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How Much Can you Afford?

Why is it so important to know how much you can afford to spend on a home? Two reasons. First, you don’t want to buy a property and then find out, after you’ve moved in, that you can’t financially maintain it. That would mean having to resell it under stressful conditions. Second, you ...

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Canadian Real Estate Renovation Trends (2021)

Canadians invest in home renovations to improve quality of life, not to add value in current Canadian real estate market Challenging Canadian housing market conditions put additional importance to home renovations since the start of COVID-19, both for those looking to stay and those selling More than half of Canadians ...

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Vancouver Real Estate Market Update, March 2021

March home sales and new listings set records in Metro Vancouver Home buyer and seller activity reached unprecedented levels across Metro Vancouver in March. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 5,708 in March 2021, a 126.1 per cent increase from the 2,524 ...

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Consider the Possibilities

You’re shopping for a new home. You visit a property that looks great from the outside, but when you go inside to explore the rooms, you’re disappointed. The kitchen is cluttered and “feels” small. The living room seems too wide. The master bedroom doesn’t look comfortable at all. Should you strike ...

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How Much is Your Home Worth?

If you are like most homeowners, you have probably often wondered what your home is currently worth. You may want to know the value of your home just because you’re curious, or because you need to know the financial value of this important investment, or even because you’re thinking of making ...

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Vancouver Real Estate Market Update, February 2021

Home buyer competition intensifies across Metro Vancouver’s housing market Competition amongst home buyers is putting upward pressure on home prices across Metro Vancouver’s* housing market. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 3,727 in February 2021, a 73.3 per cent increase from ...

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Buyers will Love your Storage Areas if…

Potential buyers come to view your home. They explore each room with interest. Then they open the closet door in the master bedroom. Will they be impressed with the space and imagine their clothes adorning the racks and shelves? That likely depends on how you use and manage that storage space. Of ...

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What to Look for when Viewing a Home

Shopping for a home is a little like shopping for a car. Unless you know what to look for, you risk being swayed by first impressions and buying something that does not truly meet your needs. For example, you might fall in love with the recreation room and unconsciously overlook the ...

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Vancouver Real Estate Market Update, Jan 2021

Homebuyer demand remains elevated across Metro Vancouver In the first month of 2021, Metro Vancouver’s* housing market continued the pattern set at the end of last year with home sale activity outpacing the supply of homes listed for sale. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales ...

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How to Sell your Home Super Fast

If you put your home on the market, chances are you want it to sell quickly. However, there are certain circumstances in which sellers don’t just want their home to sell quickly, they actually need it to sell super fast. This may be due to a sudden relocation, the purchase ...

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