Investing in the Sunshine Coast

More Canadians Are Buying Second Homes and They are Younger Than You Think

Posted on Jul 28, 2021

You may be surprised to know that more than one in ten homeowners in Canada’s three largest urban centres – the greater regions of Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver – currently owns multiple properties. A recent Royal LePage survey, conducted by Leger, found that 14% of homeowners in Greater Vancouver own more than property. Similarly, 13% of homeown...

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Sunshine Coast Market Report - July

Posted on Jul 19, 2021

The June market showed some signs of slowing down after 18 months of record breaking sales and prices with the HPI (Housing Price Index) showing a very slight drop to $801,100 from $804,100. As forecasted in our May market report, homes priced from the 800,000's to $1,500,000's took a bit longer to sell last month, except for rare acreages or water...

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Buying Real Estate with Partners - Making Co-Ownership Work for You

Posted on Jul 02, 2021

Dreaming of that fabulous waterfront estate but haven't won the lottery yet?  Are you able to afford the mortgage but don't enough for the downpayment?  Or have the new mortgage financing rules pushed homeownership just out of reach?    

Partnering with friends or family in a co-ownership agreement could help your home ownership dreams come true. The adde...

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Building on the Sunshine Coast  - Shipping Container Homes

Posted on Jun 09, 2021

Home by Todd Miller of ZieglerBuild, AU
The Sunshine Coast draws people from around the world, attracted to its' natural beauty, from lush forests to stunning beaches. When they come here, some are drawn to finding that perfect piece of land and building their dream home, whether it's an oceanfront estate, a family vacation home or a tiny home perfe...

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Sunshine Coast Market Report - June

Posted on Jun 05, 2021

The Sunshine Coast has seen unprecedented price increases over the past 18 months. In January we predicted that home prices would continue to rise and we would see the HPI (Home Price Index) reach the high $700,000's to the low $800,000's by the end of the year. Our forecast ended up being very conservative. As of the end of May, the HPI for the Su...

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Maximizing a Vacation Rental

Posted on Feb 16, 2021

 Flume Creek Cottages(Image - Flume Creek Cottage, Roberts Creek)
Have you ever considered buying a property in your favourite vacation destination? Maybe you’re tired of paying high rental prices. Or your family needs more room than you can get in a hotel or reasonably priced vacation rental. Or maybe you just want a place for your family to gather whenever it’s conven...

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