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Thinking of selling? Here’s a brief listing primer

October 12th, 2020

It may be quite a while since you last sold a home. Or perhaps you've never sold before. Regardless, you may be unsure about the actual listing process. There's much more to it than simply posting the details to MLS. And with the more challenging market these days, it’s important to get each step exactly right. 

If you’re selling, here's a quick summary of the steps we'll go through when lis ...

A few strategies to improve your credit score

September 28th, 2020

Mortgage rates are at some of the lowest numbers ever. However, we still need to be mindful of mortgage financing rules, some of which have become more stringent over the past few months. For example, depending on the type of financing you need, the minimum credit score to qualify has recently jumped from 600 to 680. Regardless of the type of financing you're looking for, it behooves you to h ...

Buying or selling? Here’s a good place to start

August 31st, 2020

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

My free, absolutey 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 Guide has everything you need to get the best price possible for your home, with minimum st ...

Here's home inspiration from around the web

August 15th, 2020

Back by popular demand, here’s another round of inspirational living spaces. These ones range from a tiny home to an off-grid luxury compound, and everything in between. See my previous post in the series here.

Who wouldn't want to live in a meadow? This low-key home blends beautifully into its peaceful surroundings. 


 A tiny house! From what used to be a garage. View the details here.


House and home inspiration from around the web

July 6th, 2020

Sometimes homes featured online are so well executed, or unique enough to really jumpstart one's imagination. Every so often I like to post a few that have caught my attention. Here’s the latest batch. See links to previous posts in the series here.

Another fine example of one-level living. I particularly like the horizontal aspect of the living-dining-kitchen layout. More pics here.


Clas ...

Selling? Here’s a quick and easy staging primer

June 20th, 2020

Whether you're prepping your home for sale, or just want to reclaim your space, this infographic is among the easiest I've come across. A client of mine followed this as she was preparing to sell, and reported that she actually enjoyed the process! Of course, my staging team will be happy to assist as well. 


Get ready to sell, and enjoy now! Part 2 - Exterior

May 30th, 2020

You know what they say - it's all about the curb appeal. And in this unpredictable market, a bit of time, money and effort spent on your home's exterior may result in many thousands of dollars more to your bottom line. As always, the name of the game is maximizing the sale price you get for your home. Even if you're not sure if and when you plan to sell, keeping up with maintenance and outdoo ...

Making the most of your outdoor living space

May 1st, 2020

Whether a large yard or a small balcony, the advent of warmer weather has most of us looking forward to using our outdoor space. Here's some ideas to make the most of your space. While acquring supplies may be difficult right now, these ideas may fire up ypur imagination to do what you can with what you've got.

No matter how large or small your space, if you're lucky enough to have outdoor sp ...

“We trust him implicitly, & he’s become a friend”

April 24th, 2020
"We are so pleased with the intelligent service, the knowledge of the market, and the fine advice on timing that Robert has brought us. He has now helped us buy twice and sell once in Vancouver. We trust Robert implicitly, and he has become a friend. We love Kitsilano and the South Granville area and he knows it inside and out."

- Terry and Judith D. 

Many thanks to my long-time clients T ...

A brief reminder in this most extraordinary time

April 22nd, 2020

Our world has changed quickly, and more dramatically than many of us could imagine. All of us have experienced recent upheaval; no doubt this will continue for some time yet. Please do know that, as always, you can contact me at any time, for any reason. To chat about... really, anything at all. At this time we may need to be apart physically from our friends, colleagues, clients, even some o ...

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