Buying Real Estate: An Overview
"I believe in the value of real estate. I believe owning real estate is the foundation to building long term wealth and should be the goal of everyone who has yet to be afforded the opportunity to be a home owner." - David Reimers
Whether you are buying your first home or your third, a retirement home, or an investment property, we will do our very best to make your home buying experience a successful one.
We'll start by helping you choose the right real estate agent. We're a little biased on this one, but for good reason and we'll explain why. We'll assist you with financing by connecting you with the best mortgage brokers in town. We'll also create an in-depth "needs and wants analysis" to determine what your perfect home looks and feels like, and where to find it. Once we've found your perfect home, we'll guide you through the offer process right through to completion, when you become the owner.
"David was superb in helping me research, visit, and acquire my apartment in Vancouver under stringent time restrictions in a bustling market. Oh but wait, that's not all. He has also been fantastic in checking in on a regular basis after the sale. I'd definitely recommend David as a realtor + would be happy to use his services again." ~ M. Hui
WHY USE A REALTOR®?Buying real estate is one of the biggest financial transactions you will make in your life. The majority of Sellers will be using a REALTOR® so why not you? It's FREE! To learn more visit Why Use A Realtor®?
Incentives for first-time home buyersWe live an beautiful part of the world. Housing affordability is one of the primary reasons why most first-time buyers delay their home buying plans. There are a number of programs and tax credits available to help first-time home buyers. For details visit First-time Home Buyer Programs.
What are the costs involved?In addition to a property's purchase price, it's important to know the other costs involved in buying BC real estate. For the full list please visit The Costs.
"David welcomes first time buyers. He is very trustworthy, respected my budget, listened to what I wanted and worked hard to find my home. He thinks outside the box and uses his experience to his clients advantage." ~ J.Vachon
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONSIf you're thinking about buying real estate you'll likely have a few questions. We've listed a few common questions to help you. If we haven't answered your question already please don't hesitate to ask!
Things to consider before buying a new homeBuyers often do not realise that when you purchase directly from a developer you have no agency representation. This means no one is looking out for your best interests. The Developer's purchase agreement is typically very one sided in favour of the developer. See things to consider before buying a new home for more info.
"David made the process very easy, listened to what we wanted and always made sure we were comfortable with all the decisions we made. It was such a pleasure having David as our realtor. I would definitely recommend David when buying or selling a home!" ~ A. Heiland