7 Things in a Home Inspection Report That Often Get Blown Out of Proportion

Posted on Mar 27, 2024

By Lighter Side Staff

You fell in love with a house. 
You made an offer. 
It was accepted! 
Your mortgage process is going smoothly. 
The appraisal justified the price you paid. 
Everything is going perfect… 

…and then you had the home inspected, and the report made it sound like the place is falling apart, and it’s a house only a bulldozer would love.

Hold up...

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Selling when you have pets

Posted on Mar 26, 2024

When you are selling a house with pets there are things that you need to think of before you market and list your property. While I absolutely love my dog, she’s not going to appeal to every one. Just because I love my dog doesn’t mean everyone else does, and that’s especially true when home-buyers are coming through their potential forever home.


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Understanding Property Taxes

Posted on Feb 22, 2024

Property taxes play an important role in which home you choose to buy.  As an essential consideration for homeowners and real estate investors, understanding the nuances of property taxes is fundamental to navigating the housing market effectively.  

What are Property Taxes? 
Property taxes are mandatory annual payments that owners of real estate prop...

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Navigating the Path to your First Home

Posted on Jan 22, 2024

Embarking on the journey to buy your first home is an exciting and significant milestone. In this blog, I’ll share valuable tips to help make your first home purchase a smooth and rewarding experience.
Define Your Budget and Stick to It:Determine your budget by considering your income, expenses, and potential mortgage rates. Factor in additional cos...

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January 2024 Market Update

Posted on Jan 12, 2024

2023 was an overall slower year in the Whistler and Pemberton real estate markets, allowing inventory to tick up while prices held. The main drivers of the lower sales volume were the impacts of inflation on households and the overall borrowing power of buyers as a result of the sustained high interest rates throughout the year.

In Pemberton, there...

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November 2022 Real Estate Stats

Posted on Dec 05, 2022

Home sale and listing activity continue trending below long-term averages in November 

While typically a quiet month of market activity based on seasonal patterns, November home sale and listing totals lagged below the region’s long-term averages.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region to...

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