Investment Real Estate

2021 predictions for city

Dec 17, 2020 / 6:00 am

As we look to 2021, I think a lot of people are excited to see 2020 in their rear-view mirror — the year that became a meme in and of itself for being...

A BRRRR strategy

Oct 8, 2020 / 6:00 am

Despite its funny name, BRRRR is the hot strategy for the 2020-21 market. It combines the strategies of buy and hold with flipping for profit. But rather...

Sell high and buy low?

Jul 30, 2020 / 11:00 am

Canadian Real Estate 2020: Sell High and Buy Low? The Canadian housing market seems to be defying logic in 2020. COVID-19 is tearing through the global economy....

Why a lease option could be your safest real estate strategy

Apr 23, 2020 / 4:00 pm

You don't need to look far to find doom and gloom predictions about the post COVID-19 economy. Such dire forecasts can make entering the housing market seem...

Cardinal rules of real estate

Apr 10, 2020 / 10:58 am

1. Speculation is not investing Speculation is more akin to gambling as you put all your eggs in one basket, home-value appreciation. You have no contingency...

A retirement rescue plan

Nov 28, 2019 / 2:07 pm

BOOMERS: EXITING THE RAT RACE: CHANGE YOUR OUTLOOK Frustrated Canadian Baby Boomers are now finding themselves staring straight down the barrel of retirement. ...

Open house the right way

Sep 19, 2019 / 6:16 am

Open houses are vital for both buyers and sellers, but are seen as awkward or uncomfortable. Open houses are often what lead to on the spot sales, bidding wars,...

Selling your home sucks

Jul 27, 2019 / 3:00 pm

What I learned selling my own house, and why we revamped our client experience Is there anything more agonizing than selling your own home? A home is a...

Investment secrets

Jul 10, 2019 / 11:00 am

10 Real Estate Investment Secrets to Crank Your 2019 ROI Investing in real estate is a fairly simple process – buy a property with positive cash flows,...

Kelowna's real estate reverb

May 31, 2019 / 6:00 am

Fortune favours the bold I believe that the next one to two years represents an exciting buying opportunity in Kelowna. I’ve said it before and I’ll...

Investing with $50k

Apr 19, 2019 / 11:00 am

This guide outlines an aggressive real estate investment strategy which maximizes working capital and takes advantage of loan programs available to Canadian...

A chance to make money

Mar 22, 2019 / 6:00 am

This post discusses Canada’s real estate market slowdown from the perspectives of both home sellers and rental housing providers. While home sales are...

Where we're going next

Aug 21, 2018 / 3:00 pm

When you talk to most people these days, the prevailing attitude is that our real estate market has shifted from greed to fear. Sellers and developers are...

Want to be a millionaire?

Aug 8, 2018 / 6:00 am

Fill me in Looking for a project that’s both challenging and profitable? AJ Hazzi of Vantage West Realty shares an advanced infill strategy that could...

Great strategy for landlords

Apr 24, 2018 / 4:50 pm

The New Tenancy Law Could Mean bump in equity for Landlords OK, it’s a little off topic, but I think the metaphor works: Professional race-car drivers are...

Investing in real estate

Jan 29, 2018 / 11:17 am

I am super excited to invite you to the first ever Real Estate Investment Network member meeting to be held in Kelowna. As a longtime member of REIN, I’ve...

The last affordability in city

Oct 14, 2017 / 11:00 am

With Kelowna’s average single-family home price hovering over $700,000 during a time when household incomes hover around $75,000 per year, it has many...

Mid-summer update

Aug 19, 2017 / 3:00 pm

With the first half of the year on the books, I wanted to summarize where we are during these interesting times. As you might expect with two years in a row of...

Real estate is worth it

Jul 28, 2017 / 11:00 am

I like to tell war stories. You know, the really gritty, tough moments of being a Kelowna real estate investor — the nightmare tenants who are three...

Real estate fear and greed

Feb 24, 2017 / 3:00 pm

I recently had the privilege of speaking at the mayor's state of the city address. Amid the optimism and seemingly endless growth and opportunity, I wanted...