A busy month The October 2019 real estate market was 45% busier than last October, with 2,858 resale transactions – the most in any month… Read More »Metro Vancouver home sales surge 45% this October. Are price declines coming to an end?
What’s a stigmatized home? Basically, it’s a property which has a bad reputation based on a tragic event or circumstance which occurred in the home… Read More »The Last Word on Stigmatized Homes in BC
On February 28, 2016, the BC government changed the Strata Property Act to remove the requirement for a UNANIMOUS vote of the strata members to… Read More »Listing Your Strata Complex For Sale: Do You Need 80% Approval?
When to re-sell? I bought a pre-sale condo and it’s gone up in value. What if I assign the contract or just buy it and… Read More »How long until I can flip my condo? Pazder Law Corp answers:
That should never be the question; every strata owner should always insure. You may be thinking “Why? My strata property already has property insurance!” That… Read More »Strata Properties: “To Insure or Not to Insure?” That is the question
As the first of its kind, the Vancouver Empty Homes Tax (“EHT”) is now into its third year. The rationale for this draconian tax by… Read More »Vancouver’s Empty Homes Tax – Is it working?
EVERYONE should buy a home as soon as they are able to. Long term, the property value goes up, the mortgage gets paid off and… Read More »Quick Tips: Should I buy or rent my home?
SFU finance professor, Andrey Pavlov’s recent op-ed in the Sun newspaper points out yet more flaws in the dreadfully drafted Speculation Tax. Here is another… Read More »Rental restriction by-laws and the BC Speculation Tax