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April 2018

Found 2 blog entries for April 2018.

If you’re hoping to sell your home in the near future, you’ve probably been running around the interior, applying fresh coats of paint and steaming the carpets. But what about the exterior — the first thing a potential buyer would see when they show up for a tour?

If you’ve recently considered selling the place you call home, there are a few simple changes you can make to your home’s exterior to give it years of new life and enhanced curb appeal without dropping thousands.

Tip #1 – Refresh Your Front Door

First things first: Pretend you’re a potential buyer showing up to tour the property. Is your front door welcoming? Or does it look like it holds a decade of future repairs and refurbishments?

Clean and repaint your front door to make a

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Not happy with our government intervention into our real estate market !  I’m sure you have heard by now about the new Speculation tax announced by the BC NDP government. Calling this a speculation tax is, in my view, misleading. We already have a true speculation tax in Canada. It’s called capital gains tax.

This new tax is really a wealth tax and in many cases, punishes other Canadians, those who have scraped and saved to buy a vacation property years ago. They are not speculators. They are investors and vacationers who may now have second thoughts about having ties to BC. The NDP is calling it a speculation tax to get people on board with it.

Unfortunately, some only read the headlines and do not get the whole story. It’s easy to get people upset by

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