How Long Does It Take to Build a House?

So you finally decided to take the plunge and build your dream home in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. Congratulations! As exciting as this new chapter is, the process of building a custom home can feel overwhelming for first-timers. Naturally, one of the big questions on your mind is “How long will it take?” While it […]

How Long Does An Appraisal Take? A Buyer’s Guide

The home appraisal is a key step in the home buying process. But how long should you expect to wait for the appraiser’s final report? This comprehensive guide breaks down the appraisal timeline and factors that can delay your closing. Key Takeaways: After your home offer is accepted, the appraisal is one of the last […]

How to Passively Invest in Real Estate in Canada: A Guide

Passive real estate investing has become an increasingly popular way for Canadians to grow their wealth. By taking a hands-off approach, passive investors can earn income from real estate without the responsibilities of being a landlord. If done right, passive real estate investing can pave the road to financial freedom. This comprehensive guide will walk […]

8 Cheapest Types Of House To Build

Are you looking for an affordable way to build a house? Building your own home isn’t just about having a place of your own, it’s also about mastering the art and science of construction. If you’re considering building your own home but don’t know where to start, then this article is perfect for you! According […]

Average Houses Sold Per Realtor: Revealing Yearly Home Sales Insights

As an experienced realtor in Vancouver for over 15 years, I’ve seen my fair share of booms and busts in the local real estate market. But one thing that has remained constant is the importance of staying on top of key statistics that impact sales, such as the average number of homes sold annually per […]

Selling a House Without a Realtor in BC: Your Ultimate Success Guide

Selling your home without a realtor in BC, known as FSBO (For Sale By Owner), can save you money on commissions but requires more time, effort, and expertise on your end. Do your research to determine if going the FSBO route is right for you. Most sellers will benefit from at least some professional assistance. […]

The Advantages of Living and Investing in a Mobile Home Park

As an experienced realtor, I’m often asked about the advantages and disadvantages of mobile home parks. While there are both pros and cons to consider when looking into this type of living situation, it’s important to evaluate each one carefully before making a final decision. In this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at what’s […]

What Are Real Estate Lock Boxes And How to Best Manage Them

What Are Real Estate Lock Boxes And How to Best Manage Them

One-part security system and one-part time saver, real estate lock boxes are a handy tool to help show a property and close sales. I often use lock boxes on my listings. For over 20 years as a Realtor I have showed many properties on lock boxes. Key Point Real estate lock boxes are secure boxes […]