Categories for Buying a Home

The Bubble Hasn’t Burst Yet!

(Image: Shutterstock.com) And it may not at all. Marc Cohodes, a former Wall Street hedge fund manager who lives in California, claimed earlier this week that our Vancouver housing bubble is the result of “a money laundering bubble that politicians [and] the real estate industry don’t want to end” (Amy ...

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Is it YOUR Time to Sell?

February is gone and March is here with its fickle weather and blossoming plum and cherry trees. And while the trees are blooming, the market is still booming! Demand for homes in Surrey and the rest of the Fraser Valley is stronger than last January’s record-setting sales! The high demand of ...

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Changes to Property Transfer Tax and Down Payment Rules

In the past few days we’ve heard about changes at both the federal and provincial levels that will affect home buyers here in the Greater Vancouver area, some more than others. First was the changes to down payment amounts for home purchases over $500,000.00 requiring mortgage insurance from the Canadian Mortgage and ...

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