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Feb 20/18 - BC Budget changes to Corporate Ownership requirements

February 24th, 2018

In the current BC Budget changes, the BC Government will now require additional information about beneficial ownership of Corporations on the PTT form.

This program will be Administered by the Land Registry. The information will be publicly available and shared with federal and provincial tax and law enforcement authorities. Legislation will be introduced to require BC corporations to hold a ...

Feb/18 BC Budget - Developers & Assignments

February 23rd, 2018
In the Budget of Feb 22, 2018, the BC Government will now require developers to collect and report comprehensive information about the assignment of pre-sale condo purchases. The information will be reported to a designated government office and shared with federal and provincial tax authorities to ensure taxes are paid.

Feb 20/18 - BC Budget changes Property Transfer Tax, Again!

February 20th, 2018

February 20, 2018 - Today, the NDP Government in British Columbia changed the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) on home purchases for the 2nd time in less than a year.  The Foreign Buyer Tax has been increased from 15% to 20% and homes over $3 million have also had an increase in the PTT.  Do you think this will curb the escalating home prices in Greater Vancouver?

The amount of tax you pay is bas ...

#60 7665 209th St, Langley, BC

February 19th, 2018

I just finished uploading this Townhouse for sale, #60 7665 209th St, Langley, BC

Luxurious Archstone-Yorkson complex and backing onto private Greenbelt! Bright and Spacious almost 1700 sqft with a double side by side garage. Stainless appliances including built in coffee system from Jenn-Air, Natural Gas Cooktop, Quartz countertops and Quartz Waterfall free standing island, Powder room on t ...

302 10220 RYAN ROAD, Richmond, BC

February 19th, 2018

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 302 10220 RYAN ROAD, Richmond, BC

TOTALLY RENOVATED 2 BDRM end unit in Stornoway. One of the best locations on the top floor offering an extra side window in the living room allowing lots of light and fresh air flow on those hot summer nights. Quality workmanship and finishes throughout. Stylish cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel app ...

What's the difference between a Buyer or Seller Market?

February 6th, 2018

What's the difference between a Buyer's Market and a Seller's Market? It's important to know the difference especially when it comes to negotiating on a home: 
Buyer’s Market: There are more homes on the market than there are buyers. In this type of market, buyers will spend more time looking for homes due to a larger supply of homes available. Sellers will find that buyers have stronger l ...

Empty Home Documents due Feb 2

February 1st, 2018
Just a reminder!  The deadline for the Empyt Home Documents to be filed to the City of Vancouver is Friday, February 2, 2018.

Do all Foreign Buyers come from Asia?

January 22nd, 2018
No!!  Vancouver properties are coveted by Buyer's from all around the world. We are seeing a resurgence in American Buyers come here for a couple of reasons: 1) their dollar can buy 35% more and 2) their politics are currently in a mess.  I expect we will see more American Buyers soon. 

Congratulations and Thank you!

December 21st, 2017
Huge Congratulations to Elizabeth Mc for winning the $100 gift card for donating to my Realtors Care Blanket Drive this year.  Thanks to all of you who donated and watch for my donation contest again next year.  Your neighbours in need really appreciated your help this year.

Kindness Helps! Donate some time or money over the Holidays

December 1st, 2017
If you are thinking of extending some kindness into your community over the holidays, consider these tips on donating: 1) Importance - thinking about what is important to you and your family and why you would offer support to this organization, 2) Influence - what type of gift would be the most advantageous to this organization, 3) How Much? Give what you can afford, donate some time, and don ...
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