Tag: Canadian Real Estate

Discover 10 Factors Impacting How Your Property Is “Assessed” in BC!

Ever wondered how property value is “assessed”? Let’s say you bought a two-bedroom condo in North Vancouver for $850,000, but BC Assessment values your new place at only $800,000, or imagine selling a detached house for $1 million, even though BC Assessment estimated the home value at around $900,000. Something seems a bit off here, […]

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First Impressions Matter – Renovate To Maximize Property Value

Almost everyone knows it’s a good idea to renovate before selling your property. A little paint, new lighting, and posh flooring can go a long way in helping you increase your potential revenue. This increase in property value after a renovation is also known as Return on Investment (ROI). Most homeowners are surprised to learn […]

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Learn how Realtors can Seal more Deals!

You’ve probably been in this situation before: a client has gone through all the steps and decided on a property to purchase. As they are gathering all of the documents needed for the final signing, their financing falls through, leading to their down payment being lost, along with your commission. Mortgages often represent the final […]

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The Explosion Of Alternative Mortgage Lending Sources

The value of Canada’s non-bank residential mortgages skyrocketed by more than 10 times in the period 2007-2018, according to Statistics Canada data released last week — a much more rapid increase than residential property values. The data suggest that more and more residential mortgage consumers have been turning away from the big banks and credit unions to […]

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