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Canada Named the #1 Travel Destination

Canada Named the #1 Travel Destination

Here Are Some Reasons Why

Wondering where to travel to next? Curious where Canada ranks as a travel destination? Lonely Planet is one of the largest travel guidebooks in the world. This famous travel resource uses hundreds of writers and experts to create their rankings and highlight all the best travel spots around the world. And this year, Lonely Planet named Canada as the best travel destination for 2017.

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How to Child-Proof Your Home

How to Child-Proof Your Home

Taking care of kids is hard enough without worrying if their new home is a safe environment. As soon as you move in, you should be prepared and child-proof the house before they can start getting into any trouble. Below are some tips to help you make your home safer for your baby or young child.

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3 Tips to Help Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

3 Tips to Help Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

When listing your home, it’s important to show all the best features of the property. One of the main factors that contributes to selling potential is curb appeal. Curb appeal can mean anything from the view of the house from the street to landscaping and overall appearance. Below are 3 tips to help improve any home’s curb appeal for when you’re ready to sell.

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5 Home Buying Questions You Need to Ask

Buying a new home is an important decision. Below are some typical questions you should ask yourself and your Realtor before you make the final choice.

What Is The Condition Of The House Like?

The condition of the house you are thinking of buying is possibly the most important factor to consider. Remember that the curb appeal, or exterior, of the house is just as significant as the interior of the house. Think about if you would be comfortable owning an older home, how many improvements need to be made and how much you are willing to invest to fix or renovate the house. Common areas to pay special attention to are the house’s roof, floors, foundation and existing fixtures.

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What To Do When You First Move To Your New Home

What To Do When You First Move To Your New Home

Moving to a new home can be a challenging process. There is packing, organizing and many other tasks that can take up your time on the busy move-in day. Below are five tips of what to do before and on move-in day that can help you and your family settle into your new home.

Have The House Cleaned

Even if your new home is in good condition, it’s always wise to have it professionally cleaned before you fully move in. This includes thoroughly cleaning the bedrooms, kitchen, bathrooms and even steaming the carpets.

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SELLING YOUR HOME IN NANAIMO

SELLING YOUR HOME IN NANAIMO

Thinking of selling your home in Nanaimo? Selling your home is a big decision. Whether you’re upsizing, downsizing, relocating or just ready for a different home, there are a few factors to consider. Let the Miller

 

CHOOSE THE RIGHT REALTOR FOR YOU

If you don’t already have a Realtor, choosing the right one can be a daunting task. Finding someone with the right combination of skills, experience and enthusiasm can take time but will be worth it in the end.

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BUYING A HOME IN THE NANAIMO AREA

Buying a Home in Nanaimo

Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or a seasoned veteran, here are a few tips for buying a home in Nanaimo.

 

FIRST TIME BUYERS

CALL US. The first step to take is to call the Miller Real Estate Team (250-751-1223) and speak with one of our expert Realtors. They can assist you in the buying process from start to finish and provide valuable information you may not be aware of.

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THINKING OF SELLING? HERE’S HOW TO GET STARTED

Step by Step Guide for Selling your Home

1. CALL THE MILLER REAL ESTATE TEAM.

If you don’t already have a Realtor, you’ll want to find one with the experience and knowledge of selling homes in your area. The Miller Real Estate Team Realtors are familiar with your neighborhood and are going to have the enthusiasm and knowledge needed to provide answers and information to potential buyers.

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BUYING A HOME? HERE’S HOW TO GET STARTED.

Thinking of Buying a Home?

Whether you’re buying your first home or your fifth, here are a few tips to get you started.

GET MORTGAGE PRE-APPROVAL

 

Talk to your bank to find out how much of a mortgage you can obtain. You’ll be required to provide verification of income, how much money you owe (credit cards, car loans etc.), as well as other information such as confirmation of investments or other assets. The bank reviews all your information to see if you qualify for a mortgage and if so, how much financing they will provide. You’ll have to go through this process at some point, so you may as well know up front how much you have to work with. That way you won’t be looking at properties you can’t afford to buy.

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