Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

  • March 19, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

How to keep your house shining during showings

Without losing your sanity   Selling a home is exciting and incredibly stressful. There’s plenty to do before, during, and after you sell...

  • March 19, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Give your home some serious curb appeal

With five easy and inexpensive home improvements   First impressions matter. This is especially true when you want to sell your home.   ...

  • February 15, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Home improvements that return at resale

Five ways to increase the value of your home without much effort   Many home sellers put way too much money and effort into fixing up their hom...

  • February 15, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Successfully relocate with your pet

Tips to safely move animals from one home to the next   Moving is a stressful time for both you and your pet. Pets can easily become anxious wh...

  • January 8, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

5 things you should not let hired movers touch

Items to avoid having a moving company pack for you   Whether you are moving across town or half-way across the country, moving is a big deal. ...

  • January 8, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Flown the coop and need to sell your home?

Let me sell it for you!   If you’ve escaped winter and need to sell your home while you are away, it’s not a problem to sell your h...

  • December 15, 2017
  • Melissa Berrigan

Don’t let your home hibernate until spring!

Why you should list your home this winter   Winter is here and it’s a great time to sell your home! I’m not kidding. While some say...

  • December 15, 2017
  • Melissa Berrigan

Home holiday décor four easy ways

Last minute home holiday decorating tips   ‘Tis the season to be jolly and decorate. Whether you want a classic or a modern look, it&rsqu...

  • November 24, 2017
  • Melissa Berrigan

Get your winter on in the Comox Valley

With ample outdoor activities for everyone   The Comox Valley is a fantastic winter destination on Vancouver Island. With a resort that boasts ...

  • November 24, 2017
  • Melissa Berrigan

Planning for retirement?

Seven smart tips will help you plan for a financially healthy retirement   Perhaps you are nearing retirement age, or simply looking into the f...