? I ...Read More

Should I Buy or Sell in This Real Estate Market?

By: Axel Ziba

Should I Buy or Sell in This Real Estate Market?

Tags: Real Estate Tips

No matter the market, whether high activity or low, there are real estate sellers and buyers that need to sell or buy. - A family that has out-grown their space and need a bigger space to upgrade their real estate need to sell their current home and purchase another. - Seniors who wish to down-size their space must sell and buy another  - Job and career relocation. There are sellers whom mus...Read More

First Time Home Buyer & Property Transfer Tax?

By: Axel Ziba

First Time Home Buyer & Property Transfer Tax?

Tags: Real Estate Buyer Tips

British Columbia’s first time home buyers’ program helps reducing or eliminating the property transfer tax payable on a first time home purchase. The qualify buyers may be eligible for a full or partial exception from property transfer tax. What qualification is required to be exempt from Property Transfer Tax (PTT)? The following is required when registering the property: - The real ...Read More