• Neil Bosdet
  • 20 January 2017

What is Burns Night? Robbie Burns Night is celebrated annually in Scotland and around the world on January 25th. It commemorates the life of the bard (poet) Robert Burns, who was born on this day in 1759. This day celebrates Burn’s contribution to the Scottish culture, including his best know work Auld Land Syne.

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BC Housing has launched a new website detailing the BC Home Partnership Program that offers a generous loan program to qualified First Time Home Buyers in BC. In our heated and expensive Real Estate market in Victoria, any assistance to help make your 1st purchase is very welcome.

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Summer is definitely in the air, and with the early Spring and turn of the seasons comes the start of many Farmers’ Markets in Victoria and around Vancouver Island.

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The House Flipping shows that are all over the TV and internet these days can sure make it look fun and easy but in reality it’s risky, back-breaking work. Yes, it can be fun and you can make some money in the right market situation, but if you don’t know what you’re doing, you could be sunk!

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Buying or Selling a home? If you are, you will probably go to or host open houses. Open Houses are meant to showcase the best aspects of a home, attract qualified buyers, and help to generate interest among buyers and real estate professionals.

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With all the many things you have to think about when selling your home in Victoria, a “surprise” during the home inspection should not be one of them!

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How do you best prepare to sell a home with pets? Getting your home ready is a very important topic if you are a pet owner who is wanting to list your home for sale.

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As Real Estate Professionals, Bosdet Homes is often asked about financing options. Most people automatically go to their own bank to see about obtaining a mortgage. It is great to have a good relationship with your financial institution, however they are only going to be able to give you the rate that they are lending at. If you are planning a trip to China and are looking for rates on flights do you just go to the ticket counter for Air Canada? Or do you contact a Travel Agent to find the best option considering all things like size of plane, flight time, and PRICE!

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Now that the spring is underway, (at least it is for us here on the West Coast) flowers aren’t the only things popping up on Victoria lawns. This is the season of “For Sale” signs. Spring is the hottest time of year for real estate and Victoria home sellers have an even stronger market to look forward to this year.

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