Category: Investing

vancouver market value versus assessed value

Vancouver Assessed Value vs. Market Value

The Market Value of a Home vs. the Assessed Value Are you a first time home buyer?  If so, you may have many questions about the process from start to finish.  One of the most common questions is, why is the market value of a home completely different than the assessed value?  To understand how [...] Read More
Condo buildings in Vancouver

5 Things To Know When Buying A Condo in Vancouver

Wondering what you should know before buying a condo in Vancouver? You're not alone. Vancouver is a city on the rise; between 2011 through 2016 its population grew by 6.5 percent. Vancouver is rich in diversity, attracting people of all races, religions, origins, and politics. With 65 percent of residents speaking English and 17 percent Chinese, Vancouver has [...] Read More

Zimbabwe and Vancouver Real Estate

Formerly known as Rhodesia, Zimbabwe’s current population of 16 million (1.5 million in its capital of Harare) watched this week as Robert Mugabe, after 37 years in power, left the ruling government. During his reign, the value of cash became crystal clear. When I visited there, I obtained a 50 billion dollar bill. In 2008, the [...] Read More