Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

  • October 23, 2017
  • Melissa Berrigan

Power save your way to a down payment

With these helpful tips   Coming up with thousands of dollars for a down payment is tough. This is especially true if you are already strugglin...

  • October 23, 2017
  • Melissa Berrigan

Always work with a Realtor who has your back

That’s why you should work with me!   The market is flooded with agents. But are they all top quality?     When buying and...

  • September 25, 2017
  • Melissa Berrigan

School’s back in… time to hit the beach solo!

Six of the best beaches to wander when summer is over   The beautiful beaches of the Comox Valley rank among Vancouver Island’s best. We ...

  • September 25, 2017
  • Melissa Berrigan

Is renting for you?

Four reasons why you might want to rent rather than buy a home   For many, renting a home has always been that one step before home ownership. ...

  • August 25, 2017
  • Melissa Berrigan

Five reasons to visit the legendary Village of Cumberland

Cumberland is a place where memories are made... and not forgotten   Located in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, the legendary Village o...

  • August 25, 2017
  • Melissa Berrigan

The ultimate military relocation checklist

Keep your sanity before, during, and after you pack up   Moving is an adventure. It can also be a stressful time filled with endless to-do list...

  • July 12, 2017
  • Melissa Berrigan

Real estate options for seniors in the Comox Valley

The Comox Valley is a great place for anyone 55-plus to call home   When it comes to real estate during retirement years, it’s all about ...

  • July 12, 2017
  • Melissa Berrigan

Seven simple ways to raise your credit score

To help you qualify for a mortgage   When it comes to qualifying for a mortgage in Canada, lenders look at your credit score to judge whether y...

  • May 15, 2017
  • Melissa Berrigan

What to look for in a Realtor

6 things to look for when shopping around for a real estate agent   When buying and selling a home, it’s important to find someone who&rs...

  • May 15, 2017
  • Melissa Berrigan

5 ways to discover the Comox Valley

Come discover the wonders of the Comox Valley   The Comox Valley is the place to be! Whether you’re a resident or simply passing through,...