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Can I Buy or Sell a Home Without a Real Estate Agent?

April 6th, 2021

Can I Buy or Sell a Home Without a Real Estate Agent?


Today’s real estate market is one of the fastest moving in recent memory. With record-low inventory in many market segments, we are seeing multiple offers—and sometimes even bidding wars—for homes in the most sought-after neighbourhoods. This has led some sellers to question the need for an agent. After all, why spend money on a listin ...

The New Normal: A Strong Housing Market Expected to Continue into 2021

November 1st, 2020

Circumstances like a once-in-a-hundred-years pandemic and historic inventory shortages might have made you assume that the housing market would lose steam, but there is plenty of evidence to the contrary. As Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) senior economist, Shaun Cathcart noted, “records [are continually] being broken” in the residential property market.1


Indeed, rather than a slo ...

CIBC Economics - More Returning Citizens and Fewer Brain Drainers Might Ease the Sting of Reduced Immigration

September 15th, 2020
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CIBC - COVID & Housing Market Forecast May 2020

May 7th, 2020
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I have highlighted in yellow what I feel are the highlights. Please feel free to reach out if you would like to discuss any points from this report. 


#StayHome: How to Create Functional Spaces in Your Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

April 2nd, 2020

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Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), many of us are spending a lot more time at home. We’re all being called upon to avoid public spaces and practice social distancing to help slow the spread of this infectious disease. While it can be understandably challenging, there are ways you can modify your home and your lifestyle to make the best of this difficult situation.


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BC Housing Market Off to a Strong Start in 2020

February 21st, 2020

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Any questions about this information? Please give me a call. I'd be happy to review it with you.

Top 5 Reasons to Invest in a Rental Property

February 5th, 2020

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Renters for a Weekend or a While: What’s the Best Use of Your Investment Property?


For the first time in decades in Canada, demand for rental housing is outpacing ownership, driving rent prices higher and deepening Canada’s housing affordability woes.

Between 2011 and 2016, nearly 753,000 new households were formed. About 396,000 of those were rentals, which now account for 32 per cent o ...

My BC Assessed Value is Down...What does that Mean?

January 15th, 2020

Many clients ask me about their assessed value, especially when it comes time to sell their home. Is the assessed value the same as the market value of the home? Most of the time the answer is no. Note that the assessments you just received are for the assessed value as of July 1 of LAST YEAR, 2019. As you all know, the market can change a lot in just a few months. So assessed value is not re ...

Gifts and Gadgets for Every Room in the House

December 2nd, 2019

Are you searching for new and innovative gift ideas this holiday season? If so, check out our list of the hottest home technology offerings. We’ve selected a few of our favourites for every room in the house.


These smart systems and devices add comfort, convenience, and a “cool factor” that will delight your friends and family.  So think about who you know that loves the latest gadgets … ...

BC Home Sales Continue Normalization Trend in October

November 16th, 2019
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