Real Estate Life

embracing individuality 

Posted on Dec 07, 2023 in Real Estate Life

Understanding the Sheep Mentality in Real Estate 

The real estate industry is a fascinating realm, where trends and opinions hold great weight. However, it is not uncommon to witness a phenomenon known as the "sheep mentality." In this blog post, aim to delve into the reasons behind this behavior, shedding light on why people tend to follow the crowd...

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Accessible Homes and offices: Empowering Inclusivity 

Posted on Nov 04, 2023 in Real Estate Life

In today's rapidly evolving world, accessibility is no longer just a buzzword, but a necessity for ensuring inclusivity in all aspects of our lives. One area where this is particularly crucial is in the real estate market. By offering accessible homes and offices, we can empower individuals of all abilities and make a significant impact on their qu...

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The Interplay of Housing Demand and Musical Chairs Analogy

Posted on Aug 27, 2023 in Real Estate Life

When considering a move to a different home – whether an upgrade, relocation, or downsizing – people are apprehensive due to limited availability of suitable options. This concern is well-founded, given the limited quality choices in the housing market, often leading individuals to remain in their current residences that further leads to housing sh...

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why i have a real estate coach for my business

Posted on Mar 27, 2023 in Real Estate Life

Buying or selling a home in Vancouver can be a complex and challenging process. It involves many legal, financial, and emotional decisions that can have a significant impact on the lives of homebuyers and sellers. That is why it is important to have a skilled and experienced real estate professional who can guide you through the process and help yo...

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as a landlord, what is the most interesting item(s) a former tenant left behind ?

Posted on Mar 16, 2023 in Real Estate Life

If you are seasoned landlord , you know not everything is NOT always smooth sailing. There are many con's of being landlord either for one unit or a boutique building. Here are top items tenants left behind and other's told me stories;

I had some tenants from Turkey. They lived in my apartments for a year. When they were graduated , they went home o...

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10 tax deductions for r.e. investors

Posted on Dec 24, 2022 in Real Estate Life

There are a number of tax deductions that real estate investors have access to.
 Please consult your accountant and not solely rely on the list below as certain criteria maybe required by CRA.

1. Interest, arguably the most important deduction

2. Depreciation typically done over a 27.5 year period

3. Any repairs done to the property

4. Local traveling do...

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