Recent Articles in ‘Advice & Opinions’

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Market becomes calm but brisk

Downsizers are playing a key role in B.C.’s still-strong real estate outlook

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Walkability appeal

Compact, convenient neighbourhoods close to amenities and transportation are creating jobs and attracting new homeowners

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Refinancing solutions

Using the equity in your home can be a practical and lower-cost way to borrow money

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Fourth-quarter uptick

RBC notes an improvement in the city’s home affordability

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Creative condos

Imaginative new developments are improving housing affordability and livability for Metro Vancouverites

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Commitment to excellence

Builders, renovators and developers compete for national SAM Awards recognizing outstanding work in the industry

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Timing your move

Finding the right time to stop renting and start owning

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2013 In review

From density to transit, a look back and look ahead

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Resourceful, resilient – and robust

The Vancouver market benefits from continued immigration and low interest rates.

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Builders on the go

The homebuilding team of Bryan and Sarah Baeumler construct their houses in the public eye.

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The money goes up front

Be financially prepared when purchasing your first home

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Managing growth

It pays to become engaged in a city’s planning process.

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Chatter for the cocktail circuit

B.C.’s Real Estate Boards offer intriguing facts that are sure to be good conversation-starters.

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On balance

Today’s real estate market conditions may be difficult to evaluate, but buying a new home has now become relatively affordable.

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TIPS FOR A SMOOTH MOVE

Good preparation is key to handling the challenges involved in moving into your next home.