No Foreign Buyer’s Tax, Yet…
B.C. Finance Minister Carole James announces budget 2018. As of February 2020 Government Continues to Target Coastal Regions/Okanagan. Kootenays Left Untouched If you’re moving to BC you probably already know
Special Tips for the Bank of Mom & Dad
If you’re thinking about co-signing on your kids mortgage to help them get into a market that’s hard for them to crack on their own there’s one critical and easy
Changes Coming to Uninsured Mortgages w/ Derek Diener
The OSFI has already imposed a 200 basis point stress test on purchasers that need to use mortgage insurance but now they’re going after uninsured borrowers in another attempt to
Are more Albertan’s Moving West?
Here’s an interesting article about the potential causes of the increased heat in our local market. While Albertans may be a factor, I think a bigger factor is our current
The Shadow Flipping Scandal
I know that the skyrocketing price of real estate in Vancouver must be frustrating for anyone trying to get in to the market, and that when people get frustrated they
State of the Basin Report
The Kootenay Real Estate Board has been working on a growing partnership with the Columbia Basin Trust and specifically the Rural Development Institute and they’ve just released their 2015 “State
Paul Elected to CREA!
I’m excited to share some big news: I’ve been elected as the British Columbia/Yukon Regional Representative to the Canadian Real Estate Association’s (CREA) Board of Directors for the 2015-2016 term.
2014 Real Estate Data coming in…
Vancouver, BC – January 13, 2015 The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 84,049 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®)