Look No Further For Real Estate Value

(January 30, 2014)

Here's an interesting article written by Ozzie Jurock, a well-know BC Real Estate Analyst.

While all eyes are on the Lower Mainland, reasonable prices and excellent investment opportunities are to be found in the small towns outside the major markets - and now is the time to be assessing the opportunities.

When one looks at recoveries in residential real estate, it is always the major markets that... read more.

Price Reduction -Whistler 

(January 23, 2014)

8336 Needles in Whistler has been reduced to $649,000.


West Vancouver Crime Statistics

(January 23, 2014)

West Vancouver has been known as a sleepy little town and now I have proof that it's safe and law-abiding too!
According to 2011 statistics, the population of West Vancouver reached 47,692 residents with a police force numbering 81 officers. The number of violent crimes has dropped from 488 in 2002 to 319 instances in 2011. Property crimes has also dropped from 2,457 in 2002 to 1,112 in 2011 - mor... read more.

More Canadian Mortgage rate cuts loom

(January 21, 2014)

Looking good for real estate in Canada.

“The banks typically move as a group,” the analyst said. “So, over the coming days, I’d largely expect to see downward rate movements on the posted rates by the other banks.”
RBC now advertises a five-year mortgage rate of 3.69%. Other Canadian banks currently advertise a range of rates between 3.59% to 3.89% over similar mortgage terms. The lowest advertised... read more.

Interest rate speculation no reason to panic

(January 20, 2014)

Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz believes long-term interest rates will rise incrementally this year. Experts say the jump will be easily absorbed by consumers.

http://globalnews.ca/news/1087704/interest-rate-speculation-no-reason-to-panic/

Court Ordered Sale in Whistler

(January 20, 2014)

Great opportunity with this new listing of mine.

http://www.scottwtodd.com/listings/active

Vancouver's West-Side East-Side Divide 

(January 03, 2014)

VANCOUVER — The changes aren’t big but for the second year single-family homeowners in Vancouver will see the west-side, east-side differential in their property values narrow with west-side homes losing a bit of ground and east side values rising, according to BC Assessment Authority data released this morning.From the BCAssessment’s perspective, the picture is one of stability, according to Char... read more.