Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

  • November 23, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Is it time to downsize your home?

Things to think about before going smaller   If your kids have left the nest and retirement is nearing, you may be wondering if it’s time...

  • November 23, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Display your holiday spirit

Home holiday decoration tips—inside and out   With November quickly coming to a close, we can no longer ignore that the holiday season is...

  • October 15, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Trick and treat your neighbourhood

It’s time to get spooky with outdoor Halloween décor   Halloween is the perfect time for spooky (or whimsical) outdoor decorations...

  • October 15, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Attention homeowners!

Avoid the biggest home selling mistakes   Selling a home is a big deal. There are never any certainties and always plenty of decisions to make....

  • September 3, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Is your garden ready for winter?

How to winterize your yard and keep up with curb appeal   The change in seasons is upon us. As the temperature starts to drop, the plants in yo...

  • September 3, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Your house is hot!

How to handle multiple offers when selling your home   Living in a heated housing market, selling your home could easily have you seeing more t...

  • August 1, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Get your back to school groove back

Six ways to survive school routines like a boss   With summer headed into its final month, school is right around the corner. The transition fr...

  • August 1, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Pack your gear!

Summer’s almost over, but there’s plenty of camping left to do   Hate to admit it, but summer is coming to an end. Don't panic! The...

  • July 18, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Protect precious possessions

Tips for moving valuable items   Nothing takes the thrill out of moving into a new home as quickly as discovering that beloved items were damag...

  • June 8, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Start the car and head in any direction!

12 road-worthy day trips on Vancouver Island   Summer is here and the open road is calling!   Not everyone has a week or two of vacation...