Why are Strata Docs the Most Important thing when Buying a Condo
You might be in the market for a home and are considering buying a condo, or you might already own a condo and have just never bothered reading your ...
Posted by Mark Walker on March 20, 2020
Is Condo Investing for You? Maybe not!
Condos are a pretty sound investment, and that’s truer now than ever before. For someone who’s new to condos and being a landlord, there ...
Posted by Mark Walker on March 8, 2020
Avoid Issues When Buying A Condo With This Checklist
Buying a condo can be pretty overwhelming. There are a ton of things to keep up with, that can be confusing and even intimidating, especially if ...
Posted by Mark Walker on February 23, 2020
Everything You Need to Know about Selling Your Vacation Property
Looking to Sell Your Kelowna Vacation Property?
Significant tax implications exist when it comes to the sale of your Kelowna vacation home. In ...
Posted by Mark Walker on February 8, 2020
Condos and Home Inspections - Everything you want to Know
A home inspection is a must-do when you’re looking to buy a house, but you might wonder if you should get an inspection when you’re ...
Posted by Mark Walker on October 25, 2019
What is The Property Disclosure Statement and Why is it Important
The Property Disclosure Statement (PDS) is a form that is usually provided by the seller to the buyer PRIOR to writing an offer.
Important to ...
Posted by Mark Walker on October 8, 2019
BC Assessments are Terrible - How To Protect Yourself
If you’ve owned your home for long enough, you’ve probably had years you’ve jumped for joy and years you’ve cried after ...
Posted by Mark Walker on September 15, 2019
Kelowna Strata Fees - Everything You Need to Know
If you’re considering buying a condo or townhome, it’s important you understand a little bit about strata (condo) fees. You’ll ...
Posted by Mark Walker on September 7, 2019
How Much Cash Do You Need to Buy a Condo
A condo down payment is the amount of money you put towards the purchase of a condo; it’s often calculated as a percentage of the ...
Posted by Mark Walker on July 20, 2019
Understanding Your Credit Score and How It Impacts Your Condo Purchase
Your credit score is an important part of your financial profile and has a direct impact on your ability to get a mortgage. The score itself is a ...
Posted by Mark Walker on July 18, 2019
Do You Have to pay Commission When You Buy a Home
Buying a home can be a fun and exciting time but understanding all the ins and outs can get tricky. That's why people tend to use a Realtor ...
Posted by Mark Walker on July 14, 2019
From Flab to Fit - Your Kelowna Fitness Guide
It’s tough to argue the positive benefit of exercise. Not only improving your physical appearance, but it’s also the perfect place to ...
Posted by Mark Walker on June 28, 2019
Selling a rental property in British Columbia just got harder. Know your rights.
Selling a rental property in British Columbia can be tricky for landlords who have a tenant currently living in the rental unit.
In a perfect world, ...
Posted by Mark Walker on June 16, 2019
What is BC Property Transfer Tax - What You Need to Know
Real estate closing costs, like Property Transfer Tax, should be a significant consideration for those looking to purchase property in British ...
Posted by Mark Walker on May 29, 2019
The Six Things You Should Consider When Buying a Vacation Rental
Investments properties are a worthy consideration in places like the Okanagan. Not only do they produce revenue and appreciate in value but the ...
Posted by Mark Walker on May 9, 2019
How to Airbnb your Condo - Careful You Dont get Burned
Short-term rentals through Airbnb are a hot community topic these days. Municipal councils all over British Columbia, Kelowna included, are wading ...
Posted by Mark Walker on April 24, 2019
Landlord BC Landlord Registry offers education and certification
LandlordBC, an association for the rental housing industry in B.C., launched a new registry earlier this year, allowing BC tenants to screen ...
Posted by Mark Walker on April 13, 2019
Understanding B.C.'s 2-5-10 Year New Home Warranty
If you’re purchasing a new condo or townhome in B.C., you’ll be happy to know that the Homeowner Protection Act makes home ...
Posted by Mark Walker on April 12, 2019