Five Myths of Real Estate

Posted on Aug 24, 2019


  

1.     You always make money in real estate


 Real estate is generally a great investment option and can be a good long-term investment as the value increases over time. It can also be very lucrative by adding value and selling quite quickly if market conditions are in an upward trend. Buying a property can involve substantial upfront, ongoing and exit...

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August 2019: Current Real Estate Market

Posted on Aug 16, 2019







The real estate market is starting to pick up and all eyes are looking to the Labour Day long weekend. Historically, an increased number of listings come on the first or second week of September. However, this year has not been following historical patterns, which can be seen in the increased number of sales in July, a typically quiet month for rea...

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The Shipyards Commons is a Reality!

Posted on Jul 19, 2019





It has been almost 18 months since I posted about the new construction that was taking place at the Shipyards. Fast forward from February 2017 to July 2019, and the good news is that this Saturday, July 20th, the Grand Opening has been scheduled. 

Opening Ceremony & Water Park Splash


The Mayor and Council will lead a community procession (including m...

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Summer Home Improvement Projects

Posted on Jul 02, 2019



Summer has officially arrived and with the good weather comes all those home renovation projects. It doesn’t matter if you plan to sell your home in the near future or if you intend to live in it for years to come, keeping a property up-to-date is a critical part of ownership. 


People tend to wait until they can spend tens of thousands of dollars fo...

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Summer is almost here: Community Events on the North Shore

Posted on Jun 14, 2019





Summer is a fabulous time on the North Shore. There are activities for children, adults, and so many music events. As we approach the first day of summer, here are the community events taking place in our own backyard. What is your favourite summer event on the North Shore?



Dog Days at Polygon Gallery


Dog Days is a photography exhibition of our favo...

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The Latest Picture of our Real Estate Market

Posted on Jun 07, 2019



Earlier this week, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) released the latest market stats. Last month, there was a modest increase in home sales while housing supply reaches a five-year high.

The real estate board says a total of 2, 638 homes were sold in May 2019, a 6.9% decrease from the 2,833 sales recorded in May 2018, and a 44.2% i...

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