Step-by-Step Home Buying Process

Home Buying Process

Step-by-Step Home Buying Process If you are new to B.C. or a first-time homebuyer, buying a home can feel like a daunting experience. Over the years, my mentor (John Grasty) and I have developed a step-by-step guide to help simplify this process. 1. Choose a Realtor then Analyze Your Needs/Goals with your Realtor When it … Read more

BC Property Assessment in 2021

BC Property Assessment in 2021

BC Property Assessment in 2021 While our minds have been clearly occupied with the pandemic and the political events south of the Canadian border, some of you may have been surprised to see the 2021 BC Assessment mail show up in your mailbox this week. If it slipped your mind with so much going on … Read more

Royal LePage Q4 2018 House Price Survey

Royal LePage Q4 2018 House Price Survey Royal LePage just released their 2018 Q4 House Price Survey results and the news is mixed. Phil Soper, President and CEO of Royal LePage, described the inflation as leading to “…dangerous overheating in our most populous regions” but noted that we are in a correctional cycle. Alex Macpherson … Read more

Be Aware of the “Everywhere Specialist”

Are you curious to know why home buyers and sellers hire a Realtor® from outside of the area to represent them, and not leverage all advantages in their favour?  So am I. If you’ve ever heard, read, or seen, a report on the Canadian real estate market, you’ll know that it is rarely reflective of … Read more

Glass Condos

Reading this Canadian Lawyer magazine report: , I couldn’t help but think about the condo world, where a builders objective is to deliver a product fast and cheap, and where it is likely that the condo buyers will not get the higher end products available despite paying today’s premium prices. We’ve seen every jurisdiction … Read more

Buyer Beware: Real Estate Panel

Buyer Beware: Real Estate Panel |   Wednesday, March 7th. This unique real estate seminar will provide you with insights to avoid pitfalls as a buyer, and ways to protect yourself. Buying or selling real estate is a big decision and the more informed you are, the more successful the process. This is an opportunity to … Read more

Real estate market starts 2012 with low supply

In September 2011 we were still in a buyers market with over 18,000 active listings in this geographic area serviced by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. By December 1st we had returned squarely into a balanced market with just over 14,000 listings available. We start the New Year with just over 10,400 listings … Read more

Real Estate Evolved: Buyer Beware

With a wealth of information available, it’s clear that today’s consumer is quite capable when it comes to buying a home. The irony is that too many smart people are still buying homes and having problems. It’s common place to purchase a home and then discover that there’s something wrong with it after the fact. … Read more

Port Moody (Moody Centre) – Grant St.

Click picture to view a video tour “Yaletown in the Burbs”. Enjoy your latte & iPod on the 22 minute West Coast Express commute to Downtown. This upcoming Port Moody area caters to Gen X & Y’s. Get in on the ground floor! “The Lighthouse at Rocky Point” is located in the heart of historic Port … Read more

Coquitlam (Harbour Place) – Prospect St

A fabulous 2 storey Harbour Place home on a 14,664sf corner lot in one of Coquitlam’s most desirable areas is rare. This is a tastefully updated home with excellent street appeal, a low traffic area, and great neighbours. Kitchen contains stainless steel stove and has been upgraded. A huge family room offers optional uses for … Read more

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