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!

Buying a Leasehold Property in West End Vancouver

Posted on Sep 11, 2021

The West End is a wonderful eclectic neighborhood situated in English Bay and is the gateway to Stanley Park. Aside from the current coyote issue, all in all it’s a pretty great place to live.

The vibe is easy going, the restaurants and bars are plentiful, and the easy access to Vancouver’s downtown core gives it a high walk score ranking (it’s actu...

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The Risk of Buying a PreSale Condo

Posted on Sep 01, 2021

Buying a PreSale (Pre Build) condo or townhome certainly has its appeal in a market such as this where supply is low and demand is high and rarely are you able to just buy a property without competing with several other offers.

In the presale market there are certainly some risk assessment:

It may not be exactly what you think.
When you buy a pre-bui...

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Metro Vancouver Market Summary

Posted on Aug 01, 2021

Often we can’t see what’s really happening until we look back and see what’s happened. Month to month stats are what sell headlines, let’s take a look at trends instead to get a true picture of where the market is at.

Here is a recap of the market activity since March 2021:

Sales activity in March hit an all time high across *Metro Vancouver.
With sal...

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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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