Blog by Tina Mak

Who is renting in Vancouver?wherelse can you advertise besides Craigslist?

April 26th, 2008


Who is renting in Vancouver and where to advertise?

I have recently encounter many Korean and Middle Eastern rental agents working in the rental market looking for property on behalf of their clients.  Their clients include students and relocation professionals.  Due to the language barrier, the potential tenant always feel more comfortable working with people who can speak the ...

1107 1723 ALBERNI Street, Vancouver West, British Columbia

April 23rd, 2008

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 1107 1723 ALBERNI Street, Vancouver West, British Columbia

Superb! Coal Harbour Views: Ocean/Marina/Mountains - cozy up to gas fireplace, 2 bedroom & den, 1 1/2 bath - lots of natural light, engineered hardwood floors. Gourmet kitchen: Granite counters, Jenn-Air gas cooktop island, recessed lighting. Walk to Stanley Park & Robson Str ...

Flip or Hold Vancouver Real Estate?

April 18th, 2008
Date: April 18th, 2008

Shall we Flip? or shall we Hold real estate?

Our Asian flipping property culture has recently spreads to Canada in the past few years during our red hot real estate market.  So, is the market still hot? or has it started to cool off?  Well, as we discussed before, we are now in a balanced market.  I have recently noticed some Sellers offer bonus to the buyer' ...

Is the Vancouver market active or slow?

April 12th, 2008

"Housing Sales Slow to 2001 levels in Greater" was the headline in the Vancouver Sun business session on April 3rd. However, if you read the content details, the whole story doesn't have any figures to support the headline. It only said sales between Jan & Mar., 2008 was the slowest first quarter for sales since 2001. This is how the media likes to use headline like this to draw viewer's at ...

Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Trends April 2008

April 4th, 2008


KITCHENER, ON (April 4,2008) - Sales of residential real estate in Kitchener-Waterloo and area remained very strong during the first quarter of 2008 despite fears of a national economic downturn.

During the first quarter of 2008, there were a total of 1,483 home sales, just 1.5 percent short of last year's record f ...

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