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Is buying as affordable as renting in Vancouver, BC Canada?

Is buying as affordable as renting in Vancouver, BC Canada?

Table of Contents To Buy or not To Buy? What is more affordable? Key: Have a Good Financial Standing The Math Vancouverites can no longer afford to live a decent life. Ratio to the household debts has risen Vancouver as a high ranked city Economic and Social Impacts To Buy or not To Buy? The […]

Tighter mortgage rules in Canada in 2012

Tighter mortgage rules in Canada in 2012

Table of Contents New Rules Timeline/h2> Some 10 of 14 economists and strategists surveyed for Reuter’s first poll on the Canadian housing sector last week said Ottawa does, indeed, seem poised to tighten mortgage rules within the next 12 months. Moreover, they believe that intervention is likely to come as early as the busy spring season. […]

How are capital gains tax calculated in Vancouver & Canada?

How are capital gains tax calculated in Vancouver & Canada?

Table of Contents So here is a simple definition of Capital Gains Tax How to Calculate Capital Gains Tax Questions Pending I just wanted to share a question that is always asked by many of our clients and provide you with an answer on how you can calculate capital gains tax in North Vancouver and Canada. But […]

Buyers: Tax Assessment Is Not Market Value

Buyers: Tax Assessment Is Not Market Value

Table of Contents Tax Assessment is Subjective? The Real Value Here is the Catch about Property Values Before getting all their emotions typed up in a panicked knot, or taking off on a joyful spending spree thinking the equity in their home is worth far more than it is, homeowners should clearly try to understand […]

How To Improve Your Kitchen Without A Huge Cost?

How To Improve Your Kitchen Without A Huge Cost?

Table of Contents How to improve your kitchen without a huge cost Painting worn out wood made cupboards Accessorize your Kitchen Resurface your Cupboards Replace your Handles Improve your Drapes/Window Covers More Tips Painting. Your Vancouver home Flooring and artwork. Electronic appliances. Make Cabinets Look Grand Kitchen Taps. Lighting Let’s face it: Your kitchen is […]

Why hire a Buyer’s Agent When Buying Real Estate in Vancouver

If you are looking for properties to buy in Vancouver, you may ask, why is it advantageous to use buyer’s agent in Vancouver? It’s free! You do not have to pay anything for the service. The seller will pay your agent when the transaction closes. Apart from this, there are many other advantages of using the […]

Asia is making Vancouver condo owners rich – in a short period of time…

Asia is making Vancouver condo owners rich – in a short period of time…

Canada and specifically, Vancouver has observed an unprecedented growth in its real estate market. Condo and also bungalows or single family residences are being purchased by home owners and real estate investors. Some of these condos include coal harbour condos, downtown condos, and also yaletown condos. Some areas are also feeling a similar effect, despite being older… A number […]

Selling your Vancouver house in the Winter months

Selling your Vancouver house in the Winter months

Table of Contents 1. Keep your home thoroughly clean 2. Warm your guests up 3. Brighten & liven your home 6. If you are selling a luxury condo downtown Vancouver, do this Winter may be both a difficult satisfying time of season to market your vancouver house. It’s essential to take into account that cold, rainfall snowfall […]

Vancouver’s building applications are up – Starter Homes

Development and building construction in Vancouver is growing so fast that city officials say they can’t keep up with permit applications. As a result, they want to hire another 18 people at an annual cost of $1.7 million to clear a backlog of work and keep lineups down as developers and builders head into a […]

Chinese buyers find Vancouver real estate attractive – “logical” to purchase homes for students

Chinese buyers find Vancouver real estate attractive – “logical” to purchase homes for students

Since 2009, it has turned out to be evident the vancouver real estate marketplace seen stunning boost within the amount of multi-million dollar premises traded to Chinese investors along with buyers. Having a boost in immigration since 2010, the metropolitan real-estate households within the Greater vancouver neighbourhood, especially the Vancouver West real estate market, clearly became the “hot” community within the market place.  As vancouver has once more been regarded as the globe’s very best place to live in, the […]