Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

  • June 5, 2019
  • Melissa Berrigan

First Time Home Buyers Guide in Courtenay: What about Pre-Qualification, Pre-Approval, and Mortgage Commitment Letters?

Securing pre-qualification, pre-approval, and mortgage commitment letters can simplify the mortgage application process. These steps can also help hom...

  • April 18, 2019
  • Melissa Berrigan

Cluttered garage?

Tips to clean it up and keep it organized   Garage organization presents a unique challenge when you are storing a variety of items in one plac...

  • April 16, 2019
  • Melissa Berrigan

Fire!

Safety and prevention in your home   When it comes to fire, knowledge and understanding are the key to keeping your family safe. Preventative m...

  • March 20, 2019
  • Melissa Berrigan

Time to get scrubbing!

10 spring cleaning tips for homeowners   Spring has sprung!   It’s time to open up the windows, roll up your sleeves, and get clea...

  • March 20, 2019
  • Melissa Berrigan

It’s patio season!

Give your deck a makeover this weekend   The outside of your home should receive just as much attention as the inside does. Luckily, you don&rs...

  • February 8, 2019
  • Melissa Berrigan

On the move?

Should you hire movers or do-it-yourself?!     Moving is a big job. The whole process comes with numerous choices that can leave you feel...

  • January 15, 2019
  • Melissa Berrigan

Juggling moving tasks?

These tips will keep you organized     When you’re getting ready to move homes, there’s much to get done and it isn’t e...

  • December 14, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Safe and secure

How to protect your house while you travel   Your bags are all packed and it’s almost time to hit the road. But, before you head out on y...

  • December 14, 2018
  • Melissa Berrigan

Are you ready for anything?

Homeowners should have an emergency fund   With homeownership comes great responsibility—great financial responsibility.   On top ...

  • 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...