2017 Vancouver Real Estate Market

For quite some time now there has been a very limited supply of properties on the market and most Realtors that I speak with on a regular basis are starting to have buyers lineup. With very few properties to show these buyers, we are beginning to see similar trends that we saw a year ago. [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2017 Vancouver Real Estate Market

Value of Mortgage Brokers Greater Than Ever

Mortgage Rule Changes have made Mortgage Brokers even more invaluable In October of 2016, the entire Country was surprised by reports of considerable changes to mortgage rules announced by the Canadian Government.  The Department of Finance Canada announced new mortgage rules that have since had a tempering effect on the market. In late December, the Office [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Value of Mortgage Brokers Greater Than Ever

The Mortgage Process

The Mortgage Process Buying a home is a big step, and that is why you need to have a plan. A part of your plan should include your mortgage. There is a process involved - one that should be followed in order to avoid any un-necessary stress and ensure a smooth overall experience. Here is a [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Mortgage Process

Property Assessment Vs Market Value

PROPERTY VALUE vs PROPERTY ASSESSMENT iN SUMMARY: The BC assessment is not a reliable source to determine the fair market value of your property. The value on the BC assessment was determined in July of the previous year. It is very plausible that the market may have changed a bit since then, and not in [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Property Assessment Vs Market Value

BC Home Partnership Program

BC Home Partnership Program   By now I’m sure that you have heard about the announcement by the provincial government yesterday surrounding down payment. This is some good news, although with some challenges that need to be addressed, and once the dust settles, will likely have a very small impact- but still good news nonetheless [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BC Home Partnership Program
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