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

Don’t Be Undersold

Real Estate markets change and market specific strategies should be employed for the market that you are in. While some might say that we are approaching a balanced market I can say that we are still very much in a Buyer’s Market. In a Buyer’s

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

Market Heating Up

A short while ago I wrote my annual Spring Newsletter which I mailed out to all my clients. Yes, in this age of emails, e-cards and the like I still believe that a printed Real Estate Update from your Realtor is a nice way to

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 Will the HST be repealed?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

A #1 Thanks to you!

I would like to extend a very personal thank you to all of our recent clients as well as past customers, clients and friends who have either done business directly with us or referred their family members or friends to us for real estate in

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

Welcome to Our Blog

With all the hype of social media we thought it timely to bring blogging into our Real Estate business. It's a great way for us to provide interesting Real Estate tid bits as well as being a good way to get to know us on

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