White Rock Life - Real Estate Blog

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Posted on Jan 22, 2019

Heads up, the government's new speculation tax comes into play for 2019. However, the onus will be flipped on to homeowners to claim that they are not subject to the tax. Failure to claim will result in the tax being payable.

Letters regarding the tax and the process to claim exemption will be sent to homeowners in the coming weeks, check your mail...

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7 Home Inspection Questions (and Answers)

Posted on Jan 11, 2019

Congratulations! You've picked a great Realtor who has done an outstanding job of marketing your home and now you have an offer. This is great news! Only catch, this offer is subject to an inspection of your home. Even my most meticulous sellers; ones that have carefully maintained and cared for their home over the years - seem to shudder at this c...

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Goodbye 2018... Hello 2019!

Posted on Jan 08, 2019

As we enter the second week in January the kids return to school, adults return to work, and the extra 5lbs of turkey and mashed potato weight is shed in the gym as you, once again, resolve to get fit. At least for the next few weeks or so!

In housing news, this is normally the time that we see the sellers and agents start to prepare for the spring...

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Are we back to a 'normal' market?

Posted on May 17, 2018 in Real Estate News

For the last few years, the Metro Vancouver real estate market has been busy... like super-duper crazy busy! 

You've read it in the papers and seen it on the news. Previously unheard of phrases like no subjects, over asking, multiple offers, no inspection have become normal part of our vocabulary. Pre-sales sold out in hours with hopeful buyers campi...

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5 Things You Should Know Before You Flip A Property

Posted on Apr 28, 2018 in Investment

Flipping homes is both an art, and a science. Use these handy 5 tips to give you the best chance of success.

1. Money is made at the buy, not the sell of a flip: When flipping a house; money is made during the purchase not the sale of the house. So, many times people buy a house with the intentions of making a huge profit only to find out that they...

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Christmas Again! 

Posted on Dec 20, 2017 in White Rock Life

Where did the time go? It seems that the year only started and here we go with the holiday season upon us once again. The kids are another year older....I, of course, haven't aged a bit! 

Once again I am grateful for another year of continued success. Do I measure this in dollars or cents, not always...
although that helps in raising a family of 5. Mo...

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