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Always honoured to be your “Realtor for life”

April 4th, 2021

Many thanks to client Jane S. for her recent testimonial. Knowing that I've helped my clients move forward with their lives and their dreams, well, just makes my day. 

"After trying a few realtors, I found Robert and have depended on him ever since for real estate advice and service for nearly a decade now. What I appreciate most about Robert is that he really works in my best interest. He i ...

Planning to sell? How to prep for a home inspection

March 16th, 2021

Just imagine. After prepping for weeks to get your home looking its best, it's now on the market. You receive a great offer. But they want a home inspection. And the bottom falls out from under you as you nervously wait for inspection results. Will the buyer walk? Will they insist on a price reduction? It can be a very nerve-wracking time.

To increase your chances of a good inspection - and ...

Selling this spring? Three keys for enhancing value

February 20th, 2021

Regardless of how active the real estate market is this spring, every homeowner wants to do all they can to maximize their sales price. These deceptively simple yet sometimes overlooked reminders will set you up for success. 

Often times home buyers just can’t visualize the potential of a home. They have to see it. How your home shows right now is how buyers see themselves in it. They can’t s ...

If you’re a fan of Mid-Century Modern architecture...

February 12th, 2021

Vancouver has amazing examples of Mid-Century Modern residential architecture, particularly on the slopes of West and North Vancouver. Although some of these historic homes were demolished without a second thought in the past, these days we're seeing a newfound appreciation for these icons of Vancouver's architectural history. The true iconic location for classic MCM architecture however is w ...

5 first-time home buyer programs for BC residents

January 22nd, 2021

A number of federal and provincial programs are available to help alleviate costs for first-time home buyers. Current programs are nicely summarized in this article, reprinted from Realtor.ca.

When buying your first home, there are more costs involved than you may expect. Between moving expenses, legal fees, inspections and taxes, purchasing a property involves a lot more than just saving for ...

Re/Max bursary opportunity for Grade 12 students

January 8th, 2021

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 ...

Happy New Year! All the best for a stellar 2021

December 31st, 2020

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 2021. 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 ...

“Informed analysis, strategic, outstanding negotiator”

November 5th, 2020

I recently helped long-time client Nina H. buy her dream home and then sell her current Vancouver place. It took some time to find the perfect new home in these times of relatively tight supply. But the wait was worth it! Thanks, Nina, for the shout out! Much appreciated. 

"In addition to his impressive depth of knowledge and experience in the Vancouver real estate market, Robert is a highly ...

Renovating? Do your homework, before your home work

October 28th, 2020

Strategically renovating prior to listing your home for sale can bring you a big pay off. Or perhaps you're happy where you are, and just want to update your space. Either way, you need to do your homework when looking for a contractor or renovator to help.

The checklist below offers excellent tips to help you get the service and quality you pay for. These are courtesy of Ozzie Jurock's weekly ...

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 ...

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