January 2019

Is Vancouver simply unaffordable for young people?

Posted on Jan 31, 2019

Last year, my two daughters moved out of the Lower Mainland. Both educated, hard working and skilled in their late twenties, they made the decision of moving to the interior of the province.  Their reasons for moving have to do with their professional development but also the opportunities those communities offer in the way of affordability and lif...

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Beware, the Speculation and Vacancy Tax is here!

Posted on Jan 21, 2019

Now that the title grabbed your attention I want to remind you that all homeowners in B.C.’s largest urban centres (which include municipalities within Metro Vancouver) will need to apply for exemptions from the province’s new speculation tax or they will need to pay the tax, regardless if they are speculators or not. Yes, you read correctly: if ho...

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Making a Plan for 2019

Posted on Jan 09, 2019


 “Cherish your visions. Cherish your ideals. Cherish the music that stirs in your heart, the beauty that forms in your mind, the loveliness that drapes your purest thoughts, for out of them will grow all delightful conditions, all heavenly environment, of these, if you but remain true to them your world will at last be built.” 

James Allen

2019 is s...

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