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Odd But Totally True Real Estate Stories You Never Knew

Posted on Jan 23, 2020



With many of us finally seeing the last signs of the "snowpocalypse" on Vancouver Island last week, I thought it might be the perfect time to share a few humorous (but totally true) real estate stories that often do not make the news or become a social media meme. It's important not to take things too seriously, and enjoy the lighter side of life...

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Why Resolutions Suck - Stop Beating Yourself Up

Posted on Jan 17, 2020



Still going to the gym daily and avoiding red meat, alcohol, and meals out in 2020? If you are someone who has made a New Year's resolution and is now struggling to continue eating kale, drinking beet juice each morning, or going to the gym 6 times per week - you are not alone! Psychology Today reports that only 8% of people will actually achieve t...

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You CAN Appeal Your 2020 Property Assessment

Posted on Jan 10, 2020


With 2020 underway, we want to ensure that we provide our clients with information that is timely, relevant and of service to them when it comes to real estate. Because of this, our team wanted to send out a quick reminder that the deadline to appeal your 2020 Property Assessment is January 31st. Why would you want to file an appeal? How does your...

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Predictions for 2020 That Missed the Mark 

Posted on Dec 13, 2019


It is hard to think that 2000 was almost 20 years ago. Do you recall the predictions that the world was coming to an end and that people would not be able to access cash as banks would crash due to technology limitations? Within a few days, another decade will begin and I thought it might be interesting to look at predictions for 2020 made years ag...

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Season's Greetings and Holiday Wishes To You

Posted on Dec 13, 2019



Season’s Greetings!  Our Layzell Dreger & Associates would like to wish you and your family all the best throughout this joyous time. As the end of the 2019 year comes to a close, we can’t help but reflect on the moments past and prepare for the year 2020 just around the corner! Thank you to all of you for making this a fantastic year.

We would like...

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Tips for Selling Your Home During the Holidays

Posted on Dec 13, 2019



It can be difficult to decide whether or not to have your home on the market during the holidays.  Typically, there are fewer showings throughout this timeframe, but buyers will be more serious and apt to make an offer if they are spending their Christmas house hunting.

Trying to keep your home looking "perfect" for buyers while you wrap your gifts a...

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