Click on the link to view stats for the Chilliwack Real Estate Board activity for the month of October.
1. LESS INVENTORY
Contrary to popular belief winter is a great time to list. Spring is the time where “everyone” lists their houses for sale but more inventory in the Spring means more competition when it comes to selling.
2. SERIOUS BUYERS
Buyers who actually get out and battle cold and ice during the winter months to go house hunting are serious! Continue reading →
More than 77 percent of people own a smartphone. The average person checks their smartphone 46 times a day, with people under the age of 24 checking it an average of 74 times a day. We check it while we’re waiting in line and during our leisure time, whether we’re scrolling through social media, reading emails or getting up-to-date on the latest news. Smartphones are not only a useful tool for communication. With the following apps, you can get organized (whether you plan to buy or sell), save money, learn about the homes in your neighborhood and get inspired for your next renovation project. If you’re like 81 percent of people, you have your smartphone with you during most of your waking hours; let it help you stay organized and make your life easier. Continue reading →
Turn on the television or scroll through Facebook, and chances are you’ll see at least one advertisement for a group or “guru” who promises to teach you how to “get rich quick” through real estate investing. The truth is, much of what they’re selling are high-risk tactics that aren’t a good fit for the average investor. However, there is a way to make steady, predictable, low-risk income through real estate investing. In this blog post, we’ll examine the tried-and-true tactics that can be used to increase your income, pay off debt … even fund your retirement! Continue reading →