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7 fixes you must do before selling

January 18th, 2020

I've had significant interest already from clients wishing to sell this spring. The process of getting a property ready to put on the market can seem daunting enough. There’s clearing the clutter, endless amounts of cleaning, organizing and scrutinizing your property with a fine-tooth comb. What needs attention and what can you leave alone?

Welcome to the new world of “fixing to sell.” Gone ...

Reminder re: Re/Max bursary for Grade 12s

January 10th, 2020

Here's a great opportunity for upcoming high school grads. Re/Max of Western Canada is offering $1000 bursary prizes to 16 qualifying Grade 12 students who've demonstrated the ideals of leadership and community contribution. 

Please share this with deserving Grade 12's whom you may know. It's a great opportunity for help with post-secondary fees. And it may be good practice for post-secondar ...

Happy New Year! Wishing you the best for 2020

December 31st, 2019

The beginning of a new year is a natural time for reflection. Ideas are formulated, goals are made, and plans are set for the coming year. Whatever direction you've decided to set for this coming year, I wish you and your family all the best for 2020. And if you might be thinking of moving on and choosing a new home, please feel free to contact me any time to chat about possibilities. The 'Sp ...

JUST SOLD! Lovely family home on the North Shore

December 16th, 2019

Congratulations to my clients on the recent sale of their North Vancouver home. The buyers are over the moon too!  And who wouldn't be? This custom designed contemporary resides on a quiet cul-de-sac in a tranquil setting just across the street from multi-million dollar estates on the Seymour River. Feels like a special home in the country, yet it's just minutes to everything. Easy access to ...

Here's a few amazing homes from around the web

December 3rd, 2019

Here's the latest in my series of unique and inspirational homes from around the world. See the previous post in the series here. (note: using “reader view ” on a mobile device makes for a more pleasant advert-free read. With Safari, tap the "AA" at the left of the address bar.)

Since when is a 20’ wide lot a problem? Quite an ingenious use of space. Actually, this design can be used in a nu ...

Re/Max 2020 bursary opportunity for Grade 12’s

November 22nd, 2019

Here's a fantastic opportunity for upcoming high school grads. Re/Max of Western Canada is offering $1000 bursary prizes to 16 qualifying Grade 12 students who've demonstrated the ideals of leadership and community contribution. 

Please share this with deserving Grade 12s whom you may know. It's a great opportunity for help with post-secondary fees. And it may be good practice for post-secon ...

De-stress your life. Get my Sell & Buy Guides!

November 10th, 2019

Thinking of making a move? Destress your life. Get my complimentary Sell and Buy guides. 

Whether you're buying or selling a home, you need to know what to expect, and how to get the results you want.

My absolutely free, no-obligation Home Seller’s and Home Buyer's Guides are jam-packed full of useful information and insights for a painless and profitable home sale or buy.   

The Seller’s Gu ...

How’s the market? Number crunching tells the story

October 28th, 2019

My July e-news noted two ways of gauging real estate activity: Days on market, and the sales to listing ratio. Today we'll delve into months of inventory (MOI). This is simply the number of active listings in a particular market, or preferably a precise sub-market, on a given day divided by the number of sales in that market/sub-market the previous month.

For example, on Oct 21, 582 detached ...

JUST SOLD! Lovely South Granville city home

October 20th, 2019

Congratulations to clients J & T! The location, layout, finishes and amazing views sold this one in a snap! 2-bdrm, 2-bath unit tucked away in South Granville. So close to all the city has to offer, yet a quiet respite to relax and recharge. Check out all the details of this recently-sold condo, #404 1485 West 6th Ave., Vancouver West, BC

The confusing mortgage approval process, explained

October 12th, 2019

The process and steps of mortgage financing is one of the most misunderstood aspects of the home buying experience. But it’s one of the most important, particularly in this time of tightened mortgage financing criteria. The article linked below clearly and comprehensively explains the process. It’s well worth your time to read this through. 

If you plan to sell, you should discuss implicatio ...

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