October 2015

Emergency Preparedness

Posted on Oct 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...

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Posted on Oct 26, 2015

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

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What Liberal Government Means for Real Estate

Posted on Oct 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...

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Five Great Things About Living in Port Moody

Posted on Oct 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 t...

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Should You Flip a House?

Posted on Oct 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 h...

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Know or No

Posted on Oct 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 someo...

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