Maple Ridge, British Columbia

Welcome to Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada

Your Maple Ridge area contact is Jim Williams RE/MAX Please refer to the "Relocating to Maple Ridge" section to the right for the phone number, address, website, and email address to contact Jim Williams directly.
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Has your lawn grown up around that "For Sale" sign? Have the wasps moved into the lock box on your front door? Did you just receive an invitation to your real estate agent's retirement party? If so, chances are your home sale fizzled. Here are the six most-common reasons why homes don't sell and what you can do about it.
As a homeowner, you can play an important part in the timely sale of your property. When you take the following steps, you'll help Jim and Joyce of RE/MAX sell your home faster, at the best possible price. At what price should I sell my home for.

If you are buying a home, then, before you decide on whether this home is your dream home, the following checklist will help you look at prospective homes with a critical eye. We suggest printing this page and putting it on a clipboard. When you find a home that really interests you, mark the features you see and note their general condition on this list. Where we've provided choices, fill out in the space and check the box of the one that best describes each home. If you do not know the answers to any question, then make sure to ask your Professional. Buying home check list. Buying home check list.

Once you’ve been given an estimate of market value, you can get a rough idea of how much cash you might walk away with when the sale is completed. This can be particularly useful as you start looking for another home to buy. Estimating net proceeds from your sale. , ,

You've picked a great time to buy your first home. Despite steady appreciation of home prices, relatively low interest rates have kept the costs of home ownership at near historic lows. You can enjoy peace of mind working with Jim and Joyce Williams, the industry leader in experience and service. First time Buyer

When you decide to build a home rather than to buy a home, or when you make the decision to remodel the home you already have, you most likely intend to get the job done with the help of contractor. Unfortunately, contractors have earned a somewhat bad reputation because some have failed to live up to their contracts or provide the quality of work homeowners expect. In order to keep yourself from being disappointed by your contractor, it is important that you follow these simple tips. Hiring a contractor.

According to market conditions, the length of time to market your home will vary. While some properties sell in just a few days. There are six factors  that influence the time it takes to sell your home.

There are many incentives to help out the first-time buyer. There are now CMHC approved loans that allow you to finance your purchase with only five-percent, ten-percent and zero percent down.  Incentives

A house that "sparkles" on the surface will sell faster than its shabby neighbor, even though both are structurally well-maintained. From experience, Agents also know that a "well-polished" house appeals to more buyers and will sell faster and for a higher price. Additionally, buyers feel more comfortable purchasing a well-cared for home because if what they can see is maintained, what they can't see has probably also been maintained. Preparing Your Home For Sale.

Buying a new home is great! You get to choose where your home will be built, add a sunroom here, third garage bay there and before you know it you are moving into your dream home. With all the options to choose from it is very easy to overlook crucial elements to your new home buying experience that could cost you greatly in both time and money. New Home Buying Tips.

As there is a soul mate for everyone, there is a buyer for every home. But there's a right way and a wrong way to sell your home and many sellers, curiously, like to try the wrong way first. In fact, some sellers seem to do everything they can to sabotage a sale. If that's your goal, here's seven great ways to mess up the sale of a perfectly good home:

In buying your home there are many real estate clauses that protect you when you are purchasing. Sample clauses.

As a homeowner, you can play an important part in the timely sale of your property. When you take the following steps, you'll help Jim Williams of RE/MAX sell your home faster, at the best possible price. Twenty Tips That Help Your Home Sell Faster.

Everyone loves to update their homes, and if you live in an older home in an appreciating neighborhood, it can be a fantastic investment. There are some pitfalls to avoid, which can cost a homeowner quite a bit of money because of no return on investment. However, it's better to focus on what TO do and stay the course.

 Spring is one of the most popular times of year for both remodeling and moving. For homeowners who cannot decide which of these options they should choose, there a number of factors that must be considered.