Category Archives: Vancouver Real Estate

A new Real Estate Council survey reveals 41 per cent of homeowners and 45 per cent of first-time homebuyers wish they had done something differently when buying or selling their home. Among things buyers/sellers reported wishing they had approached differently when purchasing or selling their home was having a better grasp of the process (buying […]

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Five ways you’re missing out on free money People are often skeptical at the mention of “free money.” Pop culture has taught us that there’s always a catch. When the Joker dumped $20-million in cash on a crowd of parade goers in Tim Burton’s Batman, that windfall came with a side of hot air balloons spewing […]

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As many of you know, I’m a BIG fan of Gary Vaynerchuck. In fact, his first book ‘Crush it‘ was very instrumental in the success of my video marketing. That said, I just watched his latest edition of The #AskGaryVee Show. Watch below as he gives some great video marketing advice to a realtor. Mark […]

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It all sounds good, until it’s really bad… An Edmonton couple say they were shocked when their bank manager told them it would cost $17,000 for them to end their five-year fixed mortgage early. Shane and Joy Trusz say they were expecting to pay a penalty of three months interest, which would have been less […]

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A great article on Rent vs. Buying written by Neil Irwin, a senior economics correspondent for The New York Times… One of the pleasures of being an economics writer is that friends and acquaintances routinely ask me: “Should I buy a house?” And my answer is always the same: “I have no idea.” It is […]

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I can only think of ONE person who would qualify for this job. Job Description: Long-term team players needed for challenging permanent work in an often chaotic environment. Candidates must possess excellent communication and organizational skills and be willing to work variable hours, which will include evenings, weekends and frequent 24-hour shifts on call. Some […]

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We’re well into 2014 and so it’s not just a repeat of last year, here are some GREAT action ideas from a trusted guy I really admire, Mr. Robin Sharma.     #1. Do work that pushes you to your edges. #2. Waste zero time on the past. #‎3. Focus on being masterful at one […]

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The process of buying and selling a home can be confusing for most, but it doesn’t have to be. Real estate expert Sandra Rinomato explains. Great info from realtor Sandra Rinomato When is the best time to buy or sell a property? Every region has their own real estate season and in my area of […]

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You like me, have probably heard of Robin Sharma. In fact, you may have read some of his books. If you haven’t, you should. Easy reading, short to the point chapters & GREAT advice!   He wrote a quick blog post today that really resonated with me. I’m the biggest fan of the underdog and […]

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Can I really buy a home and get a mortgage in Vancouver if I only make nineteen dollars an hour? Many people are very surprised at how much they can afford when we first sit down with them. Down payment always seems to be top of mind. Most people think, if I don’t have a […]

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