All tagged Home Buying

These Vancouver Neighbourhoods Kill House Flippers

It's called "home porn," those sensuous scenes in house flipping TV shows where some broken-down shack is transformed into a mansion worthy of the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. And it all comes together in a few weeks at prices anyone can afford! It should come with a “DON’T TRY THIS YOURSELF” disclaimer because in a falling market you can get seriously burned.

How to win a bidding war

Bidding wars are still common for the most desirable properties. Here’s how to win and avoid regrets. Bidding wars are the unfortunate result of scarcity. Ideal market conditions are balanced and reduce the likelihood of a bidding war, but bidding wars still happen in balanced markets when a unique rarely available property is listed.