302 446 West Ave., Kelowna, B.C.

July 25th, 2011

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 302 446 West Ave., Kelowna, B.C.

Modern 2 bedroom luxury penthouse condo centrally located! Steps to the beach, restaurants, shops, etc. Massive rooftop patio with built in fire pit, patio table with umbrella and 6 stools, 2 large benches around fire pit, wine fridge on roof, and 2 lounge chairs...this is the prefect condo for entertaining! Urban ...

Property Transfer Tax and First Time Home Buyers

July 22nd, 2011

Property Transfer Tax: First Time Home Buyers

First time home buyers get an exemptions from paying the property transfer tax and this "tax break" can save FTHB thousands of dollars. However, First Time Home Buyers need to carefully ensure that they qualify for this tax savings. Persons claiming a FTHB credit are regularly audited by the PTT Office.

The Criteria to Qualify are as follow ...

Joint Tenancy vs. Tenancy in Common

July 22nd, 2011
What is the difference between Joint Tenancy and Tenancy in Common?

Joint Tenancy
means that two or more people own property in equal undivided portions, with an equal right to use the whole property. When one joint tenant dies, the property is transferred to the surviving joint tenant immediately before the moment of death. This means the property does not become a part of the estate of the ...

Boston Bruins Bar Bill

July 9th, 2011
Click here to view the Boston Bruins bar bill from last Saturday night after the parade at Foxwoods:

2011 - Boston Bruins Bar Bill

Buy on the Sunshine Coast

July 1st, 2011
July 1, 2011

My advice for Vancouver homeowners about to retire is to sell your Vancouver home now and buy a waterfront home on the Sunshine Coast. The Sunshine Coast has taken a massive hit. You can buy into that market for half the value of your Vancouver home and there is your retirement money.

Oceanfront prices are down 20% to 30% from the peak on the Sunshine Coast. Waterfront values shoul ...

China's Ghost Cities: 64 Million Vacant Homes?

July 1st, 2011
China's Ghost Cities: 64 Million Vacant Homes?

Those wondering what a true invasion of Asian real estate investors could mean for Canada - or what the peak of a housing bubble looks like - should view the amazing satellite images of China that show new cities that have been left completely abandoned, sometimes years after their construction. (To see the images, Google "China's ghost cities".)

S ...

Vancouver Prime for Crash

July 1st, 2011
July 1, 2011 -

The Vancouver market will see a downtown w/in the year. Sell now if you need to sell. Vancouver is prime for a pull back from Chinese investors which will send the market down. If you're holding property long term you're fine but if you're playing the flipping game you better start paying attention to what is happening on a GLOBAL stage, not only what's happening in your backya ...