Market Slump Contributes to Recovery

You’d think that the market being down in the dumps would be something to worry about, but according to new theories put forth by several economists this could be somewhat of a God-send for real estate recovery.

Like we were saying in our post ‘Collaborative Recovery’, in order for the real estate market to...Read More



Collaborative Recovery

A short while ago we talked about how the real estate’s market recovery will more likely than not depend on full societal collaboration and participation within the market, in a post called ‘To Stabilize We Must Equalize’. If only those who are in good shape participate, then top-end properties circulate freely...Read More



To Stabilize We Must Equalize

Speculations around market recovery are many. The desolate state in which the property market resides is remaining stagnant, with fragments of measurable recovery being made. Therein lies the question of how to inject some life into the current market; enough to drive a full recovery.

A recent Vancouver Sun article highlighted a very...Read More



Are We There Yet? The Long Road To Recovery

Unfortunately, no, we aren’t even close.

BC, and quite possibly the rest of Canada, are presumably about to experience what economists are calling a double-dip recession, meaning that housing prices are going to drop once again, and this time in a very aggressive way. Despite being thought to have stabilized, the...Read More



Boomerang Benefits

The boomerang generation – a title freely used to describe most people who were born in the late 80′s and early 90′s, who are now in their 20′s, have gone to college or university, then moved straight back home. One of the main causes of this ‘boomerang generation’ phenomenon are...Read More



Home Improvement Breakdown

Every once in a while we run into some houses that have been personalized, adjusted, tailored, or whatever else you’d like to call it, just a little bit too much to the owner’s liking. In fact, most of these “little changes” become a pretty “big deal” when you’re trying to...Read More



Here We Go Again

As it turns out, the housing market is reportedly stabilizing as we, among many others, have been talking about for the past couple months. The interesting portion about this is where the stability is being derived from. From what we can see, there’s a large number of investors putting their...Read More



Real Estate Agent Bails on Market

Just when you’ve seen everything in real estate, an agent steps in and gives you something to think about. Ken Roy, a Vancouver real estate agent is encouraging others to get out of the Vancouver market before the slow sales period starts to snowball. Not only is that unusual for...Read More



Vacation Homes: The Resurgence

It’s no mystery by now that the property market has been…questionable…since the middle of the past decade, and is only just starting to finally sort itself out. By no means has the market recovered, however it seems apparently stable, and is starting to show slight improvements over the past few...Read More



Celebrity House Flipper Settles Down

Diane Keaton, actress and house flipper extraordinaire, has finally chosen a home to settle down in. Breaking her normal habit of buying homes that need major rejuvenation and adding her own flavour of decor and and renovation, she has bought a home that’s all ready to move into. Although this...Read More