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!

June 2021 Market Report

Posted on Jul 13, 2021

As the summer is heating up the market is cooling down!  The number of new listings in July 2021 has drastically come down across the Greater Vancouver Region. 
Sales were down 11.4% from May to the lowest level since January this year, however, with 3,842 transactions in the month, it remained the eighth-highest June on record in Greater Vancouver!


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How are Buyer and Seller's Markets Defined?

Posted on Jun 24, 2021

If you're thinking of buying or selling a home this information is extremely valuable. I can help you with understanding the market in an area you're looking to sell or buy in... remember the stats that the media reports are simply too broad. There are many markets within markets in the Lower Mainland.

Several factors influence the housing market, i...

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A Common Misconception When Buying a Home

Posted on Apr 07, 2021

After looking at several homes you finally find ‘the one’. You’ve spent enough time shopping around so you feel you have a good understanding of prices and you’re ready to make an offer.
How exciting!
It’s an aggressive market and you’ve heard all the horror stories of how people have lost out by not offering enough money so you decide to offer the s...

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Let's Talk about the West End

Posted on Sep 19, 2020

West-end Vancouverites take pride in their neighbourhood. And who can blame them? The West-End is vibrant, eclectic, and above all, welcoming.

The West-End appeals to both city-people and nature-lovers alike. Here you’ll find incredible green spaces, a diverse community, and a booming restaurant and entertainment scene.

From the wildlife at Stanley...

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How to Get a Mortage When You're Self Employed

Posted on Jul 15, 2020

In Metro Vancouver, 15 per cent of the workforce is now self-employed and many work out of their homes, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing (CMHC).

If you’re self-employed and thinking of buying a home, you’ll need to know about new mortgage rules.

To increase your chances of qualifying, you'll need to be familiar with what lenders require and...

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One Thing I Know For Sure...

Posted on Jul 15, 2020

Very rarely (OK never) can we predict the future, but here's one thing I know for sure: COVID had rocked our world.

Well duh... not exactly a profound or insightful statement, but as a REALTOR® I am invited into people's lives on a very personal level and I've seen first hand how this pandemic has affected them.

Babies are coming, home offices have...

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