April 2015

Fixer Upper Or Fully Finished?

Posted on Apr 29, 2015

With the barrage of home improvement and real estate reality shows on tv, the idea of a fixer upper seems more attractive than ever! With the market being as it is in Vancouver, the fixer upper may be all one can afford!
Have you really considered all there is to consider when deciding how to spend your real estate investment dollars? 

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Daffodil Dash

Posted on Apr 25, 2015

The weather looks great tomorrow morning! 
Are you up for a great opportunity to support a worthy charity and get out and about in the city? Check out the Daffodil Dash supporting the BC Cancer Agency!

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Tips for Moving with Kids

Posted on Apr 19, 2015

1. Let the children know what to expect and take their questions and concerns seriously: Perhaps read some books about moving and explain to process in general terms.
2. Let the kids help you pack and give them simple jobs to do to help out.
3. Don't rush yourself:  Plan to pack slowly. If possible give yourself lots of time to complete the move.
4. As...

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Greater Vancouver Home Prices Up 173% From 2005!

Posted on Apr 13, 2015

What a difference 20 years makes...especially in terms of Vancouver Real Estate! 

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Fixed Mortgage Rate Dips to New Low!

Posted on Apr 10, 2015

A new low fixed-rate mortgage term has been rolled out by Meridian Credit Union in Ontario. The rate of 1.49% is the lowest ever for this type of mortgage. 
This article outlines the impact this could have on markets across the country for the next 18 months.

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Is A Subject-Free Offer Risky?

Posted on Apr 06, 2015

With Vancouver’s housing market racing off the charts, I found this interesting article by mortgage broker Atrina Kouroshnia who explains the risks involved in presenting an offer without subjects:
In competitive housing markets like Vancouver, buyers feel the pressure to move quickly and make seller-friendly offers, often with no subjects such as f...

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