Buyers: it is time to get out there

(August 16, 2018)

My name is Kate. My husband and I have been looking to buy a home on the North Shore for our small family. We have been renting two bedroom apartments for the past four years when we first moved to North Vancouver. About a year ago I contacted Greg to help us buy a home. After much effort, my husband and I managed to save enough for a deposit. We were excited about buying a small townhouse, but so... read more.

What is the new form realtors are required to explain to their clients?

(August 03, 2018)

If you have been in an open house lately, you may have seen how the regulations that came into effect on June 15 are shaping the relationship between realtors and clients. One of the main changes was the end of dual agency – when the same realtor represents the Seller and Buyer in a real estate transaction.

In accordance with this regulation, realtors are required to explain the Disclosure of Repr... read more.

July in the North Shore

(July 13, 2018)

(July 13, 2018 )   

There’s so much to do during the summer on the North Shore. Check out the festivals and free outdoor concert series. 

The City of North Vancouver's festival is back for a whole weekend with Slide the City (the popular 1,000-foot long water slide) and concert series. This year all activities will take place around Victory Park, including food trucks and live music.... read more.

New Real Estate Rules in BC

(June 22, 2018)

As of June 15, 2018, new rules came into effect for the real estate industry in British Columbia to protect buyers and sellers. As a member of the industry, I am very supportive of these changes as they aim to increase professionalism in the industry and see the changes in our industry as a positive step to re-establish our reputation, which has been tarnished by a few individuals acting unprofess... read more.

Solving neighbour or strata disputes through the CRT

(June 07, 2018)

There are more than 31,000 condo complexes in BC; inevitably there are going to squabbles and disagreements. A few weeks ago, a client told me about having a dispute with a neighbour and looking to the Civil Resolution Tribunal, Canada's first online tribunal, for a resolution. It caught my attention, as it is a way to resolve disputes “quickly and affordably,” according to its website.  This is so... read more.