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BC Assessment vs. Market Value

BC Assessment vs. Market Value

Property Assessments vs. Market Value   Do not rely on your BC assessment for a fair market value of your property. The ‘assessed’ value was determined last July, your local market may have changed since then.   Do not rely entirely on a buyer’s opinion or a...
Subject Free Offers; Still Risky!

Subject Free Offers; Still Risky!

This week we discuss writing a Subject-Free offer, or perhaps not doing so.  Specifically we look at why you may want to cool your jets and have a detailed conversation about your plan with your Mortgage Broker well in advance of writing such an offer. As it turns out...
Vacant Possession

Vacant Possession

DISCLAIMER: This post is written for buyers, in other words people who do not currently own a tenanted property. This post is not suggesting in any way that the rights of an existing tenant be infringed upon.   For sellers reading this post, and perhaps realising...
The Most Important Question This Spring

The Most Important Question This Spring

Short Version:   The most important question a home-seller must ask their Broker or their banker this spring: ‘Do I QUALIFY to port my mortgage?’   You must re-qualify to port your mortgage to a new property, and you must re-qualify under stringent new...
Vancouver Real Estate; Candy For The Kids

Vancouver Real Estate; Candy For The Kids

Housing & Smarties   All levels of government are trying to control a situation akin to that of 22 kids that want a Smartie, and there are only six-and-a-half Smarties to be had.   As authority figures tend to, they are creating all kinds of rules about...