Maybe some Good News on the Horizon?!?

We received some information from the British Columbia Real Estate Association - BCREA - which reviewed the recent Bank of Canada interest rate announcement: Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement - October 23, 2012The Bank of Canada once again opted to hold its target for the

Grant for Purchase of a Secondary or Recreational Residence

Did you know, if you are thinking of purchasing a new residential home for the purpose of using it as a secondary or recreational residence you may be eligible to receive a grant?    This grant will be equivalent to the amount of the PST portion of the

First Time New Home Buyers’ Bonus

Did you know, if you are thinking of purchasing a newly constructed home as your primary residence as a first time home buyer, you may be eligible to qualify for the first-time new home buyers' bonus?  This bonus is a one-time refundable personal income tax

We Go to Great Lengths for our Clients…but don’t ask us…

Neil Godin of Neil Godin International, known as 'the turnaround guy' recently wrote an article in his newsletter where he had heard about an example of what he called customer service so good that your competition think you have lost it... Kim Johanneson Article

Investment Seminar – managing your future

  For those of you who are interested about investing and "the ins and outs" of the stock market, we are sponsoring a complimentary investment seminar next week in Duncan and at Arbutus Ridge. Catherine Jones, with Union Securities, will be discussing Cash Flow Investing.

HST!?!? What is going to happen?

What’s the deal with the HST anyway? Good question and one that I am getting asked all the time in my new home open houses. Will the HST be repealed? If so, and I pay HST, will I get it back? (not likely). I don’t

Spring Cleaning Tips to Sell

Selling this year?  With improving weather and spring in the air it’s time to get outside and take a good hard and objective look at your home and property through the eyes of a buyer.  It’s time to wash away that winter grunge that’s clinging

Have you got a Bucket List?

I’ve always been a list kind of guy.  In the morning, over coffee, I make my daily TO DO list, in December I layout my next years business plan and make more TO DO lists. My favourite list however, is my “Bucket List”.  If you

My Favourite Real Estate Poem ~ circa 1917!

If you've been putting off buying or selling... Procrastination I hesitate to make a list Of all the countless deals I've missed; Bonanzas that were in my grip- I watched through my fingers slip; The windfalls that I should have bought Were lost because I

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