July 2012

Sellers - Overpricing Can Cost You

Posted on Jul 20, 2012 in Tips for Selling Your Home

Due to last year's Real Estate frenzy in the Vancouver and surrounding areas many Sellers expectations about the actual market value of their properties are rising quicker than the Buyers are willing to pay. I can see how easy it is to fall into that trap and that is why it is so important to be properly informed about current conditions in your ne...

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 Real Estate Facts vs. Fiction

Posted on Jul 20, 2012 in Local Interest

There is so much information circulating with various opinions and speculation on what is going on with the Real Estate market in Vancouver that it is often hard to know what is true and what is not. As either a Buyer or Seller it is a big mistake to rely on this information to make your Real Estate decisions. In order to be informed it is importan...

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British Columbia Fast Facts

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 in Local Interest

From Tourism BC here are some interesting facts about British Columbia.  This is a great website to check out if you are looking for places to visit in this great province.
  • Capital city: Victoria on Vancouver Island
  • Population: 4.5 million (concentrated in Vancouver, population 2.3 million, and Victoria, population 368,000)
  • Canada's third most populate...

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The Guard-Crow

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 in Local Interest

I never imagined when I started in this career that it would lead me on this interesting path...One of the properties that I have listed in West Vancouver, 2372 Bellevue, comes complete with its own Guard-Crow. I have heard of this phenomenon - crows protecting their territory, but had really never believed the stories of crows attacking people. I...

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June Market Update North Vancouver

Posted on Jul 12, 2012 in NV Monthly Market Update

With all the media hype out there, I like to refer to the actual statistics when talking about the market. There are currently 433 detached houses listed in North Vancouver (compared with 321 at this time last year),504 apartments (444 last year) and 151 attached - meaning townhouses and duplexes (compared with 113 last year). Keep in mind that the...

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June Market Update West Vancouver

Posted on Jul 12, 2012 in WV Monthly Market Update

With all the media hype out there, I like to refer to the actual statistics when talking about the market. There are currently 548 detached units listed in West Vancouver (compared with 468 at this time last year),112 apartments (110 last year) and 55 attached - meaning townhouses and duplexes (compared with 33 last year). Keep in mind that these n...

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