Emergency Preparedness

(October 28, 2015)

According to a survey from Statistics Canada less than half of Canadians have an emergency kit at home.  This includes Canadian's aged 15 and up across the 10 provinces.


PreparedBC recommends the following: first aid kit and medications, battery-powered or hand crank radio, battery-powered or hand crank flashlight with batteries, whistle (in case you need to signal help), cell phone with chargers, i... read more.

FREE PUMPKINS

(October 26, 2015)

Pop by our office in Suter Brook and grab some FREE pumpkins while quantities last!

What Liberal Government Means for Real Estate

(October 25, 2015)

  • A $20 billion dollar investment for affordable housing for low income families, disabled citizens, seniors, and hard workers trying to join the middle class.
  • Liberals plan to remove the GST on capital investments in affordable rental housing to "increase and substantially renovate the supply of rental housing" across Canada. 
  • There will be inventory of government-owned land to see if it can be used... read more.

Five Great Things About Living in Port Moody

(October 18, 2015)

  • The rich history of the city from when it all began in the year 1886 when the first train arrived.
  • Port Moody is known as the "City of Arts" - plenty of art shows, museums, and festivals to get to experience.
  • The beautiful Rocky Point Park: full of fun activities, restaurants, picnic areas, and the Pacific Ocean right in front of your eyes.
  • Sticking to the theme of parks - Bert Flinn park, great trai... read more.

Should You Flip a House?

(October 17, 2015)

When thinking of investing in a house to renovate and potentially sell there is a few things you may want to thing about first.

Do I have the trade, the technical expertise or the money? Or do I have a partner with one of these skills?
  •  Before setting your sites on a home that needs a lot of work try and have someone come in for an estimate quote on how much it will cost to complete the renovation
  • Thi... read more.

Know or No

(October 14, 2015)

I found this article in a national Real Estate newspaper. The stats are taken from the Toronto Real Estate Board, however, I know they are similar throughout most boards and markets.Over 65% of agents sell less than 6 homes per year. Almost 20% don't sell a single home. If I were chosing someone to handle the biggest asset I own, I would want someone that has experience and product knowledge. Sell... read more.