January 2022

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Posted on Jan 31, 2022

Your down payment is losing value sitting in your bank account, and house prices aren't coming down.  
This week I showed the same 2 homes to 2 different buyers. In this super low inventory market, I sometimes show the same house 3 times.

The 2 houses in question both need a ton of work. Some of it structural.

My buyers aren't going for it. But others a...

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CMHC Mandate

Posted on Jan 26, 2022

Dear CMHC. Let's revisit your mandate, shall we?

To: “promote housing affordability and choice, to facilitate access to, and competition and efficiency in the provision of, housing finance, to protect the availability of adequate funding for housing at low cost, and generally contribute to the well-being of the housing sector in the national economy...

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Real estate should not be be adversarial. 

Posted on Jan 07, 2022

The goal: to come out the other side feeling like we all got what we needed, without giving up more than we wanted. 

Once a deal is firm, it’s even more important that we’re all rowing in the same direction.

If you thought agents just sat back and sighed with relief once conditions are met, think again. 

Stuff comes up.
  • Mom and Dad can’t house us in thei...

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