Great News! The Bank Of Canada decrease rates in the Stress Test

Posted on Aug 31, 2019


Finally, we have a long overdue break for people that are in a position to renew their already existing mortgage or people that wish to secure their first mortgage loan. The Bank of Canada has dropped their mortgage qualifying rate from 5.34% down to 5.19%. 

For homeowners and home buyers, this is fantastic news. Though it may seem like a difference...

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What You Need to Know AboutSubject Removal

Posted on Feb 13, 2019



Subject removal is an important process during the real estate transaction that you need to be well versed in to ensure that you are safe and protected when purchasing a home. If you’re looking to learn more about subject removal, this article will go through frequently asked questions to make sure you’re fully prepared to write an offer safely.

Wha...

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Found Your Perfect Home? Optimize Your Offer

Posted on Feb 11, 2019



You can never be sure your offer on a home will be accepted, but follow these rules for your best chance.

Making the leap from checking out homes to actually making an offer can be nerve-wracking, but it doesn’t have to be – if you have all the pieces in place. Here's what you need to do:

• First, of course, you should be working with a REALTOR® who...

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This Twitter Account Calls Out Illegal Vancouver AirBnB Listings

Posted on Feb 08, 2019



It looks as though there’s a new “snitch” in the Vancouver short-term rental market.Created just days ago, Twitter account @Vistro11 has begun posting and reporting illegal AirBnB rentals directly to the City of Vancouver and Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Twitter accounts. The account began posting on October 29, and has allegedly already received ov...

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9 Home Buying Mistakes First Timers Make

Posted on Feb 07, 2019



If you’re considering buying your first home, you probably want to do a bit of research. With 80% of first-time homebuyers confessing they’d love a do-over, you really need a strategy. Talk to a professional real estate agent like myself will help you shop to knowledge, confidence and save you time & money.

To help here’s a list of the top 9 mistake...

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Lowball Offers: 5 Things To Know

Posted on Dec 16, 2018


There are many scenarios where a lowball offer on a home can be a great buying strategy. You might find yourself in a buyer’s market, or face-to-face with a fixer-upper in need of some serious TLC, or dealing with a very motivated seller – all potential opportunities to get a home for less than asking price.

RE/MAX Canada polled our Facebook followe...

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