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Category: First Time Home Buyers (6 posts)

  • May 20, 2020
  • Melissa Berrigan

Is it a Good Time to Become a First-Time Home Buyer in Comox Valley, British Columbia?

We are facing a challenging time as we work together to combat COVID-19 in our country and even our own neighborhoods. With so much uncertainty in the air, is it a good time to think about buying a ho

  • May 6, 2020
  • Melissa Berrigan

5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

Buying your first home is a scary and exciting process because it’s a HUGE commitment. It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of home shopping and mistakes can leave you with buyer&rs

  • February 5, 2020
  • Melissa Berrigan

Real Estate 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Courtenay, BC

Buying a home is always a big decision, but when you're a first-time buyer it's even more important to get it right. Without home-buying experience to draw on, it's easy to make mistakes you could reg

  • January 22, 2020
  • Melissa Berrigan

10 Essential Tips for Taking Out Your First Mortgage in Courtenay, BC

Taking out your first mortgage presents a major financial commitment, possibly the biggest one you'll ever make, so it's crucial that you get the best deal available. Getting a mortgage is often not a

  • June 19, 2019
  • Melissa Berrigan

First Time Home Buyers Guide: What Happens after Sending an Offer to Purchase in Courtenay, BC

After sending the offer to purchase to the seller, there's nothing left to do but cross some fingers and hope for the best. Or is there? What happens now and when will the keys finally change hands? T

  • 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 home buyers avoid disaster. They don't need all three