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Illuminating Vancouver real estate market information to further support Michael’s Being There outlook and superior service perspective.

 Dunbar or Southlands ? Which neighbourhood is better and why? 

Posted on Jan 18, 2021

When people move into a new area there must be a good reason why. I help clients not only choose best house for them to grow into but, a lifestyle because it matters as much what is outside of their doorstep.

People choose an area because they may have family or friends whom live close by, want to be within certain school catchment, close to work, c...

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Vancouver Real Estate Market Update: December 2020

Posted on Jan 11, 2021

Strong December activity brought Vancouver 2020 home sales total in line with the long-term annual average Welcome to December's Real Estate Market Update

Happy New Year and welcome to the first Real Estate Market Update of 2021!

Even with a global pandemic and a much-altered Holiday season, it was still a busy December for the Vancouver Real Market...

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What is My Home Worth? - Assessed Value vs Appraised Value vs Real Estate Market Value

Posted on Jan 03, 2021

It’s that time of the year again – BC assessment notices will soon be arriving in the mail, and many homeowners will be wondering what their home is worth and what the difference between the assessed value, appraised value and market value is.
As a homeowner, you may already have an idea of what your property is worth. However, the difference betwe...

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Michael's Vancouver Christmas Lights Display Tour

Posted on Dec 13, 2020

Get into the holiday spirit this season with my Christmas Lights Display Tour.

Over the next two week, I'll be showcasing the best Christmas light displays across Vancouver.  Scroll down to see the start of the interactive map. Check back often, as I will be updating it with new routes.

If you or a neighbour are celebrating the Holiday season with an...

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Pros and Cons: Renting Vs Buying IN Vancouver

Posted on Dec 07, 2020

rent or buy a home in Vancouver

Going out on your own is always a colossal step into a new chapter. Yet, the question remains: As a first timer, should I rent, or do I buy? Some believe that renting is the only option, especially in a city such as Vancouver with rising living costs. However, even in today’s market, buying a house can be a realistic alternative.

The decision to buy...

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Vancouver Real Estate Market Update: November 2020

Posted on Dec 02, 2020

Home buyer demand has been at near record levels in our region since the summer - Welcome to November's Real Estate Market Update

Another month, and more records being broken in the Vancouver Real Estate Market. Sales of homes in Vancouver have once again outpaced historical averages with November sales eclipsing 3,000 for the first time since 2015...

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