Valerie Edwards

Ron and Jane Smirl relax in their townhome in the Westhills neighbourhood of Langford. They chose to scale down their living arrangements after their children moved out of the family home about five years ago.

HOMEFINDER: Downsizing can help create healthy lifestyle

Realtor Valerie Edwards offers up her experience with scaling down in home size

Ron and Jane Smirl relax in their townhome in the Westhills neighbourhood of Langford. They chose to scale down their living arrangements after their children moved out of the family home about five years ago.
Pemberton Holmes Realty agent and Gazette columnist Valerie Edwards says there are some definite things to keep in mind when looking to purchase a home with a suite.

HOMEFINDER: Rental income can sweeten deal, but be aware

Buying a home with a suite: three things buyers should know

Pemberton Holmes Realty agent and Gazette columnist Valerie Edwards says there are some definite things to keep in mind when looking to purchase a home with a suite.
Government agents rarely enter properties

HOMEFINDER: Assessed value vs. market value

Buyers dictate homes’ selling prices, not objective government agents

Government agents rarely enter properties