Does Landscaping Add Value to Your Home?
Hey Vancouver residents, have you ever wondered how much those weekend hours you spend tending to your garden pay off? Well, it’s not just about the satisfaction of having the best-looking house on the block. The truth is: Yes, landscaping significantly adds value to your home—by as much as 15-20%. This statistic is according to Read More
10 Tips on How to Participate in the Home Buyers’ Plan
You want to buy your first home in Vancouver. But you’re not sure how to proceed with your finances. Introducing the Home Buyer’s Plan (HBP), a game-changer for aspiring homebuyers in Vancouver. With the HBP, you can withdraw funds from your RRSP to make your first home purchase or construction a reality. Say goodbye to Read More
Vancouver Real Estate Market Defies Expectations Amid Economic Challenges
The real estate market in Greater Vancouver took an unexpected turn in 2023. It experienced a rush of activity despite economic challenges. The year started as expected. But by the time spring arrived, the market had made a sharp turn, stunning industry experts. This sudden shift can be attributed to a blend of factors, including: Read More
Real Estate Market Update: Then Vs Now
Yes there has been a change in the market recently, but when you really break it down would you rather be buying THEN or NOW?
Fraser Valley Real Estate Opportunities
There are some amazing opportunities for those looking to buy a home in the Fraser Valley right now. Watch to find out more.
British Columbia Real Estate Association White Paper
The British Columbia Real Estate Association – the arm between us as Realtors® (all 24,000 of us!) our local boards and the provincial government act to help navigate regulations and rules and also provide ongoing mandated education for our industry. This week the BCREA provided the provincial government with a white paper with some recommendations Read More
Is the Lower Mainland Real Estate Market Shifting?
GREAT news! We are starting to see some shifts in the market! We predicted this would happen as more homes are being listed on the MLS (Multiple Listing Service). So what does that mean to you as a seller or a buyer?Moving forward we will be adjusting our strategies. Typically we’ve seen properties listed on Read More
Success, Langley Real Estate and “Wouldn’t Change a Thing” – Laughs with our Broker Jamie Schreder!
In our second episode, we sit down for a beer with our Royal LePage Wolstencroft Broker/Owner Jamie Schreder! He also happens to be a founding partner at Camp Beer where we film these episodes and have a little too much fun as you’ll see! ? Jamie is a very successful young husband, father and businessman. He has built his own Read More
Mortgaged till We Die?
Mortgaged Till We Die? The Globe and Mail came out with an article titled “Mortgaged until I die? For many, that’s okay” and their opening line is “With money so cheap and home appreciation so high, home ownership has taken on a whole new meaning.” Ain’t that the truth? Do you remember when interest rates were Read More
Tight Markets Require Great Professional Relationships
Tight real estate markets require great professional relationships that get your offers to the top of the pile for a more smooth and seamless win! Here’s the deal. We are in a very tight Seller’s Market, which means there is very little inventory. In other words, fewer people have their homes listed for sale (pretty Read More