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Apr 04

20% Down Payment Yes/No?

Posted By Chris Marte

Commentary: Paying 20% down payment in full is the wiser choice today HomeNews by Ephraim Vecina15 Mar 2017 Taking current economic and fiscal realities into account, it would be far more sensible to pay the in...

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Feb 22

FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS – HOW TO GET ST...

Posted By Chris Marte

  So you’re thinking now is the time to get into the housing market. You think you earn enough money and you’ve be saving up and don’t know if you have enough money for a down payment. Where do you start. Its easier than you think. ...

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Feb 02

Where Do South Okanagan Buyers Come From?

Posted By Chris Marte

 Well, 2017 has come and gone! Taking a look back at where our Buyers came from in 2017 gives us a little insight into why the market has been trending upwards in such an aggressive style and should continue through 2018. At Royal LePage we...

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Dec 13

Winter may be a perfect time to buy your new...

Posted By Chris Marte

7 Reasons to Buy a House in Winter By Diane Schmidt Updated 10/25/17 So real estate wisdom tells us that spring and summer are the prime seasons for house hunting and moving. People are more likely to get out...

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Sep 16

Moving Checklist

Posted By admin

Moving can be very exciting, but it can also be very stressful as there are so many things to remember to do! Don’t despair; whether you are doing it on your own, asking friends for some help, or hiring professionals, here is a quick guide to help...

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Sep 06

The Costs Involved in Purchasing a New Home

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It is important when you decide to buy a home that you have a full understanding of the costs associated with your purchase. People often assume the only cost of buying a home in our real estate market is the price of the home, and that is it. Th...

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Sep 02

How to Prepare Your House for Sale

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Make the most of that first impression A well-manicured lawn, neatly trimmed shrubs and a clutter-free porch help real estate sellers put their best foot forward and make prospects feel welcome. So does a freshly painted – or at least freshly scr...

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Aug 31

9 Reasons to Buy

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There are many reasons why you should consider jumping into the real estate market and buying a home. Below is a list of 9 reasons why you should seriously consider it.   1. To Quit Renting Why contribute to someones mortgage payments when...

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