Selling a Tenant-Occupied Home

Many homeowners are unaware that Selling a tenant-occupied home is very different than selling a vacant home. Tenanted homes come with tenancy laws, and in British Columbia, the tenancy laws are strict in protecting tenants’ rights. If you or your real estate agent is unaware of these frequently changing laws and you fail to abide … Read more

Your Tax Responsibilities When Selling Your Home

home seller - tax responsibilities when selling your home or real estate investment

As a homeowner, one benefit of owning real estate is selling and profiting from your home’s price appreciation. In Vancouver real estate, it can be a lucrative investment. Selling your home isn’t tax-free, and the Canadian Revenue Agency will share in profits made. Let’s take a closer look at your tax responsibilities when selling your … Read more

Do you need a lawyer and are there legal fees when selling your home?

legal fees for buying a home

Is a lawyer required for selling a home? And are there any legal fees when selling your home? Understandably, hiring a lawyer by the hour doesn’t come cheap. Hence, you’ll want to verify whether it’s necessary to involve a lawyer when selling your home.  As with most types of transactions that include an enforceable contract, … Read more

Home Improvements that Add the Most Value to a House

Home improvements to add value to a home

Are you thinking about putting your home on the market? When putting your home on the market, you want to make sure that the time and money you’ll be spending on home improvements will be worth it. Before you sell, you might think that all those mini reno and repair projects you’ve been pushing off deserve … Read more

Why knowing your home’s value matters and how to price your home to sell

understanding your home's value, investing decision to buy, leverage, or exit your real estate investment

In the world of real estate, the one number that reigns supreme is the market value of your property. Knowing your home’s value can come in handy in many scenarios beyond deciding to sell and move house.  In particular, knowing your home’s value allows you to quickly assess when it’s suitable to borrow, trade, or … Read more

Is it Time to Sell Your Aging Real Estate Property? What are Your Options?

Owning a rental property that provides consistent monthly cash flows can be lucrative. Period returns from a rental property, coupled with the passive price appreciation of the property itself, make owning a rental property an attractive investment opportunity.   With the rental market stability in metro areas of a city, it can seem natural to continue … Read more



Home Renovations can be a daunting prospect regardless of whether you are just diving into the world of fixer-uppers or plan to rehab a rundown old home for personal use. You should also be aware of permits, demolition, and whether to paint or install flooring or replace windows first. Additionally, you should take precautions against … Read more

SELLING TENANT OCCUPIED PROPERTY: 5 Ways to Make Selling Tenant Occupied Homes Easier


Your Guide to Selling Tenant Occupied Homes in BC Selling a tenant-occupied home is generally more difficult than selling an unoccupied home because you are dealing with people’s emotions around a threatened disruption of note. You’ll be bringing strangers into their home which will be disconcerting and inconvenient for them so you really need to … Read more