Breaking Down The New Short Term Rental Changes in BC

New Airbnb Changes in BC coming in 2024

This past week the Provincial Government released their proposed changes to short term rental properties in the province. This has left many homeowners upset and many buyers optimistic.  The first part of the new legislation will see a significant increase in fines for illegal operators. The penalty will jump from $1,000 per infraction, per day, […]

My House Hunting Super Power – Spotting The Hidden Potential

You’ve seen the shows on HGTV where they buy the ugliest house ever and 30 minutes later it’s straight out of West Elm and you’re like “I think I could do this!” What happens is, sometimes that potential is hard to spot. When you’re looking at multiple homes, you start comparing the ones filled with […]

A Decade of Renovations by Kate Gray

Prior to becoming a residential realtor, I was a commercial leasing agent, working mostly with shopping centres. My first big job in the industry was in Grande Prairie, Alberta, leasing at the local mall. I had originally moved up there to live with my new boyfriend, Brett. Around this time, I grew an obsession with […]

Economic Update For Buyers and Sellers

Bank of Canada The Bank of Canada raised the benchmark overnight rate to 3.25% this month. Over the past seven months, the overnight rate has moved from 0.25% to 3.25%. We are expecting at least one more rate increase before the end of the year, likely at the end of October. Current Economic Climate in […]

How to Navigate Virtual Home Tours During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed homebuyers and renters to find different — and safer — ways of viewing potential homes. Enter the virtual house tour. While they’re not necessarily a new concept, virtual tours have become a common way for potential buyers to experience a home without ever stepping foot in it. If you’re taking […]

12 Month Home Owner Checklist

12 month home owner checklist

If you are anything like us, you love being organized, especially going into the new year. Nothing feels better than pulling out that pen/marker and checking tasks off your list! So this year, we created a FREE checklist that helps you keep on top of daily, weekly, and monthly tasks as a homeowner. Each month […]

The Ultimate Holiday Planning Printout

Holiday planning printout

It’s that time of year again, and even though this year is a little bit different, I still find myself running around like a chicken with its head cut off. Usually, this time of year the real estate business slows down a little, which I am not going to lie has been quite welcome in […]

10 Reasons To List During The Holidays


It’s that time of year again, when the market starts to slow for the holiday season. This year has been volatile to say the least, and I am sure by New Year’s Eve, most of us will be celebrating the end of 2020. In times of uncertainty, the market becomes unpredictable and this year has […]

Thanksgiving Gratitude Scavenger Hunt

Thanks Giving Scanvenger Hunt

As a child, it is no shock that Christmas and my Birthday were my favourite celebrations of the year, as I got into my teens and 20s things changed, and I always looked forward to celebrations like Halloween or St. Patrick’s Day… I am sure you can imagine why. As a matured, this coming weekend […]