Buying a home is both an exciting and overwhelming experience. As the the largest investment most people ever make, the importance in picking the right property is paramount.

Val has nearly a decade of experience in matching clients with their dream properties in The Comox Valley. Whether first time buyers, resellers or investors, her creativity and low pressure service leads to a fair price and positive result. Val understands the importance of listening, patience and respect as keys to a successful purchase and has served many repeat customers as their needs in a home have changed over the years. Trust in Val as your skilled negotiator.

To help you purchase your next home, I will:

  1. Listen attentively to your needs and wants, finding properties for you before or as soon as they hit MLS
  2. Explain and advise of the buying process, industry norms and market statistics
  3. Share information on prospective properties
  4. Schedule and tour desired properties
  5. Negotiate for you the best price and favorable terms
  6. Guide you through your due diligence period, and
  7. Complete the Sale

I am a registered Brookfield Relocations supplier and can assist Military and RCMP clients.

Buying Steps:

  1. Decide you want to Buy
  2. What are you needs and wants.
  3. What can you afford?
  4. Get Pre qualified: I can connect you with some local mortgage specialists.
    Costs: Inspections- home, septic, water, others..
    Closing Costs: Property Transfer Tax, GST(if applicable), Legal Fees, Property Tax Adjustments, Title Insurance,
  5. View prospective properties, compare to choose what meets your needs best.
  6. Make Offer
  7. Do your homework, deciding if you will purchase the home, or walk away.
  8. Choose a Lawyer/Notary to register your name and mortgage on Title.
  9. Start packing, cancel and reconnect services, change mailing address.

Some of the due dilligence a REALTOR helps you navigate:

  • Title Search and Notations
  • Title Insurance
  • Financing
  • Home Inspection
  • Septic Inspection
  • Water Potability, Quality and Quantity.
  • Asbestos
  • Site Survey
  • Zoning Bylaws
  • Subdivision Potential
  • Property Disclosure Statement
  • Material Latent Defects
  • New Construction, Specifications
  • Home Warranty Protection
  • Sale of another Property
  • Tenancy Agreements
  • Foreclosure, Court Approval