August 2018

Neighbourhoods of Gibsons: Heritage Hill

Posted on Aug 19, 2018 in Neighbourhoods of the Sunshine Coast

Nine separate neighbourhoods make up Gibsons, BC and each has its own personality and feel. Today we’re visiting Heritage Hill in Lower Gibsons.

Heritage Hill is one of the smallest neighbourhoods in Gibsons but what it lacks in size, it more than makes up for in location.

If you live in Heritage Hill, you’re always just a short walk to the ocean. Th...

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Gibsons Sailing Club

Posted on Aug 12, 2018 in About the Sunshine Coast

There’s no shortage of summer kid’s activities on the Sunshine Coast but one of the most unique might be Gibsons Sailing Club.

According to its website, Gibsons Sailing Club offers sailing lessons for youth ages 8-to-18. Sessions are one or two weeks in length and run from 9am...

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Market Minute - August 2018

Posted on Aug 09, 2018 in Sunshine Coast, BC Real Estate Podcast

The market typically cools during the summer and this July was no exception. In its most recent news release, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver said that last month’s sales were 29 per cent below the 10-year July average.

Summer means kids are out of school and adults take time off. The pace of life slows and buying a home is less of a prio...

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How to deal with a low ball offer

Posted on Aug 02, 2018 in Tips When Buying or Selling

You’re selling your home and receive an insultingly low offer. What strategy can be used for dealing with low-ballers?

Your first instinct may be to dismiss the offer but my advice is to work every offer you receive, especially in a balanced or down market. When the market slows, buyers can evaporate so try hard to negotiate that offer up to where y...

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