Real Estate Blog

The world of Real Estate is ever evolving and there are so many details than can easily be forgotten or overlooked. These blog posts are intended to be a source of insight and valuable information. If you're reading through any of them and find yourself with more questions than answers please let me know!

Tips on Buying a West End Vancouver Condo

Posted on Oct 21, 2022

If shopping for a West End condo is on your radar (and I wouldn’t blame you if it was - who wouldn’t want to live in beautiful English Bay), then as a West End Vancouver Realtor let me offer you some tips.


Believe it or not, every street in the West End comes with it’s own set of attributes and characteristics. Traffic calmed Harwood street...

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How Much do I Need to Disclose when Selling My Home?

Posted on Sep 14, 2022

The old adage 'Spill Yer Guts' applies when it comes to selling your home.

To be clear, you do NOT need to disclose any personal information, only pertinent information about the house and property.

When you sign a listing contract with a REALTOR® you will also be presented with a Property Disclosure Statement to fill out. This is your opportunity to...

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GST Now Applies to the Sale of Homes?!

Posted on May 05, 2022

Just as the market starts to correct itself after months of unsustainable activity, the Government swoops in with an assortment of measures to cool the market. Many of these measures have been clumsy threats, but they were enough to make headlines that create uncertainty in the marketplace.

This in combination with unexpected rising rates (if you re...

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The Biggest Obstacle to Listing Your Home

Posted on Apr 27, 2022 in Home Selling

As we enter into the busy spring market you may be feeling like now is the best time to sell your home.

Truth be told, there’s never a bad time to sell your home, but the spring market is definitely more robust.

This is the first of a 4 part series that is intended to help guide and educate homeowners through the process of getting ready to list a h...

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Where's the Beef?!

Posted on Apr 18, 2022

Housing Policy was the hot topic at the Federal Budget meeting earlier this month.

Honestly, I am fully in support of the Government taking initiative in tackling this housing crisis, but I don't see a lot of substance to what they are proposing.

Let's start with Foreign Investment. The Government is proposing to stop offshore buyers from purchasing...

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The Winds are Changing - Time to Adjust Our Sails

Posted on Apr 11, 2022

It was only a matter of time. We were hopeful that these low interest rates we've been enjoying would stick around for another year, but with all that excess printing of money combined with a 30 year high in inflation, rates have been rising at a rapid pace. Some say this 'rising rates to cool inflation' formula is based on old fashioned economics...

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