August 25, 2016

Vancouver Real Estate: Is the Market Turning?

Last week, Global News posted an article discussing whether Metro Vancouver real estate is in free fall, that Vancouver’s market is tipping and sli...
August 16, 2016

Property Values: Are They Accurate?

As summer starts to wind down (I know - we’re not ready either), the Victoria real estate market has shifted again. Realtors now have a grip on thi...
August 9, 2016

Real Estate Closings: What Has Changed?

When the BC Liberal government introduced their foreign buyer tax last week, they added a small detail for any real estate closings, including thos...
August 5, 2016

VREB: Summer Lull Sets Records

Summer is flying by, July has now passed, and we're seeing the typical summer "lull" hit the real estate market with more people heading out on hol...
August 3, 2016

Possession Dates: What You Need to Know

This week, we’re discussing something that you may not think is set in stone, but it is: possession dates and times. We often get asked, “can I ...
July 28, 2016

Greater Vancouver Imposes New Tax

On Monday, we shared with you the news that, for Greater Vancouver, the BC Liberal government released its decision to implement a 15-percent tax o...
July 18, 2016

Victoria Real Estate Offers No Pattern

By nature, we feel more comfortable when we can find a pattern in something. The sun rises, the sun sets; the tide goes in, the tide rolls out. Eve...
July 11, 2016

New Construction: Ticket to Saving You Thousands?

To all of the homebuyers out there in the Greater Victoria area, how are you doing? Are you feeling overwhelmed or anxious about hopping into the V...
July 11, 2016

VREB: Competitive Pricing Still Key

Is the market slowing down? The June stats show that there were 1,174 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board, or VREB,  in June this...
July 7, 2016

Brexit: How It Impacts Housing

From Sharie Minions, local mortgage broker: "There’s been much attention devoted to Brexit, with good reason. In an historic referendum, a major...
July 5, 2016

Victoria Rentals: Developers Get On Board

Okay, so house prices are still skyrocketing here in Victoria, nothing earth-shattering there, but the one angle sometimes not considered is the la...
June 27, 2016

Short-term Rentals: Crackdown Coming?

I suppose it was only a matter of time before we started to see cities, like New York City, crack down on the profitable but potentially-problemati...