January 26, 2017

Victoria Real Estate: CMHC Raises Risk Level

This morning, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) issued a red alert for the city of Victoria’s real estate market, putting the city on ...
January 11, 2017

Listing Photos: How Important Are They?

When you put your home on the market, like with any new introduction, you have one chance to make an impression on your prospective buyers. Accordi...
January 4, 2017

BC’s Down Payment Program: Is It Good or Bad?

In early December, Christy Clark and the BC government announced they are prepared to help ease the struggle of first-time buyers by offering to ma...
December 20, 2016

Condo Living: Your Owner Responsibilities

Condo living is its own lifestyle. When you purchase your condo, you become a member of a larger community. You live collectively in the building i...
December 16, 2016

Homes for Sale: Let’s Get Yours Ready to List

Two weeks ago, we talked about how now might be the best time for you to add your property to the list of homes for sale. Inventory is still shocki...
November 29, 2016

Listing Your Condo: Could December Be a Good Time?

It’s December as of Thursday, and I imagine prepping for Christmas is at the forefront of your brain and not whether this is a good time for listin...
November 10, 2016

Vancouver and Toronto: Two Cities, Two Reports

Two different cities, two different outlooks This week, most major real estate boards released their statistics for the month of October, and Vanc...
November 3, 2016

Prime Lending Rate: TD Makes Unusual Move

Yesterday morning, TD Canada Trust announced that they raised their prime lending rate 0.15%. While it isn’t a significant increase, numerically, i...
October 13, 2016

Victoria: Council Eliminates Minimum Unit Size Restriction

Council eliminates minimum unit size restriction In September, Victoria city council voted to remove the minimum unit size restriction in the 22 r...
October 4, 2016

Mortgage Applications: How Ottawa is Changing Requirements

Ottawa Announces Changes On Monday, Ottawa announced that they were implementing changes to how buyers apply for mortgage applications. Starting O...
September 9, 2016

Selling Your Home: What Goes Into That?

Selling your home is usually not an easy decision to make. It’s one that you spend days, weeks, years thinking about, mulling over timing, logistic...
September 6, 2016

Sales Contract: What Can You Take With You?

So, how important are those items included in your sales contract on page 2? If your stunning dining-room chandelier has to come with you when you ...