Guest Post: Navigating today's changing mortgage market

October 27th, 2016

Vancouver mortgage expert Malcolm “Mac” Laird brings some clarity to the current mortgage application and approval process in this guest post.      

Pre-Approval vs. Rate Hold

There is always much confusion between the terms "Pre-Approval" and "Rate Hold".

A “Rate Hold” is just that, a hold on an interest rate for a period of time. It is NOT an approval for anything.

A "Pre-Approval" requ ...

Thriving through ups and downs calls for a seasoned advisor

October 23rd, 2016

A big shout-out and thank you to my clients Doug and Sal for the lovely testimonial.

 "Robert always answered our questions and concerns promptly and thoroughly. He was a calm, steady and patient advisor throughout the emotional experience of listing, selling and moving from our longtime West Vancouver family home. From beginning to end he was helpful, knowledgeable and professional, and we ...

JUST SOLD! Expansive top-floor view condo in Kitsilano

October 11th, 2016

This top floor suite, with a NE outlook and views to parkland & the North Shore mountains, is just a few steps away from the expansive fitness centre, rooftop garden terrace & putting green. Features incl. gas fireplace; full kitchen & pantry; walk-in closet in bedroom; spacious bathroom; in-suite washer/dryer, storage locker & parking. So much here for you! Bring your pet too!

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Now available! 8 Steps to maximize the sale price of your home, and enjoy the process!

October 1st, 2016

We all want the best price possible when we sell our homes. How can you be assured of the best price when you sell, regardless of market conditions? Get my newly updated, complimentary 20-page Informed Seller's Guide! It has everything you need to know for a painless and profitable home sale. With information on showing your home to its best; the small things that can make a big difference; neg ...