Heated Competition in a Sellers’ Market

It is competitive times if you are trying to buy a home today.Not only can Buyers no longer be choosy about their preferred location, terms and offer price…they actually have to compete for the Seller’s attention! How does a Buyer compete for the Seller’s attention you might ask? Consider these tips from our top Agents! Many Buyers include a letter …

2020 Housing Market in Review

What is fueling this unexpected home-buying craze!? Since the spring of this year, the real estate market has experienced an unexpected buying free for all. Home sales across BC and Canada have risen sharply, dragging average selling prices with them. In May of this year Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation rocked the industry with their controversial take on the 2020 …

Federal Election 2019

October 21, 2019 Are you trying to decide who to vote for this Federal Election? You most likely have issues near and dear to you. Consider researching each parties position on issues that are important to you and yours. My issue….housing affordability. Call me simple…but I am just going to throw this out there to get us started… QUESTION – …

The Power of Contrast

Contrast is a powerful design tool that anyone can use to organize and add visual interest to their design. It is more than just black and white. Contrast shows the viewer where to focus their eyes – on the what you have highlighted via contrast. Like most things when everything is the same shape, size or colour it looks pretty …

Keeping Community Close to Home

Importance of community This BC Day we celebrate community! Communities are important because they allow people to interact with each other, share experiences, develop important and lasting relationships and work toward a collective goal. Without communities, people would live in isolation within their homes. The world has changed dramatically in the last decade with the pervasiveness of social media and …

Single Home Buyers Hesitant to Purchase, Despite Strong Financial Means and Low Debt

Twenty-six per cent of single Canadians are considering purchasing a home on their own, with Atlantic Canada leading the pack at 34 per cent Fifty-two per cent of single Canadians said economic uncertainty and expensive home prices are the biggest factors impacting their decision not to purchase a home on their own As Canadians’ household debt ratio creeps higher across the country, …

Cabin & Cottage Trends Across Canada

Survey reveals Canadian Millennials’ interest in recreational property ownership higher than ever The RE/MAX 2019 Recreational Property Trends survey conducted by Leger finds that the majority of Millennials (56 per cent) are in the market to purchase a recreational property. This is up 14 per cent from last year, when just 42 per cent of Millennials were considering buying a recreational property. …