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  • How to avoid buying a Stigmatized HouseMarch 16, 2018

    There are many stigmatized properties all over the world. These properties are “stigmatized” due to circumstances or events which transpired in or around them. For example: The home could have been the scene of a murder; It might have been occupied by a serial killer or sex offender; The former resi … Read more »

  • “What do you mean, the price went up?” Risks of buying a pre-sale strataMarch 8, 2018

    As I mentioned in previous blogs, there are at least 7 major risks associated with buying a pre-sale strata property in BC, summarized as follows: 1. Market Value (can go down by the time the project is completed) 2. Interest Rate (can go up by the time the project is completed) 3. Financing (rate h … Read more »

  • Real Estate Tip #1: Never Assume AnythingFebruary 16, 2018

    I often advise my clients and their agents to never assume that anything in an MLS Listing is accurate. There is a disclaimer on the bottom of every listing to the effect that the information contained therein is believed to be accurate but not guaranteed. In many cases, the information is not accur … Read more »

  • Writing an Offer to Purchase to comply with the Vancouver Empty Homes TaxJanuary 31, 2018

    The Vancouver Empty Homes Tax was signed by Mayor Robertson on November 16, 2016 for Class 1 Residential properties* located within the city of Vancouver pursuant to the Vacancy Tax By-Law no. 11674. Thus far no other municipality in BC has enacted similar legislation. Accordingly, by February 1, 20 … Read more »

  • 7 Migration Scams revealed in recent BC Supreme Court judgment (Fu v. Zhu BCSC 9)(2018)January 16, 2018

    I wanted to share a story with you from Vancouver Sun: Douglas Todd: Explosive B.C. court case details seven migration scams It took the court system to shed some light on the subterfuge which is routinely being practiced by foreign buyers in Vancouver. For the past ten years the BC liberals denied … Read more »