Informed Buyers

How Much Money do you need to own a Home in Vancouver?

Posted on Oct 26, 2022 in Informed Buyers



The Daily Hive recently released an article stating that you need to make a combined income of over $320,000 to own a home in Vancouver.  Yes, the value of homes has gone up, however this statement is not necessarily true. 

Watch to hear my thoughts why.



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Three Reason why you Should NOT Buy a Home

Posted on Oct 19, 2022 in Informed Buyers



1. You have not established a primary budget. You need to establish a budget and stick to it! You don't want to be house poor.

2. You are not ready to settle down. A mortgage is a big commitment! Make sure you can be committed to this investment for the next 5 years minimum.

3. You're putting all your eggs into one basket. Make sure you have money le...

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Three Musts When Purchasing a Home

Posted on Aug 16, 2022 in Informed Buyers



As summer starts to wind down, many people are returning home from holidays and begin or resume their search for a new house. If a new home is on your 'back to school' shopping list this year, here are three important things to get you started. 




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New 3 Day Cooling Off Period Announced in BC

Posted on Aug 09, 2022 in Informed Buyers



By now you have probably heard about the BC Government announcing a "3 day cooling off period". Do I think it's necessary? Watch below to find out.


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Interest Rate Hike - It's going to be OK!

Posted on Jul 19, 2022 in Informed Buyers



By now you are probably aware that the Bank of Canada has increased interest rates by 1%. At first this may seem alarming,  but trust me we are going to be OK. Watch this video to hear my take and don't come after me coffee lovers!




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How to Win a Bidding War in Vancouver and The Fraser Valley!

Posted on Apr 12, 2022 in Informed Buyers



When you’re ready to buy your next property in today’s hot real estate climate, there are a number of things you should know and things you can do to prepare!

Financing

You’ll hear us say this over and over again. The time to talk to your lender isn’t when you’ve found your dream home! If you’re flirting with shopping at all, don’t wait! Reach out an...

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