Hal Decter - Realtor Hal Decter LL.B.
Licensed Realtor - Victoria, BC
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1286 Fairfield Road, Victoria, BC, V8V 4W3, PH: (250) 385-2033 Toll: 1-888-886-1286 [email protected]

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Buying A Home

The purchase of a home is one of the largest financial transactions most people will make in their lifetime. It is definitely worth taking the time to carefully choose your Realtor.

Choosing Hal as your realtor will give you the benefit of both his years of legal experience and his years spent investing in Victoria real estate.

Hal will take the time to make sure that you understand all the legal, financial, technical and timing issues that will affect you before you sign an offer to purchase.

"Apart from the "edge" that Hal's legal experience gave us, Hal's experience with renovations was a great help when it came to looking at the houses themselves. He was able to point out each home's weaknesses and strengths and, more importantly, each home's potential." (Sue Volpe and Kevin Bub - See Testimonials)

Here's What Hal Will Do For You
  • Meet or speak with you and listen to exactly what you are looking for.
  • Explain agency relationships and how Hal can work for you.
  • Review the entire home buying process with you.
  • Using the latest technology, set up a 2 part system for you that:

    1. Scans all new listings once every hour and automatically notifies you by your choice of email, pager or phone as soon as a new property matching your criteria comes on the market; and
    2. Creates your own private webspace where you can log on from any computer and see all the properties matching your criteria. This works in Real Time, so that properties appear on your webspace as soon as they are uploaded to the MLS® system by any realtor.
  • Prepare and review with you a package of recent sales and current listings to give you an up to date understanding of the market.
  • Drive you through neighbourhoods which interest you.
  • Explain financing alternatives, arrange mortgage pre-approval and direct you to the best possible sources of financing.
  • Review the Offer to Purchase form with you so that when you are ready to make an offer you will already be familiar with the form.
  • Advise you of all costs of the purchase before you make any commitment.
  • Arrange prompt showings of listings of interest to you at times convenient to your schedule.
  • Update you on changes in market trends and provide you with statistics on recent sales.
  • Explain, prepare and present your offer to purchase, amendments, notices and waivers.
  • Assist you in negotiating so that you end up with the best terms possible.
  • Assist you in satisfying all conditions of your offer to purchase.
  • Help you obtain legal advice and a professional inspection of the property.
  • Keep you up to date with the progress of your transaction at all times.
  • Provide you with a checklist of all pre-closing information you'll require.
  • Assist with the delivery of keys and funds on the completion date.
  • Follow-up and keep in touch after the sale.
  • Provide you at all times with a professional level of service and follow-up to ensure you enjoy a pleasant and successful real estate experience.

If would like Hal to find you a property, whether that be a home, business or investment property, please either fill in the following form or Contact Hal.
Please note, this information will be kept confidential and is only used as a means of contacting you. .

Please send me all properties that meet the following requirements:


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Single Family Townhouse
Condo Lot / Acreage
Duplex / Triplex Revenue / Investment


  Victoria   Vic West   Sidney


  Saanich East   Oak Bay   Colwood   Highlands
  Saanich West

  Central Saanich   Langford   View Royal
  Esquimalt   North Saanich   Metchosin Minutes drive from Downtown?

REMARKS: eg. I like character homes/suitable for pets/must have garage etc....