Upcoming Changes to Canadian Mortgage Rules

January 18th, 2011

Upcoming Changes to Canadian Mortgage Rules

The anticipated changes to the mortgage rules, making it harder for some to buy but also hopefully reducing the chances of problems with purchasers not being able to afford their homes, have now been announced.  One of the key changes affecting the amount some will be able to buy is the reduction of the maximum allowable amortization period from 35 t ...

What's up with the Assessment of your Deep Cove home?

January 15th, 2011

What's up with the Assessment of your Deep Cove home?

Since the BC Property Assessments were sent out many people living and owning properties in Deep Cove have called me to ask questions about their assessments. At the high end of the market, such as with respect to Deep Cove waterfront, the increases have been high but not as crazy as in other parts of the Lower Mainland.  At the entry level ...

Where are some of the best deals in Deep Cove real estate now? WATERFRONT

January 2nd, 2011
Where are some of the best deals in Deep Cove real estate now? WATERFRONT

Over the past year or so, it has been surprising to me how low Deep Cove waterfront prices seem to be when compared to prices on non waterfront homes. Of course waterfront is still much higher than non-waterfront property BUT the difference seems to be a lot less extreme than it has been in the past.  There are some gr ...