Informed Buyers

5 Benefits of Hiring a Buyer's Agent

Posted on Jan 16, 2020 in Informed Buyers

More times than not when I’m in buyers consultation or have a inquiry about my services when representing a buyer, a big misconception is that as a buyers agent our services come with a cost. However, our services are actually free to the buyer as they are paid from the sellers brokerage. Here are the top 5 reasons why it is always in a buyers best...

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Four Common Outcomes of a Home Inspection

Posted on Oct 01, 2019 in Informed Buyers

It’s important to understand what a home inspection is all about. A homebuyer should always hire a home inspector to learn about the home they are about to purchase. After the inspection is complete, an inspection report outlining the results and findings will be presented. Reports commonly include a breakdown of a number of recommendations includi...

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Two Things to Consider When Purchasing an Investment Property

Posted on Oct 17, 2018 in Informed Buyers

If you got into the real estate market before the recent price increases over the past few years, chances are you are sitting on a healthy amount of equity that you could potentially use to purchase an investment property.

Watch my 3 minute video for two important things to consider when using your equity to purchase an investment.

If you have any qu...

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Why Should You Include Real Estate in Your Investment Portfolio?

Posted on Sep 18, 2018 in Informed Buyers

Let's talk about investment properties and why it’s important to consider including one in your portfolio. Investment properties yield several different benefits compared to normal equities and mutual funds. 

The first is capital appreciation. Typically, you appreciate an asset value over time however the value of houses and apartment buildings gene...

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5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Buyers Agent

Posted on Jun 20, 2018 in Informed Buyers

Dave Masson - 5 Questions to Ask Realtor

As a home buyer there are many questions, concerns and uncertainties that you may have before and during the home buying process. That is why before you begin your search you should consider hiring a buyer's agent, which will help elevate these unwanted stresses and moments of insecurity.

Now the process may sound simple but there are questions you...

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What Does a Home Inspection Entail?

Posted on Mar 10, 2018 in Informed Buyers

Dave Masson - Home Inspections Langley

Let’s talk about home inspections. Why you need them, and what they are about. I sat down with Nigel, the owner of ENG Inspections and he answered some of the most common questions we get asked about home inspections.

Why do I need a home inspection? It’s not required to get a loan.
A home is one of the largest investments someone will make in their...

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