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Are you paying 100% Interest Right Now? | Renting vs Buying

Posted on Sep 22, 2022

In my latest video, find out if you are paying 100% interest right now and what you can do about it. 

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What are Okanagan Real Estate Prices Doing? - September 2022 Update

Posted on Sep 16, 2022

kelowna real estate prices okanagan real estate prices lake country real estate pricesThe average residential home price continued to slide again in August and has now dipped below where we started the year in January.  

But, there is good news buried in the details. Many forecasters and news outlets are reporting that prices in 2022 would dip 20%, and by the looks of it we are already there. Have we hit the bottom? No one really knows...

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Central Okanagan Real Estate Market Update - August 2022

Posted on Aug 04, 2022

The Central Okanagan Residential Market in July 2022 saw a further increase in inventory and a softening of sales prices from the previous month. 
Here are a few highlights from the recent Association of Interior REALTORS® statistical report:
  • Available months of inventory (available single family properties/number of sales) increased to 9.08 months...

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RBC Predicting "Historic Correction" - Is that the whole story though?

Posted on Jul 25, 2022

Be careful only reading the headlines to these news stories. They are designed to scare people and create hysteria.

For example, the attached article looks terrible. However, if you read the article itself and dig a little deeper into the numbers, the headline doesn't tell the whole story.

RBC is predicting this "huge correction" this year with a d...

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What is a Balanced Real Estate Market?

Posted on Jul 21, 2022

What is a balanced real estate market? And why does it matter?Here’s some of what you need to know More questions about balanced market? Are we in one?Send me an email and I’ll be happy to help 

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Bank of Canada Increases Policy Interest Rate

Posted on Jul 21, 2022

The Bank of Canada today announced a full 1% rate increase to their target rate. It was anticipated to increase by 0.75%. 

But it’s not all doom and gloom; if your mortgage rate is fixed, your payments stay the same. 

And, if you are on a variable rate, yes your payments will increase but chances are your rate is still lower than the current fixed ra...

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