Realty Thoughts

To Stage or Not to Stage

Posted on Apr 05, 2019 in Selling



Sellers want to get the highest value for their property with the least amount of effort put into the preparation. It is completely understandable and I can relate :). However, to sell your property in an optimal amount of time and to get maximum dollars, your property needs to show well and be well priced. You have to wow those Buyers on both fron...

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Largest Price Movement Listings - Oct 27th to Nov 1st, 2018

Posted on Nov 01, 2018 in Statistics

Here are some of the biggest price increases and decreases in the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board for different categories of properties from October 27th to  November 1st, 2018.

(Be sure to Click on the pictures to see the full listing with all the other pictures and virtual tours i...

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The Art of Leveraging

Posted on Oct 23, 2018 in Money



Here's an interesting article about buying an investment property from Jim and Lisa of Blue Tree Mortgages West about using your current home to invest in other property to build your wealth.

For some people, just owning one property and having a single mortgage is enough to handle. But for others, homeownership can be a gateway to owning multiple i...

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Renewing your Mortgage?

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 in Money


Are you open to saving $1000's over the next 

few years with a minimum of effort?


Here is a great article from a local mortgage company named Kelleway Mortgage Architects that could save you thousands of dollars. Click on the link to visit their home page.

Every now and then we see a mortgage stat that’s a jaw-dropper.

This finding from Manulife Bank is...

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Market Statistics - September 2018

Posted on Oct 07, 2018 in Statistics



September of 2018 continued the trend of the last few months: July sales hit a 30 year low, August a 6 year low, and September a 10 year low. The last time that we had similar sales numbers in September was in the infamous year of 2008. Keep in mind that there are now more homes overall in the Lower Mainland than in 2008 with the high pace of build...

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Largest Price Movement Listings - Sept 21 - 28th, 2018

Posted on Sep 28, 2018 in Statistics



Here are some of the biggest price increases and decreases in the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board for different categories of properties for the last 7 days.

(Be sure to Click the pictures to see the full listing with all the other pictures and virtual tours in another window.):
Note that these homes are...

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