Stephanie Peat DFH Real Estate - Sidney

Office 250-656-0131 | EMAIL info@stephaniepeat.ca |

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Buying Resources

During the process of buying a home, you'll unearth countless questions. I know how difficult it can be to sift through all the details in order to find answers relevant and meaningful to you. I've put together the following series of reports that provide clear, concise and useful information on a wide range of issues related to buying real estate. Here you'll find tips on how to save money, real estate insider secrets, great professional advice, and much more. I'd be happy to personally answer any other questions you may have. Remember, I will be here to assist you every step of the way!

For additional resources on home maintenance and buying and selling, please visit my Home Buyer/Seller Issues page.

Victoria Neighbourhoods

A printable PDF map that outlines the 39 neighbourhoods located in the Greater Victoria area...

2-5-10 Year Home Warranty Insurance

To increase consumer protection for new home buyers, the Homeowner Protection Act regulations for residential builder licensing....

Strata Plan Insurance

We understand that many strata unit owners question “Why buy insurance, the Strata Plan has it already?” Whether you live in your unit...

10 Great Reasons To Use a Mortgage Professional

By using a Mortgage Professional you receive professional advice and competitive rates, plus they will negotiate on your behalf.

Hire the Right Agent, For the Right Reasons: 8 Questions to Ask

Finding a real estate agent who is right for you requires doing a little homework, and asking the right questions.

Buy or Sell First?

If you are considering looking for a new house, and are a current home-owner, then chances are you're wondering what your strategy should be.

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home

You've been saving for awhile, weighing your options, looking around casually. Now you've finally decided  you're ready to buy a house.

7 Things to Look for in a New Neighbourhood

Choosing a neighbourhood that suits your needs and wants is one of the most important decisions you'll make in the home-buying process.

How to Set an Offer Price

There is no set equation to determine how you'll reach an offer price, the process involves a range of research and comparison that will vary with each situation.

Know the Market before You Buy

The asking prices of most homes on the market indicate the current state of the market, and usually mirror the prices for which other similar homes in the area have recently sold.

Buying a Home: What Expenses to Expect

Budgeting for a new home can be tricky. Not only are there mortgage installments and the down payment to consider, there are a host of other - sometimes unexpected - expenses.

Home Inspections: Top Ten Problems

Each homebuyer has different ideas of what will constitute the ideal home for them, but one thing that unites all potential homebuyers is the desire to find a home that is fundamentally sound.

Top Legal Mistakes to Avoid

The process of buying or selling a house seems to involve a million details, the legal issues involved in the process are often particularly intricate, ranging from matters of common knowledge to subtle details that might escape the untrained eye.

Tips for the Moving Process

It's official: you've signed the papers, dotted all the i's and crossed the t's - you own a new home!  However, now, faced with the daunting task of moving, it may seem as though the journey has just begun.